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Jeffrey S. Landi, 56, of Cresco, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022 at St. Luke's Hospital Burtonsville. Born in East Stroudsburg, he was the son of Patricia (Vernoy) Landi and the late Ronald Landi. Jeffrey worked in maintenance at P.C.P and was a former member of the Barrett Township Fire Company.
Outdoor reading adventure on trail in the Poconos
Author: Amanda Eustice (WNEP)
Published: 5:07 PM EDT August 15, 2022
Updated: 7:14 PM EDT August 15, 2022
CRESCO, Pa. — If you decide to hike the trail at Barrett Township Community Park at Ice Lake, a story now comes with your visit.
The Barrett Paradise Friendly Library launched Its new "Tale on the Trail" program.
"During the pandemic, we had to shut down, and a lot of our programming was either virtual or outside, so this was something that was come up by, I think a librarian up in Vermont originally did this. We kind of just jumped on board and said, 'Hey, we have to be outside. May as well be outside reading and having fun together,'" Chelsea Corso, a children's librarian at Barrett Paradise Friendly Library, said.
Corso pushed for the outdoor reading adventure.
Right now, the featured book is "Around the Pond: Who's Been Here" by local author Lindsey Barrett George.
"It's about a 12th a 10th of a mile there to the end of the trail and back. It's rocky, but it's definitely OK for a stroller. Young children might need a little help walking, but it's pretty flat," Corso said.
Librarians tested out the idea during the COVID-19 pandemic. It worked so well that they decided to make it a permanent feature in the park.
"It can teach the kids a lot of things, but to appreciate what's going on right around them and to kind of live in the moment and enjoy the trial while they're on the trail, that's our main goal," Corso said. "Just have everybody slow down, take the time to read a book, and walk together.
A family from Staten Island was on vacation, taking a walk around the park.
"They'll know what is in the wildlife they're walking in right at that moment. Like, they'll know, let's just say tadpoles are in the pond that they're looking at right there, and it'll be like educational," Harrison Franzen said.
"They might like learn about the environment, and it can help them with maybe becoming a scientist of something," Emerson Franzen said.
The library hopes to regularly update and feature new books on the trail at Ice Lake.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a proposed Code Adoption Ordinance was introduced by the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors at a regular meeting of the Board held on the 13th day of July, 2022. A copy of the Code Adoption Ordinance is on file in the Township offices at 993 Route 390, Cresco, PA 18326 where it is available for inspection during regular office hours. A copy of the proposed ordinance has been supplied to the Pocono Record and to the Monroe County Law Library.
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GUILTY PLEA IN CHILD DEATH CASE
Stroudsburg - On Monday, August 1, 2022, Amanda M. Green, one of several persons charged in connection with the death of two month old infant R.B. who was killed on March 19, 2021, in Canadensis,, entered a plea of guilty to several charges in connection with the death.
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Teri Lynne Lutz, 60, of Cresco passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Born in East Stroudsburg she was the daughter of Gloria (Oney) Lutz and the late Ronald Lutz. Teri was a manager at Camelback resort for over 42 years, where she was a mentor and great friend to all whom she crossed paths with. Teri loved nature and the outdoors and above all possessed a true heart of gold.
Interested in local history? Our Searchable History Project is in the process of digitizing materials in three local history collections, beginning with items from the Buck Hill Falls community. The items that have been digitized are now available online, so you can view and explore the collection. So far, there are over 200 images from the early 1900s (many of the Cottages) and Buck Hill Breeze issues from the 1920s, ‘30s, and ‘40s. The archives web site and the project are a work in progress; come back often to see what's been added.