• DA now reviewing East Cocalico hiring

    Calls regarding concerns of violations by the East Cocalico Township supervisors of the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act are being fielded by the Lancaster County District Attorney’s office. Brett A. Hambright, the DA’s media specialist, responded Monday morning to...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • 2017 Norlanco Relay for Life honorary survivor Jennifer Graybill and her husband Stan (left) are joined by honorary caregivers Amanda and Rick Wagner (right) at a special ceremony April 11.
    Beyond Appearances

    Stories of surviving and dealing with cancer inspire 2017 Relay for Life event “Beautiful” is a word to describe this year’s Honorary Survivor and Honorary Caregivers of 2017 Norlanco Relay For Life. The thing about “cancer” stories...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • All wet: West Cocalico supervisors talk stormwater management

    As the month of April took a rainy turn, stormwater was on the minds of the West Cocalico supervisors. Supervisors James J. Stoner and Ray Burns, meeting April 6 in the absence of Supervisor Leon Eby, discussed...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Street wise: Adamstown council considers crossing guard cost

    In “fire and safety” news at the April 4 Adamstown Borough Council meeting, Mayor Dean Johnson discussed a meeting he had with Denise Long, Adamstown Elementary School principal. “We currently only have one crossing guard, and that’s...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Cocalico Corner Donna Reed
    Cocalico Corner: Dark skies linger in the East

    There’s a long-standing saying among journalists who cover governmental entities. It goes something like this: “Sunshine is the best disinfectant.” In the past month, it’s clear there was wasn’t much sunshine breaking through the clouds over in...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • In Denver, a unique Good Friday service

    A 60-minute Walk of Grace, held on Good Friday, April 14, through downtown Denver offers a “mobile” way to reflect on God’s grace. Using Christ’s last seven words, residents begin at 2 p.m. at Faith United Lutheran...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • East Cocalico Police Report, April 13, 2017

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: WARRANT: Steven A. Lesher, 28, of the first block of Scenic Drive, Denver, was taken into custody at 10:17 a.m. March 25 after officers discovered he had a Berks...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Relay for Life events set

    The Norlanco Relay for Life has two events coming up this month. Tracey’s Circle of Hope Prize Basket Bingo is planned for Sunday, April 23, beginning at 1 p.m., at the Denver Fire Hall, 425 Locust St.,...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Cocalico Valley Church Tour ticket availability noted

    Tickets for the April 22 Cocalico Valley Church Tour are available in advance at the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley library, 237-249 W. Main St., Ephrata, or on the day of the tour at any of...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • The East Cocalico Township supervisors are (from left) Chairman Douglas Mackley, Noelle Fortna, and Alan Fry.
    Where’s the sunshine? Visitors bombard East Cocalico supervisors on manager hiring process

    More than 20 residents, four times the usual number of people who attend East Cocalico Township supervisors meetings, showed up for the April 6 meeting. After listening, several commented on what supervisors said regarding the allegation that...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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