• Pet Food Experts opens distribution center in East Cocalico

      Four years ago, the owner of Pet Food Experts thought he could grow his largely regional business by leasing warehouse space in Lancaster County. Last month, President and CEO Michael Baker gave the Rhode Island company...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • A doggone night out at the movies

    The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) will hold an outdoor movie event on Friday, July 17, at its Golden Gateway campus located at 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds. Gates will open at 7:30 p.m. and the...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • A bit of Cocalico in Wyomissing Parade

         

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • East Cocalico recognizes stellar citizens, ongoing regional police efforts

      Recognizing outstanding efforts by volunteers and staff — and discussing the ongoing regional police situation — marked the July 1 meeting of the East Cocalico Township supervisors. A moment of silence for Robert Roggenburg, former chairman...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: Let the sun shine in!

    Think it’s sunny in Cocalico these days? You might, but there are those who have their doubts and I’m among them. In posing that question, I’m not talking about the weather – I’m talking about transparency in...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Over, then out….Police board reaches out one last time to Adamstown, West Cocalico

    Throughout the saga of a potential Cocalico area police force, the dominant issue has been cost. Though West Cocalico and Adamstown officials have publicly said they’ve dropped out of talks to create a joint force, leaders of...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Photos by Jessica Rose Spangler

A highlight of the farm tour for many students was petting two newborn calves.
    A moo-ving experience…Denver El students get up close and personal with a dairy herd

      LEBANON — If nonfarm children were asked to describe a dairy farm, chances are the same few images might come up &tstr; black-and-white cows grazing on a lush green pasture, fuzzy babies sleeping the day away, big...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • CMS teacher wins fellowship

    Georgette M. Hackman, a teacher at Cocalico Middle School in Denver, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Va., in its 24th annual fellowship competition. Hers is one...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: Volunteering information

    Sometimes a story, at least from a journalistic stance, is a non-story. But those non-stories often provide the basis for a follow-up that has some merit. Some weeks ago, I spent a number of hours following through...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Terre Hill annual fest starts July 16

    Terre Hill will host its annual Terre Hill Days Community Festival Thursday, July 16, through Sunday, July 19. Events such as the famous outhouse race and biplane candy drop will return as well as a fresh new...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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