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    GreatNonprofits fetes DVGRR

    Reinholds-based Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue has been named a “2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. DVGRR, located on Vera Cruz Road, rescues golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, and...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Blake Daub, Denver Borough Council president, welcomes newly appointed junior council members Sarah Register (center) and Katie Carrasco. They will be officially sworn in and begin their duties Jan. 9, 2017. Photo by Alice Hummer
    Cocalico teens appointed junior councilors in Denver

    Cocalico High School juniors Katie Carrasco and Sarah Register were appointed junior council members at the Denver Borough Council Dec. 12 meeting. Their terms run through Dec. 31, 2017. President Blake Daub asked them why they wanted...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Now watt? Adamstown council officials turned on to LED street lighting

    Street lighting was a prime topic of discussion at the Dec. 6 Adamstown Borough council meeting. Borough street lights having LED illumination was the topic of discussion by Borough Treasurer Lisa Crouse. Councilman Mark Bansner asked about...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Another reason to the season on Texter Mountain

    Texter Mountain Pines Christmas tree farm, located along Texter Mountain Road in West Cocalico Township, is buzzing with the activity of the season. The farm is its third decade of operation; Glenn and Carolyn Schoener sold their...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Displaying some of the great items collected for the annual Toys for Tots campaign at Cocalico High School are (from left) freshman Emily Fasnacht; senior Lyndsay Engle, sophomore Kathryn Voler, and junior Julie Shupp. All the girls are CHS student government officers. Photo by Stan Hall
    Toys, toys, toys!!

    The Toys for Tots collection is an annual collection sponsored by Cocalico High School Student Government. Through the student government, the district once again teamed up with the U.S Marine Corps Reserve for the annual drive. This...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Denver woman who eluded police nabbed for shoplifting

    A Denver woman who police said eluded them Nov. 28 during a vehicle pursuit that reached speeds of 120 mph has been arrested. Serena Ann Schmuck, 229 Main St., Apt. 1, was arrested for shoplifting at Kohl’s...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Pictured (from left) are Steven DeRise of Fulton Bank, Paula Fleming of the Cocalico School District, and Kelli Koehler, also of Fulton Bank. Photo courtesy Fulton Bank
    Cocalico students, families feel the warmth from Fulton Bank

    The Cocalico and Denver offices of Fulton Bank recently held a shoe and blanket drive to benefit the students and families in the Cocalico community. Employees and customers of both branches generously donated sneakers, snow boots, and...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Ephrata & East Cocalico Police Logs, December 7, 2016

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DUI: Police responded to the Turkey Hill on Denver Road, East Cocalico Township, at 4:01 p.m. Nov. 15 for a road rage incident involving Randolph Edward Shepps, 60. During...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Bollman to give hats to low-income folks in Reading

    The Bollman Hat Company of Adamstown will join The Headwear Association for the Ninth Annual Headwear for the Homeless campaign in which America’s leading hat companies join forces to donate thousands of hats to homeless shelters and...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • It’s a table full of gingerbread houses and family members on Thanksgiving Day at the Wetherholds. Photo courtesy Mike and Donna Wetherhold
    Cocalico Corner: Constructing a sweet holiday tradition in Adamstown

    When it comes to compiling the best ingredients for a Thanksgiving gathering, there are likely few folks in Cocalico who can compete with the efforts of Donna and Mike Wetherhold of Adamstown. This spirited couple, both Cocalico...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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