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
Tri-State Dog Obedience Club facility (Shohola Business Center), 7pm. RSVP: tristaeobedienceclub.org or 570/296-5594.
Sponsored by Shohola Area Lions Club at St. Ann's Church (Mulligan Hall), 9:30-10:30am, free. Q&A concerning retirement opportunities follows. Refreshments. 570/296-2632 or 296-8894.
It’s never dull if you regularly attend the monthly meeting of the Shohola Township Supervisors. This time, the township is being sued by resident Carrie Thomas, who is a stickler for correct procedures and who challenges the supervisors regularly. This time, she caught the council red-handed for an infraction of the Sunshine Law. Read more
Municipal bldg., 1st Wed./mo., 7pm. All welcome.
All of the charges against Donald and Nelia Wall have been withdrawn. The outcome came following a year and a half grand jury investigation of charges brought by Shohola resident/attorney Mark Hamill and other residents of Shohola Township.
In a statement issued by the Walls, they said the agreement reached with Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin was not a plea bargain, and they did not admit to any wrongdoing. Part of the agreement called for the couple to pay $7,500 to Shohola Township as “restitution,” and that Nelia resign from her position as township supervisor. Read more
Variety of classes available for dogs at Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (Shohola Business Center). Orientation 7pm. RSVP: tristatedogobedienceclub.org or 570/296-5594.
Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (Shohola Business Center), 10am-3pm. tristatedogobedienceclub.org.
Our River Talk columnist Scott Rando sent us this photograph the morning of Wednesday, June 6, along with the following note:
“I gave up on seeing the transit of Venus due to the cloud cover and went to run errands and go to a meeting in NY. The meeting ended and as I reached home around sunset, there was a sliver of sun... just a sliver! Read more
It isn’t over yet in Shohola. For the last two years, tensions between two of the Shohola supervisors and a contingent of citizens who support Don and Nelia Wall flashed and sparked at every monthly township meeting.
Chairman of the Shohola Township Supervisors George Fluhr and supervisor Greg Hoeper fired Don Wall as the township zoning officer, and Nelia Wall as the township secretary/treasurer, in March 2010.
“It’s time for a change,” Fluhr said as the explanation, being gagged due to a grand jury investigation that was being conducted at that time. Read more