Brookville Council last night praised the borough’s volunteer firemen for their
rapid response to a structure fire Sunday morning. The fire started in a
garage adjacent to two homes on Erma Circle while the owner was doing a welding
project. While the blaze destroyed the garage and damaged parts of each home’s
siding, the fire department’s quick response in large numbers saved a bad
situation from getting worse.
also approved an employment agreement with new borough manager Dana
Schreckengost and welcomed her to her first official meeting. Schreckengost
succeeds former manager Chuck Gable who resigned to take the same position in
by councilman Phil Hynes was approved to purchase directional signs pointing
visitors to the Redbank Valley Rail Trail in the borough. Signage was one of
the first orders of business for Brookville’s new Trail Town committee.
following an executive session for personnel, council approved the re-hiring of
Mary Jane Allshouse as a meter attendant on a temporary basis, and activating
the borough’s Civil Service Commission for the testing of candidates for future
police officer positions.