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Pine Creek Supers OK Conditional Use for New Love Center

AVIS — The Pine Creek Township Supervisors unanimously approved a conditional use for The New Love Center’s new building at 263 Henry St., at their in-person meeting on Wednesday morning.

The building will be used primarily for The New Love Center’s partnership with Geisigner for their fresh food pharmacy program to give food out to diabetic patients. Other uses include storage, administration offices, the backpack program, food pantry and classrooms, according to New Love Center president Alice Fox.

“The location is perfect for us,” she said.

Fox also said that with construction, the front of the building will be renovated to be ADA handicap compliant, have adequate parking and an updated loading dock for food distribution.

The project’s engineering and construction will be done through Lundy Construction out of Williamsport.

Additionally, The New Love Center will be blessing the building in a public ceremony on Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m. Congressman Fred Keller is expected to be in attendance.

During the regular monthly meeting that followed, the supervisors approved two waivers for Hawbaker Engineering for the property located off the Avis exit, next to the Dollar General.

The waivers that were approved for Robert Maguire’s project include lessening the right of way for a cul-de-sac and the second being the street paving requirement.

Typically, a cul-de-sac right of way requirement would be a 125 feet diameter right of way and a 100 feet diameter cul-de-sac; the waiver was granted for 100 feet diameter right of way and a 80 feet diameter cul-de-sac.

In terms of paving, the waiver was granted for one and one half inch superpave asphalt, four inches superpave base course and six inches of stone.

In other news, the supervisors unanimously approved a two-lot subdivision add on for Jason Smith located on Park Avenue. The subdivision was created to separate pieces of land.

The supervisors agreed to Trick or Treat hours of 6 to 8 p.m. on Halloween night.

Supervisors also agreed to appoint Richard Lowe, public accountant, to audit the township accounts and agreed to accept the resignation of Myron Deitrick from the Zoning Hearing Board.

Members present were John Reese, Dennis Greenaway, Tom Wilt.

The next Pine Creek Township meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m.