• Adamstown pool seeks grants, ADA compliance

    Adamstown Borough Council plans to make the borough swim club compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. However that appears easier said than done. Currently, those who enter the Adamstown Commuity Pool must navigate a flight of...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • State Rep. James Cox
    Cox to speak to Cocalico GOP

    State Rep. James Cox, from western Berks County, will be the guest speaker at the Cocalico Area Republican Committee’s spring banquet. Cox, who was elected to the Pennsylvania House in 2006, will address the committee on Friday,...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Donald S. Weaver
    Donald S. Weaver, 93, former Denver council president, mayor, dies

    Donald S. Weaver, 93, of Denver, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Beartown, Pa. to the late Benjamin and Elsie Mae (Sensenich) Weaver and was the loving...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino makes a final sprint to the wall in the girls 100 backstroke at Districts last Saturday, placing fourth in 57.22 seconds. Photos by Preston Whitcraft
    Cocalico sends 3 to states

    Cocalico coach Matt Woods was careful not to jinx any of his swimmers last Saturday night. Only the top three place-finishers in each event at the District 3 Triple-A Championships at Cumberland Valley High School were granted...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • Pictured (left to right) are Chef Joseph Church, Chef Taylor Boettger, Chef Kelly Kapinos and chairman of the Iron Chef event, Chris Dunn. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Food fight

    Local chefs compete at Iron Chef Cocalico This year’s Iron Chef competitors gathered for a meeting on Feb. 20 at Cocalico High School to prepare for this Sunday’s competition. Two new chefs will take on last year’s...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Alex Tomazian (left), a morale captain, and Bryan at this year’s THON during the final 4 hours.
    $13 million and counting

    Cocalico gears up for Mini THON On the heels of Penn State’s most successful THON to date, raising over $13 million this past weekend, students at Cocalico Middle School and High School are gearing up for their...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • East Cocalico Township adopts weather disaster emergency declaration

    Snow storms coupled with extremely low temperatures have caused road salt supplies to quickly dwindle or be completely used in many municipalities. East Cocalico Township is no exception, and supervisors on the advice of their solicitor, Tom...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Cocalico kindergarten registration planned

    All children residing in the Cocalico School District who will be five years of age before Sept.1 are eligible to begin kindergarten in the fall. Registration is by appointment only and will be held in each of...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Denver Borough Council reviews policies, solicitor and summer road work

    If a Denver Borough council member has an illness, disability, emergency or is out of town for business or family travel, it will be possible for the member to participate and vote during a council meeting when...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • E. Coc. benefits from stormwater management

    It will cost East Cocalico Township approximately $75,000 annually to implement the new stormwater regulations which aid federal clean-up efforts for the Chesapeake Bay. “East Cocalico is in good shape because we’ve looked ahead,” Mark Hiester, East...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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