• Stepping in it

    Adamstown council walking a bumpy path to new sidewalk ordinance Members of Adamstown Borough Council took strides at their Sept. 5 meeting toward refining a proposed sidewalk ordinance. Councilman Mike Wetherhold reviewed the proposed sidewalk ordinance and...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Daniel McQuate
    A capital promotion

    Daniel McQuate, Denver native and 1999 Cocalico High School graduate, was recently awarded his promotion to lieutenant commander in the United States Coast Guard. The ceremony was held in the Rotunda of the National Archives, where the...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • East Cocalico Police Log, September 08, 2016

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: WARRANT: Edward J. Morton, 37, the 200 block of Main Street, Denver, was taken into custody at his residence Aug. 23 after officers discovered there was an outstanding bench...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Heralding the heroes: Denver fire chief thankful for help rendered in August house fire

    There was a heated exchange at the Aug. 29 Denver Borough Council meeting but it was a discussion of gratitude, not anger. Fire Chief Shannon Hiltor paid tribute to the work of his firefiighters who fought a...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Donna Reed, author of the weekly column, Cocalico Corner
    Cocalico Corner: ‘Dutch Treats:’ Cooking up history

    “If you ain’t Dutch, you ain’t much!” Who among us residing or with roots deep in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside hasn’t heard — or used — that expression? For those of us native to...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Newly appointed East Cocalico Police Chief Terry Arment (left) and Supervisor Chair Doug Mackley. Photo by Alice Hummer.
    East Cocalico supervisors highlight police force

    East Cocalico supervisors appointed a new police chief, honored one of their own, and unanimously approved a new piece of police equipment at their Thursday, Sept. 1, meeting held at the Smokestown Fire Company. Corporal Terry Arment,...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • The 2016 Miss Denver Fair contestants are front row (from left) Olivia Voler, Emily Fassnacht, Kylee Kimbel, and back row (from left) Amanda Horning, Laura Sensenig, Julie Sensenig, and Alissa Martin. Miss Denver Fair will be crowned Tuesday night, Sept. 13, during the fair held at the Denver Memorial Park. Photo courtesy Denver Fair Committee.
    Save the dates!: The Denver Fair runs next week

    There is a full schedule of activities at the 35th annual Denver Fair which runs officially from Tuesday, Sept. 13, through Saturday, Sept. 17. The fair is held at Denver Memorial Park. According to the fair committee,...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Happy summer campers get a thumbs up from Jason Baas (rear row center), program coordinator, at the Adamstown Community Pool. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    Riding the wave: New manager programmed success at Adamstown pool

    A venerable local swimming pool got some new management this summer as the Adamstown YMCA and its new program director made a big splash at the Adamstown Community Pool. “We’ve gotten a lot of good feedback, from...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Dion Magaro of the Lebanon VA riding Aspen and being led by Laura Rutledge from Triangle. Photo by Rebecca Rowe
    Healthy as a horse: Equine heroes help humans heal at Triangle Therapeutic

    Triangle Therapeutic Riding Center, located in Reinholds, is the brainchild of its executive director, Laura Rutledge. She has been in love with horses ever since she started riding at the age of four, becoming active in 4-H...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • State Sen. Ryan Aument and Sally Bergman listen as state Rep. Mindy Fee shares her thoughts on the late Terry Bergman. Fee and Aument both credited Bergman with helping them get their starts in public life.
    Tears and tributes for Terry

    Revitalized Chapel Gate Park dedicated to its late champion A newly rehabilitated West Cocalico park was dedicated Aug. 24 to the memory of a man who played a major role advancing recreation in the municipality. More than...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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