• East Cocalico supervisors approve property changes

    On Oct. 3, East Cocalico supervisors approved zoning changes on two Stevens properties. Vertex Mechanical Inc., 21 Stevens Road, was rezoned from R3 residential to light industrial and a portion of the Stevens Feed Mill property at...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Denver considers proposed unsolicited newspaper ordinance

    Denver council at their Oct. 14 meeting approved advertising a revised version of a proposed, unsolicited newspaper ordinance. The legal advertisement will indicate the time and date in November when council will hold a public hearing on...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Adamstown grants property maintenance extension

    Adamstown Borough Council hosted another well-attended meeting Oct. 1. Some visitors wanted to know if they could get help or an extension on their property maintenance violation. Shad Lewis reported that ABI (Associated Building Inspectors) inspectors conducted...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Mutts and motors, Oct. 12

    Trackside Room event venue proudly presents the Mutts and Motors Car, Truck, and Bike Show, on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event is located at 21 Stevens Road, Stevens, and in addition to...

    • Posted October 11, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Student Assistance Program addresses mental health

    Nearly 400 students were referred to Cocalico’s Student Assistance Program last school year, according to a report given by a district official on Sept. 16. Stephen Melnyk, assistant to the superintendent for education administration, told school board...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Funding of Drug Task Force questioned in East Cocalico

    East Cocalico’s support for the Lancaster County Drug Task Force took center stage during the Sept. 19 board of supervisors meeting. Police Chief Darrick Keppley addressed two letters he received, one from the office of Lancaster County...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Ephrata Police withdraw Adamstown shooting range proposal

    The Ephrata Police Department formally withdrew their proposed shooting range in Adamstown Borough on Sept. 26. The Sept. 18 Fire and Safety committee meeting was attended by several members of the community, who expressed various concerns over...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • E. Cocalico discusses shooting range proposal

    At the Sept. 5 meeting at Smokestown fire hall, East Cocalico supervisors discussed the Ephrata Police Department’s proposal to build a shooting range in Adamstown. Residents and township officials said they were unaware of the proposal until...

    • Posted September 12, 2019
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  • Celebrations mark opening of Declaration House

    “We did it!” announced REAL Life Community Services Executive Director, Rod Redcay, to the enthusiastic audience gathered for a prayer blessing service on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 25, for the newly constructed Declaration House at 240 Main Street,...

    • Posted August 28, 2019
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  • Quiet time: West Cocalico advertises noise ordinance

    West Cocalico Township residents now have a brand-new noise ordinance advertised for adoption. It is available for public review at the Township’s website on the landing page under ‘documents.’ On Aug. 20, supervisors had extensive discussion before...

    • Posted August 28, 2019
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