All posts by Aubree Fahringer

  • Reamstown EMS seeks financial fix

    Reamstown Fire Company Chief Scott Achey, painted a grim picture for the future of local emergency medical services during the March 21 meeting of the East Cocalico Township Board of Supervisors. Achey said it is no longer...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Search crews continue hunt for missing man in Middle Creek State Game Lands

    On Tuesday, March 19, authorities expanded a search for a missing man in the State Game Lands surrounding Middle Creek Wildlife Area in Clay Township. As of the morning of March 20, Northern Lancaster County Regional Police...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Cocalico School District addresses lead levels in water sources

    Cocalico School District continues to address elevated lead levels in several water sources at Reamstown Elementary School and Cocalico High School. None of the seven sources are used by students, and some are no longer used at...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • West Cocalico approves RFP for pension funding

    In the West Cocalico supervisors’ Feb. 19 meeting, the board approved an RFP (Request for Proposals) intended to allow the township to explore options for funding its employee pensions. Township manager Carolyn Hildebrand presented the item to...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Declaration House is under roof

    Declaration House, located at 240 Main Street, has a new look, thanks to exterior work nearly completed. After demolition of the former structurally inadequate Denver House and a ground breaking on Sept. 17, 2018, the original footprint...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Denver Borough will receive land parcel from Fulton Bank

    Denver council on March 11 received confirmation from Fulton Bank officials that the parcel of land behind the former Fulton Bank on Main Street will be donated to the borough. Borough manager Mike Hession said that the...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Adamstown Borough hears 2018 police response times

    Police response times have been calculated by the Ephrata Police Department for 2018. Lt. Thomas Shumaker submitted the following information to Adamstown Borough for their March 5 meeting. There was no discussion. Code 1 and 2 dispatches...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • West Cocalico seeks to help fire companies thrive

    In the March 7 West Cocalico supervisors meeting, the board sat down with local fire company members to try to figure out how to help the township’s two fire companies to thrive. There wasn’t a round table...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Nation’s school leaders converge on Ephrata

    On March 4, the Ephrata Area School District hosted 40 superintendents from across the U.S. The leaders — representing a number of states, such as North Dakota, Arizona, and Washington — converged upon Ephrata High School on...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Big changes for East Cocalico Township’s woody waste site

    Spring is just around the corner. If you’re an East Cocalico resident accustomed to heading to the woody waste site behind the township building to dump woody yard waste from trees and shrubbery trimmings, don’t be surprised...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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