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Williamsport Town Council briefs

January 15, 2003|by ANDREA ROWLAND

Polls will stay open one extra hour for election



WILLIAMSPORT - Polls will be open for the next Williamsport Town Council election on March 3 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., one hour later than in previous years, Mayor John W. Slayman said Monday.

Voters will fill the open seats of Councilman James Kalbfleisch, Councilman Tim Ammons and Councilwoman Gloria Bitner.

Kalbfleisch, who is in his eighth year on the council, is running for re-election. Bitner, who has served on the council since 1993, will also seek another term. Ammons, who has served two years, is undecided.

Interested candidates must file by Feb. 14.

Williamsport residents can register to vote in the election at Town Hall from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 4 and from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 11.

Absentee ballots must be requested no later than Feb. 17 and received in the mail at Town Hall by March 4.

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Ambulance service will hold fund-raiser in April



WILLIAMSPORT - The Williamsport Town Council on Monday granted the Williamsport Volunteer Ambulance Service's request for use of a pavilion in Byron Memorial Park for a fund-raiser.

The ambulance service will use the pavilion on April 12 or April 19 for an auction, Town Clerk Bonnie Errico said.




Ammons will represent town on county task force



WILLIAMSPORT - Councilman Tim Ammons will represent the Williamsport Town Council on a county task force charged with developing a new emergency management plan, Mayor John W. Slayman said Monday.

Ammons said he will work with Will Ball, chief of the Williamsport Fire Department.




Council to donate money for Blue Band fund-raiser



WILLIAMSPORT - The Williamsport Town Council on Monday voted to donate $50 for a Williamsport High School Blue Band fund-raiser. Band members will host a basket bingo.

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