The Independent Gazette was first informed about local nonprofit In The Gap when Wilkes-Barre City Councilman George Brown began lauding the organization at the South Wilkes-Barre Crime Watch meeting held on July 1 of this year. Shortly after that crime watch meeting the Independent Gazette started receiving calls from neighbors who reside along South River, Academy, Sullivan, and Carey Avenue, all voicing their reservations over what they called “a serious cause for concern” regarding one of the group’s listed contacts.

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