Flea market to reopen after munitions discovery

August 25, 2008 4:57:10 AM PDT
Officials in Palmyra say they are ready to reopen the old site of a flea market where 290 munitions have been found this year. The spot was home to a drive-in theater from the 1950s until the 1980s. In recent years, it was used mostly as the site of a flea market on weekends.

But the land once was used by an arsenal during World War II.

Officials began cleaning up the munitions, most of which were buried a couple feet under the ground.

Mayor John Gural says the main part of the property is ready to be reopened. It's unclear when the flea market will return to the site.


Information from: Courier-Post, http://www.courierpostonline.com/

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