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December 12, 2019

Herald of Dec. 12, 1969

Martinsburg Borough Council accepted the low bid of Will Stuckey Ford Sales, Inc., of Hollidaysburg for a new police cruiser and enacted an ordinance designed to control drinking in automobiles.The Stuckey bid on the police car amounted to $1, 562 with trade-in. An amendment to the borough’s “disorderly conduct” law was approved by council extending the ordinance to prohibit the drinking of beer and liquor in automobiles parked along the streets or in parking lots within the borough. The amendment was drawn up at the request of Police Chief Ivan Hoover, who exp...

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