• Adamstown council hears shooting range proposal

    A first-ever proposed outside police shooting range to be built in the borough was brought to council by the Ephrata Police Department on Aug. 6. Ken Lockhart of the Ephrata Police led a pitch to council on...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • East Cocalico’s road crew workers to form union

    It was a letter as had never before been seen by officials in East Cocalico Township. “We, the Highway Dept. of East Cocalico Twp. have met and unanimously decided that we would like to form a union,”...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • East Cocalico hires interim manager

    East Cocalico Township board of supervisors ended their search for a new township manager, at least for now. At the board’s Aug. 1 meeting, the board voted to approve Penny C. Pollick as interim manager, replacing the...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • Ambulance services discussed in Denver

    Reamstown Fire Chief Scott Achey spoke to Denver Council July 29 about the financially losing proposition in which the ambulance finds itself. “This is a problem across our nation, not just here. Reamstown Ambulance loses between 40...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • East Cocalico interim township manager to be selected

    An interim township manager to replace the outgoing Scott Russell could soon be named in East Cocalico Township. Russell, whose last day as township manager in Aug. 28, told the board of supervisors at their July 18...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • State rep Mindy Fee updates Cocalico regional leaders

    State representative Mindy Fee gave Cocalico regional leaders good news. The budget was passed on time and included $36 million to be put away for a rainy day. “We all know those times will come, and this...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • Denver Memorial Park completes ‘Access for All’ project

      Denver Memorial Park’s Access for All project reached its culmination on the evening of July 15 at the ribbon-cutting ceremony and educational event. The program, held in the band shell of the park, introduced the community...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Impatience ‘flares’ as West Cocalico considers fireworks ordinance

    Reinholds residents are one step closer to getting a noise ordinance that would crack down on fireworks in town — but supervisors want a bit more time to look over the proposed ordinance. For a couple of...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Adamstown library plans must ‘down-size’

    The newest Adamstown Area Library plans seemed a sure thing but those plans were delivered a blow at the recent July Adamstown Borough council meeting. At the June meeting, president Randy Good excitedly talked about a “walk-over,”...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Denver Pool staff competently handled emergencies

    Denver Borough manager, Mike Hession, reported at council’s July 8 meeting how well Denver Pool manager, Jennifer Kieffer, and her staff at Denver Pool handled two water rescues of young children in the last five days. On...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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