• West Cocalico continues SRO discussion

    Examples of ESTJ Myers-Briggs Type Indicator melt-downs were witnessed at the West Cocalico supervisors meeting, Dec. 18. Resident Brandon Barry asked for an escrow reduction on an ongoing problem he has on his property. Tim Mitchell, from...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • An eye in the sky

    The Ephrata Police Department will be using drones for crime scenes, mapping, accidents, and suspect tracking. “We are moving forward next year with support from a business to upgrade to a significant drone that will allow for...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • John Clair of the Schoeneck Lions Club cleans up after eating 40 wings to win the contest for the second year in a row.
    No winging it — Denver celebrities dig in

    The annual Celebrity Hot Wing Contest went down in messy glory at the Denver Fair on Sept. 15. John Clair, “Houdwingi”, defended his title by making one wing after another disappear. Clair was asked how he trains...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Forget me not

    Wildflower Pond development to receive recognition An invisible neighborhood “should” be officially recognized by Clay Township by Jan. 1, 2019, the township in which it resides. “We have no police protection, we have no speed limits in...

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • Cocalico District appoints safety coordinator

    One of the last items to be approved at the Cocalico School board meeting, Aug. 20, was a contract agreement with I.U. #13 Consultative Services for safety and security purposes. “It’s an annual fee of $1,200 and...

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • Ephrata police update Adamstown supervisors

    Mayor Dean Johnson asked the Ephrata Police Department to provide information to council regarding how long it took police to respond to calls for the first six months of this year. “Response times are up a little...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • McCrea's research reveals the real Gustave Zanker may not be buried in Muddy Creek Cemetery.
    A Muddy Creek mystery

    While researching Civil War soldiers of East Cocalico for his upcoming book, historian Ken McCrea discovered evidence indicating that the person buried under a weathered gravestone in Muddy Creek Cemetery which reads, “Gustave Zanker, Co. G, 3rd...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • The Adamstown YMCA recently recognized Daryn Ebersol, a Cocalico High School student, as he received the Youth Champion Award for 2018. Pictured (left to right) are Justin Baas, program director, Daryn Ebersol, and Adamstown Branch Executive Alyssa Bushkie. Photo by Adamstown YMCA
    Adamstown to ‘curb’ overzealous sidewalk fixers

        Residents of Cocalico are complaining of speeding buses driven by the Cocalico School District while they are carrying children. Resident Kerry Fisher lives across from Adamstown Elementary School. “I would like to address the speeding...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Denver honors vets at Memorial Day event

    Denver had a larger than usual turnout for their annual parade and services for Memorial Day. “You’re doing an important thing today in making a difference by being here and you have not forgotten the sacrifices of...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Adamstown Pool ‘waves’ hello to new ‘Bakers’

    Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make us happy, but barbecue coming to Adamstown is a big thing. Adamstown Community Pool kicks off the season on Memorial Day weekend, with the Baker family at the...

    • Posted May 25, 2018
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