Category Archives: Dingman 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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Pike County Eagle Scouts attend gathering of Eagles event

Several Eagle Scouts from Pike County attended the 2013 Eagle Scout Reunion and Hall of Fame Induction hosted by the Hudson Valley Council on October 3rd at the United States Military Academy at West Point. The scouts were guests of Ed Ward, Chairman of the Hudson Valley Chapter of the National Eagle Scout Association. During [...]

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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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Share your heart valentine’s dance planned in Dingman

The Upper Delaware GLBT Center hosts the “Share Your Heart with the Community” Valentine’s Dance and Food Drive, Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Dingman Township Fire Department “Hall of Romance” on Log Tavern Road in Milford. The event starts at 8 p.m. and  is sponsored by J-Angelo Event Planning.   The dance will feature local [...]

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Local filmmaker’s flight 93 documentary funded for completion

  A local filmmaker’s documentary about the impact of the crash of Flight 93 has been successfully funded and is expected to be finished in January. Ryan Balton, a Dingman Township native is co-producing the film “We were quiet once,” which examines how the crash of flight 93, on Sept. 11, 2001 affected the people [...]

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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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No lease deal, no golfing at Cliff Park Inn

  The National Park Service has not received any proposals in response to the request for proposals for a 10-year lease for the Cliff Park Inn hotel, restaurant and golf course. The lease holder would pay a dollar a year and fund an estimated $1 million in repairs to the Inn. “We continue to make [...]

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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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Delaware Township donation shows supervisors priorities

  Delaware Township supervisors unanimously voted to donate $5000 to Safe Haven of Pike County, the local domestic violence and sexual assault responders. It is the first time the township has made a cash donation to Safe Haven. Dingman Township has given $10,000 to Safe Haven annualy for years, including 2012.  In Delaware, the money [...]

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Pike Library winter hours

The Pike County Public Library has announced changes in its scheduled hours of operation.  Effective Feb. 1, the Milford and Dingman Township branches will close at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday.  In addition, the Milford Branch will open at noon on Wednesday and the Dingman Township Branch will be closed on Saturday.

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