Susquehanna police chief resigns

Susquehanna Borough Council held a special meeting on Feb. 27, following the abrupt resignation of its police chief in February.
According to meeting minutes, an envelope with Chief Robert Sweet’s badge, MOPEC card, keys and a letter of resignation were found at the borough building on the evening of Feb. 23.
At the meeting attended by all members of council and Mayor Nancy Hurley, council accepted Sweet’s resignation from the position of chief and as an employee of the borough.
Ptlm. John Creamer was appointed Officer in Charge of the Susquehanna Borough Police Department.
At the March 8 borough meeting, sealed bids for drainage projects on Erie Avenue and Prospect Street were opened. Council accepted the bid from low bidder CB Excavating for both projects, providing the company meets all of the bidding specs for the jobs.
JHA Companies was appointed as the borough’s “Engineer of Record.”
Council President Joe Varsik said the firm had already done work for the borough on a couple of projects.
Hometown Days will be held July 13-15. Council approved a request for the use of the borough property during the festival.
Council also approved advertising to accept bids for the property located at 1248 Main Street – the former Haynes Building – that has been demolished. Advertising will not be done until the borough receives an assessment to determine the value of the property.
There are two Easter egg hunts on tap in Susquehanna.
SCDA will hold an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m., at the elementary school, for children ages 1 through 8.
The Church to the Nations was granted permission to use Prospect Park for an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 15, at 11 a.m., for children up to and including those in the 6th grade.
Pat Lesser, from the Church of the Nations, told council the event was the church’s way of “introducing ourselves to the community.”
Mayor Hurley said “Biker Sunday” with a blessing of the bikes will be held on Sunday, May 21, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church.
The mayor and council also expressed condolences to the family of David Scales Sr. who died last week.
Scales was a former police chief in the borough; was active with the fire department; and was a former member of the borough council.

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