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Wayne County Food Pantry

March 21, 2013

The Damascus Area Pantry will be held at the Damascus Township Building, 1-3pm. For an emergency need, call 570/224-4217 or 224-4189.

Grady resigns as road master; Damascus supervisor will remain as road worker

Charles (Chuck) Grady, a supervisor in Damascus Township, resigned from his position as roadmaster but will remain a member of the township’s road crew. In Pennsylvania, a supervisor can also be the township’s roadmaster.  Read more

Cookie Pick

February 8, 2013
February 9, 2013

Cookie Pick at The Dime Bank. Friday, February 8, 9am–6:30pm. Saturday, February 9, 9am-Noon. Proceeds to benefit Damascus United Methodist Charge Mission Projects. 570/224-4217.

Christmas Eve performance

December 24, 2012

Christmas Eve performance of "All is Well" at the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church, 7:30pm.

Community Christmas Cantata

December 16, 2012

Performance of "All is Well" at the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church, 3pm.

Damascus passes its 2013 budget

The Damascus Board of Supervisors passed the township’s 2013 budget at its meeting on November 19. Budgets in Pennsylvania must be passed by December 31. There will be no cuts in services or cuts in personnel in this budget, as happened last year.  Read more

Damascus baseline methane study completed; insurance against gas migration

A recurring question in the gas drilling debate is “does hydraulic fracturing lead to gas migration?” The answers are opposite of each other: Many residents who live near gas wells that have undergone hydraulic fracturing insist that it does, while drilling companies almost always insist that it does not, even when they agree to pay settlements.  Read more

Angry Chicopee Road Angry residents want potholes filled; highway deptartment overwhelmed with funded FEMA repairs

A group of disgruntled residents from Chicopee Road returned to the Damascus Township Supervisors’ meeting on October 15, and they were angrier than ever.  Read more

"The Unnamed Settlement - Milanville"

October 23, 2012

The Damascus Township Historical Society welcomes all to a presentation by Barbara Davis Dexter, on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Damascus Community Center, 60 Conklin Hill Road (off Route 371) Contact Carol W. Ohlandt at 570/224-4535 or cohlandt@hotmail.com

Penny social & bake sale

October 13, 2012

Community Center, doors open 5:30pm, drawing 7pm. Benefits Conklin Hill Union Church maintenance fund.

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