• Unleashed… in Denver

    Canine concerns dog council and citizens Mayor Rodney Redcay, at Denver Council’s April 10 meeting, asked if any upcoming communication with residents could reinforce that all dogs must be on leashes when outside walking. “In this warmer...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • DA now reviewing East Cocalico hiring

    Calls regarding concerns of violations by the East Cocalico Township supervisors of the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act are being fielded by the Lancaster County District Attorney’s office. Brett A. Hambright, the DA’s media specialist, responded Monday morning to...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • In Denver, a unique Good Friday service

    A 60-minute Walk of Grace, held on Good Friday, April 14, through downtown Denver offers a “mobile” way to reflect on God’s grace. Using Christ’s last seven words, residents begin at 2 p.m. at Faith United Lutheran...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • The East Cocalico Township supervisors are (from left) Chairman Douglas Mackley, Noelle Fortna, and Alan Fry.
    Where’s the sunshine? Visitors bombard East Cocalico supervisors on manager hiring process

    More than 20 residents, four times the usual number of people who attend East Cocalico Township supervisors meetings, showed up for the April 6 meeting. After listening, several commented on what supervisors said regarding the allegation that...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Scott Russell
    East Cocalico Township hires new manager

    Scott Russell, age 47, is the new East Cocalico Township manager. “He starts in mid-April. The exact date will be determined as East Cocalico supervisors finalize a transition plan,” said Steve Gabriel, interim manager for the last...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • Hoarding can create serious dangers not just for a home’s occupants, but for first responders attempting to render aid. Photo courtesy Elizabeth Fry
    Clutter or hoarding?

    In wake of fatal fire, Denver debates increasing property inspections After the March 15 fatal fire call in the borough revealed hoarding conditions in a residence, Denver council members pondered revising their existing rental unit inspection code...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Ray Boynton and his reading tutor, Carolyn Wolverton, admire Boynton’s large wooden model of what the new Adamstown Area Library will look like. The detailed structure is made to be a bank, signifying the $1.5 million capital campaign. When the goal is reached, construction will begin on the new library at 110 W. Main St., Adamstown. The building is the former Adamstown VFW.
    A sweet read: Adamstown Area Library helps man realize his dream

    When a Brecknock Township resident asked Kathy Thren, Adamstown Area Library director, whether there would be some way to find a tutor to help him learn to read, little did he know he was embarking on a...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Spring, summer planning fever marks East Cocalico session

    Contracts for farming township property plus approval for an increase in swimming pool season pass fees are clear harbingers of spring and summer for the East Cocalico supervisors. Two bids were received to farm 12.8 acres on...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • Irvin Redcay displays cigars from one of the two boxes of 100-year-old cigars found while cleaning out the former Denver House. Photo by Alice Hummer
    The walls are talking…Old hotel secrets revealed in Denver

    Volunteers have worked diligently each Saturday since October to remove everything on all three floors of the former Denver House, 240 Main St., and they’ve uncovered some curious artifacts. Most unusual were two century-old unopened boxes containing...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • New traffic pattern on Denver Road starts Monday

    There’ll be a new route in town — at least for a while. Denver Borough Council Vice President Chris Flory told citizens that beginning Monday, Feb. 20, work begins on replacing the Denver Road Bridge. Project completion...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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