All posts by dreed

  • Cocalico area police log: East Cocalico and Denver coverage region

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: SCAM ALERT: A citizen received a call from a male claiming to be from the Treasury Department. He stated back taxes were owed and a $500 iTunes card needed...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • It’s about time at Denver Elementary

    Representatives from the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley recently visited Denver Elementary School to launch a “time capsule” project with Victoria Kreider’s first-grade students. This same project was presented earlier at the Adamstown and Reamstown elementary...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Grubb earns two new titles: physician, Army captain

    Seth M. Grubb received his medical doctorate and was promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Army in ceremonies held April 21 at the Straz Center, Tampa, Fla. A member of the Cocalico High School...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Plucky duckies fired up for annual race

    The Little Muddy Creek in Adamstown will be filled with hundreds of multi-colored plastic ducks as part of the Adamstown FireQuacker 1000 set for Saturday, May 14. The duck convoy is expected to bob across the finish...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Cocalico Corner: Nurturing the news

    The inspiration for this column is Mildred M. Bodolosky. Who? Not likely anyone our readers would have known. She was a powerhouse of an English teacher at Muhlenberg Township High School in Berks County. She demanded much...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Regional leaders ponder library funding, heroin abuse

      The importance of libraries – the Adamstown Area Library in particular – was a key topic at the April 26 Cocalico Regional Leaders meeting. Jane Webber, library board president, represented the Adamstown library at the regional...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • A new read on an old building: Residents walk through the past as future presented for new area library

      All the trappings of a successful community party including decorations, food, drink, and fire police to direct traffic were present Friday, April 29, as the Adamstown Area Library board of trustees held a public open house...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Friday party final chance to see old Adamstown’s VFW

      If you’re not a VFW member or haven’t been to a banquet inside Adamstown’s VFW at 110 W. Main St., you might wonder what’s inside the large, three-story structure. Your opportunity to walk through and see...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • Cocalico police log: East Cocalico Police coverage area

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: WARRANT: Police received information that Sharon Caldwell, 57, was at the Chester County Courthouse at 12:35 p.m. April 15. Caldwell was picked up on a warrant for theft of...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Cocalico police log: Ephrata Police coverage area

    The Ephrata Borough Police Department reported the following: BURGLARY: Investigators have charged Diane Michelle Santiago, 45, Ephrata, and Joseph C. Reed Sr., 31, Peach Bottom, each with one count of burglary and one count of criminal conspiracy...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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