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Judge orders Johnstown review Jam permit

Hearing held on lawsuit to halt concert

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A judge is ordering the Northampton Town Board to meet before Wednesday afternoon and review an application for a music event the town is fighting to prevent. The town filed a lawsuit April 30 asking for a court order to stop Deborah Bant from advertising and holding the Mama Strawberry Jam, scheduled to begin Thursday. The town contends its new zoning enacted in 2012 prohibits events in residential zones, including the area where Bant’s Solid ...


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irene58
May 14, 2013
10:40 a.m.

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They are, of course targeting her event. No one complains about the traffic during the village wide garage sale.....

I've never been to the event, but I hope she wins. We have enough government intervention at the state and federal levels. We don't need it at the local level.

irene58
May 14, 2013
4:16 p.m.

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And, the headline for this article is WRONG. Johnstown and the Town of Northampton are not the same, and Johnstown won't be reviewing the permit. This took place in a courthouse that's physically in Johnstown, but has nothing to do with that municipality.

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