The Wallenpaupack Area School District on May 13 unanimously approved a proposed $63.2 million budget for 2013-14 that includes the hiring of four armed school resource officers. The board hopes to adopt the budget at its June 17 meeting. Read more
A request by Michael Sullivan, the director of the Pike County Economic Development Authority for a reduction of the setback rule that applies at the Pike County Business Park from 150 feet to 10 feet was turned down by the Blooming Grove Township Board.
Sullivan was attempting to accommodate a new employer who wanted to park large buses at the site. The Davis Company has a fleet of 25 school buses that would need room for a garage and parking area. Read more
“The longer the record you have, the more powerful the data becomes,” said Lisa Senior of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Pennsylvania Water Science Center in Exton. Senior was updating members of the Pike County Conservation District (PCCD) board of directors on the Pike County Groundwater Level Network established in 2007. Read more
A new Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permit review process and the draft policy for implementing it met with criticism at the September 17 board of directors meeting of the Pike County Conservation District (PCCD) in Blooming Grove. Specific concerns were cited about the hasty process involved and the potential for “politicizing” the prioritization of permits. Read more
Monitors, printers, keyboards, VCRs, terminals, cables, fax machines, radios, modems, CRTs, phones, TVs, CPUs, copiers, typewriters & stereos accepted at township municipal bldg., 8am-1pm, free. Pike County residents only. Business must RSVP by 7/13: 845/858-8809. Questions: 570/296-3434.
Leaves Blooming Grove Senior Center 9:45am, 12/15, returns 5:30pm, $30 incl. transportation, $20 casino play money & $10 food voucher. RSVP by 12/9: 570/775-5550, ext. 1317.
Understand Medicare at the senior center, 6pm, free. RSVP: 570/775-5550.
Firehouse, 3-7pm, adults $12, under age 10 $5, under age 3 free. 570/775-7355.
Firehouse, 1-5pm, adults $12, under age 10 $5, under age 3 free. 570/775-7355.
All-you-can-eat at the firehouse, 8:30am-1pm, $7. 570/775-7355.