• On Jan. 2, newly elected East Cocalico supervisor, Romao “RC” Carrasco, took his seat with supervisor, Alan Fry (left), and Doug Mackley (center). Romao was sworn in on Dec. 20 in District Justice Nancy Hammil’s office in Denver. Photo by Alice Hummer
    2018 brings changes for East Cocalico supervisors

    There’s a new chairman for the East Cocalico Board of Supervisors. Alan Fry, former vice-chairman, was elected chairman, replacing long-time chairman, Doug Mackley. New supervisor, Romao Carrasco, was elected vice-president. Mackley was elected secretary/treasurer. A long list...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Denver Borough Council officers remain unchanged

    The Jan. 2 reorganizational meeting for Denver Borough Council saw Blake Daub reelected president, Christopher Flory reelected vice-president and Jason South reelected as president pro tem. The president pro tem presides in the absence of the president...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • New member appointed to Cocalico School Board

    The Cocalico School District appointed a new member to its ranks on Monday, naming a theater pro and current Cocalico parent to a two-year term. Brett Buckwalter, 55, of Reinholds, will fill the vacant seat beginning Jan....

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Shad Lewis is sworn in by Mayor Johnson at the Adamstown Borough meeting. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    Adamstown to issue ‘tickets’ for messy properties

    The Adamstown Borough council meeting lasted 34 minutes on Jan. 2, but time was spent efficiently. Mayor Dean Johnson swore in elected council member Randy Good; President, David Matz; Vice President, Cindy Schweitzer, and Mark Bansner. Shad...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Denver Council welcomes new member Dan Rogers
    Denver Council welcomes new member

    On Jan. 2 when Denver Council held its reorganizational meeting, there was one new face among council members seated at the front of the meeting room. Dan Rogers occupied the seat formerly held by Mike Gensemer, who...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • New East Cocalico supervisor sworn in

    District Judge, Nancy Hamill, administers the oath of office to newly elected East Cocalico supervisor, Romao Carrasco, December 20th in her courtroom. The 49 year-old Geneva College graduate earned a B.S. in engineering and international business and...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • East Cocalico passes $5.6 million budget

    By a 2-1 vote, the proposed $5.6 million East Cocalico Township 2018 budget passed at supervisors’ Dec. 21 meeting. Voting for adoption was chairman, Doug Mackley and vice-chairman, Alan Fry. Voting against budget adoption was secretary, Noelle...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • VFW goes above and beyond

    The Reinholds VFW is full of unsung heroes. VFW Post 6759 was started in 1946 and has been assisting the community ever since through donations and volunteer work. This year, the VFW has participated in several initiatives...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • School district will not seek tax cap exceptions

    Cocalico School District will not seek any exceptions to the state’s predetermined tax cap for 2018-19, school board members decided at a meeting Monday night. By passing an “opt-out” resolution, the district agreed to cap any increase...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Long-time council member steps down

    Mike Wetherhold, long-time community leader, has stepped down from Adamstown Borough Council. “I was having some pain in my upper arm and dismissed it to being any number of things,” said Wetherhold. “When I saw the doctor,...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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