• Fifth anniversary for Kole Trupe Toy Drive

    Thousands of hospitalized children in the region have enjoyed brand new toys over the years at Christmas thanks to the efforts of the Kole Trupe family and the East Cocalico Police Department. Kole died in a tragic...

    • Posted December 4, 2019
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  • Resident frustrated with leaf collection

    At their Nov. 25 meeting, Denver Council heard from a Main Street resident who asked why the neat piles of leaves he’s raked have not been picked up. The resident said he called the borough in October...

    • Posted December 4, 2019
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  • East Cocalico police chief gets five year contract

    Police issues dominated the Nov. 21 meeting of the East Cocalico Township supervisors, starting with a new five year contract for its police chief. Darrick Keppley, a 23-year veteran of the East Cocalico police department, was awarded...

    • Posted December 4, 2019
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  • Aspiring Eagle Scout saves sister

    The training that 16-old Dylan Koehle has received as a Boy Scout over the years became of critical importance recently. When his 10-year-old sister began choking on a Chapstick cap a few months ago, the Cocalico student...

    • Posted November 14, 2019
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  • East Cocalico votes on Drug Task Force resolution

    On Nov. 7, the East Cocalico board of supervisors voted on a resolution to urge the Lancaster County Commissioners to fully support the county’s Drug Task Force, allowing it “to continue this vital county initiative” and fully...

    • Posted November 13, 2019
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  • Denver council agrees to negotiation of handbill issues

    The proposed handbill ordinance did not come up for a vote at Denver council’s Nov. 11 meeting. Instead, council agreed to negotiate distribution issues with The Shopping News, an unsolicited, weekly publication. Council president Blake Daub appointed...

    • Posted November 13, 2019
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  • Pollick named East Cocalico Township manager

    East Cocalico Township’s hunt for a new township manager is over. At their Nov. 7 meeting, the board of supervisors unanimously appointed Penny C. Pollick to the post. She had served as interim manager since the end...

    • Posted November 13, 2019
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  • Alumbaugh makes write-in bid for Adamstown council

    deLyn Alumbaugh, resident of Stoudtburg Village, is making a late bid for an open seat on the Adamstown Borough Council. Alumbaugh was inspired to run as a write-in candidate following town controversy over the Ephrata Police’s proposed...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • East Coc. candidate wants better municipal relationships, more youth involvement

    For the past 13 years, Jeffrey Mitchell has sat on the East Cocalico Township’s zoning hearing board. “It’s been a good experience,” Mitchell said. “It gives you a lot of insight into ordinances and township law, and...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • West Cocalico to advertise 2020 budget

    On Oct. 15, the West Cocalico Board of Supervisors voted to approve advertising a 2020 budget of just over $3 million. Supervisors James Stoner and Jeff Sauder conducted business; Leon Eby was absent. Township manager Carolyn Hildebrand...

    • Posted October 23, 2019
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