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Danielsville post office to cut hours

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

The Danielsville post office will soon transition to a six- hour work day.

During a community meeting held Oct. 23 at Bethany Weslyan Church in Cherryville, Acting Post Office Operations Manager of Central Pennsylvania Renee Rusyn announced the changes to an audience of four people who attended the public meeting.

Rusyn said the changes are the result of decreased demand and the U.S. Postal Services' post plan that looks at cutting costs. Customers, she said, are using different means of communication, such as email, which has led to lower revenues.

Resident questions farmland preservation referendum

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Allen Township resident Merritt Snyder wants answers.

And he wants this year's 2012 farmland preservation referendum removed from the Nov. 6 ballot.

As of last year's general election, Snyder sought to understand the underlining reasons why the residents of Allen Township were presented with a referendum vote on the issue of open space.

The 2011 referendum asked residents if they would support a 0.25-percent increase in the earned income tax for purposes of land conservation and preservation.

Opinion: Research candidates before voting

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Opinion

The Aug. 15 arrest of state Rep. Joseph Brennan, D-133rd, on simple assault and DUI charges, and the subsequent press release announcing he would not seek re-election in November should lead residents of the Lehigh Valley to conduct deeper research into who their candidates and elected officials are.

We, the people, should place higher standards on our elected officials, and those public officials should abide by higher ethical and moral standards.