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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Foxley Farm fight continues

Legal wrangling over the future of a 56-acre Ligonier Township farm whose owners wish to use it to play host to weddings and other large social gatherings will continue in court this month.
On July 29, Westmoreland County Judge Chris Feliciani will hear arguments as to whether the controversial Foxley Farm property can be classified as a bed-and-breakfast under the township's zoning code.
The legal dispute involving Foxley Farm has dragged on for more than a year as the property's owners, township officials and neighbors sparred over the use of the farmhouse and its accompanying acreage.
Foxley Farm owners Maggie and PJ Nied contend they have the right to use their property to play host to weddings and other large events. The township has repeatedly denied requests to change local zoning laws to accommodate the Nieds' plans.

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