• Recycling profits East Cocalico

    One woman’s idea turns cardboard into money One man’s (or community’s) trash has become East Cocalico’s cash. The trash: corrugated cardboard. The cash: A tripling of the funds returned to the township from Pennsylvania’s Act 101 Recycling...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • East Cocalico reverses stance on jointly owned site

    An about-face and vote reversal by the East Cocalico supervisors at their July 2 meeting has likely put into momentum the sale of the multi-municipally owned building at 1975 N. Reading Road. East Cocalico’s action follows a...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Ephrata Homes of Hope celebrates 10 years of helping

    Homes of Hope is celebrating ten years as a faith-based transitional housing ministry for the Ephrata-Akron area, under the umbrella of Love in the Name of Christ (Love, INC.), Lancaster. “This ministry is ten years old, and...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Longtime Denver solicitor replaced

    Questions of conflict of interest in negotiations with Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Three municipalities that contract services from East Cocalico Township Police last year considered joining Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department due to escalating costs....

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Building tour for prospective buyers

    Steady rain did not deter about a dozen bidders and residents from touring the jointly owned 1975 N. Reading Road site on May 16. Originally the site of Four Seasons Produce until being sold in 2006 for...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Property maintenance discussed in Denver

    Denver Council pondered property maintenance issues during its May 12 meeting. It targeted three dwellings cited for  maintenance issues among a list of distressed properties in the borough. Council targeted 10 N. 6th St. whose owner has...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • East Cocalico eyes railroad crossing

    East Cocalico Township Supervisors on May 15 revisited safety concerns over a railroad-crossing where a daytime accident occurred in February. The board asked transportation engineer, Scott Russell to investigate the railroad crossing at Wabash Road where a...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Denver OKs property sale

    Denver Borough Council has agreed to sell an East Cocalico property it co-owns. Council approved a sealed-bid sale of the 20-plus acre site at 1975 N. Reading Road — jointly owned by Denver, Adamstown, East Cocalico and...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • E. Cocalico fire companies work on possible merger

    Scott Achey, Reamstown Fire Chief, asked East Cocalico supervisors at their April 16 meeting for guidance as Reamstown, Stevens and Smokestown Fire Companies discuss what a merger would look like and how it would function. “In about...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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