• Book signing to be held at Javateas

    On Saturday, Oct. 20, West Cocalico resident Sue Loewenstein and her illustrator, Moe Boyer, co-owner of Squeeze Spot, will hold a book release and signing at Javateas in the Donnecker’s building on North State Street, Ephrata. The...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Reamstown Historical Society to dissolve

    On Sept. 27, with three of four officers in attendance, the vote was passed unanimously to dissolve the Reamstown Historical Society and Museum, effective Dec. 31. The artifacts will be donated to the Historical Society of the...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Prepare to pump

    West Cocalico residents required to have sewer systems pumped regularly In June, West Cocalico supervisors passed an ordinance requiring residents to have their on-lot sewer systems pumped regularly, and to submit documentation to the township office. Township...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • East Cocalico LERTA could take effect in December

    Supervisors on Oct. 4 approved a five-year tax abatement program for industrial, commercial and business properties in areas zoned for commercial, light industrial and heavy industrial development. Land tracts eligible are mostly along the route 272 corridor,...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • REAL Life Community Services executive director, Rod Redcay, with some of last year’s 800 lbs. of White Out Hunger donations.
    Homecoming game is annual White-Out Hunger

    The Cocalico vs. Garden Spot football game Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. features backyard rivals. Cooperation between the two schools for the third consecutive year features free, White Out Hunger tee shirts to everyone bringing a non-perishable...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • 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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