All posts by Aubree Fahringer

  • Cocalico residents may see property tax increase

    Residents in the Cocalico School District can expect a 1.5 percent property tax increase, should school members approve a proposed preliminary budget April 15. District officials presented their latest working draft at a meeting on April 1....

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Long-time member of West Cocalico Water Authority resigns

    In their meeting on March 19, West Cocalico supervisors said goodbye to a long-time member of the West Cocalico Township Water Authority, James Beard, approving Beard’s resignation and appointing his replacement, Scott Allen. Beard, who is moving...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Cases closed against former Mountain Top Associates

    Denver Council at their March 25 meeting agreed to close cases against former Denver House owners, Mountain Top Associates. The distinction was made that the $4,307 involved fines on conditions of the former property, not liens against...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • 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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