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November 6, 2018
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Precinct: Barrett One
Address: Barrett Township Municipal Building 993 Route 390 Cresco, PA 18326
Handicapped Accessible: Yes

Precinct: Barrett Two
Address: Mountainhome United Methodist Church Annex 6680 Route 191 Mountainhome PA 18342
Handicapped Accessible: Yes

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has modernized its online Customer Care Center – customercare.penndot.gov – to make it easier to report concerns on state-maintained roadways with new mapping capabilities, optional photo uploads and a mobile-friendly interface.

Public reports help PennDOT with roadway maintenance and safety responsibilities. This modernization will ensure PennDOT receives better information from our customers who drive the roadways every day.

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of Susan M. Kennedy a/k/a Susan Kennedy a/k/a Susan Wright Kennedy, late of Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, deceased. LETTERS 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 his attorney within four (4) months from the date hereof and to file with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County, Orphans' 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. Henry M. Kennedy, Jr., Executor c/o Daniel M. Corveleyn, Esq. 712 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-0511 NEWMAN, WILLIAMS, MISHKIN, CORVELEYN, WOLFE & FARERI, P.C. By: Daniel M. Corveleyn, Esq. 712 Monroe Street P.O. Box 511 Stroudsburg, PA 18360-0511 PR - Oct. 12, Oct. 19, Oct. 26

BARRETT TOWNSHIP — After being closed for nearly a decade, the vines and plants that were once only roadside growth have started to claim the bridge on Old Canadensis Hill Road as their own.

That may not be the case for long, however, as Barrett Township recently received $689k from the state to rebuild the bridge, which has been closed since 2008.

“We need it, we need it in the worst way,” said John Seese, township supervisor and roadmaster. “At least we can have one access to get in and out with heavy equipment, wide loads, all that stuff. That one bridge is going to take care of everything.”

PUBLIC NOTICE INTENTION TO ENACT PROPOSED ORDINANCE The Board of Supervisors of Barrett Township hereby gives public notice of its intention to enact the ordinance summarized below at a meeting of the Board of Supervisors to be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. At the meeting, the Board will listen to comments by members of the public concerning the proposed ordinance. If substantial amendments are not offered to the draft of the proposed ordinance, the Board intends to consider enactment of the proposed ordinance immediately following receipt of public comment. The proposed ordinance is entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BARRETT, MONROE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING THE ENTRY INTO AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, BARRETT TOWNSHIP AND MOUNT POCONO BOROUGH TITLED AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT ON POCONO MOUNTAIN REGIONAL POLICE FOR ADDITIONAL REVISIONS. The following is a brief summary of all of the provisions of the proposed ordinance. Section 1 approves the Amended and Restated Agreement on Pocono Mountain Regional Police and authorizes appropriate Township officials to execute and deliver the Agreement on behalf of Barrett Township; Section 2 provides for the authorized persons to take all further actions necessary to adopt this ordinance and give effect to the Agreement; Section 3 contains a severability clause; Section 4 contains a repealer clause; and, Section 5 provides that the ordinance will be effective as provided by law. The full text of the proposed ordinance is on file for inspection and review without charge (or a copy may be obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof) at Barrett Township's offices at 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. A complete copy of the proposed ordinance also has been provided to and may be reviewed at the Pocono Record and the Monroe County Law Library. If any person with a disability wishes to request that special accommodations be made to allow his or her participation, he or she is asked to contact the Township at 570-595-2602, at least one business day in advance to make arrangements. Weitzmann, Weitzmann & Huffman, LLC By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esquire 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Solicitors P - Oct. 2

Notice is hereby given that the following blasting schedule shall apply for the Bill Barry Excavating Incorporated Quarry (also known as the Cresco Quarry) on Quarry Lane in Barrett Township, Monroe County, PA. Blasting will be conducted during daylight hours between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., at which time guards will be posted to limit access. Horn warning signals for blasting will be as follows: Pre-blast warning: At least one minute but no more than two minutes prior to detonation a warning signal of three blasts, each lasting about five seconds, will be given. Post blasts: After the blaster-in-charge has determined the blast area is safe, the blaster-in-charge will sound an "all clear" signal, consisting of one long blast, lasting approximately 10 seconds. All horn warnings should be of sufficient power to be heard from a distance of 1,000 feet from the blast site. Certain conditions may cause a blast to be conducted outside the scheduled hours, such as rain, lightning and other atmospheric conditions, operator safety or public safety. Bill Barry Excavating Inc. 174 Quarry Lane Cresco, PA 18326 P - Sept. 30

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Over the last month or so, with all of this rain, we noticed a bit of mold starting in our basement.  We've always had our dehumidifier running so I didn't think to check it at first, but it turns out that our dehumidifer was running but not working.  The compressor was kicking on but it wasn't actually pulling moisture out of the air.  After buying a new one, I realized that the new one actually got cold, too.  So to do a quick check on your own dehumidifier, you can put your hand in front of the grill and see if you can feel cool/cold coming off it.  (Dehumidifiers are built like air conditioners and refrigerators - they use a compressor and freon gas.)  A better test would be to actually confirm that water is actually accumulating in the tank or coming out of the hose!  

And, if you hook your dehumidifier into some sort of plumbing, you don't have to empty the tank on a regular basis.  

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of DORIS M. URICE, late of Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, deceased. Letters 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 to their attorney, within four months from the date hereof, and to file with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, Monroe County, Orphans' Court Division, a particular statement of claim duly verified by affidavit, setting forth an address where notice may be given to claimant. Daniel Meinweiser, Executor 809 Lake Road Canadensis PA 18325 Margaret Cleveland, Executor 413 Laurel Pine Road Cresco PA 18326 Gretchen Marsh Weitzmann, Esq. WEITZMANN, WEITZMANN & HUFFMAN, LLC 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg PA 18360 PR - Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 12

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE By virtue of a certain Writ of Execution (Mortgage Foreclosure) issued out of the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to 664 CIVIL 2018, I, Todd A. Martin, Sheriff of Monroe County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will expose the following described real estate to public sale in the Monroe County Courthouse, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania on Thursday, October 25, 2018 AT 10:00 A.M. PURCHASERS MUST IMMEDIATELY PAY 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE OR SHERIFF'S COST...WHICHEVER IS HIGHER BY CASHIERS CHECK OR CASH ALL THAT CERTAIN messuage, lot or piece of land situate in the Township of Barrett, County of Monroe and State of Pennsylvania, bounded and described as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at a post in the public road leading from Low's Mill to Canadensis, in line of land of Joseph C. Brentini, from which a four-inch maple bearings South forty-five degrees East sixteen and one-half feet; thence by said road by land of John M. Wagner, of which this was formerly a part, South forty-nine and one-half degrees West two hundred eighty-two feet to a point in said road; thence by land of said John M. Wagner, North forty-nine and one-half degrees West two hundred ninety-two feet to stones; thence still by same North forty-eight and three-fourths degrees East one hundred fifty-six feet to stones in line of land of said Joseph C. Brentini; thence by said Brentini's land South seventy-one and three-fourths degrees East three hundred thirty-five feet to the place of BEGINNING. CONTAINING One Acre and Seventy Perches. (Bearing from Magnetic Meridian of 1907.) Title to said Premises vested in Wayne A. Chasteen and Debra L. Chasteen by Deed from Sharon I. Bonser and Edward E. Bonser dated July 23, 1999 and recorded on August 2, 1999 in the Monroe County Recorder of Deeds in Book 2067, Page 2359 as Instrument No. 199928011. Being known as: 2503 Route 390, Canadensis, PA 18325 Tax Parcel Number: 01/23/1/7 Tax Pin Number: 01638802854748 SEIZED AND TAKEN IN EXECUTION AS THE PROPERTY OF: WAYNE A CHASTEEN DEBRA L CHASTEEN TO ALL PARTIES IN INTEREST AND CLAIMANTS: "All Property Owners' Associations (POA) who wish to collect the most recent six months unpaid dues in accordance with their statutory lien under the Uniform Planned Community Act of 68 PA. C.S.A. 5315(b)(2)(ii) must provide the Sheriff's Office at least two weeks before the Sheriff's Sale with written notification of the amount of the lien and state that "such amount is for the past six months prior to the Sheriff's Sale only." Any sale which does not receive such notification from a POA will not be collected at the time of Sheriff's Sale." A schedule of proposed distribution for the proceeds received from the above captioned sale will be on file in the Office of the Sheriff within thirty (30) days from the date of the sale. Distribution in accordance therewith will be made within ten (10) days thereafter unless exceptions are filed within said time. Todd A. Martin Sheriff of Monroe County Pennsylvania ROGER FAY, ESQUIRE Sheriff's Office Stroudsburg, PA Barry J. Cohen, Sheriff's Solicitor PR - Sept 21, 28; Oct 5

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