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Barkeyville Borough, Pennsylvania

Media Documents from Barkeyville Borough Pennsylvania Citizens


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Oil City Derrick and Franklin News Herald: Letters may be sent via email to They should include the writer's name and address as well as a daytime telephone number where the letter can be confirmed. Word limit is 350. Ph: 814-676-7444

Allied News (Grove City): 201 A Erie St., P.O. Box 190, Grove City, PA 16127 email:; Phone: (724) 458-5010; FAX: (724) 458-1609

Butler Eagle, P.O. Box 271, Butler, PA 16003-0271;

Slippery Rock Eagle: 120 Franklin St. 1B, Slippery Rock, PA 16057; Ph: 724-794-6797

Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Letters may be sent via e-mail to or by clicking here. By U.S. mail, send letters to: Letters to the Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; By fax: 412-263-2014


Letters to Editors from Barkeyville:

T. N. Thomas, Franklin News Herald, 5/1/07: Voting citizens want evenhanded representation from Washington

Randy Martin, Franklin News Herald, 5/2/07: We must re-do the math for Barkeyville plant project

Kathleen Martin, Franklin News Herald, 4/5/07: New Plant Will Harm Barkeyville Families

Mark DeWalt, Franklin News Herald, 3/27/07: Barkeyville Battle is About Rule of Law

Terence Coursen, Franklin News Herald, 3/27/07: Zoning Law Broken in Barkeyville

Jerry Hannah, Franklin News Herald, 3/23/07: Barkeyville Plans Raise a Few Questions

Jeanine Jenkins, Franklin News Herald, 3/16/07: Plant Doesn't Belong in Barkeyville

Carol Coursen, Allied News, 3/14/07: His Choice of Words Show Arrogance, Anger

Susie Martin, News Herald, 2/12/07: Concerns Raised About Plans in Barkeyville

News Herald, 3/14/07: Before You Speak, Walk in Their Shoes

Joe Jenkins, 2/15/07: Asphalt Plant Means Lots of Problems for Barkeyville

Allied News, 3/7/07: In Barkeyville, There is Good News and There is Bad News

Butler Eagle, 3/8/07: Response to "Asphalt Plant Air Quality Will Be Discussed"

Press Releases:

March 1, 2007, Grove City Allied News: Barkeyville Area Citizens Take Action Over Asphalt Plant

Newspaper Articles:

1/28/08: DEP Fines Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. For Air Quality Violations

01/28/2008 9:58 am: The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. $61,850 for numerous air quality violations during the past two years at its asphalt plant and quarry in Spring Township, Centre County. [read more]

WILLIAMSPORT — Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. has been fined $61,850 by the state Department of Environmental Protection for multiple air quality violations at its asphalt plant and quarry in Spring Township, the agency said in a news release Monday.

Hawbaker fined for violations at Centre County plant
The company must pay more than $60,000 for numerous air quality violations during the past two years. Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. has been fined $61,850 by the Department of Environmental Protection for numerous air quality violations during the past two years at its asphalt plant and quarry in Spring Township, Centre County.

4/6/07 (Butler Eagle): Barkeyville Asphalt Issue Lingers

3/29/07 (Franklin News Herald): Zoning Appeal Hearing Set for April 11

3/21/07 (Franklin News Herald): Asphalt Plant Testimony Sought

3/21/07 (Grove City Allied News): Judge Issues Continuance in Plea to Stop Asphalt Plant

3/18/07 (Butler Eagle): Plant Work Goes On

3/17/07 (Franklin News Herald): No Ruling Issued on Asphalt Plant Restraining Order

3/16/07 (Slippery Rock Eagle): Residents Voice Plant Concerns

3/15/07 (Franklin News Herald): Barkeyville Residents Eye Restraining Order

3/14/07 (Grove City Allied News): Group Opposes Asphalt Plant

Group Opposes Asphalt Plant

3/14/07 (Grove City Allied News): Plant May Violate Zoning, Some Say

3/7/07 (Franklin News Herald): Barkeyville Residents Challenge Permit

Barkeyville Residents Challenge Permit

3/3/07 (Butler Eagle): Asphalt Plant Air Quality Will Be Discussed

Barkeyville Residents Don't Want Plant

10/26/07: Oil Region Alliance finds funding not guaranteed.

11/2/2006: The Oil Region Alliance of Business Industry and Tourism seems to be ....

11/2/2006: Oil Region Alliance asks for continued funding.

1/30/2007: Gary Dovey Named Director of Business Resource Center:

BRADFORD, Pa. – Gary T. Dovey has been named director of the Business Resource Center at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The announcement was made by Kate Moody, director of outreach services. Dovey will manage the operations of the Business Resource Center, which helps entrepreneurs achieve successful business start-ups and helps existing businesses with expansion and retention planning and grant research and writing. “Gary brings extensive experience to the Business Resource Center,” Moody said. “He possesses the skills necessary to achieve our mission of assisting entrepreneurs and existing business owners to grow and prosper.” Dovey was most recently the new industry manager for the Oil Region Alliance, a nonprofit economic development agency based in Venango County. His accomplishments there included leading the recruitment of new businesses to the Barkeyville Industrial Park, which is now at capacity. More about Dovey.

1/4/2007: Hawbaker development should be "kept under hat," says radio interview



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