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Waynesboro briefs

August 17, 2006

Northeast Ave. issue back to committee



WAYNESBORO, PA. - About a dozen people who live near the intersection of Northeast Avenue and East Main Street attended a Waynesboro Borough Council meeting on Wednesday and expressed support for installing a traffic light there.

They were divided on whether Northeast Avenue should be made a one-way street with northbound traffic.

Many of the residents spoke about vehicles speeding in the area, making it dangerous to cross East Main Street to access the Waynesboro Mall. They suggested increased police patrols and crosswalks.

The information will be reviewed by the street committee, which will make a recommendation to the council for the area, Councilman Dick George said.




Voting on $52 tax delayed by council



WAYNESBORO, PA. - The Waynesboro Borough Council on Wednesday discussed whether to enact a $52 emergency and municipal services tax, but voting on the matter was delayed.

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Councilman Charles "Chip" McCammon urged the council to take action without delay, but Councilman Craig Newcomer said he needed more information from the Waynesboro Tax Bureau.

The tax would be levied on everyone who works in the borough regardless of where they live.




Ziegler promoted to police corporal



WAYNESBORO, PA. - Andrew Zeigler, a patrolman with the Waynesboro Police Department for six years, was appointed corporal by the Waynesboro Borough Council on Wednesday.

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