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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Denver OKs property sale
Denver Borough Council has agreed to sell an East Cocalico property it co-owns. Council approved a sealed-bid sale of the 20-plus acre site at 1975 N. Reading Road — jointly owned by Denver, Adamstown, East Cocalico and...
- Posted May 7, 2014
E. Cocalico fire companies work on possible merger
Scott Achey, Reamstown Fire Chief, asked East Cocalico supervisors at their April 16 meeting for guidance as Reamstown, Stevens and Smokestown Fire Companies discuss what a merger would look like and how it would function. “In about...
- Posted April 23, 2014
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