• Adamstown Borough discusses possible loan for library

    Adamstown Borough council discussed giving the Adamstown Area Library a “huge” loan for their new 1.3 million library at the Feb. 5 meeting. “They’re not there yet, they’ve been at it for three years,” said Cindy Schweitzer,...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • West Cocalico supervisors want to ‘build bridges right’

    As is not uncommon in the doldrums of winter, talk at the West Cocalico supervisors’ Feb. 7 meeting turned to prosaic items like ordering snow and taking care of maintaining township bridges. However, some of these issues...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Adamstown Library fundraising approaches million dollar mark

    Demolition days are counting down for the old Lancaster House, 110 West Main St., Adamstown, future site of the new Adamstown Area Library building. A final tour was given on Dec. 26, 2018 for photographic and video...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Demand for emotional support services grows at Cocalico

    Demand for emotional support services are growing in Cocalico School District, with fledgling elementary and middle school programs at or beyond capacity after two years in service. In 2017-18, Cocalico designed a classroom and support space at...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Cocalico Area Leaders discuss shared emergency services

    Denver Borough doesn’t want to “run around scattered” in case of an emergency. “Fortunately, we haven’t had a (an emergency) situation, but as we all know, that can happen at any time,” said Mike Hession, borough manager,...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Local artist shares talents with community

    Christina Synder may be new to Lancaster County, but she is not new to art. She recently moved to the Lancaster area from Nashville, Tenn. where she obtained a BFA in photography from the Art Institute. But...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • East Cocalico Republican Party endorses candidate

    On Jan. 21, eight members of the East Cocalico Republican Party, after careful consideration, unanimously endorsed a new candidate for East Cocalico supervisor. Barry Weaver, chairman, said of first importance was the committee’s recognition of Doug Mackley’s...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Denver Park’s ‘Access for All’ project moves ahead

    Denver Council heard a positive report on upgrades starting soon for Denver Park. The Access for All project, designed to address limitations for disabled and elderly, was rebid since last year’s bids were higher than anticipated. Council...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • East Cocalico looks back on 2018

    Business moved along expediently with the new 7 p.m. meeting start time. It lasted a little over an hour, a record since most 2018 meetings were in the two-hour or longer range. Reports by Police Chief Darrick...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Adamstown board hears praise for emergency services

    A “silver lining” was the common denominator amidst difficult circumstances told to Adamstown Borough Council Jan. 8. Resident Glenda Poole, newly appointed to the zoning hearing board, spoke to council during audience participation to praise the Ephrata...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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