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Lackawaxen

Comment period set for Holbert Quarry

A public notice has been posted for the Holbert Quarry’s application for a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permit to conduct noncoal surface mining activities in Lackawaxen Township, as required by the Noncoal Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act and the Clean Streams Law. The application includes a request for blasting.
The proposed permit area is 40 acres and is situated one mile north of the Lackawaxen River and one-half mile west of the Delaware River and is accessed from Masthope Plank Road (State Road 1014).  Read more

Sons of Norway meeting

November 17, 2011

Bernt Balchen Lodge Sons of Norway meeting at Central Vol. Fire Hall, 12noon. Norwegian meatball membership luncheon, $5. 570/685-7086.

Lackawaxen crossing nears completion; PCCD concerned about ‘slow restoration’

PIKE COUNTY, PA — The controversial “wet crossing” of the Lackawaxen River began last week following ongoing delays due to unusual amounts of rainfall and hurricane impacts in the region. The crossing is nearing completion as crews from Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) and its contractor, Henkels and McCoy, work to fill the 15-foot-deep trench excavated during the ongoing expansion of TGP’s 300 Line Project.  Read more

Wine tasting event

November 5, 2011

Pairing of 3 white & 3 red wines w/ food at Summit Restaurant at Masthope Mountain, 7pm, $25 advance, $30 door. Silent auction. Benefits Lackawaxen Township Ambulance Service. 570/685-5432 or 685-2633.

AARP driver safety course

November 14, 2011

8-hr. course on 11/14 & 16 at Central Fire Station #27, 5-9pm, free to veterans and/or spouses, $14 non-members, $12 members. RSVP: 570/685-4358.

River trenching delayed by storms

Plans to begin trenching activities in the Lackawaxen River related to the Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s (TGP) 300 Line Project in Pike County continue to be delayed following Hurricane Irene and a series of rain events that have beset the region.  Read more

Medicare seminar

September 12, 2011

Understand Medicare at the senior center, 12:30pm, free. RSVP: 570/775-5550.

Time for trenching

(This story has been updated below)

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company (TGP), a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation, expects to begin excavating a trench across the Lackawaxen River this weekend in preparation for laying the length of 30-inch diameter steel natural gas transmission pipeline that will connect on either side of the river to existing pipeline sections.  Read more

Medicare seminar

August 29, 2011

Understand what Medicare is all about at senior center (firehouse), 12:30pm, free. RSVP: 570/775-5550.

Medicare seminar

August 27, 2011

Understand what Medicare is all about at Masthope Lake Community Lodge, 1:30pm, free. RSVP: 570/775-5550.

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