• Cocalico regional leaders continue to grapple with two controversial issues

    Agreement preceded disagreement at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Cocalico regional leaders. To start off, the leaders thanked Superintendent Bruce Sensenig on the Cocalico School Board offer to transfer five to seven acres of land along High...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Three of four municipalities make progress on proposed regional police force

    After intense and lengthy discussion working through legal feedback from three of the four municipalities involved in the creation of a Cocalico area regional police force, members of the police board noted progress. The regional representatives, meeting...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • East Cocalico Township renounces prior police pension commitment

    East Cocalico supervisors at their Oct. 16 meeting discussed the proposed draft for the regional police force. The police force draft states that East Cocalico Township agreed to pay 75 percent of the MMO (Minimum Municipal Obligation...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Denver council raises borough lot rate

    What was once a $10 forever fee has now become a $10 yearly fee for Denver residents who utilize the borough lot for yard waste. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, those using the lot, located on Main Street...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Keeping the faith… Mayor catalyst for new Denver youth ministry

    Many residents have noticed folks scraping paint, painting, doing carpentry work and cleaning out the former Denver Bible Church at 235 Main St. On Oct. 11, the REAL Youth Ministry officially opens. Ribbon cutting for this new...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • 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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