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Apollo snags $113,000 grant to widen Owens Park Trail

Mary Ann Thomas
| Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, 11:06 p.m.

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development has awarded Apollo borough $113,000 to widen the Owens Park Trail, according to Richard Craft, Apollo's engineer.

Additionally, the borough will be reimbursed for asphalting an area near the Railroad Street project where the street will be connected to the public housing high-rise.

Bids will be sought and a contract could be awarded by council on Feb. 22.

Apollo was also turned down for a DCED grant to improve the Heritage Trail, but it could reapply for funds at a later date.

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4691, mthomas@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MaThomas_Trib.

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