• 5K for Johnnie K race set for May 9

    The Cocalico High School LEO Club has scheduled its annual 5K for Johnnie K for Saturday, May 9, with a 10 a.m. race time and registration beginning at 9 a.m. As in previous years, start and finish...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Project promoted: Denver borough council runs with new Cocalico school fields venture

    Denver borough council met one week earlier than usual so the Cocalico School District Phase 2 parking, roads, and fields project could receive its final approval and begin construction. “They’re on a tight schedule,” said Denver Manager...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Photo by Michele Walter Fry

Today, (from left) Luke Showalter, Christ Gress, Elam Gress, Jim Gress, Alvin Fry,  and Eugene Fry.
    Out of the past…Old friends reunite, remember the Cocalico of their youth

    Gail Harting of Denver was worried about her dad. When her mother, Alverta, passed away last fall, her dad, Alvin Fry, took it hard. Members of the Ephrata Community Hospital staff, when they knew Alverta’s death was...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Reinholds Road bridge replacement spans April

    The Reinholds Road bridge, south of the Smokestown Road intersection, is slated for replacement beginning the first full week in April as part of the PennDot Rapid Bridge Replacement Program. The East Cocalico Township supervisors, at their...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Photo courtesy Boehringer's

These picnic tables won't be empty much longer at Boehringer's considering the drive-in opens Saturday.
    We all scream for…Boehringer’s!

    Forget the fact that Saturday is the first day of spring – there is something more important afoot: Saturday, March 21, begins Boehringer’s season. Adamstown’s iconic drive-in restaurant, located at 3106 N. Reading Road (Route 272), will...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Scout soars with Eagle project… Adamstown Council on board with boy’s inspired improvement effort

    Kieran Marti, a Boy Scout with Asperger’s Syndrome, is soaring after meeting with Adamstown Council to gain approval of his Eagle Scout project. “This was the best presentation and request for a project that I ever saw...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • D.O.A.? West Cocalico pretty much ends possibility of a regional force

    The West Cocalico supervisors essentially shot down hopes of a Cocalico Regional Police Force – or at least one in which they would participate – during a lengthy and occasionally heated Tuesday, March 17, board session. The...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Denver initiates glossy paper recycling

    Although its delivery was hampered by snow and ice, Denver borough’s large green Ronald McDonald dumpster finally arrived on March 16 and is now calling the rear of the Denver Fire Company at 425 Locust St. home....

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • On the money: State, federal grants still goal of Cocalico board

    The Cocalico School Board voted Monday to pursue a series of federal and state grants, despite uncertainty about Gov. Tom Wolf’s approach to education funding. The board agreed to re-apply for federal grants that provide reading support,...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Rallying for the Relay: An honorary cancer survivor shares her story

    A rally was held last week by Relay for Life Norlanco. They are busy organizing their upcoming event in June. Honorary cancer survivor Cheryl Ackley was able to make it through the heavy fog, literally and figuratively,...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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