Worker supply slows plans for cemetery cleanup
A shortage of workers willing to take on part time jobs has temporarily slowed plans for a spring cemetery cleanup.
Officials had planned the cleanup in response to public criticism about the condition and size of graves, as well as standing borough ordinances preventing grave adornment outside of certain standards. However, city officials soon discovered how difficult it was to find the regular complement of two seasonal workers, much less the one or two additional workers officials had planned, according to borough manager Jeff Jabusch.
The borough parks and recreation department “hires...