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              BOROUGH OF CLARKS SUMMIT       HIGHLAND AVE.     

 

AUGUST 2015

     

SKATES, SKATEBOARDS, ROLLERBLADES, COASTERS, SLEDS AND OTHER TOY VEHICLES:

It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in roller-skating, skateboarding, rollerblading or to ride or propel any coaster or other toy vehicle upon any street except in order to cross the roadway and it is unlawful to use them on any sidewalk located in a business district in the Clarks Summit Borough.

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Please do not put yard debris into stormwater system or creeks, it causes blockages and flooding Thank you Penny Mason for the photography.

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POSTING ON TELEPHONE POLES CAN POSE A SAFETY PROBLEM

Attaching items like yard sale or garage sale fliers, signs, posters can puncture critical line workers safety gear.

State law makes it a summary offense to drive a nail or tack into, or attach any metal or hard substance on, an electric utility pole. 

Please do not attach any signs to the poles without permission.  Thank you.


BOROUGH OF CLARKS SUMMIT 2015 STORMWATER PROJECTS

600 Block of Gladiola~200 Block of Stone~100 Block of Columbia~Entire length of Melrose~Entire length Parker~Summit Avenue/Hallstead to Main


Attached please find a brief article on imposters posing as utility workers.

documents\Imposters Article_10-2014FINAL (1).docx

Melanie R. Horvath
Manager, Government and Regulatory Affairs
Pennsylvania American Water Company
800 West Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA  17033
Telephone: 717.520.4604


The Clarks Summit Borough

has a property that they would

like to sell. 

It is a “legally non-conforming”

property in an R-2 zone. 

Following is information about a

legally non-conforming lot.

For more information please

contact the Clarks Summit

Borough office M-F 9am-3pm,

at 570-586-9316


ALWAYS REMEMBER TO BUCKLE YOUR SEATBELT FOR SAFETY

IT'S THE LAW!


Department of Environmental Protection contact info:

www.depweb.state.pa.us

PO Box 2063 Harrisburg PA 17105

717-787-1323


1151 Oak Street, Pittston, PA 18640-3726
Phone:570-655-5581  FAX:570-654-5137
www.nepa-alliance.org


REMEMBER to clear out storm swales/gutters before next rain

Abington Regional Wastewater Authority Brochure

www.abingtonwastewater.org


ATTENTION: ALL HOUSES NEED TO HAVE STREET NUMBERS CLEARLY DISPLAYED

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http://www.abcofire.com/blog/2011/01/the-importance-of-house-numbers-for-emergency-vehicles/


Reminder

Be considerate of your neighbors when using yard equipment

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NOTICE:

DO NOT PUT YARD DEBRIS INTO STORM WATER SYSTEM OR CREEKS-IT CAUSES BLOCKAGES AND FLOODING

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YARD SALES REQUIRE PERMITS

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Please call CEO Lori Harris or visit the Borough building to get a permit


The Borough of Clarks Summit is looking for volunteers for odd jobs around our community.

Call Patrick Williams at 587-5567

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When you're washing your car in the driveway, remember you're not just washing your car in the driveway.

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All the soap, scum, and oily grit run along the curb. Then into the storm drain and directly into our lakes, streams, and coastal waters including the Chesapeake Bay. And that causes pollution which is unhealthy for fish. So how do you know avoid this whole mess? Easy. Wash your car on grass or gravel instead of on the street. Or better yet, take it to a car wash where the water gets treated and recycled.

Notice from PP&L

Please do not post signs on telephone poles.

It weakens the poles and poses injury hazards. State law makes it a summary offense to drive a nail or tack, or attach any metal or hard substance, into an electric utility pole.

PP&L Electric Utilities will take down any unauthorized signs on its poles and could take legal action if necessary.

If you have put a sign on one of their poles, kindly please take it down.

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Recycle Your Old Fridge and Get $35

For a FREE pickup, call 1.877.270.3522 or visit www.pplelectric.com/recycle

The Abington Area Joint Recreation Board's Earth Camp was a huge success! 

Please visit www.hillsidepark.net for further information on the camps.


Hillside Park has a pavilion that is available to rent for your special occasions.

The Pavilion Use Agreement is available by clicking here.  Please call Lori at 570-585-4811

for additional information. www.hillsidepark.net

ABINGTON HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT

Visit the web site www.ahsd.org.


ABINGTON BUSINESS and PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION

Please visit www.theabingtons.org for a list of events or call the Abington Business and Professional Association
at 570-587-9045.


ABINGTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY

We have more than 84,000 books, DVD's, CD's, magazines, and talking books for all ages, with free reference service to help you find the best resources.

NEW To the Abingtons? Not new?

FREE WI-FI Internet Services! Free computers with Microsoft products installed

LIBRARY HOURS
9 AM - 9 PM Monday thru Friday
9 AM - 5PM Saturday
2 PM - 5 PM Sunday

We're always open at www.lclshome.org/abington where you can access free downloadable talking books and E-books.


Lackawanna County Newsletter

Please  visit www.lackawannacounty.org to read.


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 SCRANTON -ABINGTON PLANNING ASSOCIATION


1151 Winola Rd
S Abington Twp, PA 18411
570- 586-8996

DIRECTIONS

 Please visit the Abington Senior Center web site for additional information at www.telespond.org/asc


Please Recycle your CFL's at the Borough Building! 

We have a container on the second floor for the

compact fluorescent light bulbs.

For additional information on Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs click here


Please clean up after your pets as per Borough Ordinance! 

Be a responsible pet owner!  Click here to view Ordinance 2001-08

All animals are illegal to run at large.

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UPSTAIRS THRIFT

The new thrift ship at the Comm!

Hours:  Wed-Fri 10am-4pm

Saturday 10am-1pm

Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, Waverly pa

*donations are welcome of clean, gently-used clothing, shoes, household children's toys & books, jewelry & accessories, small appliances, occasional furniture pieces and lighting.  Please no electronics or adult books.  Leave inside the back door of the Comm, between the garage doors.

Thank you and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/upstairsthrift~


PLEASE JOIN US!
The Clarks Summit Volunteer Fire Company
on the third Sunday of every month!
ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST!
8:00 AM to 12:30 PM


What's happening in Northeastern Pennsylvania?  Please visit http://www.HappeningsMagazinePA.com 

 

HILLSIDE PARK HAS A WEBSITE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT COMMUNITY EVENTS HAPPENING AT THE PARK WHICH IS LOCATED AT PA ROUTE 307, AT 1188 WINOLA ROAD

www.hillsidepark.net


THE ABINGTON AREA COMMUNITY CLASSROOM

Tgathering place

www.GatheringPlaceCS.org


FARMERS' MARKET AT THE COMM

Saturdays from 9am-Noon


THE ABINGTON FARMERS MARKET NOW OPEN SATURDAYS AT SOUTH ABINGTON PARK FROM 9AM-3PM


THE PAVILION AT MONTAGE CONCERT SCHEDULE

Beginning May 29th through September 10th, concerts will take place at the Pavilion at Montage.  For a complete listing and more information on pricing and ticket availability, visit the Live Nation website at www.LiveNation.com


Y WELLNESS MONDAYS AT HILLSIDE PARK UNDER THE PAVILION!

Join us for $5 Wellness Classes at Hillside Park under the Pavilion by the lake at 6pm (rain or shine.)  Sponsored by the Greater Scranton YMCA! 

MAT PILATES:  August 3rd, and August 17th

ZUMBA:  August 10th

Bring a water bottle and mat.  Visit greaterscrantonymca.org or hillsidepark.net for more information or call 570-342-8115


WAVERLY COMM TO CONTINUE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR THE SUMMER

The Comm Kids Day Program will return the week of August 17th (8am-5pm) and will continue until the start of the school year, when it will revert back to the Afterschool Program.

Fees for the program are $32 per child for a full day and $26 per child for a partial day. 

For more information on the Comm Kids programs, or for information on Comm Camp, Tennis Clinics and Lessons and Art Camps offered this summer, contact 570-586-8191 extension 2, or visit www.waverlycomm.org


SUMMER CAMPING AT THE WAVERLY COMMUNITY HOUSE

Comm Camp is a six-week, themed day camp for children pre-kindergarten through seventh grade.  Each week has a new theme

Week 6 (August 3-August 7) - Time Travel Week

The fee for regular camp, which runs Monday through Friday from 9am-1am, is $110 per camper.  Extended camp is offered from 1-3pm at a cost of $45 for the week.  A new extended Afternoon Program from 1pm-5pm is available for $75 per week.  Early camp from 8-9am is $20 er week.  For more information visit www.waverlycomm.org or call 570-586-8191 extension 2.


SUMMER EVENTS AT THE WAVERLY COMM

"I CAN SHAPE AND SPIN-CAMP CREATE POTTERY & SCULPTURE:  (all abilities, including special needs)  August 3rd-7th, for ages 6-16, 10am-11:30am.

"VISUAL EXPLORATIONS:  FIVE DAYS, FIVE SUBJECTS"-WATERCOLOR CLASS:  August 10th-14th, for ages 8-14, 9:30am-noon

COCKTAILS FOR THE COURTS:  Farm to Table Themed Fundraiser, Friday, August 14th, Comm back lawn, 5:30-7:30pm.


CLARKS GREEN UMC VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

August 10-14th from 9am-11:30am

119 Glenburn Road, Clarks Green


ABINGTON MEMORIAL LADIES AUXILIARY TO V.F.W. POST #7069

7TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Emanon Country Club Golf course in Falls

Saturday, August 15, 2015, starting at 11am

Dinner will follow at the VFW Post 7069


ABINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY'S

THIRD ANNUAL 5 K AND .5 K FUN RUN

Third Annual 5 K Run/Walk and .5 K Kids Fun Run

August 15th at Summit University at 538 Venard Road, Clarks Summit

Registration begins at 7:30am with the 5 K Run/Walk starting at 9am.  The Kids Fun Run will follow at 10am

Early registration is $15, Race Day registration is $20.  To register, contact Todd Treat at 570-614-4446 or visit todd_e_treat@excite.com or visit www.racersignup.com


TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH

NEW KINDERGARTEN READINESS PROGRAM

For more information please call 570-587-1088 or visit www.trinitylutherancs.com


CLARKS SUMMIT SEWER BILLING

Clarks Summit Borough took over the sewer billing process in October 2013.  The billing will be quarterly with a monthly payment option.  Home owners will receive a quarterly invoice.  On the bottom of the invoice there will be three detachable perforations.  The first perforation on the bottom left of the invoice will be labeled "Payment #1" and this will be for the residents who choose to pay amount listed for the full quarter.  If you choose the quarterly payment, you will not need to use the other two perforations on the invoice.  For residents who choose to continue with monthly payments, we ask that residents return each payment stub with their monthly payment by the 20th of each month.

  In an effort to make payments more convenient for our residents, we have added ACH (automatic payment) which allows home owners to have the sewer bill automatically deducted from their bank account quarterly or monthly.  In addition, home owners can also access the online credit card payment option which will accept payments from Visa, Mastercard and Discover card.

Residents continue to have the option to pay by using the Borough Drop Box located next to the front door of the Borough Building at 304 S. State Street.  Residents can mail the payment into the Borough, and as always cash is accepted at the Borough Office which is on the second floor of the Borough Building at 304 South State Street, Clarks Summit, PA  18411.

For more information feel free to call the Borough Office at 570-586-9316, M-F, 9am-3pm.  


SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING FOR THE RESIDENTS IN THE BOROUGH OF CLARKS SUMMIT 

Residents are able to recycle paper/cardboard and comingled together! Every week the combined recyclables will be picked up at curbside. 

 If you choose to use your own garbage can,  please make sure it is clearly labeled for recycling.  We do have recycling stickers at the Borough Office located at 304 South State Street. 

J.P Mascaro will recycle all plastics that have a recycling symbol 1-7, junk mail, magazines, office grade paper, newspapers, corrugated cardboard, food boxes, glass and aluminum. 

 Borough Office hours are from 9-3pm Monday-Friday.  For more information call 570-586-9316 or JP Mascaro 1-800-243-7575


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