AVOCA — The tax office will be closed Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Taxes can be mailed to Therese Wrubel, 129 Factory St., Avoca, PA 18641.
The borough reminds residents that the burning ordinance is in effect. Burning will be permitted during daylight hours only from 10 a.m. to dusk or 7 p.m., whichever is later. Burning may take place not less than 50 feet from any structure in an approved waste burner (non-combustible container covered with one half-inch mesh screen). Burning will not be permitted on Sundays or the following holidays: Christmas, New Year’s, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving.
Burning will not permitted if it is not a calm day or during the existence of a fire or smoke emergency. No commercial businesses may burn within the borough.
Any person in violation will be subject to a fine of not less than $10 for each violation and not more than $300 for each violation in addition to the costs of prosecution.
HUGHESTOWN — The council reorganization meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the borough building with District Judge Alexandria Kokura. A regular work session will follow the meeting.
The regular council meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13.
Also, residents are asked to not throw snow back into the roadway.