• Martha Brunner, an East Petersburg resident and a Reamstown native, demonstrates tape weaving on a Lancaster County loom as pictured in Susan Weaver’s book on handwoven tape. Weaver will discuss the history of Pennsylvania German tape weaving during a free lecture at Reamstown Community Center, 23 E. Church St., Reastown, on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy Reamstown Historical Society and Museum
    Early American tape weaving is upcoming Reamstown lecture topic

    Susan Faulker Weaver, a Lancaster County artisan and author of the newly released “Handwoven Tape: Understanding and Weaving Early American and Contemporary Tape,” will discuss the history of Pennsylvania German tape weaving during a free lecture on...

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  • Ephrata & East Cocalico Police Reports, November 2, 2016

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: ASSAULT: An East Cocalico Township man is facing charges after an assault that left a woman with a fractured rib and neck, according to police. Mark E. Buckwalter Jr.,...

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  • Donna Reed, author of the weekly column, Cocalico Corner
    Cocalico Corner: A day in the political life

    It’s a presidential election made of, by, and for the media, it seems. Talking heads chatter non-stop, Web sites — biased and objective — are filled with the latest news about the Donald and Hillary. Political commercials...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Marlene Ray (right) and Hillary Yahn of Salon MJM provide some glamour — and career advice — for students attending her sessions at Career Day. Photo courtesy of Cocalico School District
    Career Day: Grown ups on growing up

    Just as they have in previous years, the staff and students of Cocalico Middle School in Denver hosted a number of local professionals and tradespeople to discuss their work. Hundreds of students, in grades six through eight,...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Cocalico leaders briefed by economic professionals

    Lisa Riggs and John Biemiller, president and executive vice president, respectively, of the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County, gave a presentation of local economic progress at the Cocalico Regional Leaders meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Denver looking to lock in police coverage costs through 2020

    The single biggest budget expense for Denver Borough is police service, usually in the neighborhood of a half million dollars. At its Monday night meeting, the council announced that its projected police contract costs could be locked...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Donna Reed, author of the weekly column, Cocalico Corner
    Cocalico Corner: Uncivil war of words scars us all in 2016 battle for the White House

    “Your mother’s Chatty Cathy and your father’s Mr. Machine!” It was probably 1961 or so and I was maybe in third grade when the boy sitting next to me hissed that into my ear. It was the...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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    Former Reinholds woman gets four to 15 years in prison for killing one, injuring one in DUI crash

    A former Reinholds woman found guilty of driving drunk in a 2014 car crash that killed one person while severely injuring another was sentenced to prison Oct. 20. Patricia J. Halgash, 43, Land-O-Lakes, Fla., was ordered to...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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    Illegal vehicle repair business still in operation angers its West Cocalico neighbors

    A property owner in a quiet Reinholds neighborhood is causing a stir. “The 2 Martin Circle issue is the ongoing issue we have been dealing with since June,” said West Cocalico Township manager, Carolyn Hildebrand. The owners...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • A reed bed grows well in Denver
    Denver-based agency gets environmental recognition

    The Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center Inc. recently honored a local authority with the 2016 William M. Heenan Jr. Recycling Markets Development Award for its commitment to creation of new markets for recycled color-mixed glass. RMC recognized the...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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