Category Archives: Westfall

Westfall secretary resigns

Longtime Westfall Township Secretary Lisa Green has resigned. She and her husband are moving to South Carolina. “It has been an extremely rewarding experience working for Westfall Township for the past 18 years. I have formed many friendships and will miss those people most of all,” Green wrote in a resignation letter. Green’s last day [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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Sign up at Delaware Valley School

  The new $43,400 electronic at the Westfall campus of Delaware Valley School District is now in operation. The sign was installed by Sign Here of Port Jervis, N.Y. For weeks it had been just two brick posts, but now the electronic screen and topper sign are in place. It is readable to drivers from [...]

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Westfall Taco Bell finally opens

    Has Pike County gone taco crazy? The restaurant officially opened at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Workers say a man was waiting for them to unlock the door because he wanted to be able to say he was the first to eat there. They didn’t catch his name, but they remember he ordered a black [...]

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Helicopter Hunter: sighting at the Westfall Hampton Inn

  Pocono Record Executive Editor Chris Mele is a hardcore news junkie. He is always on the lookout for a hot story because, like his curiosity, news never sleeps. Pocono Record reporters know, if Mele drives through your beat, he is probably going to come back with a quirky story idea for you to investigate. [...]

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Representatives should listen to the people

Political leaders are elected to speak for the people but some lose sight of their role as a representative. This week Westfall Township Supervisors and Matamoras Council members met in a rare joint meeting to discuss shared services. Contributions each municipality makes to fund the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department are the biggest shared expense. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Protest planned for gas pipeline route through in Milford, Westfall

If a public notice about a gas pipeline is published and nobody understands it, was the public really notified? Legally, yes. But in reality many people don’t even realize they should be looking for public notices. When they do, it is not always clear that the notice is relevant to them. For example, in November [...]

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