• It’s a table full of gingerbread houses and family members on Thanksgiving Day at the Wetherholds. Photo courtesy Mike and Donna Wetherhold
    Cocalico Corner: Constructing a sweet holiday tradition in Adamstown

    When it comes to compiling the best ingredients for a Thanksgiving gathering, there are likely few folks in Cocalico who can compete with the efforts of Donna and Mike Wetherhold of Adamstown. This spirited couple, both Cocalico...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Gingerbread Recipe

    Ingredients for a single batch: 2 ¼ cups sugar ¼ cup water 3/8 cup dark corn syrup 1 ¼ tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. ground cloves 1 T. ground ginger ½ lb. + 2 T. cold butter 1...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Safety and security 2017 priority for East Cocalico

    The East Cocalico Township supervisors discussed the need for better outdoor lighting around the municipal building at their Thursday, Dec. 1, meeting. Current antiquated lighting doesn’t illuminate the ground area well and “spills” light upward where it’s...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • No School Resource Officer in Cocalico

    School directors nix idea supported by Denver borough There won’t be a school resource officer walking the halls of Cocalico schools anytime soon. School board members have shown little interest in an offer from Denver Borough to...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • The Stevens Fire Company will continue to stand alone — at least for the foreseeable future.
    Merger movement doused

    Stevens rejects partnering with other East Cocalico fire companies A three-sentence letter from James Black, Stevens Fire Company president, sent to the East Cocalico Supervisors on Dec. 1 said that “due to recent events” Stevens Fire Company...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    A Learned Thanksgiving

    The students in Mrs. Ann Ginder’s second-grade class at Denver Elementary School have spent time in their social studies curriculum learning about the Pilgrims and Native Americans. To make the learning more personal, the students on Nov....

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • Auditors: School district numbers make sense

    It counts! It’s another year and another clean audit report for the Cocalico School District. The school board Monday night formally accepted the audit from Trout, Ebersole and Groff, LLP. Accountant Carol Roland reported on her firm’s...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • Santa to stop at Garden Spot Fire and Rescue

    A Santa’s Workshop will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Garden Spot Fire and Rescue, 339 E. Main St., New Holland. Story time with Santa is set for 10 a.m.,...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • East Cocalico and Ephrata Police log, November 30, 2016

    The Ephrata Police Department reported the following: CRASH: Ephrata police responded to a vehicle accident on South Ridge Road at Horseshoe Trail Road in West Cocalico Township at 2:53 p.m. Nov. 23. Amy Major, 22, Reinholds, turned...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • A full table on Thanksgiving at the McCrae household included BBC producer Lewis Vickers (at head of table) and Mark Mardell (seated at right of table). Photo by Donna Reed.
    Radio fliers make for a memorable Thanksgiving

    When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, you pretty much don’t worry about what people think of you. After all, your table, like mine, is probably pretty much filled with familiar faces. Well, okay, there may be...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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