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Multi-town cleanup yields more than 200 bags of trash

| Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 6:42 p.m.

Almost 100 volunteers collected more than 200 bags of trash on Saturday during a stream and roadway litter cleanup in Hempfield, Greensburg and Youngwood organized by the Sewickley Creek Watershed Association.

The haul included 122 bags of trash in Hempfield along Route 136, Armbrust Road and the banks of a mile-long stretch of Jacks Run through Buncher Industrial Park, according to the association.

Members of Boy Scout Troop 465 walked along the steep and heavily vegetated banks of Jacks Run in Youngwood to remove litter, discarded tires and other illegally dumped items.

Comcast employees picked up about 100 bags of trash, 120 tires, a couch and television along North Tremont Avenue, near the company's office in Hempfield.

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