So, ummmm, what exactly are Armstrong County Commissioners doing to help open Allegheny River Locks 6, 7, 8 & 9 for recreational boaters? Oh, that’s right, the locks already exist.
Armstrong revives long dormant airport authority
ByBrad Pedersen (TribLive.com) Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
Armstrong County now has an airport authority even though it doesn’t have an airport or plan to open one. [emphasis added]
The county commissioners appointed six people to the Armstrong County Airport Authority on Thursday. Commissioner Bob Bower, who is a licensed pilot, said the move was a preemptive strike in the event the county decides to build an airport. The authority will meet twice a year to discuss aviation-based issues.
Read full article here: http://triblive.com/news/armstrong/6734807-74/airport-county-authority#axzz3CwNOWhul