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A look back: Jan. 15, 1971

Walter Macenka of Coaldale was re-elected president of the Coaldale-Lansford-Summit Hill Joint Sewer Authority during a reorganizational meeting held last night in the authority office on Coal Street in Lansford.

His re-election came on a 5-4 vote over George Sabol of Lansford.

Peter Cheplick, Ted Puschak, Joseph Rex, Eugene Spezialetti and Macenka cast the deciding ballots while the losing nominee, in addition to himself, received votes from William Sniscak, Joseph Geusic and Alfred Collevechio.

Also elected to offices were Rex, secretary; Sabol, treasurer; and Cheplick, assistant treasurer.