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    Cocalico School Board OKs tax hike

    The Cocalico School Board at its Monday, June 15, meeting passed a final 2015-16 budget that raises property taxes by 2.24 percent, just slightly less than district officials projected in May. The total approved budget of $56.69...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • 259 Cocalico Eagles leave their scholastic nest

      Family and friends of Cocalico High School Class of 2015 were expectedly highly emotional at the June 5 commencement during which 259 seniors walked across the stage and into their future. The sea of blue-and-white-gowned seniors...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Cocalico School District announces summer reading program

      The Cocalico School District Summer Library Program is set for June 16 through Aug. 5, in the Reamstown and Denver Elementary schools. Reamstown Elementary will hold the program Tuesdays, June 16 through Aug. 4, with the...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Denver borough welcomes new junior councilman

      Kenneth Wallace, a Cocalico High School senior, is the new junior councilman for Denver borough. He fielded questions from the borough council prior to being unanimously voted to the position at the June 8 council meeting....

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Checking a laundry list of law enforcement…Adamstown in midst of talks for 2016 police coverage

      The investigation into providing police services for Adamstown beginning in January 2016 is the focus of the borough police committee, council members earned at their June 2 meeting. Committee members including Councilwoman Cindy Schweitzer, Ralph Vedder...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Ephrata man charged with assault at late-night housewarming party

    Benjamin K. Boyer was mad that another guy was talking to his girlfriend. So the 23-year-old Ephrata man in the early-morning hours this past Saturday, June 6, allegedly slashed the other man with his pocket knife while...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Weighing in: Fit Farm supporters unload on East Cocalico supervisors

      A dozen women, many wearing light gray T-shirts with large, red capital letters on the back spelling “FIT FARM,” offered positive comments and peppered supervisors with questions regarding Darryl Steffy’s fitness center, located at the Steffy...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Policing the conversation…Questions of coverage continue at heated West Cocalico meeting

      It’s the topic that just keeps erupting — and it did so again at the Thursday, June 4, meeting of the West Cocalico supervisors. More than 20 citizens attended the meeting to take issue with the...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • They’re history!

    Three Cocalico Middle School students competed against hundreds of students from around the nation in the National History Bee finals in Louisville, Ky., on Memorial Day weekend. The students are Zoe Smith and Jacob Digman, eighth graders,...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Ready, set…read!

    The Summer Reading Kick-off at the Adamstown Area Library on Saturday, May 30, was a great success, according to library officials. This year’s children’s theme for summer reading is “Every Hero has a Story” and library officials...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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