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Keener returns to borough council, pavement program being finalized

Mayor James Cassidy was busy at the Feb. 15 Mt. Oliver council meeting as he swore in a new council member and two new part-time police officers. Council voted to appoint former council member Barbara Keener to fill the vacant... — Updated 2/22/2016


Councilman's resignation accepted, officers recognized at boro council

A councilman’s resignation, and recognition for two borough police officers, kicked off the first regular Mount Oliver council meeting of 2016. It began with council voting to accept the resignation letter of Frank Bernardini.... — Updated 1/26/2016


Boro will see no increase in millage, hire two police officers and clerk

There will be no millage increase in Mt. Oliver for 2016. In other news from the Dec. 21 council meeting, the positions of two part-time police officers and a police clerk/secretary will soon be advertised. Shutoffs for delinquent... — Updated 12/28/2015


Short borough meeting filled with updates

A 35-minute meeting of Mount Oliver council on Nov. 16 was plenty of time for updates, reports, and resolutions. Vice-president Frank Bernardini conducted the proceedings in the absence of President Darnell Sains. Council members... — Updated 11/23/2015


Mt. Oliver borough to take action against disruptive properties

At the Oct. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council, an ordinance was adopted that adds a disruptive property clause, and a disruptive property appeals board clause, to the borough code. With the disruptive property clause, if arrests or... — Updated 10/26/2015


Mt. O. Boro making changes to office, residential policies

In the mayor’s report which began the Sept. 21 meeting of Mt. Oliver council, Mayor James Cassidy said there are no major issues for the police department. Council member Billie Michener was absent. In the public safety report,... — Updated 9/28/2015


Street paving is in Mt. Oliver Boro's future this year

The borough’s parks, a new trick-or-treat day, and loitering outside businesses were among the topics at the July 20 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Absent were council members Billie Michener and Amber McGough, and Mayor James... — Updated 7/29/2015


Boro institutes fees for parking spaces, recreation facilities

From now on, when contractors working in Mt. Oliver want to reserve parking meter spaces or on-street spaces, they will have to pay a fee. It was one of the actions taken at... — Updated 6/24/2015


Mt. Oliver council updated on chickens, fire company, rentals

Mt. Oliver Council President Darnell Sains began council’s May 18 meeting with the sad news that former council President Pat Malloy died on May 5. He and his wife, former borough secretary Joanne Malloy, were married for 45 year... — Updated 5/25/2015


Mt. Oliver Boro hires first manager, gets update economic development

The hiring of the borough’s first ever manager -- project manager Ricky Hopkinson -- kicked off the April 20 meeting of Mount Oliver council. He was sworn in by District Justice Richard King. Mr. Hopkinson’s contract begins on... — Updated 4/27/2015


Boro announces 2015 street paving program plans

The awarding of the paving contract at the March 16 meeting of Mount Oliver council spells good news for these streets: Kohler St. from Arlington Ave. to Walnut St.; Carl St. from Margaret St. to Bertha St.; Hays St. from Quincy... — Updated 3/23/2015


Mt. Oliver trash hauler reports to boro council

There were just enough council members at the Mt. Oliver Borough Council meeting of Feb. 16 for a meeting to occur on the snowy, freezing evening. Absent were: Billie Michener, Nick Viglione, and Barbara Keener. Mayor James... — Updated 2/23/2015


Mount Oliver Borough shows progress in 2014

Two new members of borough commissions were sworn in by Mayor James Cassidy at the Jan. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council. Justin Viale was appointed to the Planning Commission, and Councilwoman Amber McGough was appointed to the... — Updated 1/26/2015


New chief sworn in for Mt. Oliver Boro, new budget passes

The swearing in by Mayor James Cassidy of acting police chief Matthew Juzwick as the borough's new police chief highlighted the Dec. 15 meeting of Mount Oliver council. He has been... — Updated 12/22/2014


Boro council fires police chief, hears of safety concerns

Frank Mosesso was fired as the Mount Oliver police chief by a 4-1 vote by the borough council at its Nov. 17 meeting. Voting to fire Mr. Mosesso were President Darnell Sains, Amber McGough, Dave Lowe, and Nick Viglione. Frank... — Updated 11/24/2014


Vandals damage equipment, building at Transverse Park

Vandalism at Transverse Park headlined the Oct. 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Council members President Darnell Sains and Billie Michener were absent. Vice-president Frank Bernardini conducted the hour-long meeting. Up only a... — Updated 10/27/2014


Boro council hears updates on arsonist, robocalling for trash

An update on a convicted arsonist fighting a local fire, robocalling on late garbage payments, and a vote on a full-time public works hire were among the topics at the Sept. 15 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Council member... — Updated 9/22/2014


Boro council meeting cut short after repeated outbursts by member

A raucous August 18 Mount Oliver council meeting marked by shouting and procedural challenges ended abruptly with President Darnell Sains calling for adjournment before the agenda was completed. Council member Amber McGough was... — Updated 8/26/2014


Officer promoted, consultant hired in Mt. Oliver Boro

A police promotion, a fundraiser for last month’s fire victims, and the hiring of a consultant to provide financial and managerial directives were among the news items at the July 21 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Council member... — Updated 7/28/2014


Sains takes reins in borough, Michener resigns presidency

A new council president, vice-president, and committee assignments headlined the June 16 meeting of Mount Oliver Borough council. The meeting began with a newspaper reporter asking about former police Chief Frank Mosesso, who was... — Updated 6/23/2014


Michener walks out of boro council meeting, Sains new vice-pres.

The May 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council featured a new council member, new council vice-president, and an early exit by council president Billie Michener. The meeting began with Mrs. Michener nominating Councilwoman Barbara Keener... — Updated 5/26/2014


Memorial Day services set for South Side, and the Hilltop

The South Side Hill Top Memorial Day Parade Committee will hold Memorial Day services this weekend to commemorate their comrades and remember those who sacrificed for their country. Representatives from the Parade Committee, in... — Updated 5/19/2014


Boro councilman resigns, is then hired for public works dept.

Resignations submitted by a council member, the tax collector, and the meter enforcer highlighted the April 21 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Councilman Corey McGough submitted his letter of resignation prior to his being hired... — Updated 4/28/2014


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... — Updated 3/24/2014


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.... — Updated 2/24/2014


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