04/10/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Section of the town dump burning back in April 1964, before the practice was banned in favor of a landfill operation.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Section of the town dump burning back in April 1964, before the practice was banned in favor of a landfill operation.

50 YEARS AGO
State halts garbage burning
It has been 50 years since New York State stepped in and banned the burning of garbage at dumps and by individuals after reviewing studies that determined there were health hazards to allowing the practice to continue. (more…)