Eyesore on U.S. 40 might be torn down


The dwelling in the 2300 block of West U.S. 40 was gutted by a fire 11 years ago. Nothing has been done with the structure since: A couple who acquired it seven years ago has been unable to resolve an issue involving a lien on the property. (Tom Russo / Daily Reporter)

PHILADELPHIA — A vacant, burned-out house along U.S. 40 might finally be demolished after years of fruitless discussion that helped define an election campaign and underscored the difficulty in addressing blight in the county.

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