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 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 of "All is Well" at the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church, 7:30pm.
Performance of "All is Well" at the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church, 3pm.
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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Center, doors open 5:30pm, drawing 7pm. Benefits Conklin Hill Union Church maintenance fund.
Historical Society presentation: "Roads to and People of Damascus" at the community center, 7pm.