• West Cocalico bridge back in business

    The Sportsman Road Bridge over Sportsman Road near the Cocalico Sportsmen’s Association is finally open and back in good condition. Last year, supervisors were pondering how to fix the bridge, which had been determined to be deficient...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • West Cocalico supervisors honor zoning decision

    A contentious zoning hearing board decision on a local “no-impact” business was the subject of some supervisors’ discussion at their May 15 meeting. The permission to operate a business at the property on the 90 block of...

    • Posted May 25, 2018
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  • Sparks fly as West Cocalico takes on fireworks

    West Cocalico supervisors covered a lot of ground during the board meeting on April 17, talking about multiple road issues within the township, as well as bridge repairs, fireworks, high-speed traffic, and paving bids. Public comment started...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Concern mounts over Chronic Wasting

    Prior to an April 5 West Cocalico supervisors meeting, PA State Game Warden Greg Graham was sounding the alarm bells about Chronic Wasting Disease, a condition that affects deer and other related species of mammals called “cervids.”...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • West Cocalico debates recording meetings

    Talk at the West Cocalico supervisors meeting on Feb. 20 turned to a topic that transparency advocates like – audio and video recording of public meetings. There’s no law against making a recording of a public meeting...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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  • No projected tax hike in W. Cocalico

    The West Cocalico Board of Supervisors expect no tax hike in next year’s budget. The board inspected a preliminary 2018 budget of just over $2.6 million at its regular monthly meeting Oct. 17. Board members and administrators...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • Taking a trip back in time

    EHS Class of ‘43 holds reunion; all living members stayed in Ephrata By Justin Stoltzfus Last week, six members of the Ephrata High School class of 1943 met at Bright’s Restaurant on State Street for lunch and...

    • Posted October 18, 2017
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  • More than a ‘den of serpents’…

    West Cocalico supervisors talk Web site modernization Visit the West Cocalico Township Web site, and one of the first things you’ll see is something about a “den of serpents.” This odd moniker is even included in the...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Jeff Sauder
    Jeff Sauder, incoming West Cocalico supervisor, devoted to his native municipality

      The newest West Cocalico Township supervisor comes onto the board with a positive view of a place where he has lived from birth. “I love the township the way it is,” Jeff Sauder told The Ephrata...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Jeff Sauder is new West Cocalico supervisor

    The vacancy on the West Cocalico Township board of supervisors has been filled with the July 18 appointment of Jeff Sauder. Supervisors James J. Stoner and Leon Eby cast their votes for Sauder, a director of operations...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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