Disclaimer: The ideas are the personal thoughts and opinions of Nate Covington and do not necessarily reflect the position of Barrett Township or the Board of Auditors.

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Sunday, 16 January 2022 07:28

Ice Skating Rink at Skytop: Open to Public

Skytop Lodge (at 1 Skytop Lodge Road in Skytop) offers a weather-protected rink. The rink is open to the public for skating sessions every day with differing daily hours during the winter season. Conditions permitting, ice skating is also offered on the lake. Skate rentals are available.

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Friday, 14 January 2022 12:33

Public Notice: Estate of Adolph Brost

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of Adolph Brost, late of Mountainhome, Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Letters of Administration in the above named estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment, and those having claims are directed to present the same without delay to the undersigned or her attorney within four (4) months from the date hereof and to file with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County, Orphan's Court Division, a particular statement of claim, duly verified by an affidavit setting forth an address within the county where notice may be given to claimant. Janis Whitmore, Administratrix PO Box 32 Mountainhome, PA 18342 MICHELLE F. FARLEY, ESQ. P.O. Box 222 Cresco, PA 18326 PR - Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28

PUBLIC NOTICE COMMITTEE MEETINGS TAKE NOTICE that the Barrett Township Environmental Advisory Committee will hold public meetings in 2022 at the Evergreen School, 905 E. Grace Avenue, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326, at 6:30 p.m., on the following dates: January 19, March 16, May 18, July 20, September 21 and November 16. If you require any special accommodations to attend or participate in these public meetings, please contact the Township at 570-595-2602 at least one business day in advance. Barrett Township Environmental Advisory Committee P - Jan. 12
Tuesday, 11 January 2022 15:05

Open Positions at Spruce Lake

Looking for more than “just a job?” Both full-time and part-time positions are available at the Retreat Center, and offer flexible hours and/or rotating shifts. We’re looking for people with personal integrity, a positive attitude, attention to detail, who are happy to serve others in a ministry environment.

Apply online:

Tuesday, 11 January 2022 10:55

Pocono Homeschool Alliance

Thinking about homeschooling?

Connect with parents who have done it!

Tuesday, 11 January 2022 10:40

To the editor: Avoid Jon Clark Contracting

To the editor - as written:

Subject: Jon Clark contractor


I'm writing to you about Jon Clark contracting.

Frequently Asked:

Going crazy with poor or nonexistent Blue Ridge cable service. Anybody else in Canadensis Cresco area having issues? Generally service is spotty but it’s been terrible on and off for over a week now. Ty 

My Answer:

Monday, 10 January 2022 15:11

One man dead after crash in Monroe County

The crash happened just before 9 p.m. on Saturday night.

MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — A man is dead after a crash in Monroe County.

The wreck happened just before 9 p.m. Saturday night near the intersection of Paradise Valley Road and Wyndham Drive near Cresco.

Monday, 10 January 2022 09:05

Obituary: Joseph Ferraro

Joseph John Ferraro, 90, of Shrewsbury, New Jersey and formerly of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania passed on Monday, January 3, 2022 in Holmdel, New Jersey. He was the loving husband of the late Patricia (Clinchot) Ferraro, who passed away in 2010.

Friday, 07 January 2022 08:23


During 2022, the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors will convene public meetings at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326, according to the following schedule: Regular meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. and on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m., unless otherwise noted (Jan. 12, Jan. 26, Feb. 9, Feb. 23, March 9, March 23, April 13, April 27, May 11, May 25, June 8, June 22, July 13, July 27, Aug. 10, Aug. 24, Sept. 14, Sept. 28, Oct. 12, Oct. 26, Nov. 9, Nov. 23, Dec. 14, and Dec. 28). Work session meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m., unless otherwise noted (Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, Oct.19, Nov. 16, Dec. 21). If you require any special accommodations to attend or participate in these public meetings, please contact the Township at 570-595-2602 at least one day in advance. Weitzmann, Weitzmann & Huffman, LLC By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esquire 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Solicitors P - Jan. 7