• Denver Borough Manager Mike Hession discussed  properties  cited for maintenance concerns at council's  May 15  meeting.
    Property maintenance discussed in Denver

    Denver Council pondered property maintenance issues during its May 12 meeting. It targeted three dwellings cited for  maintenance issues among a list of distressed properties in the borough. Council targeted 10 N. 6th St. whose owner has...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Progress remains stalled on Benderson Development Co.'s  Cocalico Commons, which had planned a fall 2009 groundbreaking on the 57-acre site just off Route 222 near the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
    Benderson Development won’t pay (for now)

    The developer of the long-planned Cocalico Commons shopping center  has won another court battle. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld a lower court’s ruling that frees Benderson Development Co.’s obligation to pay $318,000 in water fees it...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • East Cocalico eyes railroad crossing

    East Cocalico Township Supervisors on May 15 revisited safety concerns over a railroad-crossing where a daytime accident occurred in February. The board asked transportation engineer, Scott Russell to investigate the railroad crossing at Wabash Road where a...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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    Boehringer’s hopes to reopen for summer

      Chris Schnader’s cell phone buzzed Tuesday afternoon in Adamstown as it had almost non-stop since early Sunday morning. Instead of greeting Boehringer’s Drive-In’s lunchtime overflow of the happy, hurried, and hungry, Schnader vacillated between ripping burned...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Reinholds teen found drowned in Grenada

    Jared Lee Gehman, a 17-year-old high school senior, died in Grenada on May 8 while on a class trip with his Terre Hill Mennonite High School classmates. Gehman was snorkling at Grand Anse Beach when he died,...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Photo by Pat Burns
Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, 60 Vera Cruz Road in Reinholds has grown its foster system into a true shelter model by creating many innovative programs such as Project Home Life, in which they rehabilitate former puppy mill breeding dogs.
    Golden Rescue group is ‘Shelter of the Year’

    Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue has been selected as the Shelter of the Year for 2013 and is featured in the May issue of Dog Fancy. The award is a special industry award presented by Purina Veterinary...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Denver OKs property sale

    Denver Borough Council has agreed to sell an East Cocalico property it co-owns. Council approved a sealed-bid sale of the 20-plus acre site at 1975 N. Reading Road — jointly owned by Denver, Adamstown, East Cocalico and...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Susan Van Zant discusses Jan's Circle of Friends initiative at Reinholds Restorations which is a sponsor of a May 31 fundraiser at Denver Memorial Park and Playground. Van Zant launched the foundation in the name of her sister, Jan Roseboro, who was murdered by her husband in July 2008.
    Jan’s Circle of Friends making a difference

    People prefer not to face the unpleasant realilty that people are sometimes harmful to others. But that’s a reality that cannot be ignored says Susan Van Zant, founder of Jan’s Circle of Friends, which will hold a...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Astronomical telescope donated to Cocalico SD

    Randy and Roberta Maurer have generously donated a Mead Astronomical ETX Telescope to the Cocalico School District. This telescope has thousands of space objects programmed into it, and with the touch of a button the telescope can...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Anxiously anticipating Adamstown Community Days are Lily Martin , Samantha Smith, Shane Burkhardt,  Clare Kelly, Jessica Kelly,  and Luci Dietrich.
    A-town Community Days May 23-25

    Adamstown Community Days will take place over Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25.   All events – food, games, live entertainment, carnival rides and fireworks – will take place at Adamstown’s community grove, adjacent to the community swimming...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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