• 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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  • Players get ready to go to bat on the old Schoeneck baseball field. Photo courtesy Kelly Fasnacht
    Field of (Past) Dreams

    Residents recall good times and great baseball in Schoeneck The glory days of Schoeneck baseball ended more than 60 years ago, but some locals still remember the crowds that visited the Usner farm to watch league teams...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Candidates surface for West Cocalico supervisor vacancy

    With the clock ticking on replacing West Cocalico Supervisor Ray Burns, two candidates introduced themselves to the board during a June 20 meeting. A third name is also on the township’s desk. Supervisors have 30 days, starting...

    • Posted June 29, 2017
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