• Putting on the brakes…Trucking practices accelerate citizen ire

    The final West Cocalico Township supervisors meeting of 2016 focused on noisy trucks and farmland practices. A visiting resident “speaking for many” voiced his concern about truck traffic at the Dec. 20 session. “We live on South...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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    East Cocalico Police Report, December 29, 2016

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DUI: Stephen Rissell, 26, was involved in a reportable crash in the 800 block of West Swartzville Road, East Cocalico Township, at 12:35 p.m. Dec. 7. Rissell struck the...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • USA Gypsum launches new endeavors

    Denver-based USA Gypsum, gypsum products manufacturer and one of the largest gypsum drywall recyclers in the United States, has announced the launch of its new website, research library and e-commerce store at www.usagypsum.com. From the home page,...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • East Cocalico Police Log

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: ASSAULT: Larue A. Breasette, 54, the 800 block of Martindale Road, Ephrata, was charged with simple assault after a road rage incident with a 24-year-old male that occurred in...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Cocalico plans Pre-K workshop for Jan. 5

    Cocalico School District officials urge parents with children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2017 to begin preparing them for the experience. A free hands-on learning workshop for parents and kindergarten-age children is set for Thursday, Jan....

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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    Getting Frosted: Cocalico senior, already a baker extraordinaire, teaching eighth graders

    Cocalico High School senior Julia Winters knows well the feeling of accomplishment that comes from a moist cupcake or just-sweet-enough frosting. The cheerleader and two-sport athlete has a budding baking business and regularly shares the joy of...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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    A very merry Cocalico Christmas!

    Ross Beiler knows how to light up people’s lives — in this case, the lives of his neighbors on Hawthorne Drive in Denver. Beiler has created a holiday lights wonderland, accompanied by music. Here are some links...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Denver streetlight buyback looking brighter

    Borough business on Monday, Dec. 19, was conducted with four of the seven Denver Council members, enough to constitute a quorum. The council meeting was scheduled a week earlier than normal as Dec. 26 is a business...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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    On the farm, sort of

    The Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation, a division of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, brought agriculture education to Denver Elementary School from Nov. 29 through Dec. 2. The bureau’s Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab created the opportunity for...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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    Cocalico native now a PSU Alumni Fellow

    Tim O’Neal Lorah, a Denver native, was one of 24 Alumni Fellows named earlier this autumn by the Penn State Alumni Association. The Alumni Fellow program is administered by the alumni association wuth the university’s academic colleges,...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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