• 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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  • 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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