Category Archives: Bushkill

Saw Creek Estates Community manager earns top industry credential

  Saw Creek Estates General Manager David Martin recently joined the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Association Management Specialist credential from the Community Associations Institute.  Martin, whose career includes 25 years of property management experience with several Fortune 500 firms, was hired to lead the Saw Creek Estates team in [...]

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Pike dog licenses to be sold in Bushkill Friday morning

Pike County Treasurer John Gilpin will be at the Bushkill Post Office Friday selling dog licenses. He will be there between 9 a.m. and noon. Owners who fail to license their dogs can face a fine of up to $300 for each unlicensed dog. An annual dog license is $8.45 and a lifetime license is [...]

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Bad luck for Pocono Ironman participant number 666

You need to get that number changed, an Ironman worker half teased, using a grease pencil to write Sean Gillan’s participant number on his bicep and leg. Gillan was assigned number 666, the unpopular number often called the “mark of the beast,” a bad omen. The Ironman 70.3 Pocono Mountains was his first ever triathlon. [...]

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Lehman students participate in Mady’s Snow Day

After Madyson Law died in A 2010 accident, her family and the community responded by holding fundraisers to support a scholarship fund and organizations that she supported when she was alive. The fundraisers have become places to remember Madyson and honor her memory by doing something good in her name. Madyson loved winter. That is [...]

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East Stroudsburg North Band heads to Washington D.C.

East Stroudsburg High School-North Marching Band members were groggy but excited as they loaded two charter buses at 6 a.m. Friday and headed to Washington, D.C., to march in the National Memorial Day Parade. But one wonders, how many students will be in band next year, when a $100 activity fee, recently approved by the [...]

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The passing of Bushkill Corners

Bushkill Corners, the landmark deli and convenience store at the “T” junction of Milford Road and Bushkill Falls Road shouldn’t be closed. It was in a perfect location for residents of Pine Ridge,Pocono Mountain Lake Estates, Ranchlands, and Tamiment to pick up a few necessities. Anyone driving to the East Stroudsburg North school campus goes [...]

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Bushkill Outreach tricky tray today ranked top 10 in nation

The tricky tray is a regional thing. Transplanted residents react with curiosity when they hear the name. “Tricky tray?” They say. “That sounds like a naughty game. I’m in.” Where did the tricky tray get its name? “ I’ve never been able to find out the answer to that. I’m not sure where it originates. [...]

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Stamp out a memory at National Park

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area straddles the border of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. But those are toll booths, not border check points, at the at the river crossings on N.J. Route 206 and Interstate 80. So why is there a passport cancellation station at park headquarters on River Road? It is a money maker [...]

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Major award for East Stroudsburg North band teacher

    The National Band Association has awarded East  Stroudsburg North High School Band Director Paul Bakner with the “Citation of Excellence” for outstanding contribution to bands and band music. “We are very fortunate to have Mr. Bakner on our teaching  staff,” Superintendent Sharon Laverdure said. “We are very proud of the professionalism and respectful [...]

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Nathan romps in Bushkill snow

Nathan lives a shovel-free lifestyle, so the first big snow of the year is all good for him. After watching out the window as snow accumulated in his Bushkill yard all Saturday afternoon, he finally went outside. At 7:30 p.m fat flakes were falling steadily and it was already up to his hips. A neighbor’s [...]

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