Former supervisor involved in lawsuits
seeks another term on the township board
Reinhold "Fred" Theil, a former supervisor in Douglass Township sued by municipal officials for his role in the disposal of Hurricane Sandy debris at a business more than two years ago, wants to return to the board.
Theil filed a countersuit June 17 seeking more than $100,000 in damages from the township amid claims that municipal officials "knew and acted with reckless disregard as to the falsity of the publicized matter."
The former supervisor – who resigned from the board May 6, 2013 – promised residents he would do his best to keep the township's police department intact and keep taxes low. "There is some unfinished business that I left on the table," Theil said....
If you've taken a drive anywhere along busy Layfield Road or Church roads in Upper Hanover Township the last two weeks, chances are you may have seen an unfamiliar blanket of white along the Green Lane Reservoir.
And if you live in the area you have no doubt heard the sounds behind it – that chorus of nasal, mono-syllabic honks that belongs to the greater snow goose.
The geese have been showing up in record numbers this year, according to Wildlife Educator Kevin Crilley from Green Lane Park. Last week a whopping 22,000 birds were documented roosting at the site....