Zoning dispute forces Whitman Ford to end 50 year run in Bedford Twp.

After more than a half century in business, Whitman Ford in Bedford Township is closing down and it has nothing to do with the struggling economy.

Owner Jon Whitman is giving up on the township because of a zoning fight with the township.

He wanted some of the land zoned com m ercial but has encounter ed resistance from the township and its residents.

The dealership is closing at the end of this month.

What do you think this will do to the local economy? Who do you think is to blame for Whitman Ford closing? Post your comments below.

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