Barrett Township News, Events, Public Notices: Villages of Mountainhome, Cresco, Skytop, Buck Hill Falls, Canadensis
To the Editor:
I’m looking for local residents interested in playing Pickleball. I play in Florida and would like to meet local individuals interested in the sport to play.
"Notable projects that are expected to begin this year include ... Replacement of Route 447 Bridge over Goose Pond Run in Barrett Township, Monroe County, $1.2 million"
Over 30 projects were highlighted today as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced work that will take place across District 5’s six-county region during the 2021 construction season.
Vandalism. Just a heads up to people living near Spruce Cabin Rd, Henry Price, Cherry Lane, and other roads that are close. This evening 5/25 around midnight, I'm assuming, kids were throwing rocks at our windows. My husband turned the light on and they fled on foot. They also threw rocks at the car causing damage. I heard noises earlier in the evening but thought it was coming from inside the house. I'm assuming they were around the house checking it out not realizing someone was home. Police were called so reports could be filed.
If you’ve been thinking about trying fishing or want to introduce your child or a friend to this great outdoor activity, you’ll have a great chance to do so next weekend!
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will host the first of its two annual Fish for Free Days next Sunday, May 30.
PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of Thomas M. McCain, late of Canadensis, Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Letters of Testamentary 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. Wendy Hammerstone, Executrix 387 Upper Swiftwater Road Cresco, PA 18326 MICHELLE F. FARLEY, ESQ. P.O. Box 222 Cresco, PA 18326 PR - May 7, May 14, May 21
PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of Morna L. Aurand, late of Canadensis, Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Letters of Testamentary 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. Theresa B. Manhart, Executrix 1066 Upper Seese Hill Road Canadensis, PA 18325 MICHELLE F. FARLEY, ESQ. P.O. Box 222 Cresco, PA 18326 PR - April 30, May 7, May 14
FYI: Bridge Replacement Construction
Route 447 & Upper Seese Hill Road (near Stonewall Garden Center)
Starting May 5, 2021
Barrett Township - There will be a public auction on Friday, May 21st, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at “Auto-In-Motion” located at 1142 Route 390 in Mountainhome PA for the purpose of selling county owned vehicles, most of which were seized by the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney through Drug Task Force activities.
Monroe County, Pennsylvania – April 22, 2021
Michael Mancuso First Assistant District Attorney has approved new charges on three individuals previously arrested in connection with the March 19 death of a two-month-old female child.
Lamont Bacchus, 31, the child’s father, of New Castle, Delaware, now faces charges of criminal homicide, endangering the welfare of a child, assault, and drug charges. Amanda Green, 29, the child’s mother, of Marshall’s Creek, now faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child, and delivery of drugs. The third defendant, Tony Kristiansen, 29, of Barrett Township, originally charged with several counts of the felony 3 child endangering charge, is now facing felony 1 and felony 2 endangering charges. He also faces drug delivery charges
May 18th is Primary Day in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is a “Closed Primary” state, which means that only registered republicans and democrats may vote for candidates in their respective parties. Because of this rule, many registered voters falsely believe that they are unable to vote on this day. However, Primary Day is often when special elections and referendums are voted on.
This May 18th all registered voters in PA, regardless of party affiliation, can vote on the referendums to limit the Governor's emergency powers to 21 days, unless extended by legislative vote.
The death of a 2-month-old baby in a Poconos, PA apartment has been ruled a homicide, authorities said.
The infant girl, Ryann Bacchus, was found with trauma to her head resulting in multiple skull fractures in a Barrett Township apartment on March 19, the Monroe County District Attorney's Office said.
County Coroner Thomas Yanac Jr. ruled the baby's death a homicide.
As of last Friday, three people were charged with child endangerment in relation to the child’s death, while homicide charges had not yet been filed, officials said.
The death of a two-month-old girl in Barrett Township has been ruled a homicide, the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney announced Friday.
Editor's Note: A very thin coat of blacktop was added to Oak Ridge Lane in the last year or two but it's already deteriorating. Why aren't they paving the rest of Oak Ridge Lane? And why wasn't it done properly the first time?
PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors invites and will receive sealed bids for paving on Laurel Pine Road (T-606), White Oak Road (T-596), Ash Road (T-633), and Naomi Lane (T-634), Locust Lane (T-406, Hemlock Lane (T-407), Dogwood Lane (T-405), Spruce Lane (T-408), White Birch Lane (T-404), Old Orchard Drive (T-403), and Lower Seese Hill Road (T-579) in Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, until 12 p.m. (noon) Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. All bids must be submitted upon forms furnished by Barrett Township and returned in a sealed envelope clearly marked "Paving Bid Barrett Township." Faxed bids and bids received after the deadline will not be accepted. Copies of the Contract Documents including detailed specifications may be obtained at the Barrett Township municipal offices at the address listed above. All materials shall conform to PennDOT specifications and standards as provided in Publication 408, as amended. Pennsylvania Prevailing wages may apply to this contract depending on the bid amount. The Contract Documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices and related matters. All contractors and subcontractors shall comply with the Pennsylvania Public Works Employment Verification Act. The Act requires the contractor to verify employment eligibility through the e-verify program operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security as a precondition of being awarded a contract for this project. The Contract Documents contain information regarding the Act. Each bid must be accompanied by a proposal security in the amount of ten (10%) percent of the amount bid in the form of a certified check, bank cashier's check, or satisfactory bid bond naming as payee Barrett Township. No bid or proposal may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after the date specified above for receiving of bids. The successful bidder shall furnish a performance bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the bid, naming as payee Barrett Township. The successful bidder shall be bound by the terms and conditions of the Contract Documents. Sealed bids will be opened and read aloud at a public meeting at 5:30 p.m.Wednesday, April 14, 2021 and a contract may be awarded immediately thereafter or at a subsequent public meeting the date and time of which will be announced after bids are opened. The Barrett Township Board of Supervisors shall award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder or shall reject all bids within 30 days of the date of the bid opening. The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any or all bids or parts thereof, and to waive any defects or irregularities in the proposals. The Board further reserves the right to reject any proposal deemed not to be in the best interest of the Township. By order of the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors P - March 25, April 1