• A capital move: Cocalico School Board members elect to fix district buildings

      With its buildings in need of roofing repairs, redesigned interior spaces, and replacement playground equipment, Cocalico School District officials are preparing for several major projects during the 2017-18 school year. On Monday night, Oct. 17, the...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • No new gun ordinance for East Cocalico Township

    The East Cocalico supervisors put to rest the consistent questioning they faced about revising a 1968 gun ordinance that didn’t address target shooting with a minimum distance from other property/dwellings. On the advice of solicitor Tom Goodman,...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Cocalico Commons Shopping Center may still come to pass

    Residents who looked forward to a shopping center located on the north side of Route 222 and Colonel Howard Boulevard may still get to see that happen. An Oct. 3 phone call from Kraftdev Associates LLC, the...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Ephrata Police Chief William Harvey
    Out of the blue: Chief provides upbeat picture of crime decline in Adamstown

    Adamstown council members received some very good news from Chief William Harvey of the Ephrata Police Department about the apparent decline in criminal activity in the borough. Though a variety of issues were discussed at the Oct....

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Colonial Lodge residents support stockings project

    Now in the seventh year of giving, Blue Ridge Communications with Keystone Military Families and the Stocking for Soldiers program have created a community event involving many organizations. With more than 1,800 stockings needing to be cut,...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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    Local hero!

    A citation from the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 16, recently honored East Cocalico resident, Ezequiel Rivera, second from left, for assisting East Cocalico Officer Dave Fisher and risking his personal safety to step up and provide...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Borough approves seed money for Denver House Project

    After listening to more than an hour of public comment, Denver Borough Council members at their Oct. 10 meeting voted to give $35,000 from its downtown development fund to the Denver House Project, 240 Main St. A...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • West Cocalico acts on vehicle repair business

    The West Cocalico supervisors at their Oct. 6 meeting voted to file an injunction against the owners of a controversial vehicle repair facility at 2 Martin Circle. The supervisors noted in previous meetings that the owners of...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Courtney Rittenour holds a picture displayed in her café depicting the stages of coffee from bean to brew. Photo courtesy Denver Women’s Club
    Denver Women’s Club to meet Oct. 19

    “Following Dreams on the Appalachian Trail” will be the topic of the Wednesday, Oct. 19, meeting of the Denver Women’s Club at Faith United Lutheran Church in Denver. Mark Weyer will share his adventures hiking the famous...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Relay for Life of Norlanco plans two bus trips

    Relay For Life Of Norlanco has scheduled a Philadelphia Flyers bus trip Thursday, Oct. 27, to benefit the 2017 relay. The bus will depart at 4 p.m. from Elite Coach, 1685 W. Main St., Ephrata. Cost is...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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