West End News Archives
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PV Academic Fair
The Pleasant Valley School District will host their annual Academic Fair at the high school, Monday, April 23, 2007 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Come see student projects and performances!
Looks Like 2nd Annual Haunted Theater This Year
Chestnuthill township supervisors cited lack of parental supervision for denying this years Haunted Forest.
Kresge Athlete of the Week at Wilkes
Former PV standout, Tom Kresge ranks 4th in the Freedom Conference averaging over 14 points and almost 7 rebounds per game.
Local Architect Discusses Environmental Issues with Congressmen
AIA State Director Jim Spinola met with Congressmen Paul Kanjorski, Tim Holden and Charlie Dent last week in Washington to discuss energy efficient buildings and the Clean Water Act.
The Serenader's Big Band performed two Christmas/New Year's Concerts for residents in December. Along with their 1940's swing repertoire, the band also performed Christmas favorites to the delight of the crowds.
See more info at Serenader's.
Visit this website to send a card of thanks to our troops this holiday season!
Pleasant Valley Intermediate 7th graders take up collection for Country Junction animals.
Carroll Trounces Tatu
Democrat Mike Carroll beat Tatu 4:1 in Luzerne and even took Monroe by 200 votes in what the Pocono Record characterizes as a "landslide".
Unofficial results list Carroll with over 8000 votes in Luzerne and over 4100 in Monroe.
Pride In Chestnuthill
The next PIC meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Chestnuthill Township building on Route 715 in Brodheadsville. All residents are welcome to attend.
Combating Hate Crime
"The State of Hate in Pennsylvania... and the Good News" will be presented Wednesday, November 1, 2006 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley High School auditorium on Route 209 in Brodheadsville.
THIS is what our Nation is responding to.
graphic depictions & audio
viewer discretion advised
Link submitted by Bill Marks
(7-meg file - high-speed connection recommended)
August 27th to September 2nd.
Local Band Performs in Pen Argyl
The Serenader's Big Band performed at the Weona Park summer concert series this past weekend. See more info at Serenader's.
Chestnuthill Crime Watch
Township supervisor Tatu, said it would take $2.2 million to start up a police department, "which would mean a tax increase and are waiting for a 10 cent in tax relief." (?)
3rd Annual Pocono Commuter Summer Picnic
Where: Mountainview Park, Tannersville
(When: Saturday, July 29th from Noon to 6:00pm
This year we will be raffling off a variety of donated baskets with themes such as Commuting, The Beach, Movies, Dental Needs, and a special Sponsor’s Basket from various Pocono Commuter supporters. Also new this year will be a delicious Bake Sale with a tempting variety of offerings donated by dedicated Pocono Commuter volunteers. And of course, there will be lots of games and activities for children of all ages. In addition to these fundraising activities, Pocono Commuter, Inc. will once again sponsor a food drive. Donations of canned and foil-preserved non-perishables will be collected for distribution to local food banks.
Admission is $1/head, with children 12 and under free.
Click HERE for more info.
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are asking Pennsylvanians who suffered property damage during last week's floods, to contact their local emergency management agencies.
Governor Rendell has requested disaster aid for 34 Pennsylvania counties. If the federal government approves disaster assistance for individuals, eligible Pennsylvanians could receive FEMA funding for temporary housing, home repair, home replacement or permanent housing construction.
Contact for emergency management agencies can be found in local telephone directories, or on the web at www.fema.gov or at www.paflooding.state.pa.us
Hovey - Teacher of the Year
PV Special Education Teacher Kathleen Hovey was honored as a Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. One of only 4,000 nationwide, Wal-Mart also donate $1,000 to PV in her honor.
Finally, after years of proposing this, someone has come through! State Rep Tom Tigue has stepped up to the plate and is providing space in his Rt 209 office for troopers to prepare paperwork.
Serenaders Big Band Scheduling Concerts
The Serenaders Big Band comprised of local musicians is booking concerts for the 2006 season.
Last years events included the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg and most recently, a New Years Eve celebration at Pleasant Valley Manor in Snydersville.
Senator Pat Browne is sponsoring a Seniors Expo featuring representatives from state and national agencies and local businesses catering to seniors needs.
West End Firehouse, 10am to 2pm
Thursday, March 30, 2006
Pleasant Valley will be hosting its annual "Night of Unity" showcasing community diversity Thursday, February 23, 2006 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the high school.
Come out and see community and student displays!
Crystal Numrod sang patriotic tunes at State Representative Mario Scavello's re-election announcement party 2/16/06.
Jim Spinola announced last week (1/12/06) he will seek the 118th District State Representative seat from the now retiring Tom Tigue.
State Senator Browne's Office Hours
State Senator Pat Browne will be available at his West End office from 2pm-5pm each first Thursday of the month.
The office is located at the intersection of Old Rt 115 & Rt 209 across from the Chestnuthill Diner.