Although I'm leaning decidedly towards voting HELL YES! on this Luzerne County charter question, consider the publishing of the following as a public service of sorts.
Upcoming Events for Luzerne County Home Rule Charter NO Group
Kingston (Oct. 13, 2010) – The Committee for NO to County Home Rule Charter has announced a number of events to inform the public of their position against the recommended Home Rule charter from the Government Study Commission. The below list of events will be held in the weeks leading up to Election Day on November 2nd.
Charter NO public forum on Thursday, October 14th from 7 to 9 p.m. on the second floor of the Black Diamond American Legion located at 386 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston next to Kost Tire.
Charter NO public forum Tuesday, October 19th from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hazelton City Hall located at 40 North Church Street, Hazelton.
Home Rule charter debate televised on WVIA’s State of Pennsylvania on Thursday, October 21st at 7 p.m. Luzerne County controller Walter Griffith and Luzerne County solicitor Vito DeLuca will be debating supporters of the charter James Haggerty and Rick Morelli who both served on the Government Study Commission.
Public forum Thursday, October 21st from 7 to 9 p.m. at Conyngham Borough municipal building located at 215 Main Street Conyngham. The speaker will be Luzerne County prothonotary Carolee Medico Olenginski. For details call Charmaine Maynard at 570-788-2996.
Public forum sponsored by the South Valley Chamber of Newport Township on Tuesday, October 26th at Luzerne County Community College, Educational Conference Center, 1333 South Prospect Street Nanticoke.
Home Rule charter debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters on Wednesday, October 27th at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Wilkes University Student Center, 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre. Luzerne County controller Walter Griffith and Luzerne County solicitor Vito DeLuca will again be debating supporters of the charter James Haggerty and Rick Morelli who both served on the Government Study Commission.
About the Committee for NO to County Home Rule Charter:
The Committee for NO to County Home Rule Charter is a diverse group of concerned citizens consisting of Democrats, Republicans, Independents, and representatives from both labor and business who are against the current recommended Home Rule charter for Luzerne County. To learn more about this organization and to make donations, please visit their official website at www.CharterNO.com. For all other information, please contact committee spokesperson Vito DeLuca at 570-574-2180.
For more information on this press release, please contact Dan Salvaterra at 570-822-4300.