On July 15, an article was printed in the paper representing a lie. Ms. Irish Griffin believes that if the Memorial Park Pool isn't reopened crime will increase. That, no matter how you twist it, is an excuse. When the pool was opened, it was a haven for violence. The existence of the pool did nothing to deter crime in Williamsport. Do you want a resolution to the crime? Be active within Neighborhood Watch Groups within your community. Stop protecting the people around you that you know are breaking the law.