• Adamstown board hears praise for emergency services

    A “silver lining” was the common denominator amidst difficult circumstances told to Adamstown Borough Council Jan. 8. Resident Glenda Poole, newly appointed to the zoning hearing board, spoke to council during audience participation to praise the Ephrata...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • New Year brings opportunity for downtown Denver business

    Denver Council discussed the importance of maintaining the downtown business district for retail space in light of the Feb. 22 closing of the Denver Branch of Fulton Bank. At council’s Jan. 14 meeting, it appeared that one...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • West Cocalico welcomes zoning officer, no changes to supervisor board

    This new year, West Cocalico residents did not see changes to their board of supervisors, but they did get a new zoning officer. This past November, supervisor Jeff Sauder remarked in a public meeting that officials were...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Locals earn blue ribbons at PA Farm Show

    Exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the Mid-Atlantic arrived to Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, for its 103rd year. More than 10,000 competitive...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • East Cocalico supervisors maintain current posts

    The Jan. 7 reorganization meeting in East Cocalico Township resulted in board officials keeping their current posts. Alan Fry is chairman, Romao Carrasco vice-chairman and Doug Mackley secretary. Goodman & Kenneff, consisting of attorneys Thomas L. Goodman...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • West Cocalico continues SRO discussion

    Examples of ESTJ Myers-Briggs Type Indicator melt-downs were witnessed at the West Cocalico supervisors meeting, Dec. 18. Resident Brandon Barry asked for an escrow reduction on an ongoing problem he has on his property. Tim Mitchell, from...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • A night of bluegrass with Remington Ryde

      On Saturday, Jan. 5, Farm Country Shindig will present Remington Ryde for an evening of Bluegrass Music at the Reinholds Fire Company Banquet Hall along with Chester Johnson and The Foggy Mountain Grass and Scott Eager....

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • East Cocalico supervisors welcome new SRO

    Cocalico School District’s first School Resource Officer (SRO), East Cocalico Police Officer Eric Fisher, receives congratulations from (left to right) Romao Carrasco, East Cocalico Township supervisor; Police Chief Darrick Keppley; Doug Mackley, supervisor, and Alan Fry, supervisor...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Four East Cocalico officers promoted to corporal

      East Cocalico supervisors on Dec. 20 passed their proposed 5.8 million dollar budget with a 5.3 percent increase in property tax. The new millage rate, 1.73 mills, means a homeowner with a $100,000 home owes $173...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • An eye in the sky

    The Ephrata Police Department will be using drones for crime scenes, mapping, accidents, and suspect tracking. “We are moving forward next year with support from a business to upgrade to a significant drone that will allow for...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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