• West Cocalico continues SRO discussion

    Examples of ESTJ Myers-Briggs Type Indicator melt-downs were witnessed at the West Cocalico supervisors meeting, Dec. 18. Resident Brandon Barry asked for an escrow reduction on an ongoing problem he has on his property. Tim Mitchell, from...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • A night of bluegrass with Remington Ryde

      On Saturday, Jan. 5, Farm Country Shindig will present Remington Ryde for an evening of Bluegrass Music at the Reinholds Fire Company Banquet Hall along with Chester Johnson and The Foggy Mountain Grass and Scott Eager....

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • East Cocalico supervisors welcome new SRO

    Cocalico School District’s first School Resource Officer (SRO), East Cocalico Police Officer Eric Fisher, receives congratulations from (left to right) Romao Carrasco, East Cocalico Township supervisor; Police Chief Darrick Keppley; Doug Mackley, supervisor, and Alan Fry, supervisor...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Four East Cocalico officers promoted to corporal

      East Cocalico supervisors on Dec. 20 passed their proposed 5.8 million dollar budget with a 5.3 percent increase in property tax. The new millage rate, 1.73 mills, means a homeowner with a $100,000 home owes $173...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • An eye in the sky

    The Ephrata Police Department will be using drones for crime scenes, mapping, accidents, and suspect tracking. “We are moving forward next year with support from a business to upgrade to a significant drone that will allow for...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Adamstown Library trustees ask Denver to reconsider

    Four Adamstown Area Library trustees asked Denver Council to restore the $6,000 funding cut, which is approximately 50 percent of Denver’s total annual contribution. “We had the total amount in the proposed 2019 budget last week,” said...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Proposed Cocalico Commons Shopping Center site receives extension

    Attorney Jonathan D. Andrews from McNees, Wallace and Nurick, LLC, explained to supervisors at their Dec. 6 meeting that Benderson Development Company, Inc, who proposed developing the 57 acre site along Colonel Howard Boulevard as a shopping...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Denver Borough Council adopts 2019 budget

    Denver Council on Dec. 10 meeting adopted their proposed 2019, 3.6 million budget. It has no tax increase. The millage rate remains at 2.5 mills. Residents will see an increase in water rates from $7.50 to $7.55...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Cocalico School District accepts clean audit

    On Nov. 19, Cocalico School District accepted a clean audit report that found no financial weaknesses but recommended some shoring up of technology standards to enhance security. Carol Roland, a partner at accounting firm Trout, Ebersole and...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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  • Cocalico School District committed to SRO

    The Cocalico School District remains committed to bringing a school resource officer (SRO) into its buildings, even after two of four municipalities expected to share the cost reneged. At a school board meeting Dec. 3, Superintendent Ella...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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