All posts by Aubree Fahringer

  • Impatience ‘flares’ as West Cocalico considers fireworks ordinance

    Reinholds residents are one step closer to getting a noise ordinance that would crack down on fireworks in town — but supervisors want a bit more time to look over the proposed ordinance. For a couple of...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Adamstown library plans must ‘down-size’

    The newest Adamstown Area Library plans seemed a sure thing but those plans were delivered a blow at the recent July Adamstown Borough council meeting. At the June meeting, president Randy Good excitedly talked about a “walk-over,”...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Denver Pool staff competently handled emergencies

    Denver Borough manager, Mike Hession, reported at council’s July 8 meeting how well Denver Pool manager, Jennifer Kieffer, and her staff at Denver Pool handled two water rescues of young children in the last five days. On...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • PennDOT to shift single-lane southbound traffic on Route 222

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced recently that at 9 p.m. on July 9, weather permitting, its contractor will shift the long-term single-lane traffic pattern from the right lane to the left lane of southbound U.S....

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Denver resident returns following project in Armenia

    Griffin Roth of Denver, a member of the class of 2020 majoring in robotics engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense, hands-on research through the WPI...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Denver hears progress on National Night Out

    East Cocalico Police Chief Darrick Keppley reported to Denver Council at their June 24 meeting that local business donations for National Night Out at Reamstown Park now total just over $4,000. Residents should save the date of...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • West Cocalico hears railroad crossing complaints

    Supervisors heard from residents in their meeting June 18 about a railroad crossing at Galen Hall Road and rRoute 897 that has “come unglued” more than once. “The railroad tracks are really looking shabby,” said resident Lori...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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  • East Cocalico Township manager submits resignation

    East Cocalico Township supervisors accepted the resignation of their township manager at their June 20 meeting. Scott Russell, who had held the job for more than two years, will leave his post on Aug. 30. “I can’t...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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  • CHS makes changes to tech ed department

      The face of technology education is changing at Cocalico High School this summer, as two long-time teachers depart and the department transforms to make way for courses that respond to modern workforce demands. Jim Stafford retired...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Hometown hero saves choking woman in Burger King

      On April 11, Dakota Boll had no idea that when he clocked in for his shift at the Ephrata Burger King, he would save a life that day. Boll, a 2016 Ephrata High School graduate, has...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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