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Letter to the editor: Disrespect at Penn Hills council meeting

My neighbors and I attended the June 17 Penn Hills council meeting at which the subject of a memorial for fallen firefighters was brought up. It was noted that a committee has raised $12,500 for the memorial, which must have certain dimensions according to municipal codes.

Deputy Mayor Catherine Sapp said she was to meet the next day with a representative of the committee to move forward on the project. Numerous firemen in attendence were upset when Sapp could not formalize the memorial, and one cursed the council and stormed out. This was very upsetting, because their were several teenagers present.

This was disrespectful to the deputy mayor and council, who were very attentive to the requests. There is a certain protocol that was in place and this “gentleman” was not in accordance. I hope he does not come to the next meeting.

Gladys Nesbit

Penn Hills

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