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Development proposal raises questions over future of local Eat’n Park location
Public pushback paves way for Gibson Foundation’s council talk, return invite
BY JAMIE WIGGAN
Residents filled the council chambers Feb. 17, as non-profit leader Sean Gibson presented his community center plans three months after his last-minute removal from council’s November agenda provoked a strong community backlash.
Citing uncertainty over land ownership, resident concerns and potential complications involving plans to repatriate ancient Indian remains in the area of the chosen site, borough officials requested Gibson return with a formal proposal before taking further action.
Fire chief replaces Niemann on council
BY RACHEL SHUSSETT
A Crafton council vacancy was filled Feb. 10 by the appointment of borough Fire Chief Michael J. Crown to the seat left open by the resignation of Roy Niemann.
In January, Niemann was put under fire for various instances of public intoxication in both Allegheny County and Montgomery County, which were brought to the attention of the council by a concerned citizen.
In light of that conversation, Niemann submitted his resignation Feb. 5.
Diesel fuel leak, school upkeep a
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