Taxes remain same


First Posted: 1/20/2013

Hughestown Borough Council reports taxes will remain at 1.6526 mills as in Ordinance 1 of 2013 real estate tax code. Landmark Bank will be the new depository for the borough.

Garbage collection

Council reminds residents that anyone having problems with garbage collection from Pittston City should call the city for pick up at 654-2061.

Solomon Recycling will receive newspaper and magazines. A fee will be given to the borough for papers.

Newspapers and magazines should be placed curbside on Mondays.

Hose Co. report

Hughestown Hose Company reported 35 fire activated alarms. 15 brush fires, 73 cancelled en-route, 234 emergency medical calls, three fire police, two hazardous materials, five motor vehicle accidents, two public assists, 12 trash fires, three stand bys, 20 structure fires and one vehicle fire for a total of 198 calls. There were 234 EMS calls.

Lions Club meets

The Hughestown Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 at the Hughestown Hose Company. Lion President Steve Golya will preside. The Lions will host Governor Dennis Cook for the annual District Governors meeting. A dinner will be served afterwards.

Girls softball

Hughestown Girls Softball League will hold registrations from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Jan 20 and continuing every Sunday and Wednesday through March.

For more information, contact Joanne 457-3761.

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