Category Archives: Delaware Township

Join the Christmas bird count in Pike

Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are urging wildlife enthusiasts to join the tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the United States in the Audubon Society’s 114th Annual Christmas Bird Count, which will take place Dec. 14 through Jan. 5. The Christmas Bird Count is the longest-running citizen-science survey in the world, and the data collected through the count allows [...]

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Politics at Lehman school bus stop

I don’t always look my best when I take my kid to the bus stop at 6:40 a.m. and I know I am not the only one. It is dark in the morning and everyone stays in their car until the bus arrives. We try not to make eye contact, but do I see other [...]

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Pocono Environmental Education Center gets an award

  The Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit and Community Assistance Center recently held its 2013 community awards program at the Woodlands Inn, in Wilkes-Barre. The event highlighted under recognized nonprofit organizations that make an extraordinary impact within the center’s seven-county region, which includes Pike, Monroe, Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Schuylkill and Wayne Counties. All winners received a certificate [...]

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Historic Delaware Cemetery map restored

A cracked, yellowing map of the Delaware Cemetery, dating to the late 1800s has been restored, framed, and presented to Delaware Township Supervisors, for public enjoyment. The map had been rolled up in a cardboard tube and stored for years in the homes of different officers of the cemetery board. The map had been glued [...]

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Tickets for game dinner at PEEC selling fast

It will be a dining adventure at the Pocono Environmental Education Center game dinner Saturday, Nov. 17. The menu will include bear lasagna, bull and bear chili, rabbit pot pie, venison sausage and rice,  and bacon wrapped quail legs. Vegetarian meals will be offered for those who wish to support the PEEC fundraiser in a [...]

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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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Cool free things to do in Delaware Township

If you are looking for free recreation, check out the events planned at Akenac Park. July 14, 2-4 p.m. Introduction to canoe. Beginners are encouraged to spend a relaxing afternoon on the lake, but dress appropriately, you may get wet. July 15, 1-3 p.m. explore the lake with nets. Collect fish, macroinvertebrates, amphibians and anything [...]

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Delaware Township launches new web page

  Delaware Township has a new website, a major improvement over the old one which was difficult to navigate and showed little information. At the site, you will find contact the township phone number, and email addresses of employees and cell phone numbers of elected officials. Now that is access to your public officials. Various [...]

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Feature film to shoot in Dingmans Ferry

Pike County will host  a scene location this month for the feature film “Lies I Told My Little Sister,” a comedy-drama written by Judy White of Milford. The Phoenix store on Route 209 in Dingmans Ferry, run by Doug Cosh and Terry Talent, will be featured in the film. Shooting will be during the week of [...]

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Former Delaware Supervisor says she turned in badge

Former Delaware Township Supervisor Ileana Hernandez says she did not take her badge with her when she left office as current supervisors have said. “I called Ted yesterday to ask him to please straighten it out. My name is being smeared. I left it on his desk,” Hernandez said. She did not connect with Supervisor [...]

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