• 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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  • Denver residents express traffic woes

    A coach from Cocalico Youth Baseball made a special visit to the Denver Council meeting on May 14 over unsafe drop-off and pick-up conditions for players and siblings at the 1.4-acre North 4th Street playground at the...

    • Posted May 17, 2018
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  • These broads sure can cook

    And look, they wrote another book The group from “8 Broads in the Kitchen” has published another book: “Breakfast & Brunch Recipes: Favorites from 8 innkeepers of notable Bed & Breakfasts across the U.S.” The trademarked name...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Dogs drive residents barking mad

    A little black and white Shih Tzu is reportedly disrupting properties at “wee hours of the morning” in the borough of Adamstown. the dog was talked about at the April 3 borough council meeting. “You don’t want...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Chronic Wasting Disease discussion continues

    A fatal deer illness, Chronic Wasting Disease, has been gaining a lot of attention from residents of West Cocalico Township. “I’ve had a couple of people in the last two weeks ask me what’s going on,” said...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Adamstown plans to spruce up town

    It may not be a prowler, but it can be equally scary. It’s the “property maintenance inspector.” Adamstown seems to be on the cusp of change to become a “little Lititz.” With the excitement of a new...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Four new faces join Adamstown Area Library board

    Four new library members are on board to shine the jewel of Adamstown, the Adamstown Area Library. Although it’s unusual for a library to be the hub and center of social activity in an area, this library...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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