Category Archives: Matamoras

Funny play performed by Delaware Valley Middle School this weekend

  Delaware Valley Middle School students will be performing the play “Honk! A musical tale of the ugly duckling.” The performances will be Nov. 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Delaware Valley High School auditorium. Tickets are available by reservation by calling 570-296-1835. Prices are $8 for children and senior citizens, and $10 [...]

Also posted in Milford, School | Leave a comment

Eastern Pike Regional Police Department to offer free medical ID’s for Senior Citizens

Eastern Pike Regional Police Department will give free medical identification cards to senior citizens, Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Matamoras Borough Hall, at 10 Avenue I. these custom-made cards outline the carrier’s medical conditions, medications and emergency contacts. Carrying this card can help ensure that patients receive appropriate treatment and that [...]

Posted in Matamoras | Leave a comment

Eastern Pike Regional Police car window broken

The back window of a police car parked at the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department in Matamoras was broken over the weekend. It was discovered around 10 a.m. Saturday, Police Chief Chad Stewart said. Police reviewed video of the area, searching for an explanation and discovered that something fell from above and hit the window. [...]

Also posted in Westfall | Leave a comment

Eastern Pike Regional Police patrolman honored for enforcement efforts

Eastern Pike Regional Police Patrolman Justin Tosi, was honored recently for his individual efforts in combating aggressive driving and his participation last year in the Northeast Highway Safety Program. Aggressive driving behaviors include speeding, improper passing, tailgating and running red lights. A award presentation was done recently in cooperation with the Northeast Highway Safety and [...]

Also posted in Westfall | Leave a comment

Stop for pedestrians in Matamoras and skip the $100 fine

  Eastern Pike Regional Police Department is working to improve pedestrian safety in Matamoras Borough by continuing crosswalk enforcement initiatives along Pennsylvania Avenue. The crosswalk awareness initiatives involve an off-duty, undercover police officer posing as a pedestrian crossing at a crosswalk.  If oncoming drivers don’t stop for the pedestrian as required by law the vehicle [...]

Posted in Matamoras | Leave a comment

Eastern Pike Regional Police collecting dog food

Now through the end of December citizens are encouraged to drop off non-perishable pet food at the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department, 10 Avenue I in Matamoras. The third annual holiday pet food drive is the way to help the non-profit Pike County Humane Society keep up with increasing costs. The greatest need is for dry [...]

Also posted in Millrift, Westfall | Leave a comment

Eastern Pike Regional Police Department gets agressive driving award

    The Eastern Pike Regional Police Department received two awards for participation in aggressive driving enforcement activities. The enforcement was conducted July 9 through August 16 on roads throughout Matamoras and Westfall. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded Sergeant David Zegarski and the department certificates of appreciation [...]

Also posted in Westfall | Leave a comment

Time lapse video of fireworks shoppers in Matamoras

Most days there are no cars in the parking lot at Phantom Fireworks in Matamoras, so how does this store, which cannot legally sell fireworks to Pennsylvania customers, stay in business? The majority of its annual sales are made in the 10 days leading up to the Fourth of July. For proof, check out this [...]

Posted in Matamoras | Leave a comment

Eastern Pike Regional Police teach saftey tips to kids

    Eastern Pike Regional Police Department visited Delaware Valley Elementary students this week to present the program, “the back is where it’s at.” It is a police-driven program used to educate elementary students on seat-belt safety. “The back is where it’s at” was developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and is appropriate for [...]

Also posted in Milford | Leave a comment

Eastern Pike Regional Police Department seatbelt enforcement

As part of a teen-driver safety enforcement mobilization, Eastern Pike Regional Police will conduct seatbelt enforcement activities at or near the Delaware Valley High School Campus, Routes 6 and 209 and other roadways in Westfall Township and Matamoras Borough. The enforcment activity will take place between Feb. 14 and  March 4. The enforcement, coupled with educational outreach [...]

Also posted in Westfall | Leave a comment