• West Cocalico renews contract with Ephrata police

    In a pre-emptive move to secure a new five-year police services contract, West Cocalico supervisors voted unanimously May 2 to accept a proposal from the Ephrata Police Department to replace a contract running out at the end...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • School board votes to contract with WellSpan Health

    Cocalico athletes will have a new support system next school year, following a vote by the school board May 20 to approve a first-ever contract with WellSpan Health. The five-year agreement calls on WellSpan to provide licensed...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Denver orders additional veterans banners

    Now is the time for residents to order a veteran’s banner to hang in downtown Denver if you missed out on the first round of orders, Denver Council was told at their May 20 meeting. Borough Manager...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Woods Leads Oxford School District to National Prominence

    By Alice Hummer  Imagine a secondary school where students earn both a diploma and a college associate’s degree while attending a four year public high school. David A. Woods, a 1987 Cocalico High School graduate, recently made that dream...

    • Posted May 3, 2019
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  • Auker named Cocalico Republican of the Year

    Brian S. Auker, life member of Smokestown Volunteer Fire Company in East Cocalico Township, was named the 2019 Republican of the Year at the group’s recent annual banquet. Active since early 1986, Auker served over 31 years...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Cocalico Addiction Awareness Summit, follow-up, to address addiction

    The numerous situations handled by newly appointed Cocalico School Resource Officer (SRO) Eric Fisher made several municipal leaders say after the meeting, “He certainly is the right person for the job.” Fisher’s report included instances of students...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • East Cocalico proposes MS4 water collection study

    East Cocalico’s new MS4 technician updated township supervisors on his progress in getting the municipality compliant with the federal stormwater management program. Ken McCrea, who was hired as East Cocalico’s MS4 technician earlier this year, offered his...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Denver’s Declaration House benefits everyone

    An interview with Rod Redcay, executive director of R.E.A.L. Life Community Services, a 501(c)(3) organization that’s building Declaration House on Main Street, Denver, answers many questions people are asking about the 3.54 million dollar project. Yes, a...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Goshert seeks to be ‘part of the district’s mission’

    Pam Goshert, an educator and resident of Reamstown, is running for a four-year term on the Cocalico Area School Board. Democratic District Leader, Danielle Vigilante-Webb, said Goshert is the only Democratic candidate on the local ballot for...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Adamstown Borough supports fall MS4 meeting

    Adamstown council on April 2 approved financial support up to $1,000 in response to a request from West Cocalico Township for assistance with a big, stormwater management (MS4) meeting. Council member Cindy Schweitzer explained that all participating...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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