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Thursday, July 16, 2015

recycling and other business

With the recycling program in Ligonier nearing the end of its decades-long run, Susan Huba, executive director of the Loyalhanna Watershed Association, spoke to council July 9 to discuss the future of recycling in the borough.
“The long and short of it is there's no more funding left for the program,” Huba said. “The program will officially close. The drop-off facility along old Route 30 will be closed July 31.”
The Loyalhanna Watershed Association in cooperation with Ligonier Township, Ligonier Borough, Laurel Mountain Borough and Cook Township has overseen recycling in Ligonier since the late 1980s. It has operated on and off since that time, but has been managed continuously for about 13 years.

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