Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Florida county may take over cemetery

Regardless of whether Highland County takes on the task, officials are planning to seek bids on maintenance at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Veterans, lawmakers want VA to run Arlington

A growning number of officials and others are suggesting that the Veterans Administration would be better suited to run Arlington National Cemetery, in the wake of the mismanagement scandal involving the Army.

More concerns raised over Pennsylvania cemetery

I had an earlier report about plans to create an access driveway to a school next to Fernwood Cemetery in Limerick, Pa. There are still concerns about the project, as well as concerns about the condition of the cemetery itself.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Feud brews over allowing dog owners to use California cemetery

Some cemeteries use dog-walkers' use to raise money, but here's a place in California where there are some concerns over such use.

Pennsylvania school access road could impact cemetery

A school district is negotiating to get a right-of-way alongside a cemetery.

NYC cemeteries face gridlock of their own

Sunday's New York Times detailed the overcrowding of many prominent cemeteries within the city. Interesting that it was on the Real Estate front.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Army orders sweeping changes at Arlington

The secretary of the Army has ordered broad changes to the operations at Arlington in the wake of the scandal involving mismanaged graves.