City Enacts Controls Over Coin Drops – by H. Wessell

MECHANICVILLE, April 2: "They call  us “Tag Day America,'" Mayor Dennis Baker began as he introduced a local ordinance passed at the April City Council Business session.  "We have people in the streets all the time."

However also, the career police officer added, "We're in violation every time we let them on the road. We're not supposed to tie up a state highway like that," he explained to one questioner. "So we're already in violation. We're trying to work with them, and we just can't do it ... I also know I hear a lot of complaints about people being held up [in traffic]."

Entire article in the April 10th issue of the Express.