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Date: July 26, 2016

  • Latrobe council to consider allowing recreational burning
  • Commissioner's second attempt to have warden fired fails
  • Mary Beth Eslary: 'Lucky to have Blek'
  • GL's Carr, Wilson qualify for USATF Natonal Junior Olympic track meet
  • Sandusky scandal still casts shadow at Penn State



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Latrobe council to consider allowing recreational burning
By Chris Ulicne
Assistant Editor


Latrobe City Council on Monday briefly discussed the possibility of amending the city’s outdoor burning ordinance to permit recreational burning in the city, although council said if it does make such a change, it would come with tight restrictions and strict enforcement.

Currently, Chapter 262 of the city code prohibits all outdoor burning of any kind within the city limits. But several council members — including Latrobe Mayor Rosie Wolford, Eric Bartels and Julie Bisi — said residents have inquired about the possibility of changing the ordinance to allow burning for recreational purposes.

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Commissioner's second attempt to have warden fired fails
By Amy Fauth
Bulletin Staff Writer

Last month, county commissioner and prison board member Gina Cerilli called for Warden John Walton to be terminated. However, her motion received no second and failed.
 
Once again, on Monday, Cerilli made the motion that the warden be fired. This time, Cerilli’s motion was seconded by Sheriff John Held, who attended the meeting via teleconference.

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Mary Beth Eslary: 'Lucky to have Blek'
BY MARYANN GOGNIAT EIDEMILLER
For The Bulletin


Any time there’s an event that supports dogs, Mary Beth Taylor Eslary is glad to attend.

“I love dogs and I feel honored to be there in any way that I can,” she said, then added, “I was lucky enough to be left with Blek. I don’t know where I would be now without him.”

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