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Fireworks Tents to be Set Up Again This Year

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Fireworks Tents to be Set Up Again This Year

Several businesses have applied for a permit to sell fireworks in advance of the Fourth of July holiday. Zoning Officer Greg McKelvey told East Franklin Township supervisors last week that requests have already been made during the month of May. “Annually, we do a permit with Wal-Mart and TNT Fireworks for a tent sale that…

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Is East Franklin Too Rich for Government Assistance?

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Is East Franklin Too Rich for Government Assistance?

Armstrong County Community Development Coordinator Kathy Heilman was at the East Franklin Township meeting of supervisors last night to discuss grant funding. Each year, the township has received a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). However, the problem has been identifying a qualifying use for the grant. CDBG funds are designated to serve low-income areas. Due…

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