• Sparks fly as West Cocalico takes on fireworks

    West Cocalico supervisors covered a lot of ground during the board meeting on April 17, talking about multiple road issues within the township, as well as bridge repairs, fireworks, high-speed traffic, and paving bids. Public comment started...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • East Cocalico supervisors cut library contribution

    The Adamstown Area Library Director was notified on Thursday, April 19, that the library’s usual annual donation from East Cocalico Township would be reduced by $5,000, down to $25,000. Supervisors dispersed their annual contributions that evening. The...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • New tax collector for Denver Borough

    Denver Council convened a special council meeting Monday, April 23, and approved the County of Lancaster collecting real estate taxes assessed by the borough and the county. On April 11, Lee Ann Crooks, Denver’s tax collector since...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Corporal Mahlon Fink wore the uniform of the Marine Corps League, from which he recently retired from serving as chaplain. Aubree Fahringer
    Iwo Jima vet: “I saw bravery like I’ve never seen”

    Tom Brokaw describes World War II vets as members of “the greatest generation”, in his book, The Greatest Generation. “They stayed true to their values of personal responsibility, duty, honor, and faith,” he wrote, as a tribute...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Second grader Trevor Michaels shows board members Desiree Wagner (left) and Kevin Eshleman and Superintendent Ella Musser how he programs music using Osmo and the Coding Jam app. Photo by Kim Marselas
    High-tech toy teaches students how to code

    Cocalico school board members spent the first few minutes of their April meeting playing with a high-tech toy. On April 16, Reamstown Elementary School principal Beth Haldeman and second-grade teacher Jennifer Schwambach presented the board with a...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Sharing fee equals access to Denver & Reamstown pools

    Something new is coming this summer for members of the Denver and Reamstown community pools. An additional twenty-five dollar fee added to the membership cost will permit members to use either pool, Denver or Reamstown, at any...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Denver wins Tree City Award for the 20th year

    Denver Borough was awarded the prestigious Tree City USA Award for the 20th consecutive year. The community celebrates this award during its ambitious, annual Arbor Day work day, on Saturday April 28, beginning at 9 a.m. The...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Dogs drive residents barking mad

    A little black and white Shih Tzu is reportedly disrupting properties at “wee hours of the morning” in the borough of Adamstown. the dog was talked about at the April 3 borough council meeting. “You don’t want...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Denver supports current zoning

    Denver Council weighed in as opposed to a special exception application for 352 Main St., Denver, at their April 9 meeting. The building is located in the downtown business district. Dale and Kim Latshaw, Ephrata residents, are...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • East Cocalico extends Cocalico Commons Project

    Supervisor chairman Alan Fry, and secretary Doug Mackley, approved a time extension for Benderson, the company working on developing the Cocalico Commons proposed shopping center project, until December 8, 2018. Vice-chairman Romao Carrasco, was absent from the...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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