• East Cocalico gives UGI conditional OK for development

    UGI Utilities plans to construct a new corporate headquarters in East Cocalico Township, with ground-breaking a few weeks away. The 98,000-square-foot structure, estimated to cost more than $20 million, will be built on a 32.7 acres of...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Auction at old general store stirs up memories

    The Hess Auction Group held one of its most notable auctions of the year at Sonny’s Country Store Antiques in Adamstown at the intersection of Routes 272 and 897 on Saturday, Aug. 19. “This is a big...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Librarian Sharon Heaney and Jennifer, daughter of the late Mary Hartman whose American Girl doll collection was made available to the Adamstown Area Library, marvel at some of the collectibles. Items in the photo, along with 600 others will be for sale. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    All dolled up in Adamstown

    Extensive American Girl collection to aid library fundraising efforts The Adamstown Area Library received a surprise donation recently about which the public will be excited to hear — boxes and boxes of American Girl dolls and items,...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • The posts, woodwork, doors are most original. Shutters were added later and slightly cover the date stone. Remnants of white paint are found on the frame of the side porch. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    A part of Adamstown’s past on sale block Aug. 19

    A well-located property at which Adamstown residents see little activity will be auctioned Saturday, Aug. 19. Sonny’s Country Store Antiques sits at the intersection of Routes 272 and 897. It may not be busy now, but it’s...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Cracking up…Sidewalk issues, responsibilities focus of Adamstown meeting

    At least two groups of residents attended the July 11 Adamstown Borough meeting regarding concerns about replacing sidewalks and curbs at their own expense. “How do we know what needs to be replaced?” asked Stephanie Scheifley. Councilman...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Honorary Survivor Jennifer Graybill is surrounded by fundraising stars collecting funds with their trendy purses. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    Relay for Life Norlanco showcases survivors, caregivers, but misses monetary goal in cancer fight

    With new strides in cancer research and exciting therapies that kill cancer cells while sparing healthy cells, one would think events supporting fundraising for fighting the disease would be up. However, locally this year, that did not...

    • Posted June 29, 2017
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  • Looking forward with glances to the past

    Cocalico Class of 2017 commencement speakers track sentiments as they move forward For the 230 members of the Cocalico High School Class of 2017, life lessons were learned on the track and field, in the park, and...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • All wet: Driveway issue, sidewalks and curbing ordinance dominate Adamstown meeting

    The impact of water run-off onto a resident’s driveway led to more involved conversations about a sidewalk and curbing ordinance at the June 6 meeting of the Adamstown Borough Council. Kerry Fisher, 466 Adamstown Road, was visibly...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • The faces of recovery include (from left) Alex, Celeste, Gerri Shober and Grace Shober. The surnames of Alex and Celeste are bein
    Full of Grace

    In wake of daughter’s struggle, Shober family opens doors to recovery for other women The Shober family, alone, cannot change the world, but its members are creating ripple effects in the community, one by one, making it...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • Memorial meanings: Speaker honors the heritage behind the word in Denver park

    The children of Denver may not realize when they play baseball, sled, feed the goldfish in the park, go to the fair, that they are doing these things in the exact same place as did those folks...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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