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Damascus

Indian artifacts and eel weirs

June 28, 2011

Floyed Campfield speaks at the town hall, 7pm. Presented by Damascus Township Historical Society. 570/224-4244.

Rummage sale

June 24, 2011
June 25, 2011

United Methodist Church, 9am-2pm. Lunch avail. 570/224-4217 or 729-8320.

Memorial Day ceremony

May 30, 2011

Veterans Memorial across from Damascus School, 11am. Guest speaker: General Daniel O'Neill. Damascus Christian Academy performance. Bring a chair.

Dolores seeks Damascus seat

When Dolores Keesler was unexpectedly removed from her appointment as Damascus Township’s representative to the Upper Delaware Council (UDC), where she had been serving as chair following her election in January 2011, she was stunned.  Read more

Food pantry

May 19, 2011

Township bldg., 1-3pm. Emergency need: 570/224-4217. 570/253-4262.

Keesler to challenge Canfield in Damascus

Dolores Keesler has decided to conduct a write-in campaign for the office of supervisor against Joe Canfield. Keesler, who was until recently the Damascus Township representative to the Upper Delaware Council and the president of that body for two months, was removed from her position at the instigation of Damascus supervisor Joe Canfield, with the agreement of the other two supervisors. Justifying the move, Canfield said “Just say that she doesn’t represent the whole township, that’s all.”  Read more

Damascus students visit supervisors

Each year the Damascus supervisors invite sixth-grade students to spend the day with them, and learn about the functions and responsibilities of local government officials.

This year the Damascus student supervisors for a day were,front row from left, Shannon Crum, Brittany Maronna, Sam Conley-Vaverchak and Alex Esselman. In the back row are Howard Schuchman, Supervisors Joe Canfield, Jeff Dexter and Chuck Grady.

Woodland Weavers & Spinner Guild meeting

April 16, 2011

Town hall, social hour 10am, meeting 11am. Guests welcome. 570/226-4413.

Food pantry

April 21, 2011

Township bldg., 1-3pm. Emergency need: 570/224-4217. 570/253-4262.

Damascus axes Keesler

Damascus supervisor Joe Canfield wanted to remove resident Dolores Keesler as the Damascus representative on the Upper Delaware Council (UDC). The other two supervisors agreed and they voted for her ouster at the Damascus Township meeting on March 21.  Read more

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