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Multi-Use Recreation Facility Possible Use for Appvion Site

Anticipating a larger than usual crowd, the Roaring Spring Borough Council moved its Feb. 13 meeting to a larger space at the Friendship Volunteer Fire Company hall.

Borough residents, state and county elected officials, and candidates vying for office this spring converged on the firehall to hear plans for the former Appvion Papermill plant. What they were told was if the site is going to see new life, it won't be as a manufacturing plant or any other job-creating industry.

At Monday's meeting, plans to construct "Roaring Spring Park," a multi-use park with athletic fields that could become t...


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