Local Government

My Latrobe Bulletin stories also appear in the newspaper’s sister publication, The Ligonier Echo, a weekly newspaper based in Ligonier, PA that was formerly part of the Trib Total Media family until January 2016. The following are my articles on local government in Ligonier, PA that have appeared in The Ligonier Echo since it became part of West Penn Media.

Regional police study moves to 2nd phase
-March 23, 2017
Borough council deems “business as usual” for 2017 Fort Ligonier Days
-March 16, 2017
Borough planners discuss lodging trends
-March 9, 2017
Township proposes new drug testing policy
-February 23, 2017
LSupervisors/LTMA plan joint meeting
-February 23, 2017
Diamond Park Renaissance project to break ground soon
-February 16, 2017
Borough pursues new planning commission
-February 2, 2017
Borough police start 2017 with new hire
-January 19, 2017

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Bethlen Communities offices moving to Holy Trinity School
-December 15, 2016
Borough balances budget for 2017
-December 15, 2016
No tax hike expected in Ligonier Borough
-November 17, 2016
Supervisors review strip mine project request
-October 20, 2016
Council reinstates Mellon park vendor area
-October 13, 2016
Supervisors address nuisance ordinance
-September 22, 2016
Township reviews proposed retreat
-September 22, 2016
Public safety at festival tops borough concerns
-September 15, 2016
Council grants conditional use
-September 15, 2016
Borough planners consider mixed-use building
-August 11, 2016
Planners OK healing retreat for military vets
-August 4, 2016
Borough and township collaborate
-July 21, 2016
Supervisors grant manager 2-year contract
-July 21, 2016
Borough planners review sidewalk cafe ordinance
-July 14, 2016
Township approves GPS tracking
-June 23, 2016
Ligonier Township introduces new K-9 officer
-June 23, 2016
Planners review borough zoning ordinance
-June 16, 2016
Council approves small-scale “Dinner in White”
-June 16, 2016
Township seeks balanced approach
-June 2, 2016
Township zoning board approves garage variance
-May 26, 2016
Township, borough exchange services
-May 19, 2016
Borough amends zoning ordinance
-May 19, 2016
Township audit reveals room for improvement
-April 21, 2016
New stormwater ordinance crucial for borough
-April 21, 2016
Ligonier Township seeks public input for comprehensive plan
-March 31, 2016
Borough considers stormwater ordinance update
-March 17, 2016
Township cuts costs for 2 bridge replacements
-March 17, 2016
Township joins advisory committee
-February 18, 2016
Borough facing costly stormwater repairs
-February 18, 2016
Planners OK renovations plans
-February 11, 2016
Joint comprehensive plan moves forward
-February 11, 2016
Planners recommend rezoning
-February 4, 2016
Ligonier Township zoning board reorganizes for 2016
-January 28, 2016
Officials look to the past to maintain financial stability in borough
-January 21, 2016