Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 3 weekly sessions, 3:00 – 4:00 PM; Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 2512 Route 6, Suite 2. . Pre-registration is required.Individual counseling and group sessions available by appointment; call 570/296-3400 or 570/253-5970, ext 4110 or send an e-mail message to PikeExt@psu.edu. Tobacco Free Northeast PA at Burn Prevention Network is funded by a grant from the PA Department of Health Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
Safe Haven of Pike County welcomes you to attend this Town Hall Meeting at the Delaware Valley High School Auditorium, on Tuesday evening,from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please call Safe Haven at 570/296-2827.
Please join us and celebrate “Smoky Joe Wood Day” with a special party in the Foundation Room of the Columns Museum. $5 donation is appreciated. Call 570/296-8126 or visit www.pikecountyhistoricalsociety.org.
Pike County Area Agency on Aging is holding FREE Medicare Help in Pike County. Starting October 16 through December 6 from 10am to 3pm TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS Assistance available to help with information on Medicare Open Enrollment.
MUST CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT 570/775-5550 extension 1307.
“Did you say Martians?” exclaimed one wide-eyed sixth-grader as Nick Spinelli, executive director of the Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District, discussed the many benefits of wetlands during a regional visit last week from the Wyland Clean Water Mobile Learning Experience (MLE). Read more
Pike County Area Agency on Aging is holding FREE Medicare Help in Pike County. Assistance will be available starting October 16 through December 6 from 10am to 3pm to help with information.
MUST CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT 570/775-5550 extension 1307 ask for Kathleen
Since incumbent Democrat Karl Wagner will be the only candidate for commissioner for his party this year, he will be unchallenged in the primary and the general election. Read more
The unpopular new law imposing strict regulations on the inclusion of sprinkler systems in all new Pennsylvania one-family and two-family homes is being widely opposed by builders, home owners and local officials, which is not news.
What is news is that state elected officials are now joining the chorus of opponents.
At a recent meeting of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, state representative Michael Peifer said, “We’re going to overturn it,” to a chorus of cheering business people. Read more
Members of McGoey, Hauser and Edsall (MHE) consulting engineering firm presented their design of the newly proposed Pike County library building at the February 7 meeting of the new library board.
The library board approved the design and launched a major fund-raising campaign to supplement the $2.5 million in construction funds already on hand.
“This is just for the building,” said Michael J. Lamoreaux, MHE associate. “There is no money for any landscaping. We are not going to surround the building with gravel but will landscape it minimally.” Read more