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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.

Pipeline crossing underway on Lackawaxen River

The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company (TGP), a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation, has begun preparations to construct and maintain water obstructions and encroachments associated with the Pike County portion of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline 300 Project, Loop 323. Depicted above is the work underway at the location where a 30-inch diameter steel natural gas transmission line will cross the Lackawaxen River in Lackawaxen Township.  Read more

Park service concerned over Holbert Quarry expansion

The supervisors of Lackawaxen Township approved the proposed expansion of the Holbert Brothers Bluestone Quarry at a meeting on July 20, but before doing so, township solicitor Tony Waldron read a list of 10 conditions that he recommended by attached to the approval, and the supervisors agreed to the conditions.  Read more

UDC weighs in on Holbert Brothers quarry, Lackawaxen citizens group threatens lawsuit

More opposition to the proposed expansion of the Holbert Brothers Bluestone Quarry has surfaced. The Upper Delaware Council has sent a letter to the Lackawaxen supervisors asking them to reject the conditional use permit application because it would “constitute a clear violation of the Lackawaxen Township Zoning Ordinance, and it is not in substantial conformance with the Land and Water Use Guidelines in the River Management Plan (RMP) for the Congressionally-designated Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, a unit of the National Park Service (NPS).”  Read more

Zane Grey festival

July 16, 2011

Hosted by National Park Service at Zane Grey Museum, 10am-4pm. Fun for the whole family w/ activities & events. Refreshments. 570/685-4871.

Holbert Quarry seeks expansion again

Wayne and Dave Holbert are seeking a permit that would allow them to expand their bluestone quarrying operation, which is now about 10 acres, by an additional 40 acres. The application permit says that the acreage is located in a rural district, and that “operations will consist of blasting, crushing and screening of limestone rock within the permit area.”  Read more

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