It’s called the Pittsburgh Crèche, and it has attracted thousands of visitors since its dedication 15 years ago.
People packed the Ellwood City borough council meeting Monday night, urging council members to reconsider a recent vote on relocating a Nativity scene to private land.
Limited borough funds and fears of lengthy litigation prompted council to vote 4-to-2 Monday night to leave the crèche where it is this year and move it in 2012 to a far less controversial spot.
An out-of-state atheist group was expected to face off with officials in a local community this morning over a nativity display at the municipal building; but the supposed showdown ended up being an overwhelming show of support.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation, located in Wisconsin, is threatening legal action here, but the people of Ellwood City aren’t backing down from their 50-year-old tradition.
CANONSBURG (KDKA) – All it took was a single complaint to nearly bring a tradition of more than 50 years in one community to an end. Now, the nativity scene in front of the Canonsburg […]
CANONSBURG (KDKA) — The location of a nativity scene has ignited controversy in Canonsburg. Canonsburg resident Megan Hartley fired off a letter to the Canonsburg Borough Manager Terry Hazlett. Among other things, her letter read: […]