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MTAA seeks funds for field lights

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by BILL LEINER in Local News

Athletic association representative says expected project cost is $70,000

At the July 2 Moore Township Board of Supervisors meeting, Moore Township Athletic Association was granted permission to explore funding for the installation of lights at three of its fields at the Moore Township Recreation Center, 635 English Road.

An MTAA representative reported the group plans to seek grants and other funding for the project, expected to cost approximately $70,000. The supervisors unanimously voted to allow the request.

Residents learn run, hide, fight strategy

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by BILL LEINER in Local News

At the March 6 Bath Neighborhood Watch meeting, residents received active shooter training. Pennsylvania State Trooper Nathan Branosky led the training and somber meeting.

Branosky emphasized the run, hide, fight strategy being taught nationwide to workplaces, churches, schools and other vulnerable locations.

Past mass shootings, such as Columbine, Las Vegas, Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech, were discussed.

Moore officials say no contact made for Bath police coverage

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by BILL LEINER in Local News

At the July 3 Moore Township Board of Supervisors meeting, Chairman David Tashner, when asked by The Press for an update on Bath Borough’s request for possible police coverage provided by Moore Township Police Department, said, “Nothing — no contact or meetings.”

Secretary/Treasurer Richard Gable shook his head and agreed, “No contact.”

Moore Township officials resolve suspected gap in recreation tasks

Thursday, May 26, 2016 by BILL LEINER in Local News

Resident Dave Lack spoke during the open-to-the-floor section of the Moore Township Board of Supervisors meeting May 3. During the recreation department report, a gap was evident in the handling of recreational center tasks, he said, and this seemed unsettling to Lack.

Chairman David Tashner Sr. responded to a recreation department question about help needed at the recreational center.

He said, “I was told I am not to help there.”

In response, Supervisor Richard K. Gable said, “That is only in your mind.”