Thursday, July 2, 2015


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Eldred supervisors

Eldred Township supervisors will meet at 7:30 tonight at the municipal building in Kunkletown.

Legion meets

The West End American Legion is slated to meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Post home in Gilbert.

The West End Home Association has its meeting on the calendar for 7:30 tonight.

Center closed

The Chestnuthill Senior center will be closed this Friday. The menu for next week Wednesday and Friday is Swiss steak on July 8 and grilled chicken Cobb salad on July 10.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Dems meet

The West End Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the West End Firehouse on 715 in Brodheadsville. Enter through the doors on the first floor.

President Julia Carter invites candidates for the election in November to come to share their vision for the West End and Monroe County.

School board

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Administrative Office Building in Brodheadsville.

Monroe Seniors

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Generous donation

The West End Fire Company of Brodheadsville thanks Girl Scout Troop 50394 Juniors for gathering stuffed animals for around the community as part of the Scouts Bronze award.

Approximately 1,500 were donated to the West End Fire Company to be distributed to children involved in accidents, fires or other types of emergencies.

A huge thank you to the Girl Scouts for completing this project, company member Ray Achey said.

Free chalk talk

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Burn ban lifted

Eldred Township leadership has decided the burn ban can be lifted in light of the rainfall and wet conditions.

Residents may resume outdoor burning. However, since conditions can rapidly turn hot and dry at this time of year, residents should use caution if and when they do burn.

Victorian tea

Effort UMC's Methodist Church Women are hosting their Victorian tea from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. However, RSVPs are due today. Call the church at 570-629-1890 to make that reservation.

Burger lecture

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

All Stars tryouts

West End Little League All Stars tryouts will be held for 11- and 12-year-olds at 5:30 p.m. today at the Gilbert Field.

The 9- and 10-year-old tryouts will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Saylorsburg Playground.

Those trying out are reminded to come dressed in baseball pants and cleats. No shorts.

Sixth grade band

The Pleasant Valley Intermediate School Sixth Grade Band will present its concert at 7:30 tonight.

Band Parents

Pleasant Valley Band Parents will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school band room.

PVI band

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Contemporary worship

Pastor Ken Edwards leads a contemporary service Saturdays at 6 p.m. at Effort UMC.

Contact him at or the church office at 570-629-1890 for more information.

Dress is informal.

Dinner benefit

An event organized and financed by Thrivent Financial will benefit Veterans Assisted Living Out Reach in Jonas.

The benefit dinner will take place at the Light House Building of Christ Hamilton Lutheran Church, 419 Bossardsville Road, Stroudsburg, at 6 p.m. today.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Democrats rally

The West End Democrats will hold a rally at 7 p.m. May 28 at the West End Fire Company on Route 715 in Brodheadsville.

Smart Driver course

A 4-hour Smart Driver course, as presented by an AARP volunteer, will be given at the Polk Firehouse in Kresgeville beginning at 9 a.m. June 8 for those who can provide proof that they took the 8-hour driver refresher course within the past 36 months.

For more information contact the instructor at 570-722-1781.

Free camp

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Academic Awards

Pleasant Valley High School will give out its academic awards at the school tonight at 7.

Lions meet

The Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at 7 tonight at the Old Mill Pizza Restaurant in Sciota.

The club raised over $900 with its recent bowl-a-thon. The Stroudsburg Lions team won a trophy.

Chestnuthill historical society

The Chestnuthill Township Historical Society will meet at 7 tonight at the park building on Route 715 in Brodheadsville.

Park work day

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Chestnuthill burn ban

A burning ban was put in place in Chestnuthill Township on April 13. Please adhere to it for safety's sake.

PV School Board

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet in public session at 8 p.m. today in the Administrative Office in the Brodheadsville school complex.

Polk Historical

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Legion gatherings

The American Legion, Post 927, is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Post home in Gilbert.

The 927 Riders will meet at 10:30 a.m. Sunday while the Sons of the American Legion are scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

On Monday, the Auxiliary meets at 6 p.m.

The Korean War Vets meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

UMW meets

Effort United Methodist Women will meet for a mother/child banquet at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

For more information, call the church office at 570-629-1890.

Eldred Supervisors