• Denver continues contracted East Cocalico police services, but bows out of regionalization

      Denver Borough officials chose to discontinue working toward police regionalization by Jan. 1, 2016, a goal on which work had been proceeding for the last two and one-half years. Council Vice President Mike Gensemer, in his...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • End of Summer Rockfest at Denver Park benefits food bank project

      Three rock bands, two of which are local and one from Reading, will play Saturday, Aug. 29, at Denver Park starting at 4 p.m. Admission to the 3:30 to 8 p.m. event is free. Donations will...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Miffed East Cocalico supervisors “Review” West’s police message

    The East Cocalico supervisors are not exactly pleased with their counterparts at West Cocalico who have made it clear that continued police coverage by the East Cocalico Police Department ends Dec. 31. And the East supervisors, at...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • East Cocalico farmers doing the right thing…just not always documenting

    The Lancaster Farmland Trust Project report, presented to the East Cocalico supervisors at their Aug. 20 meeting, summarized 138 farm visits encompassing 5,300 acres of land. No written plan for dealing with sources of pollution and better...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Denver council pursues business on several fronts

      Bridges, trees, streetlights, land disposition, and the on-going regionalization of East Cocalico Police Department dominated the Aug. 6 meeting of Denver Borough Council. During the meeting, conducted by Vice President Mike Gensemer in the absence of...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • Full court press…Fit Farm zoning case takes new legal step

      It’s now a fitting case to send to court. The zoning status of the Fit Farm, a fitness facility at Steffy Concrete, 243 E. Church Street, Reamstown, will likely be decided by the Lancaster County Court...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • East Cocalico eatery expansion plans OK’d

      Representatives of Two Cousins Italian Restaurant, 1215 N. Reading Road, Stevens, explained 1,200-square-foot expansion plans to the East Cocalico Township supervisors at their Aug. 6 meeting. Supervisors Alan Fry and Noelle Fortna granted conditional approval of...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • National Night Out a hit in Reamstown

    The annual National Night Out celebration in Reamstown was a great party with a great crowd at the Reamstown Memorial Park on Tuesday night. Music, dancing, food, a bouncy castle, games (including a full pavillion of bingo...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • Cocalico regional leaders talk but silent on cops

      The Cocalico Regional Leaders got together for their quarterly meeting and though much information was shared, one usually ubiquitous topic was not even on the table: the regional police situation. Denver Borough hosted the meeting Tuesday,...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • Fit Farm facility still a contender in zoning fight

    For two and a half hours, Attorney Kenelm Shirk offered testimony in an effort to have a zoning permit for the physical fitness facility located at Steffy Concrete, 243 E. Reamstown Road, looked upon favorably. Attorney Charles...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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