• Driven to discussion: Adamstown council ponders drunk-driving program, sidewalk concerns

      Members of Adamstown Borough Council were told that the Every 15 Minutes car crash simulation, a staged two-day event intended for juniors and seniors in high school, may be “too traumatizing” for Cocalico students. The program...

    • Posted May 22, 2017
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  • Denver to save money on bridge project

    Denver Borough Council members received good news at their May 8 meeting regarding the South Fourth Street Bridge replacement bids. E-mail communication to Mike Hession, borough manager, indicated the “apparent low-bidder” for the project, Kingsley Construction, came...

    • Posted May 22, 2017
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  • Cocalico Corner: Ain’t no sunshine since he’s ruled

    There was an unwelcome chill in the air in the last couple of weeks. You felt it, didn’t you? I’m not just referring to the unseasonably cool weather. I’m talking about the frosty attitude some elected officials...

    • Posted May 22, 2017
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  • Incoming Superintendent Dr. Ella Musser with Cocalico School Board President Allen Dissinger at the June 20 meeting of the board. Photo by Kimberly Marselas.
    Limited tax hike, new hires in planned budget

    A preliminary Cocalico School District budget adopted Monday night adds three new special education positions and a new pre-kindergarten class, while limiting a property tax increase to 1.5 percent. The board voted 9-0 Monday night in favor...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Review file photo Schoeneck residents John Shirk, 96, (left) and his brother Harlan Shirk, 94, (center) are World War II veterans
    Schoeneck is the place to be Memorial Day

    The annual Memorial Day parade and memorial service sponsored by the Schoeneck Veteran’s Memorial Association will take place May 29 at 9 a.m. This year will feature special father and son speakers, John Getz Jr. and Jason...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Romao R. Carrasco defeated Noelle Fortna in the GOP primary for East Cocalico Board of Supervisors. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Carrasco wins in E. Cocalico

    DA Craig Stedman bested four other candidates to win the GOP primary and spot on the November ballot seeking one of four open Superior Court seats. Low voter turnout on a sunny, warm Tuesday was obvious at...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Terry Weaver, left, explains USA Gypsum's operation to Tony Leta, director of the SBA Eastern Pennsylvania district office.
    Scrappy Denver entrepreneur honored by SBA

    On Wednesday, May 3, a squadron of G-men in suits and ties moved in on the USA Gypsum home office just north of Blainsport on Route 897. They were there to see Terry Weaver, the company’s founder...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • East Cocalico paves way for UGI tax abatement

    Concluding a two-hour packed, public hearing, the East Cocalico Township supervisors passed a resolution declaring a 32.7-acre tract of land adjacent to Colonel Howard Boulevard a deteriorated property. This designation triggers the possibility of well over $5...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • East Cocalico supervisors won’t face Sunshine Law violation charges

    Lancaster County’s top prosecutor has cleared elected officials in East Cocalico Township of any wrongdoing in the hiring of a manager, saying there was no violation of the Sunshine Act. “It was determined that the board of...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • What does Romao Carrasco think about the issues?

    We asked Romao Carrasco, a candidate for East Cocalico township supervisor, some questions about the issues concerning the township. Here’s what he said: How can East Cocalico Township best encourage economic development?                           Managed economic development and...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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