• East Cocalico Police Report

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: THEFT: John Allen Barr, 52, no known address, was charged with retail theft. Time Matters Antiques, 2664 N. Reading Road, Denver, captured a male on surveillance video stealing numerous...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Odds and ends of business focus of Denver meeting

    With no citizen concerns, Councilmen John Palm and Jason South absent, Councilman Mike Gensemer attending by remote connection, and no new topics on the agenda, council’s Monday, July 27 meeting proceeded expediently and adjourned into executive session...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • West Cocalico residents dogged by kennel conditions

    Puppies barking outside “all night” at a nearby kennel had neighbors questioning municipal ordinance laws at the June 21 West Cocalico Township meeting. “We’re waiting for Mr. Stoltzfus to comply with the zoning variance, it’s been since...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Adam and His Friends perform at MusiXposure 2017 in Reamstown Park. The drummer, Adam Stec, organized the June 25th free event. Photos by Alice Hummer
    MusiXposure 2016 scores audience hit

    Following last year’s inaugural free music fest, word of mouth advertising resulted in a larger audience for the Reamstown Park MusiXposure 2016, held June 25 from noon until 10 p.m. “One band already asked if there’s a...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Cocalico Corner: A prisoner of his own making

    Rarely do news articles arouse simultaneously outrageous and profoundly sympathetic responses. But in the Lancaster and Berks areas over the past couple of weeks, there was news involving an area man that did just that. It was...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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    Denver man charged with child porn after social media vigilante poses as 13-year-old girl

    A 23-year-old Denver man tried to chat with a Facebook user he believed was a teenage girl looking to have sex, but was instead exposed by a social media vigilante, police said. The man, Michael A. Kovall,...

    • Posted June 28, 2016
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  • Incoming Superintendent Dr. Ella Musser with Cocalico School Board President Allen Dissinger at the June 20 meeting of the board. Photo by Kimberly Marselas.
    Cocalico School Board rolls with leadership shifts

    Incoming Cocalico School District Superintendent Dr. Ella Musser took the reins of her first school board meeting Monday, filling in for a vacationing Superintendent Dr. Bruce Sensenig. Musser officially begins her new job on July 1. Much...

    • Posted June 27, 2016
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  • Shane Johnson, a.k.a. Sassy Sally (left), representing the In Memory of Angels in Heaven Relay for Life Norlanco team, earned the title Miss Relay. At this past weekend’s event, he raised $2,964.82 for the fight against cancer. Runners-up are Dennis Benhayon (center) and Earl Ressler.
    A circle for life: It’s the people and their stories that fuel the cancer fight in Norlanco Relay

    Three years ago, Kim Andrew was 29 and a married mother of two toddlers when she noticed a lesion on her forehead. Found to be cancerous, it was removed; problem over. But in 2014, the cancer came...

    • Posted June 24, 2016
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  • Search moves forward for new East Cocalico manager

    With 23 total applicants for the East Cocalico Township manager position, supervisors chose four to interview in executive session on Wednesday, June 22. “We had a big pile of applications,” said Supervisor Noelle Fortna. “When the applications...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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    That dog-gone weather!!!

    Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue recently added a beautiful lighted cupola and weathervane to its East Cocalico campus near Reinholds. Manufactured by Cape Cod Cupolas, a hand-hammered golden retriever weathervane tops a copper-roofed white cupola that features...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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