• A (partial) changing of the guard for Cocalico Area School Board

      Three new members were sworn in Monday, Dec. 7, to serve four-year terms on the Cocalico Area School Board. Juanita Fox, 39, and Randall Renninger, 51, both of East Cocalico Township, and Desiree Wagner, 47, of...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Fulton Bank warms Cocalico kids

    The Cocalico and Denver offices of Fulton Bank recently held a coat drive to benefit the students in the Cocalico community. Employees and customers of both branches donated coats, gloves, hats, and scarves during the drive that...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Winter wonderland with a cause at Reinholds Station

    The historic Reinholds Station, 11 W. Main St., Reinholds, second floor, is hosting a Santa’s winter wonderland Friday, Dec. 11, and Saturday, Dec. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. both days. There will be hot chocolate and...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • A new read: Adamstown officials, area residents in support of library acquiring shuttered VFW building

      It was a time for “applaudience” at the Dec. 1 Adamstown Borough council meeting. This form of happiness is not often seen at a municipal meeting, but erupted was after council members unanimously voted to give...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: Another ‘super’ year in East Cocalico!

    If I lived in East Cocalico Township, I’d be expecting a Christmas card from the supervisors. These three have a lot to be grateful for — and a goodly portion of it is thanks to you, the taxpayers....

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Trying to figure it out? East Cocalico officials decline to answer basic budget questions

    For the East Cocalico supervisors, the Dec. 3 public meeting was not the time to answer 2016 budget questions but they did note they conducted municipal business outside the public forum. Supervisors sidestepped a request by a reporter...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Ben Fromm puts the finishing touches on Governor Mifflin’s Eric Hoffman at 220 pounds to seal the 36-31 team victory for the Eagles Tuesday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Cocalico knocks off defending Berks champs

    Fromm pins for the win! Down by one point going into the last bout, Cocalico’s 220-pounder Ben Fromm took to the mat Tuesday night in Denver with the entire team match on the line. The Eagle sophomore...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Megan Gingrich (14) powers to the basket between Warwick defenders Samantha Earle (43) and Jamie Kolp during Monday’s season-opening win in Lititz. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Cocalico holds off Warwick

      Cocalico girls basketball coach Tony DiMatteo knew it was only a matter of time. Eventually, Warwick was going to start hitting shots in its home opener. No way they could keep the same pace they did...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Cocalico area police log

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: WARRANT: Police stopped a vehicle driven by James Becker, 31, Wernersville, for a traffic violation in the 2100 block of North Reading Road Nov. 18. After offering a fictitious...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • Cocalico grad, wife honored by Kentucky governor

      Lt. Dan McQuate, a 1999 Cocalico High School graduate, and his wife, Shawna Manning McQuate, were recently commissioned as Kentucky Colonels by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear. This is the highest honor bestowed by the Commonwealth of...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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