- Ephrata non-profits join the ‘Extraordinary Give’
- Proposed borough library funding cuts debated Monday
- Turkey-Trotting? Police: “Stay off electronic devices”
- Selfie with the Champ
- Cocalico Corner: You can fight with City Hall
- West Cocalico to pay Ephrata to prepare police proposal
- Pretzel Fest: twisted fun for everyone
- A sure sign of summer: Denver finalizes community pool plans
- Crafts & Draughts at JoBoy’s
In East Cocalico, a changing of the police guard
Police action was the order of the day at the Nov. 19 meeting of the East Cocalico Township supervisors. One police officer was recalled from furlough and Police Chief George Beever announced his intent to retire,...
- Posted November 24, 2015
East Cocalico Police chief to retire
After 31 years of service with East Cocalico Township Police, Chief George Beever indicated his intent to retire effective Dec. 31, 2015. Supervisors accepted his resignation letter “with regret.” “Replacing the chief will take some time,”...
- Posted November 20, 2015
South Sixth and Franklin intersection remains a concern in Denver
A concern about the South Sixth and Franklin streets intersection was the first topic of discussion at the Nov. 9 Denver borough council meeting. Mike Deetz of 429 S. Sixth St. repeated worries that he had...
- Posted November 18, 2015
Fire company merger plan up in flames
After two years of work by a steering committee and 14 months of other committees working toward merger of the Reamstown, Stevens, and Smokestown volunteer fire companies, a Nov. 5 vote held at each individual fire...
- Posted November 10, 2015
Nix supervisors’ benefits, East Cocalico resident tell supervisors
Compensation packages amounting to nearly $100,000 for East Cocalico Township’s supervisors are now public following one resident’s pursuit of the information via a Right-to-Know request. And, the resident is not happy. “No other surrounding municipalities are doing...
- Posted November 10, 2015
Director’s fund challenge match accepted at library
The director of the Ephrata Public Library is supporting her workplace with her own money — and in the process is challenging others to do the same. “This is a brand new $5,000 challenge,” said Joy Ashley,...
- Posted November 5, 2015
Municipal officials all present for Cocalico Regional Leaders meeting
Municipal leaders from Adamstown, Denver, West Cocalico, and East Cocalico met Tuesday, Oct. 27, to update one another on individual municipal happenings and to hear plans for the sale of the jointly owned 6.6-acre tract of...
- Posted November 4, 2015
Engineers present Denver South Fourth Street Bridge replacement plan
Denver Borough Council and eight residents heard two engineers explain drawings to replace the 90 year-old South Fourth Street Bridge. The bridge is located two blocks from the square in Denver and is on the main...
- Posted October 28, 2015
East Cocalico furloughs three officers
Three police officers, one of whom will have been with the East Cocalico force for just nine months, received furlough notices effective Dec. 31. “This is due to the fact that West Cocalico Township and Adamstown are...
- Posted October 21, 2015
Polka Mass a hit for Heidelberg Polka Band
“It’s a dream come true,” says The Rev. Glenn Beard Jr., who for more than 20 years, wanted the Heidelberg Polka Band to write and perform a Polka Mass. What is a Polka Mass? It’s a...
- Posted October 14, 2015