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Battle lines drawn
Vetarans group, Pittston Township spar over proposed facility for vets in need on the Bypass
That's what a national veterans group is saying after the Pittston Township Board of Supervisors recently declined to change the zoning on the former animal hospital on the Pittston Bypass to allow a Veterans' facility.
The Veterans Fund of the United States, which has its national office a stone's throw down the Bypass, planned to renovate the former Animal Emergency & Referral Hospital to house 30 veterans, including 10 senior veterans and 20 veterans in need. Those veterans would operate a café and train at a Veterans Culinary Institute that would be part of the new facility.
--[ January 28th 2014 - Pittston City shuts Veterans OUT part 2 ]--
--[ January 7th 2014 - Pittston City shuts Veterans OUT ]--
--[ August 26th 2013 - Vets aid center shut out ]--
--[ July 17th 2013 - Veterans Condemed in a Heartless Valley, Pennsylvania ]--
--[ July 16th 2013 - Pittston Twp. supervisors vote down veteran housing ]--
--[ July 16th 2013 - Pittston Twp. board denies zoning change for vets' facility ]--
--[ July 15th 2013 - Battle lines drawn over vets' facility ]--
--[ July 9th 2013 - Veterans in need relegated to Industrial Parks ]--
--[ July 8th 2013 - Battle lines drawn ]--
--[ July 3rd 2013 - Pittston Township = Old Town Pennsylvania Politics ]--
--[ June 30th 2013 - Valley with a Heart Going Cold on Veterans ]--
--[ June 24th 2013 - Pittston Township Board of Supervisors ]--
--[ June 4th 2013 - Pittston Township, PA Board of Supervisors and Zoning Board ]--
--[ April 5th 2013 - Pittston United Veterans Beacon House Project ]--
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