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Delaware OK's Zoning Ordinance

After Long Battle, Delaware Finally OK's Zoning Ordinance    
By Lisa Mickles
Pike County Dispatch - Thursday, October 3, 2013 

DINGMANS FERRY — Delaware Township Supervisors approved their zoning ordinance, zoning map and zoning definitions to coincide with the Pike County Comprehensive Plan.

At last Wednesday’s meeting, the board approved the final draft of the zoning ordinance, which has been under fire for the past five years. The original proposed ordinance that coincided with the township’s comprehensive plan spurred much public outcry by builders and investors and was reworked by the planning commission over the past two years.

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Government Shut Down

Government Shut Down will Impact Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Park Area
October 1, 2013

Here is some basic information on how the government shutdown will impact the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Park Area:

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Cancer Fund-Raiser Didn't Give Town Sufficient Notice

Cancer Fund-Raiser Didn't Give Town Sufficient Notice
By Lisa Mickles
Pike County Dispatch, Thursday, September 5, 2013, p. 4

DINGMANS FERRY - Delaware Township Supervisors denied the request to hold a cancer benefit at Akenac Park since the event coordinators did not give the supervisors enough time to check into the fund-raiser as well as there being a requirement that the township be listed as an additional insurer.


At last Wednesday's meeting, the supervisors discussed at length the potential problems in approving a non-township endorsed event that would attract hardcore rock enthusiasts to see the live band Azlyn on September 7th.

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Dingmans Bridge Maintenance

The Dingmans Bridge has finalized the closing schedule for fall 2013 maintenance.  Details follow:

*  closing Monday, September 9, 2013 at 8:00 a.m.

*  Reopening Friday, September 20, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Please check the company Facebook page

www.facebook.com/dingmansbridge

or

website:  www.dingmansbridge.com for more information.

Lack of Fire Hydrants, Not Training, Hikes Homeowners Insurance

Lack of Fire Hydrants, Not Training, Hikes Homeowners Insurance
Pike County Dispatch, Thursday, July 4, 2013; p. 3
By Lisa Mickles

DINGMANS FERRY - The lack of adequate fire hydrants in private communities could be the reason some residents' home insuance premiums are going up.

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