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Damascus

In Damascus, all roads lead to hardship

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

Damascus considers tower, budget

Verizon has submitted conditional-use applications for the installation of two broadband communications towers, one to be located on Jurgensen Road near Callicoon, NY and the other to be located on MacCubbins Road in Beach Lake. The announcement came from Damascus Township Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeffrey Dexter at the board’s October 21 monthly meeting.  Read more

Craft fair

November 9, 2013

Craft fair at the Damascus Community Center, 9am-3pm. 50/50 raffle, proceeds go to the Community Center. 570/729-8320 or 570/224-4217.

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Dora Henry
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570/224-4217

Penny social

October 12, 2013

Penny social at the Damascus Community Center, doors open 5:30pm, drawing at 7pm. Benefits Conklin Hill Union Church maintenance fund. Hot dogs, cold drinks, coffee, tea available.

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Damascus Community Center

Damascus Township Historical Society Program‏

October 22, 2013

Last program of 2013 Speaker Series, Emily Montgomery will share background of "Calkins Creamery of Highland Dairy Farm", a Township dairy farm in her family for generations which today produces award-winning artisan cheeses. Damascus Township Community Center, 60 Conklin Hill Rd(off Rte 371), 7pm. 570/224-4535.

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Carol Ohlandt
Contact Phone #: 
570/224-4535

Harvest Fest

September 28, 2013

Harvest Fest, a time to celebrate the joys of rural life, will be held at the Galilee Unity Grange, 11am-4pm. A Blessing of the Animals service will be held at 12 noon. Harvest meal, music, bake sale, farm vendors and more. 570/224-4637.

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570/224-4637

Harvest Festival

September 28, 2013

A time to celebrate the joys of rural life will be held at the Galilee Unity Grange, 11am-4pm. The Harvest Festival is sponsored by the Damascus Area United Methodist Churches. 570/224-4637.

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570/224-4637

Penny social

September 14, 2013

Penny social at the Damascus Community Center, doors open at 6pm, drawing at 7pm. 50/50 raffle and refreshments available. 570/224-4217 or 570/729-8320.

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570/224-4217 or 570/729-8320

Historical Society Speaker Series

August 27, 2013

The Damascus Township Historical Society Speaker Series at the Damascus Township Community Center, 7pm. Pat Michelson will speak about "Highlights for Children." 570/224-4535.

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570/224-4535

Woodland Weavers and Spinners Guild meeting

August 17, 2013

The August meeting of the Woodland Weavers and Spinners Guild will take place at the Township Building, 10am. Please bring a bag lunch; coffee, tea and dessert will be provided. After lunch, Nellie Burnham will present a hands-on workshop on making coiled baskets. 570/226-4413.

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570/226-4413
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