• East Cocalico seeks “build” volunteers

    A “park community build” group of residents has begun to design a state-of-the-art public park in the Stoney Pointe Development, located off Church Street in Reamstown. Under the auspices of the Recreation Board, and with the blessing...

    • Posted March 16, 2018
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  • Declaration House project permitted pay extension

      Ray D’Agostino, CEO of Lancaster County Housing Opportunities Partnership (LHOP), and REAL Life Community Services CEO, Rod Redcay, spoke to the request to consider a three-year payment plan for the $36,330.12 water and sewer tapping fees...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • East Cocalico meets at fire hall

    It was an expedient, just over one-hour meeting for East Cocalico supervisors on March 1 at the Stevens Fire Company. Chairman Alan Fry thanked firemen for their hospitality. Supervisors hold off-site meetings three times per year. The...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • The Denver House.
    Declaration House construction begins in summer

    The former Denver House, 240 Main Street, will become the Declaration House when construction is completed sometime in 2019. Denver Council on Feb. 26 heard a comprehensive project update from Rod Redcay, executive director of REAL Life...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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  • Denver council approves new position

    Denver council approved advertising for a part-time (20 hours per week) Housing and Code inspector at their Feb. 12 meeting. The borough’s long-time rental inspector, Bob Getz, resigned from the position at the end of 2017. Public...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • East Cocalico supervisors meeting draws crowd

    When nearly forty people crowd into a meeting room, there’s usually some sort of controversy. Not so at supervisors Feb. 1 meeting. Most of the crowd was family, fellow officers and friends of Sergeant Darrick Keppley, Officer...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • East Cocalico’s new police chief police chief’s Darrick Keppley with his wife, Lisa, on Feb. 1. Photo by Alice Hummer
    21-year veteran named new police chief

    Sergeant Darrick Keppley, who joined East Cocalico Police Department in 1997 as a rookie officer, was named to the department’s top post Feb. 1. “I’m honored to be able to serve this excellent force,” said Keppley after...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Denver council credits emergency responders

    Mayor Rod Redcay opened the Denver council meeting with thanks for the safe return of a 12-year old Denver middle school student to his home, after parents reported him missing last week. He was located after about...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • East Cocalico supervisors approve new police officer

    The Jan. 18 supervisors meeting saw action on several items pertaining to the police department. Action kicked off with an official recognition certificate for dedicated service presented to Police Chief Terry Arment, who recently retired from the...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • 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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