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Boback Announces $100,000 Grant for Recreational Trail in Lackawanna, Wyoming Counties
10/25/2016
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced a $100,104 grant for the installation of a multi-use trail located in La Plume Township, Lackawanna County. The grant was requested by Countryside Conservancy, and will be used to help complete phase three of the Trolley Trail, a non-motorized multi-use trail under development by Countryside Conservancy on the abandoned Northern Electric Railway Line.

The conservancy intends to create a 14-mile trail along the historic trolley corridor that will connect six municipalities: Clarks Summit, Glenburn, Dalton, La Plume, Factoryville and Orefield Township. Phase three of the Trolley Trail project will construct a 0.6-mile trail through La Plume Township north to Keystone College.

“I am thrilled to see continuing developments with this worthwhile project,” said Boback. “The trail will provide area residents, as well as tourists, with countless recreational opportunities. It is important that we celebrate the rich history of the railroad while creating new ways for Pennsylvanians to enjoy our natural resources.”

The grant was awarded through the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program.

Representative Karen Boback
117th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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