• East Cocalico paves way for UGI tax abatement

    Concluding a two-hour packed, public hearing, the East Cocalico Township supervisors passed a resolution declaring a 32.7-acre tract of land adjacent to Colonel Howard Boulevard a deteriorated property. This designation triggers the possibility of well over $5...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • East Cocalico supervisors won’t face Sunshine Law violation charges

    Lancaster County’s top prosecutor has cleared elected officials in East Cocalico Township of any wrongdoing in the hiring of a manager, saying there was no violation of the Sunshine Act. “It was determined that the board of...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • What does Romao Carrasco think about the issues?

    We asked Romao Carrasco, a candidate for East Cocalico township supervisor, some questions about the issues concerning the township. Here’s what he said: How can East Cocalico Township best encourage economic development?                           Managed economic development and...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Noelle Fortna
    What does Noelle Fortna think about the issues?

    We asked Noelle Fortna, a candidate for East Cocalico township supervisor, some questions about the issues concerning the township. Here’s what she said: How can East Cocalico Township best encourage economic development?  An example, UGI Corporation is...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Cocalico computer order a money saver for district

    Cocalico School District has pre-ordered 500 student laptops early, a move that will complete the district’s 1:1 computer initiative and save the district $65,000 over next year’s costs. The purchase, approved by the school board April 24,...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Judy Davies stands near a collection of large, unfired pots made by students in her 3D art class at Cocalico High School.
    Breaking the Mold: Retiring art teacher takes time to craft students’ talents, confidence

    Art teacher Judy Davies stands opposite Johnny Coble with a pottery wheel between them, her clay-coated fingers supporting the widening sides of an earthenware bowl. “I want to cry,” Coble says, with exaggerated disappointment. “It’s OK, we’re...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Cocalico Corner Donna Reed
    Cocalico Corner: On the record — unfiltered and time-sensitive

    Fake news. How often do you say it? How often do you believe it? It’s common for elected officials, now particularly from the top (or bigly) guy in D.C., to complain they aren’t properly quoted or their...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • The East Cocalico Police, May 4, 2017

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: POSSESSION: Tiffany Briggs, 25, was in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation with her child in the 2000 block of North Reading Road, East Cocalico Township, at 8:49...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Denver council discusses impact of PPL junction boxes on properties

    Borough Manager Mike Hession reported some rare good news in dealings with PPL. Field visits with PPL representatives to proposed junction box locations in the borough for underground-powered streetlights yielded two items. Reporting to council members at...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Cocalico Corner Donna Reed
    Cocalico Corner: Some good reads at the end of the week

    If you’re like me, you look with a degree of glee and anticipation towards Friday afternoon. The work week is winding down and the promise of some free time feels priceless. Last week, on my way back...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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