• Denver Borough open to taking over cemetery

    “This is new territory for us,” said Denver Borough Manager Mike Hession, as council posed questions about how owning a cemetery might work at council’s Oct. 8 meeting. Councilman Todd Stewart said that in speaking to other...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • Kalas Wire and Cable, Inc., President and CEO Jack Witwer (left) presents a $12,000 donation for Denver Memorial Park's "Access for Everyone" project to Denver Mayor Rod Redcay (center) and Denver Manager Mike Hession. The Sept. 29 check presentation was part of Kalas's 60th anniversary celebration of doing business. The money will be used to replace badly deteriorated bench seating in the park. Photo by Alice Hummer
    Kalas gives back to community on 60th anniversary

    Kalas Manufacturing, Inc. celebrated with perfect weather six decades and three generations of company growth on Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The company, which manufactures wire and cable products used around the world, has...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • Direct Wire and Cable expands in Denver

    Denver Borough is built with no large, undeveloped tracts of land for business and industry. But that doesn’t stop business growth, as evidenced by several new projects discussed at Denver Council’s Sept. 24 meeting. Council approved a...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • East Cocalico opens doors for development

    Two ordinances passed by supervisors at their Sept. 20 meeting should support new business development in East Cocalico Township. A LERTA (Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Act) ordinance passed for the next three years allows five years...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • West Cocalico considers funding new police radios

    On the heels of a presentation on the department’s pursuit of a new records management system Sept. 6, the Ephrata Police Department was back at West Cocalico’s Sept. 18 supervisors meeting to ask the board to support...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • What made Declaration Project a reality was the purchase of the former Denver House on Main Street, Denver. Pictured are Real Life Community Ministry CEO Rod Redcay (left), whose organization is buying and developing the site and Ray D’Agostino, CEO of LHOP, Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership, which coordinated purchase of the former Denver House. Photos by Alice Hummer
    Declaration House breaks ground for 3.5 million project

    The Sept. 17 ground-breaking for medical, dental and mental health offices plus ten affordable apartments is the result of vision, community support, and divine guidance. The 3.5 million dollar Declaration House project, at the former Denver House...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • East Cocalico Township tax collector steps down

    Municipal authorities and residents in the comfortable situation with a tax collector who knows everyone for more than two generations and performs her duties in an accurate, efficient and friendly manner must get ready for a change....

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • The fire crew, pictured in front of the new truck, are (front row, left to right) Tanya Reynolds (secretary); Barry Rehlich (president); Roxane Shiplett (vice president); Lindsey Hartranft (captain), and Jill Hartranft (treasurer). (Back, l-r) Glenn Heinsey (firefighter); Gerald Hartranft (assistant engineer) , Ben Hall (firefighter); Joel High (deputy chief); Lester High (chief engineer); Eric Shiplett (trustee); Gordon Whitehill (firefighter); Donny Stover (chief); Carl Haberman (fire police captain); Justin Lausch (trustee), and Jim Cataldi (fire police lieutenant). Photo by Aubree Fahringer
    Holy smokes! Smokestown Fire Co. celebrates new pumper

    Smokestown Fire Company celebrated their new 2018 Pierce Enforcer Tanker on Sept. 15 with an open house, held at the fire station. President Barry Rehlich has been involved with the fire company for 34 years and he...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • John Clair of the Schoeneck Lions Club cleans up after eating 40 wings to win the contest for the second year in a row.
    No winging it — Denver celebrities dig in

    The annual Celebrity Hot Wing Contest went down in messy glory at the Denver Fair on Sept. 15. John Clair, “Houdwingi”, defended his title by making one wing after another disappear. Clair was asked how he trains...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Denver reports on education and government channel

    Denver Borough has been working with representatives from Blue Ridge Communications and Cocalico School District to implement an educational and governmental channel for the school district as part of the borough’s franchise agreement. The required fiber cables...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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