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THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF BARRETT TOWNSHIP, pursuant to Section 3202 of the Second Class Township, hereby gives public notice that the proposed budget for Barrett Township for fiscal year 2023 is available for public inspection at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326, during regular business hours. If there are no changes to the proposed budget, the Board intends to adopt the proposed budget at the regular meeting on December 14, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 22 November 2022 09:22

Bring your letters to Santa

The Rotary Club Christmas celebration, now in its fifth year, will feature a tree lighting, carol singing, and a special visit from the North Pole's most famous resident, who will arrive on the back of one of Barrett Township Volunteer Fire Company's firetrucks.

Each child will receive a bag of holiday treats and Santa will be available for safely distanced photos.

Don’t forget bring your letters to Santa (volunteers say they will make sure they get delivered directly to Saint Nick and be sure to include your return address in case he writes back!).

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 2.

Info: Mountainhome Methodist Church, Route 390, Mountainhome, rotaryclubofthepoconomountains.com

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Fr. Gregory Loughney pleaded no contest to attempted indecent assault and attempted corruption of minors back in July.

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A former pastor charged with child sex crimes in Monroe County will spend the next five years on probation.


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Newswatch 16's Amanda Eustice shows us the plans for the building in Monroe County.


Author: Amanda Eustice (WNEP)

Published: 4:01 PM EST November 17, 2022
Updated: 4:01 PM EST November 17, 2022

MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. — While it doesn't look like it now, the former Barrett Elementary Center near Mountainhome will soon be the center hub for the community.

Barrett Township officials closed on the property a few days ago. The goal is to turn it into the Barrett Administrative and Recreation Complex.

Magnolia's Free Thanksgiving meal
Magnolia Streamside Resorts owners, staff, and chef are volunteering to serve warm holiday meal this holiday to the community neighbors in need. Call to reserve your holiday dinner.

  • Seatings take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24.
  • Reservations must by made by Nov. 22. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Info: 2518 Route 309, Canadensis.

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Tuesday, 15 November 2022 07:19

Joseph Calistro Obituary

Joseph "Joe" A. Calistro, Jr., 66, of Cresco, passed away in his home on Friday, November 11, 2022. Born in New York, New York he was the son of the late Joseph and Gertrude (Pearcy) Calistro. Joe was the beloved husband of the late Larissa (Ptashynsky) Calistro.

Monday, 14 November 2022 07:02

Anna Young Obituary

Anna Victoria Young, 82, of Cresco, died peacefully in her daughter's home in Belvidere, New Jersey on Friday, November 4, 2022.

Born in Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late John and Anita (Garcia) Berrios and loving wife of the late Joseph (Rusty) Young.

Anna will be lovingly remembered by her children, Joseph Young and his wife Cathy, Debra Stensrud and her husband John, Bruce Young and Walter Young and his wife Jenny and grandchildren Ryan, Michael, Brandi, Audrey, Sam, and Jack; sisters, Elsie Gedman and Sonia Hunter along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be a private gathering with immediate family.

Thank you to all that loved and prayed for Anna.

Until Heaven

Published by Bolock Funeral Home & Crematory - Cresco on Nov. 11, 2022.

5/8 The Buck Hill Falls Inn

This private resort was a venture built in 1901 by a group of friends. Originally functioning as a Quaker retreat, the Buck Hill Falls Inn soon transformed into a 400-room inn, complete with a 27-hole golf course, an amphitheater, tunnels, and tons of stone walls. The abandoned resort and its property were set to be redeveloped in 2017. Today, the hotel is nothing more than a grassy field and is a simple memorial to the historic hotel.

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PLEASE!!! We need your help identifying these individuals. They broke into the Barrett Elementary Center just after midnight Sat night. These photos have been forwarded to PMRPD but if you have any information, please contact the police at 570-895-2400. We are currently under contract to purchase the building and any additional vandalism will just add more time and cost to the clean up and progress in developing what will be an asset to the community.