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.
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.
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
Community Center, doors open 6pm, drawing 7pm. 50/50, refreshments. 570/224-4217 or 729-8320.
"Beginnings of Boyds Mills" hosted by Damascus Township Historical Society at the community center, 7pm.
Slide show & discussion about history of Damascus Township villages & hamlets at the community center, 7pm. 570/224-4535.