• East Cocalico OKs half million in police pension costs

    A police pension obligation in excess of half a million dollars was approved by the East Cocalico supervisors at their Sept. 18 meeting. The supervisors okayed the East Cocalico Township Police Pension Plan minimum municipal obligation payment...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Denver wants closure in sale

    Settlement on the joint municipally financed property at 1975 N. Reading Road property occurred Aug. 28, but for Denver Borough, the matter still isn’t settled. The $1.7-million dollar sale to Den-Tech, an industrial fabrication company based in...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • A rear view of the warehouse at 1975 N. Reading Road, Denver.
    Cashing out?

    West Cocalico tells East it’s time to pay up on beleaguered North Reading Road property For months, the 1975 N. Reading Road property, the 20-plus-acre site with the 45,000-square-foot warehouse owned by East Cocalico Township in partnership...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • (From left) Supervisor Alan Fry, assistant recycling coordinator, Lisa Kashner, recyling coordinator and East Cocalico Township Manager Mark Hiester stand in front of the large, recycling container for corrugated cardboard donated by Good's Disposal. (Photo by Alice Hummer)
    Recycling profits East Cocalico

    One woman’s idea turns cardboard into money One man’s (or community’s) trash has become East Cocalico’s cash. The trash: corrugated cardboard. The cash: A tripling of the funds returned to the township from Pennsylvania’s Act 101 Recycling...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    East Cocalico reverses stance on jointly owned site

    An about-face and vote reversal by the East Cocalico supervisors at their July 2 meeting has likely put into momentum the sale of the multi-municipally owned building at 1975 N. Reading Road. East Cocalico’s action follows a...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Ephrata Homes of Hope celebrates 10 years of helping

    Homes of Hope is celebrating ten years as a faith-based transitional housing ministry for the Ephrata-Akron area, under the umbrella of Love in the Name of Christ (Love, INC.), Lancaster. “This ministry is ten years old, and...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Longtime Denver solicitor replaced

    Questions of conflict of interest in negotiations with Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Three municipalities that contract services from East Cocalico Township Police last year considered joining Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department due to escalating costs....

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Up for $ale: The former Four Season's produce plant was tabbed to be a regional rec center before becoming chicken processing plant.
    Building tour for prospective buyers

    Steady rain did not deter about a dozen bidders and residents from touring the jointly owned 1975 N. Reading Road site on May 16. Originally the site of Four Seasons Produce until being sold in 2006 for...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Denver Borough Manager Mike Hession discussed  properties  cited for maintenance concerns at council's  May 15  meeting.
    Property maintenance discussed in Denver

    Denver Council pondered property maintenance issues during its May 12 meeting. It targeted three dwellings cited for  maintenance issues among a list of distressed properties in the borough. Council targeted 10 N. 6th St. whose owner has...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • East Cocalico eyes railroad crossing

    East Cocalico Township Supervisors on May 15 revisited safety concerns over a railroad-crossing where a daytime accident occurred in February. The board asked transportation engineer, Scott Russell to investigate the railroad crossing at Wabash Road where a...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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