Resident Wants to Keep Pet Pig, Presents Petition to Sandy Supers

DUBOIS – On Monday night, resident Elizabeth Gordon presented the Sandy Township Supervisors with a petition containing 32 signatures in an attempt to keep her pet pot-bellied pig, Olive. According to her, Olive has been a member of her family for 11 years.  She also presented...

In Sandy . . . Engineer Presents Waterline Option for West Liberty Residents

DUBOIS – At Monday night’s meeting, Sandy Township Engineer Perry Bowser presented the most cost effective option for bringing a waterline to West Liberty residents who weren’t serviced by Sykesville. The total cost, Bowser said, would be approximately $11,000 and split among all...

DuBois Council Will Not Publish Meeting Minutes Online

DUBOIS – On Monday night, the DuBois City Council voted to not post the minutes from its meetings and that of other city entities on its Web site. “The actions of the city council are public.  It is conducted in public.  It is committed in front of the news.  Your minutes are...

Sandy to Take Ownership of Christ the King Manor’s Waterline System

DUBOIS – The Sandy Township Supervisors approved taking ownership of Christ the King Manor’s waterline system at Monday night’s meeting. The supervisors noted it’ll benefit the township, as it’ll run a waterline through the manor’s system rather than around it.  It was also...

Resident Questions Sandy Manager, Supers

DUBOIS – A resident questioned the Sandy Township manager about his qualifications and called out the supervisors during Monday night’s meeting. During public comment, resident Pamela August criticized the supervisors and the Township Manager Dave Monella.  August has been...

DuBois City to Apply for ESG Funding

DUBOIS – On Monday night, the DuBois City Council voted to approve a resolution and an agreement with the Haven House Shelter. Council authorized applying for an Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) on behalf of the Haven House.  The grant application will be in the amount of $80,095;...

Sandy to Levy Fines on Residents Not Connected to Water System

DUBOIS – Sandy Township residents in the Kiwanis Trail and West Liberty areas who haven’t connected to the township’s water system will soon face “severe” fines. According to Township Manager Dave Monella, the 90-day grace period has expired for these residents to connect to the...