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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  •  Corrigan named to Boro Council

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  •  Managing Editor Barbara Corrigan was named to Hawley Borough Council Wednesday night Sept. 12, to fill a position left vacant by Carolyn Lorent.?Lorent had resigned last month, indicating she was relocating outside the Borough. Before Wednesday night’s meeting was over, another council member, Alvin “Bock” Myers tendered his resignation for the same reason, saying he was moving to Dyberry Township. His position remains to be filled. Myers is a Republican.?Corrigan has been serving on the Borough Zoning Board. A resident of Hawley for 39 years, she is owner and operator of Barbara’s Books, on Route 6 in Palmyra Township (Wayne). A Democrat, she was recommended to Council by Edward Buckmaster and Margaret “Peg” Murphy. Council unanimously endorsed her appointment, and Mayor Kevin Hawk administered the oath of office.?Also during the meeting, Mary Sanders, Council Vice-president related from the Police Committee meeting, that Patrolman Richard Bacon had submitted his resignation. Bacon has been on the force eight years, and stated he is relocating.?Police Chief Daniel Drake commended the officer for being instrumental with the Neighborhood Crime Watch program and the Bicycle Patrol. A letter of thanks will be sent to him.?The Mayor thanked Lorent, who was in attendance, for her essential work as liaison to the Hawley Area (Sewer) Authority. She was also thanked for her work with the landlord-tenant ordinance.?More information from the meeting will be reported in the next edition.
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