• Unleashed… in Denver

    Canine concerns dog council and citizens Mayor Rodney Redcay, at Denver Council’s April 10 meeting, asked if any upcoming communication with residents could reinforce that all dogs must be on leashes when outside walking. “In this warmer...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Kids inspect their prizes provided by the East Cocalico Lions Club.
    An ‘egg-citing’ day in Reamstown

    Although it has a lengthy history, the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt in Reamstown Memorial Park always seems new and fresh thanks to the hundreds of happy children it attracts. On Saturday afternoon, April 15, the hunt, sponsored...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Church tour ticket availability

    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 19, 2017
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  • The license plate on Georgette Hackman’s Beetle proclaims her affection for President Abraham Lincoln. LNP/Richard Hertzler
    Making the grade

    Cocalico Middle School teacher among 11 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year finalists Cocalico Middle School teacher Georgette Hackman has been named a Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year finalist. Gov. Tom Wolf announced the list of finalists Thursday....

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • 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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