• Cocalico Corner: A time to chill out

    We’re in the dog days of summer and if ever there was a year to feel beaten down by this specific time of the season, it’s this year. The sporadic three-days-at-a-stretch heat waves with their heavy heat...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • No cow-ard is he: Young Stevens farmer braves bringing dairy back to life on family land

      The dairy barn on Cocalico Creek Road in Stevens has been abuzz with activity for the past year as Brandon Martin started up his dairy operation. The farm is owned by Martin’s uncle, and it had...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Denver woman dies after one-car crash in West Cocalico Township

    A 35-year-old Denver woman died July 13 after being critically injured in a one-vehicle crash in West Cocalico Township. Police said a bicyclist found Darcy Hibshman’s vehicle overturned in a small stream in the 200 block of...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • The Reamstown Community Pool was the place to be on the hot Friday afternoon of July 8.
    East Cocalico residents make a splash about their community pool

    The usual crowd of three to five attendees at the East Cocalico Township supervisors July 7 meeting swelled to 25 residents as concerns surfaced about the future of the Reamstown Community Pool. Social media messages stated that...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • The century-old clay tennis courts at Bear Mill Estate, 50 Weaver Road, Denver, are slated to become onsite parking. Owner Kerry Kegerise for years attempted to preserve the courts. With extensive landscaping, the new parking area will be screened from the street, he said. Photo by Alice Hummer
    Full court press: Love for tennis courts pre-empted by parking needs at Bear Mill Estate

    A century of volleying tennis balls over clay courts at a popular East Cocalico venue is just about to become history. “The time has come,” said Bear Mill Estate owner, Kerry Kegerise, when asked about conversion of...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Shedding some light: Communication ongoing between PPL and Denver officials

    Denver council members concurred that although they’re getting closer to a resolution on street light buyback pricing, they are “not there yet.” Projected savings could be up to $50,000 annually. The borough won a grant in excess...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Cracks in proposed sidewalk ordinance noted in Adamstown

    Fee waiver requests have been increasing in Adamstown Borough and were discussed at the July 5 council meeting. The requests are likely to escalate with a more clarified sidewalk ordinance expected to be adopted within two months....

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Bonnie Young
    Former Adamstown library chief now new LSLC executive director

    Bonnie Young is now executive director of the Library System of Lancaster County. The board announced the appointment at its June meeting, following a unanimous vote of approval. A former director of the Adamstown Area Library, Young...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Donna Reed, author of the weekly column, Cocalico Corner
    Cocalico Corner: A week full of the blues

    The tragic and heartbreaking events last week in Minneapolis, Baton Rouge, and Dallas sparked millions of conversations — and one of them occurred Friday afternoon in the Review/Record newsroom. As the staff dwindled down to a final...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • A new leader has taken the helm at the Denver Ephrata Rotary Club. During the June 30 club meeting, outgoing President David Davies (right) handed the gavel to incoming President Nathan Hoffer. Hoffer is the executive director of Good Samaritan Shelter located in Ephrata. Photo courtesy Denver Ephrata Rotary Club
    Hail to the new chief!

    A new leader has taken the helm at the Denver Ephrata Rotary Club. During the June 30 club meeting, outgoing President David Davies (right) handed the gavel to incoming President Nathan Hoffer. Hoffer is the executive director...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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