• The Eagle spreads his wings in this photo from Cocalico's 1972 yearbook.
    Eagle eyed…Cocalico alumni, students raising funds for new mascot

      After 15 years working athletic events and school assemblies, the Cocalico Eagle has shaken his last tail feather. Smelly and ill-fitting, the larger-than-life costume was no longer a source of pride. Instead, the beaten mascot had...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Local Army ROTC cadet deployed to South Korea

    Travis L. Kurtz of Denver is learning a lot about the culture and language of South Korea. Kurtz, a 2009 graduate of Cocalico High School, is an Army ROTC cadet involved in Cadet Language and Cultural Immersion...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Book review: Katie, Queen of Scots

    Katie, Queen of Scots (A Story of our Beloved Scottie); by Kathleen Miller; 2014; Seaber Turner Book Printing; published by Kathleen Miller. This little book about a little dog by a Wernersville-area woman is bound to bite...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Book review: The Conrad Weiser Area

    The Conrad Weiser Area; by Carl Ganster and Carl Reidler, Introduction by Lynn Otto; 2014; Images of America Series; $21.99. Conrad Weiser is a name well known to locals. From the homestead in western Berks County to...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Cocalico Alumni Association to hold golf tournament

      The Cocalico Alumni Association began formation two years ago. An earlier, previous effort by several alumni faltered and was dropped. Coordinating this new effort is Leslie Stricker, who, among other responsibilities, works with the Cocalico Education...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • High temperatures heat up pool attendance

      It’s been hot, hot, hot and the Reamstown Pool has clearly been the cool place to go for many East Cocalico Township residents. “We’ve been tracking attendance for the last couple years and so far pool...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • The personal journey no one wants to take: Review/Record reporter, stricken with cancer, tells her story

      The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve bragged about my health — my runner’s blood pressure, you want me to do a cartwheel and round-off? Sure, let me show you. Of course, now I’ll have vertigo...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Photos by Michele Walter Fry

Angela Hurst and Alecia Martin (mother and daughter, honorary caregivers) walking the Caregiver lap with Angela's husband, Randi Hurst.
    Kickin’ cancer’s grasp…Annual Relay for Life Nolanco raises spirits and funds

    With a nod to the 1980s and a change of venue, the American Cancer Society presented the 16th Annual Relay For Life Norlanco on June 19 and 20 at Garden Spot High School. This year’s 1980s theme...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Pre-K Counts program at Reamstown Elementary accepting applications for 2015-16 school year

    Cocalico School District is accepting applications for its PA Pre-K Counts preschool program for the 2015-16 school year. This state-funded initiative provides free quality preschool to eligible children residing in the Cocalico School District. PA Pre-K Counts...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Fundraiser for Triangle Therapeutic Riding set

      Reinholds-based Triangle Therapeutic Riding is holding an “Art and a Bottle” fundraiser on Saturday, July 11, from 2 to 4 p.m., at 1180 Erbs Quarry Road in Lititz. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased on...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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