• Odds and ends of business focus of Denver meeting

    With no citizen concerns, Councilmen John Palm and Jason South absent, Councilman Mike Gensemer attending by remote connection, and no new topics on the agenda, council’s Monday, July 27 meeting proceeded expediently and adjourned into executive session...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Adam and His Friends perform at MusiXposure 2017 in Reamstown Park. The drummer, Adam Stec, organized the June 25th free event. Photos by Alice Hummer
    MusiXposure 2016 scores audience hit

    Following last year’s inaugural free music fest, word of mouth advertising resulted in a larger audience for the Reamstown Park MusiXposure 2016, held June 25 from noon until 10 p.m. “One band already asked if there’s a...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Search moves forward for new East Cocalico manager

    With 23 total applicants for the East Cocalico Township manager position, supervisors chose four to interview in executive session on Wednesday, June 22. “We had a big pile of applications,” said Supervisor Noelle Fortna. “When the applications...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • This picture of the Lesher Mill Dam, with waterfalls running higher than usual following recent heavy rains, doesn’t show the crumbling foundation or erosion at each end of it. Photo courtesy Ken McCrea
    Lesher Mill Dam removal may be pending

    The dilemma over repairing or removing the badly deteriorated Lesher Mill Dam, off Stevens Road in East Cocalico Township is before the township supervisors. Whatever direction is finally decided, restoration work will include continuing the popular public...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Code Clean: Denver council takes aim at property maintenance

    Driving through the borough of Denver, one notices that an orderly, clean environment is status quo. Uncut grass, couches on a front porch, debris in a yard, cars parked on the grass and general deterioration do occur,...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • PennDOT loan puts East Cocalico in driver’s seat for new bridge

    Driven by the efforts of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the construction schedule of a new bridge in Denver has accelerated. A $2-million PennDOT loan with a 1.76 percent interest rate to help with construction of the...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • It’s another round for Fox Brooke and the East Cocalico Zoning Hearing Board

    Two hours of testimony regarding the proposed Fox Brooke consumed the May 11 session of the East Cocalico Township Zoning Hearing Board. And the board members said they want to take the time to consider everything that...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Ordinance addresses several issues in Denver

    The height of accessory buildings, total occupancy capacity for a boarding house and electronic message display signs were all addressed in the new ordinance adopted by Denver Council at the Monday, May 9, meeting. Almost a year...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Applicants abundant for East Cocalico township manager slot

    More than a dozen applications for the township manager position in East Cocalico Township have been submitted. This update was provided by Steve Gabriel, interim part-time East Cocalico manager, at supervisors Thursday, May 5, meeting. Mark Hiester,...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • A new read on an old building: Residents walk through the past as future presented for new area library

      All the trappings of a successful community party including decorations, food, drink, and fire police to direct traffic were present Friday, April 29, as the Adamstown Area Library board of trustees held a public open house...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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