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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.

Helen Adams presentation

September 25, 2012

Historical Society presentation: "Roads to and People of Damascus" at the community center, 7pm.

Woodland & Spinners Guild meeting

September 15, 2012

Program: how to use the Internet to sell products at the township bldg., 10am. Wifi avail. Business meeting followed by lunch (bring a bag lunch), coffee, tea & dessert provided. 570/226-4413.

Damascus gets extension

The chairman of the Damascus town supervisors, Jeff Dexter, has expressed concern that the township needed more time to revise it storm water management plan. Recently, it was given such an extension, as were other townships with the same problem.  Read more

Penny social

September 8, 2012

Community Center, doors open 6pm, drawing 7pm. 50/50, refreshments. 570/224-4217 or 729-8320.

Grant Sheard presentation

August 28, 2012

"Beginnings of Boyds Mills" hosted by Damascus Township Historical Society at the community center, 7pm.

'Roads to Galilee' presentation

July 24, 2012

Slide show & discussion about history of Damascus Township villages & hamlets at the community center, 7pm. 570/224-4535.

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