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Contractors Hit Gas Line While Installing New Water Main in Applewold

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Contractors Hit Gas Line While Installing New Water Main in Applewold

Crews from Pennsylvania American Water are replacing eight-inch water lines in Applewold. Yesterday, contractors ruptured an abandon gas line that wasn’t pressurized, but had residual natural gas in it. The smell permeated the neighborhood and neighbors called 9-1-1. Kittanning Police Chief Bruce Mathews investigated said that the odor was temporary and there was no cause…

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Municipal Roof Dominated Discussion at Manor Meeting

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Municipal Roof Dominated Discussion at Manor Meeting

The roof was the topic of two items on last night’s agenda at the Manor Township supervisors’ public meeting. For the past few months, township workers have tried to repair the roof on the municipal building, but it continues to leak. “The roof has been leaking for six months,” Supervisor Don Palmer said. “We had…

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