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Tourism grants hit broad range of local needs, groups

March 29, 2013

The Lycoming County Visitors Bureau last week awarded $142,000 in grants to 20 organizations. The awards are from revenues realized from the local hotel tax....

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Don521

Apr-05-13 6:19 AM

When money is in short supply in a person's household, a person only spends on needed things. With the hotel tax as other taxes it seems to be a gravy train. Most on the list of organizations receiving grants certainly are not necessities. The most ridiculous is the golf course, that is merely recreation. Another tax levied and wasted. How about helping fire companies, police forces, schools, hospitals, prison guards, etc. It is time for politicians and taxing bodies to wake up and be realistic.

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pinecr

Apr-03-13 10:23 AM

great, now Jersey Shore Borough will get a river walk that we don't need...WHAT A WASTE OF MONEY

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