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Thursday, July 18, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
 

On the “Watch List”: Greensburg's two-way road proposal. A consultant's recommendation to change one-way West Pittsburgh and West Otterman streets to two-way is an intriguing idea that deserves careful evaluation. Both roads handle fewer vehicles than they did decades ago, the consultant says. But the question is whether these thoroughfares, made two-way, can handle peak drive-time traffic.

Laurel: To Chick Cicconi. At a time in life when most folks are well settled in their retirement, Mr. Cicconi was considering his next job with Ligonier Borough (as code-enforcement officer, now known as land-use administrator), a post he held until he recently turned 83. A former council member and borough mayor, “Mr. Ligonier” concludes an impressive record of service.

Laurel: To Katie Smith. In classrooms as a teacher and as the current Ms. Wheelchair Pennsylvania, the Stahlstown resident, 27, is an engaging advocate for people with disabilities. This, after a spinal cord injury in 2007. By turning that experience into something positive, Ms. Smith is an inspiration to all.

A question: If Latrobe police are allowed to patrol St. Vincent College in Unity under a new agreement, is there not opportunity for the township (which relies on state police) to pick up some police services? Unity could benefit from local radar patrols on streets where posted speed limits are typically ignored. To wit: What are cars clocking in at on Monastery Drive these days?

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