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Do you know who owned or dumped it?  Please call Monroe County Waste Authority at 570-643-6100 to report.

If you see someone dumping take a photo of license plate and call.

At the Barrett Township Supervisor meeting on Wednesday September 27, the supervisors made a motion to shut down the Recycling Center in front of the Maintenance Department on Sand Spring Road. 

To Whom it may Concern:
Based on the provided chat transcript (PTD Tech Support), please beware that using yourname@ptd.net email accounts for sensitive communication is not advised. When you call in to PenTeleData (the internet provider for Blue Ridge Cable customers), the technician asks for your account number, phone number, email address, or other means of searching for your account in their system. From that screen, the admin is able to see your email account password in plain text. Therefore, any tech PTD support agent is able to log in and access your inbox - if they so choose - because it’s on the honor system.

This means that essentially ANY email service is going to be a better choice than PTD: even Gmail. If you own a domain name for your business or organization, you should be using an email address like you@yourbusiness.com, anyways. That generally means your email is running through your hosting company, so the passwords SHOULD be encrypted, there, too… as long as you’ve chosen a reputable host.

Get out and Vote!

Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Hours: 7am - 8pm

 

Candidates for Township Supervisor:

  • Loree Guthrie (D)
  • Patricia O'Keefe (D)
  • Grant Hilfiger (R)
  • Michele T Sisak (R)

 

Date: October 1, 2017
Time: 2pm
Location: at the old Weiler Fitness building (Park at the Cresco Station Museum)

The ceremony will revolve around a "flood marker" to commemorate the flood of 1955.  

Did you know?
There are many Barrett Township businesses that were nominated in the Pocono Records Readers Choice!!

IF YOU GO: A Bug’s-eye View of Twilight
WHEN: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16
WHERE: Skywood Park off Route 191 North, Paradise Valley
COST: Free, but registration is required and limited.
DETAILS: Suitable for elementary-age children, who must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Families are welcome to bring a picnic supper at 5:30 and enjoy views over the Delaware River watershed to Delaware Water Gap. This conserved land protects the pure, safe waters of Cranberry and Paradise creeks.

IF YOU GO
Join hike leader Carol Hillestad for this challenging hike of about 5 miles. A shorter option will be offered (see below).

WHEN: 10 a.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017

WHERE: Meet at Paradise-Price Preserve, Henry’s Crossing Road. Take Route 191 in Paradise Valley to Cranberry Creek Road. From Cranberry Creek Road, take Henry’s Crossing Road. When you cross the railroad tracks, the trailhead is on your right. If you wish, bring a snack to enjoy at the falls.

SHORTER HIKE OPTION: An easy, 1-mile round-trip walk is planned for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at this preserve. No view of the falls, but we will see a large glacial split rock and enjoy a leisurely walk in the early fall woods.

COST: Free; registration is required.

INFORMATION: Call 570-839-1120 or 570-629-2727; email info@brodheadwatershed.org. For information about this and other hikes in the free Get Outdoors Poconos series, go to brodheadwatershed.org/gopoconos. The hike series is administered by Brodhead Watershed Association and supported by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.

Trick or Treat Night:
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6pm - 8pm

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