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COG Police Study Delayed Yet Again


The members of the Susquehanna County Council of Governments (COG) has been awaiting results of the regional police study being put together by Greg Hostettler through DCED. Mr. Hostettler’s presentation has been delayed several times for various reasons but was expected at the December 15 meeting. However, Mr. Hostettler has been ill, and the presentation has been delayed yet again. Mr. Hostettler sent word that he expects to be able to attend the January meeting. Those municipalities who are not members of COG but who are participating in the study will be notified if he is, indeed expected to attend.

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College Asks Permission
By Melinda Darrow

Lackawanna College is looking to dispose of its waste in a rather unusual way, it was stated at the December 16 New Milford Township meeting. Representatives from the college were in attendance to request permission for stage one of the plan, utilization of a 4500 gallon holding tank. Permission for this was received. Director of the New Milford branch of the college, Ryan Stalker, outlined the progress which the college has achieved thus far at its New Milford site, three acres in Gibson just off the highway. Five modular buildings and one larger building have been erected. The steel building is slated to be a natural gas technology lab, for which one of the local gas and oil companies donated a lot of equipment. It is the site’s first year for this program; expansion into other programs is planned as well. After this overview, the township’s solicitor, Mr. Briechle, called an executive session. It was then that the true nature of the grander sewage disposal plan was discussed.

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