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mj yavorsky - Tumdoy, September 24, 1957- THt DAILY...
Tumdoy, September 24, 1957- THt DAILY INDEPENDENT, MONESSEN, PA. Donora Annexation Hearing Begins Borough Wonts 215 Acre Tract Of Land from Carroll Township The borough of Donora started another attempt yesterday to annex annex a 215 acre tract of land from Carroll Twp. Judge David H. Weiner heard testimony during the first anhex- ation hearing in Washington Coun-» ty Court. He is scheduled to con ·duct another hearing tomorrow. Tfois is the second time Donora -has gone to court in an effort to annex the area. Last year the court disallowed the annexation petition when testimony testimony proved that Borough Coun- ·cil failed to foljow the law in ·transcribing votes of councilmen in overriding the veto of Burgess August Z. Chambon. Since that time, the borough has gone through the same procedure "of passing an ordinance on the basis of a petition for annexation by property owners in the land to b- annexed. Four in Protest And once again, Carroll Twp. officials officials and land owners are back in court protesting the annexation. annexation. Four protesting witnesses ,were called yesterday. They included included Michael J. Yavorsky, Frank 'L. Cadler, J. Glenn Carson, president president of the Board of Supervisors, and Frank Ivey, secretary to both the supervisors and the school directors. directors. If the court rebuffs the petition, the borough will have to wait live before making another attempt. attempt. Chamber's Board of Directors. Bosson said the entire Chambe: membership will vote on the sale He has mailed proxy forms t members in the event they are un able to attend. The land in question is situate between the tennis courts and tb baseball field at the park development. development. Chamber in Charleroi to Act on Land Members of t h e Charlero Chamber of Commerce will mee Wednesday, Oct. 2, to act on a pro posed sale of four acres of land in Recreation 'Park to the U. S Army. David S. Bosson, executive man ager of the Charleroi Chamber said that the Army has offeree $24,750 for the tract, 'on which will be located a reserve training cen ter. The sale has already been ap proved by trustees of the Com munity Park Fund and by t h e GOT A PAIN JUST LIKE IKE'S -- Little Ida Kane, a victim of ileitis, the same affliction which struck President Eisenhower, looks a bit doleful as her sister Marie, 9, shows her a letter from the Summer White House at Newport, R. I. She is held in their Philadelphia Philadelphia home by another sister, Catherine, 8. A roofing company executive became interested in Ida, and wrote to the President because because "I thought he would be interested . . . " More Testimony in Hoxsey Trial Today Charleroi Needs a 'Parente' A Charleroi councilman charge* this week that the borough being "shortchanged" on stat highway improvements becaus "we have no Hugo Parente 1 go to bat for us." The remark was made afte Councilman Robert Packard cal ed attention to the fact that th state plans to repave two streei m downtown Monessen. Eickard said he wasn't promp ted by any "civic jealousy" bu thought Council .should determm why the state paved Monesse streets while ignoring Charleroi' streets. Earlier this year the stat highway department took ove maintenance of both Donncr an Schoonmaker avenues in Mones sen. Those streets carry Rout 906 north and south through th city. Rickard pointed out that a sim ilar situation exists in Charlero where McKean and Fallowfiel avenues carry Route 88. Th state has taken over mainten ance of McKean, but has declined declined to accept responsibility fo Congress called to the Red UNITED (UP)-Britain massive Middle forward itself." British Selwyn the Assembly, "to policies said he is really through

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  1. The Valley Independent,
  2. 24 Sep 1957, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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