• Three East Cocalico businesses expand

    Although the only outdoor activity most people notice now is snowplows, the East Cocalico supervisors at their Thursday, Feb. 19, meeting were reminded that the economy is improving and three local businesses are expanding. Approval for a...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • East Cocalico leaders talk regional police force

    Features that make creating Cocalico Regional Police Department a beneficial move were outlined by East Cocalico Supervisors recently for the Ephrata Review. East Cocalico Police serve East and West Cocalico Townships, Adamstown and Denver boroughs. Representatives from...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • In the zone… Appeal decision hot topic at Denver council meeting

    The atmosphere inside Denver Borough Hall was as icy as the outdoors Monday, Feb. 9, as council members were grilled on a recent vote to appeal a zoning variance. Theo P. Notaras, realtor and listing agent for...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Bogged down? Not a problem for these turtles in East Cocalico

    Bog turtles can now call East Cocalico a sanctuary township. The supervisors at their Feb. 5 meeting approved a termination agreement with Gary McEwen of Red School, LLC and Berks Homes for no future development of the...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Still feeling the heat…John Weaver remains active firefighter 45 years into his volunteer calling

    What motivates an individual to become a volunteer fireman, remain active and continue volunteering — for decades? For John Weaver, recently feted for 45 years of service with the Denver Volunteer Fire Company, the motivation is clear....

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Inching closer: Municipal leaders seem to be honing in on regional force

    The tense climate that prevailed at the Jan. 27 Cocalico Regional Leaders meeting became more cooperative two days later on Jan. 29 when the Police Board, composed of one elected and one community representative per municipality, along...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Lengthy discussion precedes waiver OKs for CHS softball field

    Denver borough council members debated for nearly an hour before approving the last of nearly a dozen wavers needed for a softball field on the south side of Cocalico School District campus. Michael A. Sodl, Wilkinson and...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Fox Brooke development still pending in East Cocalico

    It’s called a development, but progress has been slow when it comes to Fox Brooke, the proposed 89-acre community on Route 897 across from Rose Hill in East Cocalico Township. At the Jan. 15 supervisors meeting, an...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Denver council to appeal zoning board variance on North Third Street building

    If Denver borough council has its way, no one will using 119 N. Third St. as a home address in the foreseeable future. By a 5-1 vote, council members at their Jan. 12 meeting voted to appeal...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • No changes in East Cocalico reorganization

    The status quo stands when it comes to the East Cocalico Township supervisors. Douglas B. Mackley remains chairman; Alan R. Fry, vice chairman; and Noelle B. Fortna secretary of the board. The three made their offices official...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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