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Letter to the editor: Elm Street paving

Elm Street paving

On Aug. 12 South Greensburg borough council voted to pave the brick hill on the 1600 block of Elm Street. The brick street was built in the 1930s and has required minimal repair. I understand a grant will pay for it, but most of the residents like the brick and have no problems with it.

I’ve talked to my neighbors: 24 residents in 14 homes enjoy the brick and prefer it to stay. Residents of four homes were not available to comment, and only two people told me they don’t like the brick.

So the majority on this block have no problems with the bricks and like the nostalgia of them. Perhaps they could use the county’s grant money to repair something that actually needs repaired and will benefit the community. They have the opportunity to do the right thing.

Vanessa R. Lewis

South Greensburg

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