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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 25, 2014

New trash hauler for borough working out the kinks

Garbage collection and payment, a new regional police task force, and a pending full-time borough hire were among the issues addressed at the March 17 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Mayor James...

 
 Front Page    February 25, 2014

Mt. Oliver collects on past taxes, swears in three full time officers

Snow and the salt to clear it was a primary topic at the Feb. 17 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Councilman Nick Viglione was absent. The evening began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in new full-time police officers Adam J. Candioto, Patrick J....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 28, 2014

Keener sworn in, collections up in Mt. Oliver Boro

The Jan. 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver council began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in Barbara Keener to a two-year term on council. She fills a vacancy created because Vanessa Talley, who was on the November ballot and won, no longer lives in the...

 
 Front Page    January 14, 2014

Borough swears in mayor and three councilmen

Mount Oliver Borough Council held its Reorganization Meeting on Monday, Jan. 6, swearing in Mayor James Cassidy and three councilmen. The evening opened with Magisterial District Justice Richard King...

 
 By Margaret Smykla    Front Page    December 23, 2013

'New' is the word of the day for Mt. Oliver Council

“New” was the focus of the Dec. 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver council: the borough’s new monthly newsletter; and for 2014: a new garbage service, four new full-time police officers, and two new council members. The evening began with Mayor James Cas...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 26, 2013

No tax increase in boro for 2014, police agree to three year contract

Adoption of a 2014 budget with no tax increase, and a new three-year police contract, headlined the Nov. 18 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Council members Barbara Keener and Dave Lowe were absent. The balanced budget of $1,824,333 retains the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 29, 2013

Boro swears in another new council member, picks new trash hauler

A new council member, new garbage service, and Civil Service testing for police officers for the first time in decades topped the news from the Oct. 21 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Council members Corey McGough and Christine Brendel were absent....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 24, 2013

Boro seeks new council member, starts newsletter

The launching of a borough magazine, and the search for a new council member, were the lead agenda items from the Sept. 16 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Council members Corey McGough and Darnell Sains, and Mayor James Cassidy, were absent. The...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 27, 2013

Boro to demolish houses damages by mine subsidence

Like last month’s Mount Oliver council meeting, the Aug. 19 meeting began with news of Frederick St. Council members Dave Lowe and Vanessa Talley were absent. In July, several houses on Frederick...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    July 23, 2013

Mine subsidence discussion delays borough council

Before the July 15 meeting of Mount Oliver council began, the focus before a packed chambers was on 12 houses on Frederick St. that slid from their foundations days earlier due to an abandoned underground coal mine. Borough ordinance officer Steve Wi...

 
 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    June 25, 2013

Mount Oliver council has public safety theme, adds police officers

The June 17 Mount Oliver council meeting began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in new part-time police officers Adam Candiodo, Patrick Lucas, Tom McCarthy, and Darnell Young. All four are already...

 
 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    May 28, 2013

Boro appoints another council member, considers ending Saturday free parking

A new council member, and reestablishment of the Civil Service Commission, were the lead stories from the May 20 Mount Oliver council meeting. It began with Barbara Keener being appointed to council until year’s end to fill the seat formerly...

 
 Opinion    May 7, 2013

Two many in one block?

Recent developments in the council of Mount Michener should give the subjects pause to reflect on what has happened in their little fiefdom on the hill. In recent months, Council President Billie Michener and her band of followers dismissed two long-...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

No action taken at borough council's special meeting

The special meeting called by the Mount Oliver Borough Council on Wednesday, April 24 was long on waiting and short on businesses. The meeting was called to approve a real estate transaction with First National Bank for the former bank building 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 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...

 

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