• Denver woman claims husband assaulted her

    A Denver woman told police her husband assaulted her twice in three days, authorities say. Evan W. Eckert, 40, of the 100 block of South Fourth Street, punched her multiple times, choked her and threatened to kill...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Police log: East Cocalico coverage area

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DUI: Emmett S. Hanna, 45, of the first block of North Reamstown Road, Reamstown, was charged with three counts of driving under the influence and a traffic summary after...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • GOP dinner set for April 8

    The Cocalico Area Republican Committee has set its annual spring banquet for Friday, April 8, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Weaver Markets Banquet Facility at Routes 897 and 272, Adamstown. The social hour begins at 6...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Third Pre-K workshop slated

    The Cocalico School District presents the third in a series of Pre-K workshops on Thursday, March 17, from 6 to 7 p.m., at the Denver Elementary School. Call the Cocalico Elementary Reading Office at (717) 336-1505 or...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Cocalico MiniThon set for Saturday

    The annual Cocalico MiniThon is set for Saturday, from 4 to 10 p.m., at the high school. This year students are going to try some new events, according to school officials. Among them are an ultimate dodgeball...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Library Basket Bingo set for March 20

      The Friends of the Adamstown Area Library is sponsoring its annual Basket Bingo on Sunday, March 20, at the Reamstown Fire Company. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; advanced ticket game begins at 1:45 p.m.; and regular...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • STEM program blossoming at Cocalico

      For students who want to compete in the always-changing fields of science, technology and engineering and math, it pays to have more than book smarts. A committee of Cocalico teachers and administrators hopes to expand the...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • A good read:  Denver council members get new library update

      Jane Webber, Adamstown Area Library board chairwoman, and Mike Wetherhold, library board treasurer, told Denver Borough Council at the March 14 meeting that settlement on the former Adamstown VFW building, 101 W. Main St. in Adamstown,...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Norlanco Relay for Life organizers note 2016 event changes

    The American Cancer Society 2016 Relay for Life Norlanco will be held June 17-18 at the Cocalico Middle School track. This year’s theme is “Country Fair-Community Days.” Both days will feature a bouncy house and carnival games....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Photo by Michele Walter Fry

Eric and Kim Andrew with children Evan and Britney.
    A young mom’s story… Unified, loving family helps 2016 Norlanco cancer survivor move forward

      This year’s honorary cancer survivor, representing Norlanco Relay For Life 2016, is Kim Andrew, 31, the newest sweetheart of Ephrata. Her battle with cancer started at a time when her life was filled with new joy....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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