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Barrett Township Historical Society invites you to a Walk in Jenkins Woods (in Buck Hill Falls) Friday, June 16. The Walk begins at 4 PM followed by a Picnic Supper at Metzger's Farm at 6 PM. The Walk is free and Dinner from the Fairway Grill is $18 per person. YOU MUST RSVP FOR THIS EVENT!!! Walk, dine, or do both.

Contact Jackie Magann at 570-595-9233
(PO Box 352 Mountainhome 18342)
Pre-payment is required by June 2.

Mark Your Calendar:
Annual Antique Show & Sale at the Mountainhome Methodist Church
Fri., and Sat. July 21 and 22

Special Feature this Year: 
Licensed Appraiser

How much is this worth?

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Here’s your opportunity to find out just how much that ole picture frame, or that piece of jewelry Aunt Esther gave you, or that lovely old vase from Grandma may be worth.

At this year’s Annual Antique Show and Sale at The Mountainhome United Methodist Church, we are delighted to have a licensed Appraiser join us on Friday, July 21st, starting at 11:00 a.m.

Maggie Winchester of Winchester Auctioneers, has fit us into her busy schedule. She will be available at the Antique Show starting at 11 a.m. on Fri., July 21st to appraise your items for just $5 each (limit 3-4 items). To find out just how much that particular item is worth, don’t miss out on this opportunity.

This will be our 59th Show this year comprised of over 20 antique dealers. A favorite event for antique seekers, come out and enjoy the day looking for that special treasure.

Mark Your Calendar

Annual Antique Show & Sale at The Mountainhome United Methodist Church
Fri. and Sat. July 21 and 22, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Info:
570-595-7046

Sunday, May 28, 2017, & Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (Independence Day)

Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated days with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED (Trout/Salmon and Lake Erie permits are also NOT required). All other fishing regulations still apply.

Fish-for-Free Days are great ways for families to “catch” the fun of fishing!

Thanks for voting!  The actual election will take place in November.  Stay tuned...

 

DEMOCRATIC

LOREE GUTHRIE     137     50%
PATRICIA O'KEEFE     135     50%

Total    272    

 

REPUBLICAN

RALPH G MEGLIOLA     126    25%
GRANT HILFIGER     243     49%
JAY PERRINE II     127     26%

Total    496 

 

Featured Event from the Barrett Community Center:

GET THE BUZZ ON BEEKEEPING
Would you like to raise honeybees in your backyard or just want to know where your honey comes from? Learn more about bees, how bees make honey, and what you can do to enhance their environment.

Time: Thursday, July 13th at 7 PM
Presenter: Peter Gonze, Beekeeper

A green economy is not an end in itself. Rather, […] it is a means towards a shared and lasting prosperity. But what exactly does prosperity mean? We propose a definition of prosperity in terms of the capabilities that people have to flourish on a finite planet. It is clear that a part of our prosperity depends on material goods and services. Living well clearly means achieving basic levels of material security. But prosperity also has important social and psychological components. Our ability to participate in the life of society is vital. Meaningful employment, satisfying leisure, and a healthy environment also matter. […] Thriving communities are the basis of shared prosperity. — Tim Jackson and Peter A. Victor (2013: 6)

In 2009, Professor Tim Jackson catalysed a step-change in the conversation about the ‘growth imperative’ that is structurally built into our economic system. In a report for the UK Sustainable Development Commission, Jackson dared to name the elephant in the room by asking whether “prosperity without growth” was a possibility, stating clearly why ‘business as usual’ was no longer an option (Jackson, 2009a).

American Legion Evan-s Blitz Post #922 along with the High Acres Park Committee Cordially invite you to a MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY at the High Acres Park Memorial Garden.

Monday, May 29, 2017
3:00 pm

"Lest we Forget"

Monroe County Municipal Primary
Barrett Township

When: May 16, 2017

Where:
Barrett Municipal Township Building
993 Route 390, Cresco PA 18326
- or -
Mountainhome United Methodist Church Annex
6680 Route 191, Mountainhome PA 18342

Editor's Note: See "attachments" for sample ballot. 

Township Supervisor Candidates:
Loree Guthrie (D)
Patricia O'Keefe (D)
Ralph G. Megliola (R)
Grant Hilfiger (R)
Jay Perrine II (R)

Volunteers are needed Saturday May 20, and Sunday May 21, 2017

Information about the Run for the Red Pocono Marathon:
Run for the Red Pocono Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k Set for Sunday, May 21!
12th annual event raises money for American Red Cross Disaster Relief.
The marathon and half marathon will start at 7 a.m. at Pocono Mountain West High School in Pocono Summit. The 5k road race steps off at 8 a.m. at Stroudsburg High School.

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