• The Pause headlines free music festival in Reamstown Park

      A popular area band playing together for five years, The Pause, will headline the free public music fest from noon until 8 pm on Saturday, June 20, at Reamstown Park. “It’s a cross between a music festival...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Berks Country struttin’ down Penn Street

    Conlan Kerschner, 15, a rising sophomore at Cocalico High School, was the youngest banjo player among 16 banjoists Monday night at the official opening of Berks Country Fest at the Peanut Bar and Restaurant on Penn Street...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Bollman distributes hats in Lancaster to fight skin cancer

    Bollman Hat Company, Adamstown, was in downtown Lancaster last Thursday participating in The Headwear Association’s eighth annual “Hat Day in the Sun” headwear giveaway. Hat Day in the Sun is an annual national public awareness campaign to...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • On fire…West Cocalico OKs ordinance on open burning

      The heat was on at the Tuesday, June 16, West Cocalico Township supervisors meeting. In fact, one could say the meeting was on fire — because it was. The hot topic was Ordinance 128, legislation specifying...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • 2015 Norlanco Relay for Life Entertainment and Mission Schedule

    Friday, June 19 5 p.m.: Welcoming remarks, registration opens, survivor dinner begins, relay store opens. 6 p.m.: Opening ceremony including survivor, caregiver, and team captain laps. 6:30 p.m.: Crazies 80s wardrobe competition. 7 p.m.: Pretty in Pink...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Norlanco Relay for Life steps off Friday at Garden Spot

    Fathers Day weekend will be celebrated in a special way by the American Cancer Society and the Relay for Life of Norlanco as part of its annual Relay for Life set this year for June 19-20 at...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Cocalico School Board OKs tax hike

    The Cocalico School Board at its Monday, June 15, meeting passed a final 2015-16 budget that raises property taxes by 2.24 percent, just slightly less than district officials projected in May. The total approved budget of $56.69...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • 259 Cocalico Eagles leave their scholastic nest

      Family and friends of Cocalico High School Class of 2015 were expectedly highly emotional at the June 5 commencement during which 259 seniors walked across the stage and into their future. The sea of blue-and-white-gowned seniors...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Cocalico School District announces summer reading program

      The Cocalico School District Summer Library Program is set for June 16 through Aug. 5, in the Reamstown and Denver Elementary schools. Reamstown Elementary will hold the program Tuesdays, June 16 through Aug. 4, with the...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Denver borough welcomes new junior councilman

      Kenneth Wallace, a Cocalico High School senior, is the new junior councilman for Denver borough. He fielded questions from the borough council prior to being unanimously voted to the position at the June 8 council meeting....

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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