Handing Out Tickets for Messy Properties in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE— To clean up the city of Wilkes-Barre, health and code officials were handing out fines for unkempt properties near Coal Street. Video shot by Newswatch 16 shows Michael Torres wondering why a ticket was posted on his front door. “They cited you for what’s in your backyard,” Mayor Tony George explained. “Cited?” Torres asked. That was the kind of confusion some people woke up to in homes across the city. Code and health inspectors handed out these fines under […]

Via:: WNEP

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