• New traffic pattern on Denver Road starts Monday

    There’ll be a new route in town — at least for a while. Denver Borough Council Vice President Chris Flory told citizens that beginning Monday, Feb. 20, work begins on replacing the Denver Road Bridge. Project completion...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Baby talk…Adamstown officials discuss cost, design of new toddlers’ pool

    In the deep chill of winter, swimming pool designs were the topic of the evening at the Feb. 7 Adamstown Borough Council meeting. Councilwoman Jessica Kelly, reporting from the board of recreation, presented council with three designs...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    Plummer new DVGRR executive director

    Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, based in Reinholds, recently named John Plummer as the organization’s executive director. In this role, Plummer will oversee daily operations in addition to coordinating the efforts of the Leadership Team that includes...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    East Cocalico Police Report, February 16, 2017

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: THEFT: A theft was reported in the first block of Ingham Drive, East Cocalico Township, Feb. 2. Justin Deater, 35, stole several video gaming items from the residence and...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    Ephrata Police Report, February 16, 2017

    The Ephrata Police Department reported the following: WARRANT: Police obtained arrest warrants for two brothers for burglarizing an Adamstown business. Management at Stoudt’s Black Angus, 2800 North Reading Road, Adamstown Borough, reported that video surveillance captured two...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Carrie Rupp, Reamstown Elementary School guidance counselor, works with kindergartners to improve their interpersonal one-on-one communication in a technology-heavy world. Photo courtesy Carrie Rupp
    Early intervention boosts Reamstown kindergartners’ social skills

    Concerned that its youngest students need extra help with social skills, Reamstown Elementary School officials have instituted a behavioral support program that encourages kindergartners to connect with the world around them. Guidance Counselor Carrie Rupp noticed her...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Photo by Michele Walter Fry A truck slows down on Line Road while a vehicle tries to make a left from Stevens Road.
    Two for the road… Concerns, collisions mark East-West intersection

    Two intersections connecting two municipalities on Line Road in Stevens experience a number of vehicle collisions and that has folks worried. The road splits East and West Cocalico townships and is the alternative for Route 272. The...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Checking out a life saver in West Cocalico

    The West Cocalico Township supervisors got a glimpse of a new life-saving device now in use by the Reinholds Community Ambulance Association at their Thursday, Feb. 2, meeting. According to Carolyn Hildebrand, township manager, a contribution was...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • The Fraternal Order of Police, Red Rose Lodge No. 16 awarded Sergeant Derrick Keppley a medal and certificate marking his life saving actions on Jan 7. A York liver transplant team’s vehicle became inoperable due to a skid on icy roads. Keppley loaded the team into his vehicle, drove to Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, and arrived in time for a successful transplant for the patient/recipient waiting in the operating room. Shown, left to right are: Tony Cerase, FOP awards committee; Chris Erb, FOP president; Sgt. Keppley; Ken Crouse, awards committee; and East Cocalico Police Chief Terry Arment. The honor was presented at the Feb. 2 East Cocalico supervisors meeting. Photo by Alice Hummer
    East Cocalico, anticipating spring, awards mowing bids

    The East Cocalico Township supervisors reviewed 13 mowing bids at their Thursday, Feb. 2, meeting and awarded the mowing contract to low bidder, Dan Carroll, Manheim, for $6,450. Included in the bid is mowing for 30 weeks...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Club meeting to focus on women’s health matters

    The Denver Woman’s Club will meet Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., at Faith United Lutheran Church in Denver. The program, “Women’s Health Issues,” will be presented by  Erica Diaz, a nurse practitioner from Wellspan Ephrata Community...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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