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    Cello Fury a musical inspiration for kids

    To cellist Nicole Myers, music is a tool that helps teach discipline and transform brains. The thought that some elementary school students no longer get the opportunity to pick up an instrument or find inspiration in live...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Denver Fair chicken BBQ set

    The Denver Fair Annual Kauffman’s Chicken BBQ is slated for Saturday, July 23, beginning at 9 a.m. (till sold out) at the following sites: CK Grill and BBQ, Denver Turkey Hill on Main Street, Cocalico Dental, Green...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Eohrata Shield
    Ephrata & East Cocalico Police logs, July 7 2016

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: TERRORISTIC THREATS/DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Harry J Regester, 35, of the first block of North Reamstown Road was charged with three counts of terroristic threats and one count of disorderly conduct...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Donna Reed, author of the weekly column, Cocalico Corner
    Cocalico Corner: Sold on the old

    There’s a reason why Adamstown is at the epicenter of antiquing in America. This corner of Cocalico has been dubbed Antiques Capital USA. Indeed, there is a Web site dedicated to just that. Antiques fever —and its...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • State auditor general gives good grades to Cocalico School District

    The Cocalico School District was one of the three school districts in Bucks, Lancaster, and Westmoreland counties for which audit reports were released by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on June 23. And, there was good news:...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • East Cocalico Police Report

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: THEFT: John Allen Barr, 52, no known address, was charged with retail theft. Time Matters Antiques, 2664 N. Reading Road, Denver, captured a male on surveillance video stealing numerous...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Odds and ends of business focus of Denver meeting

    With no citizen concerns, Councilmen John Palm and Jason South absent, Councilman Mike Gensemer attending by remote connection, and no new topics on the agenda, council’s Monday, July 27 meeting proceeded expediently and adjourned into executive session...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • West Cocalico residents dogged by kennel conditions

    Puppies barking outside “all night” at a nearby kennel had neighbors questioning municipal ordinance laws at the June 21 West Cocalico Township meeting. “We’re waiting for Mr. Stoltzfus to comply with the zoning variance, it’s been since...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Adam and His Friends perform at MusiXposure 2017 in Reamstown Park. The drummer, Adam Stec, organized the June 25th free event. Photos by Alice Hummer
    MusiXposure 2016 scores audience hit

    Following last year’s inaugural free music fest, word of mouth advertising resulted in a larger audience for the Reamstown Park MusiXposure 2016, held June 25 from noon until 10 p.m. “One band already asked if there’s a...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Cocalico Corner: A prisoner of his own making

    Rarely do news articles arouse simultaneously outrageous and profoundly sympathetic responses. But in the Lancaster and Berks areas over the past couple of weeks, there was news involving an area man that did just that. It was...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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