• Out of the blue… Sweigart retires from the East Cocalico Police Department

    “It’s been a wonderful 28 years on a great force,” said Kerry L. Sweigart, as he discussed his career with East Cocalico Police Department. The township supervisors accepted with regret his resignation at their July 20 meeting....

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • Emergency responder concerns raised with Denver bridge construction

    Two safety issues relating to the South Fourth Street Bridge replacement project work were discussed at the Denver Borough Council Monday, Aug. 14, meeting. One issue dealt with volunteers and the other with emergency vehicles responding to...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • A monopoly of their own: Denver Fair committee to unveil new game this year

    Have you ever played Monopoly? Surely you’ve noticed the spots that reflect regional spots &tstr; like the Reading Railroad or the Atlantic City Boardwalk. If you liked the familiarity of Monopoly, chances are you’ll really enjoy the...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • More than a ‘den of serpents’…

    West Cocalico supervisors talk Web site modernization Visit the West Cocalico Township Web site, and one of the first things you’ll see is something about a “den of serpents.” This odd moniker is even included in the...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Military veteran from Denver dies after crashing during benefit motorcycle ride in Schuylkill County

      A Lancaster County man died after a crash during a benefit motorcycle ride Sunday in Schuylkill County. Harry T. Heckathorn, 49, of Denver, died of his injuries Tuesday at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, according to...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • East Cocalico Police Chief Terry Arment, center, helps a youngster decide which information she’d like to put into her plastic “Police” bag. Information available included colorful pamphlets about McGruff Safe Kids, Stop Bullying, Identity Theft and pencils. At left is Corporal Chris Progin and at right is Officer Christopher Luongo. Photos by Alice Hummer
    National Night Out a busy one in Reamstown

    East Cocalico Police sponsored National Night Out at Reamstown Park, Tuesday, Aug. 1. Similar events occur all over the United States at the same time. “We had a wonderful turn-out and the well-planned event was coordinated by...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • East Cocalico Police Log, August 2, 2017

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DUI: Brenda Brown, 55, Bernville, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and a traffic violation after an incident at 1:14 a.m. July 16. Police were...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Corey Bean, National Merit Finalist, visits his alma mater. Photo by Kimberly Marsellas
    Recent CHS graduate, National Merit finalist, to attend Messiah College

    During his freshman and senior years at Cocalico High School, Corey Bean dabbled in electronics, harnessing power and learning how it can change the way our world sounds. A guitarist and member of his church youth band,...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Improvements underway in Cocalico school buildings

    Summertime means construction time for schools, and the Cocalico School District is no exception to the rule this year. Work is ongoing at the administration building, where crews are painting walls and installing new carpeting this week....

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • South Fourth Street Bridge construction site in Denver set for signal

    A traffic signal allowing alternating single-lane traffic at the South Fourth Street bridge replacement construction site should be operating Wednesday, Aug. 2. Borough Manager Mike Hession explained this is pending UGI finishing the gas main relocation from...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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