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Fire Department to Benefit from Gas Well Impact Money

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Fire Department to Benefit from Gas Well Impact Money

A fee imposed on shale gas wells is providing additional spending money to municipalities in Armstrong County. It’s called an Act 13 Impact Fee that is paid by extractors of Marcellus gas to the state, and trickles down to counties across Pennsylvania. Manor Township budgeted $30,000 income from Act 13, but received $130,000. At last…

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Residents Approach Codes Officer About Nuisance Ordinance

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Residents Approach Codes Officer About Nuisance Ordinance

Code violations were just one of the topics discussed by residents during last night’ meeting of supervisors of East Franklin Township. Codes Officer Greg McKelvey outlined to residents in attendance some of the procedures that has been used since he began working for the township three years ago. “There was a situation in Adrian where…

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