Day: April 7, 2016

Hubley hires new counsel for Act 537

By Rebecca Zemencik, Managing Editor

SACRAMENTO – Hubley Township Board of Supervisors have hired the law firm of Rhoads and Sinon LLP, Harrisburg, to represent the township in the appeal of the Hegins and Hubley Twp. Joint Act 537 sewer plan.
The motion was made during a township meeting held Monday at 5 p.m. Supervisors Robert Barr, Frank Krammes and Keith Masser were all in agreement to hire the firm.
On Friday, March 25, John G. Dean of Elliott Greenleaf, P.C. Scranton, counsel for Hegins Township filed a motion objecting to Attorney Paul Datte, representing Hubley Township, on the grounds of conflict of interest in regards to the appeal of the Act 537 plan filed by Concerned Citizens: Roger Wetzel, William Wolfgang, Kenneth Richter, Kenneth Graham and Harry Mausser.


Williamstown boy shoots brother over girlfriend

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Dakota Thornton

WILLIAMSTOWN – State police at Lykens were summoned to the 100 block of Autumn Drive, for a homicide early Wednesday morning, March 30.
Police say 15-year-old Dakota Thornton shot and killed his 18-year-old brother during a dispute over the brother’s girlfriend.
They said Dakota Thornton of Williams Township is being charged as an adult with homicide for the death of Dominick Thornton. The killing occurred just before 2 a.m. in the 100 block of Autumn Drive, investigators said.