• Regional leaders ponder library funding, heroin abuse

      The importance of libraries – the Adamstown Area Library in particular – was a key topic at the April 26 Cocalico Regional Leaders meeting. Jane Webber, library board president, represented the Adamstown library at the regional...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • A new read on an old building: Residents walk through the past as future presented for new area library

      All the trappings of a successful community party including decorations, food, drink, and fire police to direct traffic were present Friday, April 29, as the Adamstown Area Library board of trustees held a public open house...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Friday party final chance to see old Adamstown’s VFW

      If you’re not a VFW member or haven’t been to a banquet inside Adamstown’s VFW at 110 W. Main St., you might wonder what’s inside the large, three-story structure. Your opportunity to walk through and see...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • Cocalico police log: East Cocalico Police coverage area

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: WARRANT: Police received information that Sharon Caldwell, 57, was at the Chester County Courthouse at 12:35 p.m. April 15. Caldwell was picked up on a warrant for theft of...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Cocalico police log: Ephrata Police coverage area

    The Ephrata Borough Police Department reported the following: BURGLARY: Investigators have charged Diane Michelle Santiago, 45, Ephrata, and Joseph C. Reed Sr., 31, Peach Bottom, each with one count of burglary and one count of criminal conspiracy...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Ex-aide charged in credit card theft

    A former nursing aide at a Denver senior-care facility is charged with stealing a patient’s credit card and making more than $1,500 in purchases. East Cocalico Township police Detective Keith Neff charged 28-year-old Rachael Leanne Raffe with...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Street wise: Council debates downtown Denver

    The future of part of Denver’s Main Street was a key topic of discussion at the April 25 borough council. Denver Mayor Rod Redcay asked council for financial and/or emotional support in his organization’s efforts to buy...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Eby on the job in West Cocalico

      Leon Eby, the new West Cocalico Township supervisor, acted as if he’d been on board a long time at his first meeting on April 19. He freely offered opinions and asked questions. Eby, 63, grew up...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Cocalico Corner: Two tales of two valleys

    Every now and then a book speaks to one’s own life and times. This confluence of personal fact and literary fiction has happened to readers for generations, for as long as the written word has been put...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Checking out: East Cocalico makes 2016 annual contributions

      The East Cocalico Township treasury is a bit lighter after distributing checks of $20,000 each to the township’s three fire companies, Reamstown, Smokestown, and Stevens, and to Reamstown Ambulance. A check for $29,000 went to the...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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