• The Cocalico High School library looks a bit bleak as it is under going upgrades. Photo by Kimberly Marselas
    Empty space to smarter place

    Where once dozens of desktop computers greeted students inside Cocalico High School’s library, two rooms now stand nearly empty, tables holding nothing more than laptop charging stations and a tumble of cords. Instead of loss, the school...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell reminsces about his friendship with the late Al Boscov. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Cocalico Corner: Mr. B and the ‘perfect’ storm

    Albert Boscov, 87, the magnetic and energetic retail magnate who died in mid-February never had a bad day in his life. Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell revealed that to a few thousand of us who attended Mr....

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Chef Dave Kowalchick (left) from Dave’s Diner in Adamstown, Chris Dunn (center), Cocalico director of food services. and Courtney Rittenour, from Courtyard Café on Main in Denver, are gearing up for the 10th Iron Chef Cocalico competition Sun., March 6 at the Cocalico High School from 1 to 5 p.m.
    Contestants excited for 11th Iron Chef Cocalico

    It’s what’s cookin’!! From left, Brad Dunlap from The Village Haus, Sandy Leed from Sandy’s Cake and Pastry Shoppe, Chris Dunn, Cocalico School District Director of Food Services, and Courtney Rittenour from Courtyard Cafe on Main met...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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    East Cocalico Police Report, March 2, 2017

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DUI: Kenneth L. Brundege, 49, of the first block of North Ridge Road, Reinholds, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and a traffic summary after...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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    Ephrata Police Report, March 2, 2017

    The Ephrata Police Department reported the following: SPEED CHECK: Police conducted a speed compliance check from 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 20 in the 2800 block of North Reading Road (Rt. 272) in Adamstown Borough. The speed...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • More than a feeling: Advocacy for sidewalk at Denver property stepped up

    Sidewalk conditions spurred a spirited discussion at the Monday, Feb. 27, Denver Borough Council meeting. The session opened with visitor Robert Getz expressing concern about a property listed for public sale. Getz said the borough has “always...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Reamstown scouting awards, events noted

    The Reamstown Cub Pack No. 60 has had a busy winter so far. It held its annual Pinewood Derby on Jan. 21 at the St. Paul Evangelical Congregational Church. Best of show awards went to Ryan Reinhold,...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Iron Chef Cocalico a test of culinary chops

    The Cocalico Education Foundation will host the 11th Annual Iron Chef Cocalico and Benefit Auction culinary event on Sunday, March 5, at Cocalico High School from 1 to 5 p.m. The event incorporates food, entertainment and award-winning...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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    Some Lancaster County municipalities cover health insurance for elected officials

    East Cocalico supervisors get most lucrative benefits By some measures, elected officials at the local level have thankless jobs. They spend their time working for the betterment of their townships and boroughs and receive meager stipends or...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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    THON 2017 continues

    Cocalico among schools sponsoring events for the cause No one could have imagined that 78 dancers in Penn State’s HUB Ballroom would turn into the largest student-run philanthropy in the world. These 78 dancers grew into 16,000-plus...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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