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Nason Plans to Challenge

Herald of Jan. 29, 1998

Nason Hospital was planning to challenge a decision by the Blair County Board of Commissioners to place the hospital on the property tax rolls. Both Nason and Tyrone hospitals were asked to make payments in lieu of real estate taxes, but the hospitals argued they were exempted by the state as charitable institutions.

Martinsburg Borough Council learned that asbestos removal at the old Benson school would cost $9,566. The roof also contained asbestos, but it would be removed in a separate job. Council was also advertising for the demolition of the building.

John Brady an...


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