Archive for July 20th, 2015

High court rules for Concord First

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on July 20 overturned lower court decisions that kept a referendum off last November’s ballot in Concord Township. That referendum would have asked Concord voters whether or not they wanted the township to change from township of the second class to township of the first class. Citizens group Concord First held a petition drive last ...

 
 

Uniting to offer lifeline to homeless families

Two winters ago, a spate of punishing snowstorms took a toll on families who were already teetering on the brink of solvency – from losing hundreds of dollars of groceries during power outages to having fallen trees decimate uninsured residences. Despite the region’s affluence, the many families left homeless strained area service agencies and overloaded shelters, ...