• The Fraternal Order of Police, Red Rose Lodge No. 16 awarded Sergeant Derrick Keppley a medal and certificate marking his life saving actions on Jan 7. A York liver transplant team’s vehicle became inoperable due to a skid on icy roads. Keppley loaded the team into his vehicle, drove to Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, and arrived in time for a successful transplant for the patient/recipient waiting in the operating room. Shown, left to right are: Tony Cerase, FOP awards committee; Chris Erb, FOP president; Sgt. Keppley; Ken Crouse, awards committee; and East Cocalico Police Chief Terry Arment. The honor was presented at the Feb. 2 East Cocalico supervisors meeting. Photo by Alice Hummer
    East Cocalico, anticipating spring, awards mowing bids

    The East Cocalico Township supervisors reviewed 13 mowing bids at their Thursday, Feb. 2, meeting and awarded the mowing contract to low bidder, Dan Carroll, Manheim, for $6,450. Included in the bid is mowing for 30 weeks...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Club meeting to focus on women’s health matters

    The Denver Woman’s Club will meet Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., at Faith United Lutheran Church in Denver. The program, “Women’s Health Issues,” will be presented by  Erica Diaz, a nurse practitioner from Wellspan Ephrata Community...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Donna Reed, author of the weekly column, Cocalico Corner
    Cocalico Corner: Run for it … ballot slots abound in Cocalico

    So, you think the election is long over. Guess again. It’s just about to start. Beginning Tuesday, you may have someone knocking on your door looking for your signature … and ultimately hoping for your vote. Because...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Cocalico Police Report, February 9, 2017

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: ENDANGERMENT: An Ephrata woman was driving intoxicated with two children, ages 1 and 4, in the car when she struck a utility pole and large boulder in East Cocalico...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Cocalico HS Students of the Month include;(Front) Olivia Voler and Samantha Klumpp.(back) Demetrius Whitsett and Corey Bean.
    Stellar students

       

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Recovery coach Jack Pacewicz shares his struggles with addiction and his optimism about the battle against heroin at a community meeting in Denver. Photo by Kimberly Marselas
    A Good Guy Speaks Up

    Heroin addiction does not discriminate, community learns Gavin Maser grew up with loving parents who provided everything he needed — maybe more he says — and still he started smoking pot and stealing cars in middle school....

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • A refreshing sign… Denver council discusses restoration project

    Denver Borough Council members at their Monday, Jan. 30, meeting discussed the deteriorating “Welcome to Denver” signs and agreed to start the process toward new welcoming signs at the municipality gateways. Many decisions need to be made...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • The hard work of experimentation (below) brings out smiles of accomplishment — and the obligatory cellphone camera — at Denver Elementary on Jan. 30. Photos by Preston Whitcraft
    Science lessons stir student interests

    Fourth-grade students at Denver Elementary School were treated to a day of hands-on science presented by Science Explorers Inc. The presentation on Monday, Jan. 30, was the result of a generous donation from Qlik Inc. to the...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Harrisburg man jailed for fleeing, drug charges after police chase in West Cocalico

    A Harrisburg man faces 28 charges after leading police on a high-speed chase on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in West Cocalico Township Jan. 26. Daeshaun A. Blanding, 21, was placed in Lancaster County jail on $25,000 bond Jan....

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Judge: Man must pay fine for trading for bald eagle skull

    A Bradford County man will pay over $1,500 in fines and costs for illegally bartering for a bald eagle skull at an Adamstown trade show in 2015. John E. Palfreyman, 63, was charged last year with trading...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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