• Housing Authority holds meeting to address cockroach infestation


    NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. - Residents of the Parnassus Manor in New Kensington said they were being overrun by cockroaches. After Channel 11 started asking questions, the Westmoreland County Housing Authority said they are working with people living there to fix the problem.

    A notice was stuck under peoples' doors, letting them know about a meeting Tuesday, which some there say is a positive step forward.

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    "I think we're going to see positive moves here," John Martinez who lives there said.

    He said he's cautiously optimistic the roach problem will get fixed.

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    A Housing Authority representative said although the agency found just eight apartments with roach problems, the whole building will get a top down inspection of all 98 units by maintenance and a pest control company.

    There's no word on when that plan will get underway.



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