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 Real Estate    November 19, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 11/19/13

16th Ward Richard Creo to Frank Battista at 507 Ormsby Ave. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $11,000). 17th Ward Estate of Lorraine Miller to Kim Nitchkey at 1821 Fox Way for $52,000. Tyler Lowry to Nader and Nuha Alsheikh at...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    April 23, 2013

Mt. Oliver swears in new councilwoman, acting police chief

Mount Oliver Mayor James Cassidy kept his swearing-in skills sharp by administering the oath of office twice during the April 15 council meeting: to the new Acting Chief, Sergeant Matt Juzwick, and to new council member Vanessa Talley. The vote to...

 Opinion    April 2, 2013

Sgt. Williams firing wrong

I would like to comment on how the firing of Mount Oliver Sgt. Keith Williams was conducted. Here are some questions this Mount Oliver Council will have to answer eventually: How was Sgt. Williams insubordinate? If so, was he counseled or...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    March 26, 2013

Pat Malloy resigns from Mount Oliver Boro Council

The resignations of two council members, and the appointment of a new member to fill a vacancy, is the lead story from the March 18 Mount Oliver council meeting. Council member John Smith, Sr., and...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 5, 2013

Farneth quits Mt. O. boro council citing hostile environment

Mount Oliver has lost another council member. Late last week on Thursday night, George Farneth II tendered his resignation from the Mount Oliver Borough Council in an email to council president Billie Michener. “My only regret is that I will not...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    February 26, 2013

Mt. Oliver settles lawsuit with council president

The last order of business at the Feb. 18 Mount Oliver council meeting is the lead story: the $50,000 settlement of the civil rights lawsuit of council President Billie Michener. The vote to approve the settlement was three yes and one abstention,...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    February 26, 2013

Borough council approves settlement, Michener receives $50K from lawsuit

Mount Oliver council President Betty “Billie” Michener’s civil rights lawsuit against the borough and past and present members of council was settled for $50,000 by three “yes” votes of the seven-member council on Feb. 18. Voting in the aff...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    January 29, 2013

Mt. Oliver to begin charging for vacant storefronts in boro

The Jan. 21 meeting of Mt. Oliver council -- which fell on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the Presidential Inauguration -- began with a moment of silence for Rev. King. Councilmen George Farneth and...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    December 26, 2012

No tax increase for boro

The adoption of a 2013 budget with no tax increase headlined the Dec. 17 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Councilmen George Farneth, Pat Malloy and John Smith, Sr. were absent. In the mayor’s report which began the meeting, Mayor James Cassidy said...

 By Margaret Smykla    Front Page    November 27, 2012

Boro officials concerned with methane gas in Church Avenue property

The retirement of the street commissioner, a methane gas leakage in a home’s garage, and a request for more information on the ambulance service were among the topics at the Nov. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Councilman John Smith, Sr., was...

 By Margaret Smykla    Front Page    October 23, 2012

Boro council discusses park clean up,

Upcoming borough events like “Crank it at the Clock” and “Redd-Up Day” were discussed at the Oct. 15 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. The meeting began with Mayor James Cassidy recommending...

 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    November 29, 2011

Boro considers attaching rent payments of landlords, reduce number of planning commission members

Animal cruelty, a so-called "three-quarters house," and a proposed ordinance reducing the number of planning commission members were among the topics at the Nov. 21 Mount Oliver council meeting. All seven council members were in attendance. In the...


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