• East Cocalico Police Report, March 29, 2017

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DUI: A crash occurred in the 1800 block of North Reading Road, East Cocalico Township, Jan. 14. Freedom Dowlin, 19, had consumed alcohol prior to driving and a blood...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Officials say it’s time for new textbooks at Cocalico

    Cocalico School District will likely spend about $155,000 next year replacing and adding new textbooks. District officials presented their plans to adopt a new textbook series for elementary social studies, geometry and pre-calculus at a school board...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • East Cocalico Police Report

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DUI: Carlos L. Cardona, 37, North Sixth Street, Denver, was charged with three counts of driving under the influence and a traffic violation after being involved in a vehicle...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Taxing decision: East Cocalico working out deferment process for new UGI facility

    The East Cocalico Township supervisors, at their March 16 meeting, unanimously approved moving forward to schedule a public hearing to receive testimony to help define the boundaries of the Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance, or LERTA, sought...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Cocalico Corner Donna Reed
    Hoarding — beyond the stereotype, beyond the fire

    Elizabeth Fry will tell you that hoarders are often the nicest people you might want to meet. But Fry, president and founder of Beyond the Fork in the Road, a Denver-based company that specializes in helping folks,...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Time to shed light: Denver has dim view of PPL

    PPL continues to drag their feet with decisions needing made for Denver’s street light privatization plan, borough officials contend. Originally the privatization was scheduled to be completed by now. It is estimated Denver will save up to...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s 400 free relay team of (left to right) Jake Musselman, Hunter Keck, Michael White and Colin Higinbotham pose on the medal stand after earning seventh place.
    Eagles’ relay caps year with State medal

    The Cocalico boys saved their best effort for last this past Friday at the State AA Swim Championships held at Bucknell University. After going without winning a medal through their first five events, the Eagles’ entered the...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Sooner (perhaps) than later: Cocalico school taxes may increase in short term

    A draft spending plan proposed by Cocalico School District officials includes no tax increase for 2017-18, but board members may be asked to pass one before this year’s budget deliberations end. A $60-million budget presented to members...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Ray Boynton and his reading tutor, Carolyn Wolverton, admire Boynton’s large wooden model of what the new Adamstown Area Library will look like. The detailed structure is made to be a bank, signifying the $1.5 million capital campaign. When the goal is reached, construction will begin on the new library at 110 W. Main St., Adamstown. The building is the former Adamstown VFW.
    A sweet read: Adamstown Area Library helps man realize his dream

    When a Brecknock Township resident asked Kathy Thren, Adamstown Area Library director, whether there would be some way to find a tutor to help him learn to read, little did he know he was embarking on a...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Not so sound: Stoudtburg residents bring noise concerns to Adamstown meeting

    Residents concerned with noise issues in Stoudtburg Village sounded off at the March 7 meeting of Adamstown Borough Council. Samuel Sherman, a resident of Stoudtburg Village, complained about the noise level in the village from parties and...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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