• Reinholds man electrocuted while working at West Cocalico home

    A Reinholds man was electrocuted while working on a home in West Cocalico Township Monday afternoon. Nelson Good, 61, was shocked when he inadvertently came in contact with or was too close to wires connecting to the...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Special education contracts get Cocalico board OKs

    The Cocalico School District approved eight contracts Monday for providers of special education and mental health services. The agreements covering evaluations and therapy reflect an ongoing shift toward providing support services within the district or closer to...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Police log: Ephrata and East Cocalico coverage areas

    Ephrata Borough Police Department reported the following: THREATS: Police charged Aleksey A. Tverdokhleb, 21, Reinholds, with terroristic threats and simple assault for his role in an altercation in the 700 block of West Route 897, West Cocalico...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Stevens man pleads guilty

      A Stevens man has pleaded guilty to his fourth sex crime and avoided the potential for a lifetime prison sentence by striking a deal with prosecutors. Todd Mathew Bowman, 41, of the 100 block of North...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Former Reinholds woman found guilty of DUI-related vehicular homicide

      A former Reinholds woman was found guilty July 14 of driving drunk in a 2014 car crash that killed a Lancaster woman and severely injured her son. Patricia J. Halgash, 43, Land O’ Lakes, Fla., sat...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Police officer saves woman from mobile home fire before oxygen tanks inside explode

      A police officer saved a 51-year-old woman from a burning East Cocalico Township mobile home July 13 just before oxygen tanks in the home exploded. East Cocalico police Officer David Fisher quickly responded when he received...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Denver youth completes Colonial Lodge internship

    Ryan Shupp of Denver recently volunteered 120 hours at Colonial Lodge Community in Denver. The internship focused on health-care administration. Shupp is no stranger when it comes to volunteering; he spent two years volunteering at Colonial Lodge...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Cocalico Corner: A time to chill out

    We’re in the dog days of summer and if ever there was a year to feel beaten down by this specific time of the season, it’s this year. The sporadic three-days-at-a-stretch heat waves with their heavy heat...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • No cow-ard is he: Young Stevens farmer braves bringing dairy back to life on family land

      The dairy barn on Cocalico Creek Road in Stevens has been abuzz with activity for the past year as Brandon Martin started up his dairy operation. The farm is owned by Martin’s uncle, and it had...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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