Mount Jewett Mayor McGuire Asks for Reinstatement of Borough Police Department

Bradford Era — With residents speeding through the side streets of Mount Jewett, blowing stop signs, and even some ignoring letters of violations issued by borough ordinance officer and borough secretary Barbara Harp, Mayor Melissa McGuire asked borough council to reinstate the borough police department.

McGuire cited complaints from borough residents about drivers running stop signs at the corner of Brennan Avenue and Fuller Street, Oberg Avenue and Anderson Street, and High and Division streets. She said those violating the law are “people who live on these streets and in this town, not newcomers.” Read more