• Emergency services partnership efforts lauded by East Cocalico supervisors

      East Cocalico Township supervisors passed a resolution supporting the ongoing efforts to create a “more sustainable and effective emergency services partnership” of Reamstown Fire Company, Reamstown Ambulance, Smokestown Fire Company, and Stevens Fire Company at their...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: Heroes in the heroin fight

    The news story on Page A5 of today’s Ephrata Review first reported in Tuesday’s LNP was a heartbreaker: “Child found by grandparents, police say; Northern Lancaster County woman charged after 8-year-old son is found allegedly holding heroin needle.”...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Old chrome gleams in New Holland

      Old chrome filled the parking lot at New Holland’s Community Memorial Park on Sunday, July 12, and visitors of all ages strolled the grounds to get a glimpse of cars that look like they’ve just rolled...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Denver streetlight buyback looking brighter

      Denver Borough Council is no longer in the dark when it comes to lighting its streets. Council members, at the July 13 meeting, learned the final buyback cost for streetlights in the municipality is $358,955.23. This...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Former hotel property to become truck repair center

    Editor’s note: This story is updated to reflect correct photo and address of Penn Dutch Motel property. The East Cocalico Township Zoning Hearing board voted to give a property owner the green light to convert an old...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Cocalico area crime log

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: POSSESSION: While on routine patrol, officers observed an occupied vehicle at Oley Valley Antiques at 9:24 p.m. July 3, which is located at 2453 N. Reading Road in East...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Adamstown to consider all police service options

      Police coverage for 2016 was on the minds of many residents and others in attendance at the July 7 Adamstown council meeting. “I’m curious about East Cocalico’s proposal (for police service cost) for 2016, “ said...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: You can fight with City Hall

    You can’t fight City Hall! How often have you heard that? How often have you said that? And, do you believe that? I’ve got some breaking news for you: Sometimes, the tables are turned and City Hall...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • West Cocalico to pay Ephrata to prepare police proposal

    Following months of seeming indecisiveness and controversy regarding future township police coverage, the West Cocalico supervisors took one clear step forward at their July 14 meeting. In a unanimous vote — but not one made without serious...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Throwing around her weights: East Cocalico cop is strongest woman in world heroes competition

      East Cocalico Township Police Officer Gail Sizer, one of some 12,000 first responder athletes in the bi-annual 2015 World Police and Fire Games – The Games of Heroes, won a first-place, gold medal for her bench...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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