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February 5, 2010

2009 News

  •  The Newport Township Community Organization 2009 Cleanup Report
  •  The Newport Township Police Department 2009 Illegal Dumping Report
  • December 15th – PA Environmental Council (PEC) illegal dumping press conference
  •  The Dept. of Environmental Protection carries a $25,000 fine for Illegal dumping.
  •  November 27th – PA Environmental Council (PEC) Contractor Site Cleanups complete
  •  November 19th – PA Environmental Council (PEC) Contractor Site Cleanups began
    • Between the Rock Quarry and the Cemetery (known as the appliance pit)
    • Penobscot Trail
    • Alden Mountain Road along the gated road
  •  PA Environmental Council (PEC) conducted 3 Illegal volunteer dumpsite cleanups
    •  November 16th, Monday – Kreiger’s Road, Wanamie
    •  November 17th, Tuesday – Wienick Park, W Main Street, Glen Lyon
    •  November 18th, Wednesday – Penobscot Trail and along Forge Creek, W. Kirmar Ave., Alden
  •  October 22nd, Palmira Gregory Miller receives the 2009 Northeast Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Award
  •  October 17th – Highway Cleanup from Alden to Glen Lyon and an Illegal dumpsite clean up
  •  October 12th to the 14th– PEC Contractor Cleanup – Tire Pit
  •  October 10th – Fall Festival, Holy Child Grove, Sheatown – 11am to 5pm
  •  July 25th – Highway Cleanup from Alden to Glen Lyon (Adopt-A-Highway)
  •  Summer Fun Events
    • June 4th, Thursday, Sign up, Rec Park, Wanamie, 5 to 7pm
    • June 16th, Tuesday, Rec Park, 10am to 12pm, Creapy Creatures
    • June 30th – Mini Golf  (Wear Yellow) (Road Trip) Lunch at McDonalds

    • July 14th – Swimming at GNA High School (Bring a towel)

    • July 21 – Bowling Trip (Wear Blue)  (Meet at the Park)

    • August 4 – Game Day@ Wanamie Rec Park

    • August 11 – Last Summer Fun Day POOL PARTY!!   Bring a towel

  •  The Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania
    • April 20th to the 24th – The Big Junk Drop Off
    • April 25th – Newport Township Community Pride Event
    • April 27th to May 1st – Cleanup of 6 Illegal Dumpsites
  •  February 21, 2009 The Newport Township Community Organization receives The Eastern PA Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation(EPCAMR) Partnership Award for 2009  
    • 2009 EPCAMR Partnership Award.