Constable announces candidacy for city council

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SUNBURY — Ed Quiggle has announced his candidacy for Sunbury City Council.  Quiggle is currently a PennsylvaniaState Constable for Sunbury’s 9th ward, a position he was elected to in 2011.  He is asking voters to nominate him as a write-in candidate for city council, which is the how voters elected him for the constable position. Quiggle says he wants to run for city council because he believes Sunbury is heading in the wrong direction.  He adds that he will fight to cut unnecessary spending, cut taxes and protect constituents’ liberties.  SunburyCity Councilman Joe Bartello, who is running for Sunbury mayor, has endorsed Quiggle for city council. (Sara Bartlett) Follow

Constable wants ordinance against National Defense Authorization Act

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  SUNBURY – A constable is asking the Sunbury City Council to pass an ordinance against the National Defense Authorization Act and the Patriot Act. Constable Ed Quiggle spoke to Sunbury City Council on Monday night and a group called People Against the National Defense Authorization Act were also on hand.   The council says they will research the information provided and discuss further at a later meeting. Quiggle says states such as Virginia and Utah have passed legislation expressing opposition to the NDAA’s indefinite detention provisions and many other states are considering similar legislation. He says anti-NDAA legislation is expected to be introduced in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly during the current legislative session. (Ali Stevens)…