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August 21, 2014
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Lackawaxen boat launch controversy; Kittatinny Canoes:‘The law is on our side’


Township solicitor Anthony Waldron warned the latter scenario could come with a price tag. “In most cases where someone has already acquired a property, and we’re going to tell them they can’t use it, they’re not going to go away. They’re going to fight. It is a fight that will cost taxpayer money.”

It appears he’s right. Kittatinny owner David Jones was not at the meeting, but in a phone conversation he made his intentions clear. “I am going to stand up for everyone’s right to use the river,” Jones said. “We’ve used it every year for many, many years. It’s all documented and nothing has changed. The law is on our side.”

Waldron says he’s received information from Kittatinny ’s attorney, and it appears for the most part they have maintained use of the property. He says there is information missing for three years, which could prove discontinued use. Fearing strategic information getting to “the other side” (Kittatinny) through the press, he would not elaborate