All posts by Aubree Fahringer

  • East Cocalico looks back on 2018

    Business moved along expediently with the new 7 p.m. meeting start time. It lasted a little over an hour, a record since most 2018 meetings were in the two-hour or longer range. Reports by Police Chief Darrick...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Adamstown board hears praise for emergency services

    A “silver lining” was the common denominator amidst difficult circumstances told to Adamstown Borough Council Jan. 8. Resident Glenda Poole, newly appointed to the zoning hearing board, spoke to council during audience participation to praise the Ephrata...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • New Year brings opportunity for downtown Denver business

    Denver Council discussed the importance of maintaining the downtown business district for retail space in light of the Feb. 22 closing of the Denver Branch of Fulton Bank. At council’s Jan. 14 meeting, it appeared that one...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • West Cocalico welcomes zoning officer, no changes to supervisor board

    This new year, West Cocalico residents did not see changes to their board of supervisors, but they did get a new zoning officer. This past November, supervisor Jeff Sauder remarked in a public meeting that officials were...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • East Cocalico supervisors maintain current posts

    The Jan. 7 reorganization meeting in East Cocalico Township resulted in board officials keeping their current posts. Alan Fry is chairman, Romao Carrasco vice-chairman and Doug Mackley secretary. Goodman & Kenneff, consisting of attorneys Thomas L. Goodman...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • West Cocalico continues SRO discussion

    Examples of ESTJ Myers-Briggs Type Indicator melt-downs were witnessed at the West Cocalico supervisors meeting, Dec. 18. Resident Brandon Barry asked for an escrow reduction on an ongoing problem he has on his property. Tim Mitchell, from...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • An eye in the sky

    The Ephrata Police Department will be using drones for crime scenes, mapping, accidents, and suspect tracking. “We are moving forward next year with support from a business to upgrade to a significant drone that will allow for...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Adamstown Library trustees ask Denver to reconsider

    Four Adamstown Area Library trustees asked Denver Council to restore the $6,000 funding cut, which is approximately 50 percent of Denver’s total annual contribution. “We had the total amount in the proposed 2019 budget last week,” said...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Proposed Cocalico Commons Shopping Center site receives extension

    Attorney Jonathan D. Andrews from McNees, Wallace and Nurick, LLC, explained to supervisors at their Dec. 6 meeting that Benderson Development Company, Inc, who proposed developing the 57 acre site along Colonel Howard Boulevard as a shopping...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Denver Borough Council adopts 2019 budget

    Denver Council on Dec. 10 meeting adopted their proposed 2019, 3.6 million budget. It has no tax increase. The millage rate remains at 2.5 mills. Residents will see an increase in water rates from $7.50 to $7.55...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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