Two bodies were found in the wreckage of a home on River Road in Damascus Township, just across the Upper Delaware River from the hamlet of Callicoon, NY. Read more
Annual rummage sale at the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church, 9am-2pm. Sponsored by the United Methodist Women. Lunch available. 570/224-4217 or 570/729-8320.
Penny social at Damascus Community Center, Conklin Hill Rd., doors open 5:30pm, drawing at 7pm. Hot dogs, cold drinks, coffee, tea available. Benefits Conklin Hill Union Church maintenance fund.
"What's for Dinner?" Election Day bake sale and hoagie sale at the Unity Grange Hall, 554 Galilee Rd. Bake sale begins at 12 noon, hoagie sale begins at 3pm. Benefits Tri-Gal 4-H Club.
Second annual Memorial Day weekend square dance at the Unity Grange Hall, 554 Galilee Rd., 7-11pm. $10/person includes refreshments. Door prizes. Music by Just Us.
Cinderella the Musical at the Damascus Middle School, 7pm. $3 adults, $1 students, children 3 and under free. 570/224-4114.
A cookie pick will be held at the Dime Bank, 9am-12 noon. Sponsored by the Damascus United Methodist Charge to benefit mission projects. 570/224-4217 or 570/729-8320.
A cookie pick will be held at the Dime Bank, 9am-6pm. Sponsored by the Damascus United Methodist Charge to benefit mission projects. 570/224-4217 or 570/729-8320.
The Damascus supervisors voted unanimously on December 16 to approve conditional-use applications for a corporation looking to construct two broadband cellular towers in the township.
The next step for Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, is to file land-use development applications with Damascus. If those are approved, building permits would be sought by the company. Read more
Finding the wherewithal to maintain, repair and rebuild its 116 miles of paved and unpaved roads is nothing new to Damascus Township. It’s been a challenge for as long as the roads have been there. But in the wake of hurricanes Irene and Sandy, a recession that now looks suspiciously like a lifestyle, and unparalleled fiscal constraints in Washington, Harrisburg and Wayne County, road upkeep seems to be an impossible dream. Read more