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
Bernt Balchen Lodge Sons of Norway meeting at Central Vol. Fire Hall, 12noon. Norwegian meatball membership luncheon, $5. 570/685-7086.
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
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.
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.
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
Understand Medicare at the senior center, 12:30pm, free. RSVP: 570/775-5550.
(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
Understand what Medicare is all about at senior center (firehouse), 12:30pm, free. RSVP: 570/775-5550.
Understand what Medicare is all about at Masthope Lake Community Lodge, 1:30pm, free. RSVP: 570/775-5550.