Few present for hearing

By Vicki Terwilliger

LOYALTON - Only a handful of citizens and school board directors attended a "Tax Swap" hearing June 25 in the Upper Dauphin Area School District.

At issue is whether the board should adopt a resolution which would place a referendum question on the Nov. 3, 2015 ballot. That referendum, if approved by the electorate, would eliminate the occupation tax and replace it by increasing the rate of the earned income tax collected. When the question was posed last fall, voters rejected the measure by a small margin.

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George C. Zimmerman

George C. Zimmerman, 72, of Pitman, died Friday, June 26, 2015 at Green Valley Nursing Home, Pitman. Born in Pitman, July 18, 1942, he was a son of the late John Zimmerman and Minnie Smith. He was a retired airplane mechanic. He enjoyed hunting and colle

 
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Few present for hearing

By Vicki Terwilliger LOYALTON - Only a handful of citizens and school board directors attended a "Tax Swap" hearing June 25 in the Upper Dauphin Area School District. At issue is whether the board should adopt a resolution which would place a referendu

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