Pike County Advanced Life Support (ALS) will remain the primary provider for Shohola Township—for now—despite concerns by some officials about its professionalism and sustainability. Township supervisors, after a lengthy discussion at their March 14 meeting during which they considered going with a different provider, tabled the matter for a second straight month. Read more
The American Lung Association’s 8 session program at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, 7:30pm. Register: 570/559-7608.
The Shohola Township Board of Supervisors is considering cutting ties with its ambulance provider, Pike County Advanced Life Support (ALS), due to “problems at scenes.” The news came as a shock to the ambulance service. Read more
Shohola Twp. Volunteer Fire & Rescue Annual February Thaw Chicken BBQ, 4-7pm. Tickets: $10. 570/559-7525.
Shohola Township supervisors have approved advertising a public hearing for a proposed local tax abatement law.
“The law could give Shohola a fighting chance to compete for businesses that are seeking to locate in the Tri-State area, and specifically in Shohola, by giving such companies a tax break,” said Michael Sullivan, director of the Pike County Economic Development Authority (EDA).
The hearing will be held at the beginning of the township council meeting on February 14 at 7:30 p.m. Read more
Tri State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) orientation class at the TSDOC facility at Shohola Business Center, 7pm. Registration is recommended. www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org.
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has awarded Pike County a $30,100 grant to prepare a greenway plan for the Lackawaxen and Upper Delaware rivers. According to a press release from the Pike County Office of Community Planning, the project will complement an existing waterfront revitalization program currently underway in Sullivan County, NY. Read more
Entire service in German, St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, 3pm.
St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, 3pm.
Again, the new budget for Shohola Township will not contain a budget increase. The millage rate will stand at 9.25 for the township and 1.75 for the fire department, as was the case last year. Read more