• East Cocalico updating two water issues

    The East Cocalico Township Chesapeake Bay Pollution Update Plan proposal and a floodplain ordinance update garners supervisors’ attention at their Thursday, Jan. 21, meeting. “We were not told how much of a reduction we need to achieve...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Me and MLK Jr. at Reamstown El

    Students at Reamstown Elementary School marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by listening to some of the slain civil rights leader’s most inspiring speeches. The students also placed their photos on a special bulletin board dedicated to...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Bollman Hat hits $100,000 goal to help bring Kangol cap-making home to Adamstown

    Don Rongione, the president and chief executive officer of Adamstown-based Bollman Hat, didn’t sleep very well Saturday night. But Sunday night, he slept great. Thanks to an intense late push, the firm’s crowdfunding campaign exceeded its $100,000...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • It’s a snow go

    West Cocalico roadmaster assures supervisors that crews, truck ready for approaching storm Tom Showalters was front and center at the West Cocalico meeting on Jan. 19 concerning the expected snowfall this weekend. “If we get 15 or...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Packing up love stories for the “Glance at Romance” fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Adam - stown Area Library are (from left) Joy Maier (in the red vest), Winnie Cammauf, Eileen Eshelman, Mary Stewart, Carole Evans, Phyllis Vedder, and Pat Acebo.
    ‘Glance at Romance’ fundraiser features bags of literary love

    The Friends of the Adamstown Area Library is holding its annual “Glance at Romance” book sale from Jan. 25 to Feb. 13, or while supplies last. Library staff and volunteers decorate bags with valentines and lace. The...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Community conversation to focus on improving Cocalico

    A “Cocalico Community Conversation” is set for Thursday, Jan. 28, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Denver Borough Hall meeting room. The public is invited to attend and join in a discussion focusing on the following questions:...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Lynn Smoker displays an old ice-harvesting tool.
    Historian to present lecture on 1800s ice harvesting

    The intriguing big business of ice harvesting along the Susquehanna River in the 1800s will come to life with a presentation by local historian Lynn Smoker on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m., at the Reamstown Community...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Emily Harting in London. Photo courtesy Cocalico School District
    Cocalico cheerleader performs in London New Year’s Day Parade

    Emily Harting, Cocalico High School senior, was one of more than 650 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States who represented Varsity Spirit in the world-famous London New Year’s Day Parade. She qualified for...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Freshman wins poetry competition

    Zoe Smith is the winner of the first Poetry Out Loud competition at Cocalico High School. The contest encouraged students in grades nine through 12 to learn about poetry through memorization and recitation. It also helps students...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Denver man arrested after firing handgun into New Holland area homes

      A Denver man was quickly apprehended by New Holland police after he fired bullets into at least two occupied homes late Friday night. Nicholas J. Irvin, 30, was charged with two counts of discharging a firearm...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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