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 - DURYEA New School House The congested condition...
DURYEA New School House The congested condition of the Dur - yen - schools will be relieved with the completion of the new school house in the back road section of the borough, which will be ready to occupy in about another month. The school is a three - story frame dwelling and will accom - moqate more than 300 pupils, i At present school is being taught in the borough hose house and a vacant j store room on Main street When the new building is finished the pupils , in both th?se olaces wlil oe transfer red t. - i the new school, together with j Few Arrests Made That Duryea borough ia one of the ! other children from the other overcrowded schools. The location of the building will be of great convenience 1 to the school children from the east ern section of the bcrough, as it will he nearer to their homes. quietest and most orderly boroughs in the county is evidenced by. the report of Ex - Burgess Freeman, snowing that during the year 1913 only twent' - three arrests were made. The ma jority of the arrests werP for minor charges. To Widen Bridge A committee of councilmsui will call on Superintendent Snea, of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, during the coming week, ' for the purpose ot discussing the matter of widening the overhead bridge in the lower end of the borough, where the Wilkesbarre Railway line passes under the Lehigh Valley. The narrow space between th high stone walls and the sharp bend in the road makes the driveway exceedingly dangerous for traffic. Councilman Freeman, who is a memher of the committee, took the . matter up with Mr. Shea while he was serving as burgess. Councilman Freeman urged the Lehigh Valley official to make the improvement whilp the traction company was constructing tlvs new viaduct ovei - the P. L. W. tracks. Mr. Shea expressed himself as being In favor of the improvement if it would be a benefit to the traveling public, and Councilman Freeman is hopeful that the second conference with Air. Shea will result in something definite being done. The committee will ask that the bridge be widened about fifteen feet. in To be

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  1. Pittston Gazette,
  2. 10 Jan 1914, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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