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September 8, 2008
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Joint Meeting with Board of Education 100 W. Washington St., Room 255 Tuesday, Sept. 9, 8:30 a.m. Agenda o 8:30 a.m.:  (1) Fourth Quarter Budget Adjustments (2) State Capital Improvement Program FY2010-15 Closed Session 100 W. Washington St., Room 255 Tuesday, Sept. 9, 9:10 a.m. Agenda o 9:10 a.m.: Closed Session (to consider the acquisition of real property for a publc purpose and matters directly related thereto; to consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organizations to locate, expand or remain in the State; to consult with staff about pending or potential litigation; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice)
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by LAURA ERNDE | June 17, 2004
laurae@herald-mail.com The Washington County Restaurant and Beverage Association, which lost a fight over tip jar gambling regulations in the legislature earlier this year, has won the first round of a legal battle on the issue. A state administrative law judge has ordered the Washington County Gaming Office to grant the association a one-year tip jar wholesaler's license, saying the license was improperly denied last year. But the victory may be a hollow one because a new state law may trump the decision, one state lawmaker said.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | June 2, 1998
Staff Writer SHARPSBURG - A Sharpsburg woman told town officials on Monday night she would seek legal advice about an accident at the town park in which her son was hurt. Robin McCoy, of 111 E. High St., said her son lost two permanent teeth, chipped two other teeth and will need $5,000 to $10,000 in oral surgery as a result of the accident. She said her son has never had a cavity and now needs braces. Ethan McCoy, 17, was playing basketball the night of May 21 at Lonnie L. Crampton Memorial Park when he tripped on another boy's foot and hit the curb surrounding the court face-first, his mother said.
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By DON AINES and JENNIFER FITCH | September 28, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - At nearly every public meeting of a municipal government or appointed body, in addition to elected officials and staff, a solicitor is on hand to give legal advice as needed, an increasingly necessary cog in the machinery of governance. "Solicitors are an important part of the municipal function because much of what a municipality does is based on enabling legislation. Therefore, we need proper interpretation of the legislation," said Lloyd Hamberger, borough manager in Waynesboro, Pa. Hamberger held up two 3-inch binders.
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