• Denver Council recesses meeting to view new fire truck

    Flashing red lights reflected on the glass window panes and across the meeting room as the new, large yellow fire truck backed into the parking lot. “Denver Volunteer Fire Company is stopping on their way back from...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico Regional Leaders endorse School Resource Officer

    Cocalico School District won a two-year Safe Schools grant to implement a School Resource Officer (SRO) program. The grant awards the district $60,000 for school year 2018-2019 and $30,000 for 2019-2020. Regional leaders from Adamstown, Denver, East...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • East Cocalico takes LERTA vote, explains budget woes

    The proposed ordinance approving five years of tax relief for new businesses in zones designated general commercial, planned commercial, light and heavy industrial passed its final municipal vote at supervisors Oct. 18 meeting. Cocalico School Board will...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Police cost questions abound in West Cocalico

    We’ve seen how tricky it can be to do the numbers, especially early on, in covering proposals for both a new records management system and new radios for the Ephrata Police Department over the last couple of...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • The location of the future transfer station
    East Cocalico gets LCSWMA transfer station

    East Cocalico Township will host a Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) satellite transfer station to be built in the next three to four years. The 13 acre tract of land at 425 S. Muddy Creek...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Book signing to be held at Javateas

    On Saturday, Oct. 20, West Cocalico resident Sue Loewenstein and her illustrator, Moe Boyer, co-owner of Squeeze Spot, will hold a book release and signing at Javateas in the Donnecker’s building on North State Street, Ephrata. The...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Reamstown Historical Society to dissolve

    On Sept. 27, with three of four officers in attendance, the vote was passed unanimously to dissolve the Reamstown Historical Society and Museum, effective Dec. 31. The artifacts will be donated to the Historical Society of the...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Prepare to pump

    West Cocalico residents required to have sewer systems pumped regularly In June, West Cocalico supervisors passed an ordinance requiring residents to have their on-lot sewer systems pumped regularly, and to submit documentation to the township office. Township...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • East Cocalico LERTA could take effect in December

    Supervisors on Oct. 4 approved a five-year tax abatement program for industrial, commercial and business properties in areas zoned for commercial, light industrial and heavy industrial development. Land tracts eligible are mostly along the route 272 corridor,...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • REAL Life Community Services executive director, Rod Redcay, with some of last year’s 800 lbs. of White Out Hunger donations.
    Homecoming game is annual White-Out Hunger

    The Cocalico vs. Garden Spot football game Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. features backyard rivals. Cooperation between the two schools for the third consecutive year features free, White Out Hunger tee shirts to everyone bringing a non-perishable...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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