• New pastor welcomed at St. Paul’s E.C. Church

    Matt Hill preached his first sermon as the new pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Congregational Church on July 1. The church, located at 46 E. Church St., in Reamstown is small in number, with membership just over...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Ephrata police update Adamstown supervisors

    Mayor Dean Johnson asked the Ephrata Police Department to provide information to council regarding how long it took police to respond to calls for the first six months of this year. “Response times are up a little...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Patience dims over Denver light project (but future is bright)

    Resident Mike Cohick commented that he’d like to form a citizens committee to recoup extra costs and time the borough incurred due to difficulties in dealing with PPL during the streetlight buy back project. The project, originally...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • New face on Denver Borough staff

    Starting the end of August, Denver Borough welcomes Michael E. Gable as its part-time housing and code inspector. He was hired at Denver Council’s July 30 meeting. Better known as Mike, Gable is not a new face...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • East Cocalico saves money and locks in electric prices

    Supervisors on Aug. 2 agreed that locking in a lower electric rate now makes sense. Two separate cost saving proposals were accepted. The first proposal concerns contracting electric for streetlights, which is the larger bill of the...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • Cocalico Area Leaders learn about recycling changes

    Municipal government, education and police department leaders in the Cocalico area heard Kathryn Sandoe, Chief Communications Officer at Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA), explain why Lancaster County recycling programs, as well as those nation-wide, had...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Denver resident requests sidewalk ordinance variance

    Denver council reaffirmed commitment to its borough sidewalk ordinance despite continued reluctance by a home owner at the corner of East Lancaster Avenue and Jefferson Avenue. Council granted a sidewalk completion date extension from Aug. 1 until...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Cocalico votes to expand service center

    Cocalico School District is moving forward with plans to expand its service center, an area housing transportation, maintenance and food services. At a meeting Monday night, July 23, the school board voted 8-0 to approve a contract...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • West Cocalico hopes to give speeding a red light

    In delivering a police report to West Cocalico supervisors at their July 17 meeting, Ephrata Police Lt. Tom Shumaker discussed traffic issues in the township with two members of the board, James J. Stoner and Leon Eby....

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • East Cocalico moves ahead with possible business tax abatement

    Supervisors announced they had a positive meeting with Cocalico School District officials about the possibility of a tax abatement plan which would apply to businesses building in the commercial/ industrial zone along the township’s Route 272 corridor....

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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