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Glenville police to ‘proactively’ enforce scavenging law

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Anyone thinking about garbage picking in Glenville might want to think again. Glenville police will be “proactively patrolling, looking for scavengers and issuing the appropriate summons when necessary” during the town’s annual bulk/heavy item pickup that starts Monday and runs through Friday, June 20, according to a news release from the department. This is the first time police will actively enforce the anti-scavenging law passed by the Town Board in the spring of 2013. Because ...

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June 12, 2014
12:34 p.m.

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Wish they would finish this pick-up in a shorter period of time. All those couches & mattresses I see around town must weigh quite a bit more after being soaked with several days of rain. If someone wants something that was put out, stop & ask first during the daytime - I'm pretty sure the owners would say yes in most instances. Just don't go skulking around scavenging the neighborhoods every June, or picking stuff up in middle of the night - that could be dangerous. No one wants to find people in their yard in the middle of the night.