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File #: 12078-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Proclamation Status: Read & Filed
File created: 11/4/2021 In control: County Council
On agenda: 11/9/2021 Final action: 11/9/2021
Title: Proclamation recognizing Peter F. Ramage for his years of dedication to Etna Borough, and we thank him for his service to the community with his time spent on the Borough’s Council.
Sponsors: Anita Prizio
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Proclamation recognizing Peter F. Ramage for his years of dedication to Etna Borough, and we thank him for his service to the community with his time spent on the Borough’s Council.


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WHEREAS, Peter F. Ramage, a lifelong resident of Etna Borough, was first elected to Etna Borough Council in 1970. Six years later, he was elected Council President and as of 2021, he still serves as Council President; and

WHEREAS, for thirteen years, Peter served as the Emergency Management Coordinator and currently is finishing up this year as the Deputy Coordinator; and

WHEREAS, immediately following graduation from Etna High School in 1956, Peter joined the United States Navy in November of that year. He served for almost four years with the Navy until he was discharged in 1960 as a Communication Technician Second Class Petty Officer; and

WHEREAS, in 1965, Peter graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He continued to Graduate School where he obtained his Master’s in Education from Duquesne University in 1968 and a Principal Administrator’s certificate in 1972; and

WHEREAS, from 1965 to 1988, Peter worked as a math teacher in the Pittsburgh Public School System. In 1988, he became a Vice Principal in the City of Pittsburgh Public School System and he served in that position until retiring from the District in 1996; and

WHEREAS, from 1998 to 2004, Peter served as the Principal of the All Saints Catholic Grade School in Etna, until its closing following the devastating flood of September 17, 2004 from Hurricane Ivan. He served as the Interim Principal of Holy Spirit Catholic Grade School in 2006; and

WHEREAS, Peter has served as the Delegate to Three Rivers Wet Weather Basin Group since its inception and has previously served as the Delegate to the North Hills Council of Governments from 1989 through 2019, serving as Chairman from 1996 to 1997; and served two terms as the Delegate to the...

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