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Signs Welcoming Visitors to Laurel Gardens to Be Unveiled Thursday

One has been installed near the restaurant at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Rochester Road. The other has been installed on Seventh Street, just off of Babcock Boulevard.

New signs welcoming visitors to the Laurel Gardens neighborhood will be unveiled Thursday at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of . 

The identical signs, measuring 48 inches by 96 inches, were purchased using a $10,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, awarded in July 2006.

One has been installed near the restaurant at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Rochester Road. The other has been installed on Seventh Street, just off of Babcock Boulevard. 

Commissioner John Sponcer, who represents the Laurel Gardens area, and other officials will be on site to present the new signs. 

Check back with Patch for photos and video of the ceremony.  

* Information about the date the grant was awarded and the size of the signs was corrected after the original story published. 

Jane Anzaldi April 19, 2012 at 12:02 AM
call me crazy but that sign doesn't look like it's 48 feet by 96 feet.
Lois Merlino April 20, 2012 at 04:57 PM
Jane, it's 4.8 feet by 9.6 feet. You forgot the decimel points.
AmyJo Brown April 20, 2012 at 05:04 PM
No, there was some confusion, and I apologize for causing it. I've corrected the size.
Brooke M April 23, 2012 at 08:10 PM
I LOVE our signs! What a great addition to our little community on the hill :)

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