The Dallas post. (Dallas, Pa.) 19??-200?, April 14, 2013, Image 3

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    SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2013
The Dallas Borough Road Department
will begin weekly curbside yard waste
collection the week of May 13. The week-
collection schedule will follow the Dal-
@ Borough Spring Cleanup scheduled
the week of May 6-11. Residents are
asked not to place yard waste recycling
: containers curbside prior to the begin-
ning of the collection season.
As in previous years, borough road
department employees will collect up
to the equivalent of two 25-gallon re-
cycling containers weekly throughout
the season. Residents are to have yard
waste containers curbside by Monday
morning for collection. Yard waste vol-
umes exceeding the two 25-gallon con-
tainer limit will not be collected. Yard
waste containing or including rocks,
road cinders, ashes or animal waste
will not be collected. In the interest of
public safety, residents are reminded
not to place containers or bundled yard
waste within the road right of way.
There is a $25 annual permit required
for residents to participate in the curb-
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side yard waste collection program.
Residents may visit the Dallas Borough
Building during normal business hours
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through
Friday to obtain the required permit.
Call the Dallas Borough Administra-
tive Office at675-1389 with any ques-
tions pertaining to the curbside yard
waste recycling program.
Street sweeping program
The Dallas Borough Road Depart-
ment will begin the annual Spring
Street Sweeping Program. The pro-
gram is expected to begin within the
next week, weather permitting. ’
The Road Department requests that
borough residents follow a few simple
instructions to assist in the collection
of road cinders and materials deposited
throughout the winter driving season.
e Rake cinders out to the side of
the road in even layers and avoid large
piles. Under no circumstances should
cinders be swept into the stormwater
catch basins.
* Do not fill containers with cinders
in excess of 20-25 pounds. Heavy con-
tainers will not be picked-up.
* Do not include rocks, tree limbs,
yard or animal waste with the street
After April 26, cinders must be
placed in containers for pick up.
Questions pertaining to this an-
nouncement should be directed to the
Dallas Borough Administrative Office
at 675-1389.
Spring cleanup
Dallas Borough Council announces
the schedule for the annual spring
cleanup to be held from May 6 to 11
at the Dallas Borough Municipal Build-
ing, 25 Main St., Dallas. Hours of op-
eration will be from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to
3 p.m. on Saturday. Spring cleanup is
only available to Dallas Borough resi-
Regulations will be enforced for the
2013 spring cleanup. Dallas Borough
will require all residents to obtain an
admission permit for the cleanup and
the following fee schedule will be im-
e (Cars, small SUVs, midsize SUVs
and mini-vans will require a $10 permit
(unlimited entry).
e Small pick-up trucks and full-size/
large SUVs will require a $15 permit
(one trip per permit / three permit
e Full size pick-up trucks, utility
trailers and cargo vans of less than one
ton will require $25 permit (one trip
per permit / three permit maximum).
e Large vehicles over one ton will
require a $90 permit (one trip per per-
mit/ one permit maximum).
Proof of residency such as a tax bill
or driver’s license will be required to
purchase the necessary permit. Admis-
sion permits will be issued to the oc-
cupants, not owners of Dallas Borough
rental units.
In an effort to avoid delays at the dro-
off site during cleanup week, residents
are asked to pre-purchase their permits
during borough office hours from 9
~ Dallas Borough announces clean up and street sweeping
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
at the Dallas Borough Municipal Build-
ing. No refunds will be issued.
Residents are reminded that the
borough will not accept household gar-
bage, recyclables including yard waste,
toxic or hazardous materials, asbestos,
large construction debris, paint/paint
cans, batteries, electronics and ashes.
The borough will accept a limited
number of non-commercial vehicle
tires at a fee of $3 for each tire.
Bulky furniture items and large ap-
pliances require an additional fee of $5
per item. All refrigerators, freezers, air
conditioners, and dehumidifiers must
have documentation that all Freon and
other gases have been removed.
Acceptance or rejection of any items
is at the discretion of Dallas Borough
Road Department personnel and Dallas
Borough administration.
Questions about spring cleanup
should be directed to the Dallas Bor-
ough Administrative Office at 675-
Spring cleanup
@ Franklin
1 Spring cleanup for Franklin
i Township residents will be
held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on
Saturday, May 4. Residents
are asked to bring items they
wish to discard to the Franklin
Township Municipal Building
during the above hours. The
township’s road department
employees, along with volun-
teers, will be available to assist
in emptying vehicles. Proof of
residency will be required.
The following conditions
and limitations will apply:
e FEES - A charge of $20
will be assessed for the first
pickup load. A second load
will be charged $25. Trailers
will be charged additional
fees.’In all caes, residents are
asked to have eitherthe exact
amount of cash or a check.
e TIRES — Each household
will be limited to discard up
to four tires with a $3 charge
per tire. Tires must be re-
moved from rims. Tires must
be clean, not cut or busted off
rims. Must be normal automo-
bile tires. No truck tires and
| no small tires.
ITEMS - Hazardous waste,
chemicals, any type of wire
] or cable, coils of any kind,
propane tanks or bottles, com-
i pressed cylinders or closed
| cylinders of any kind, drums
with any liquids, containers
with any liquids, batteries,
sh, trees, stumps, leaves,
ss, animal or human waste,
te  E
Paul Miller, founder of Flow Circus, will bring his juggling act to the Back Mountain Memorial Li
brary on Thursday, April 25.
Flow Circus comes to library
“Juggling Money” isn’t just for grown
Pre-school children are invited to the
Back Mounain Memorial Library at 10
a.m. on Thursday, April 25 for a fun-
filled program sponsored by PNC Bank.
Join Paul Miller as he tells the story
of how a trip to the library led him on
an adventure filled with high-flying jug-
gling, amazing magic and the wonders
of circus. In the end, he learns that hard
work and smart choices lead to reward-
ing results. The program reinforces ba-
sic financial concepts in a memorable
and playful way.
Call the library at 675-1182 to regis-
Paul Miller is a nationally touring va-
riety entertainer. He has performed on
Disney Cruise Lines, off Broadway and
everywhere in between. He founded
Flow Circus in 1999 to promote active
learning and play through the juggling
Cast your vote
today for the
Lemmond Award
Nominations for the Charles
D. Lemmond Jr. Community
Spirit award will be accepted
by The Dallas Post until 5 p.m.
on Friday, May 3.
The award, established by
The Dallas Post and named
after the former senator who
passed away in 2012, will rec-
ognize a resident of the Back
Mountain for his or her leader-
ship and advancement of com-
munity spirit.
Readers of The Dallas Post
will vote for the person they
believe would be an appropri-
ate recipient of this award.
A ballot appears in today’s
The Charles D. Lemmond
Jr. Community Spirit Award
honors those who A endeavor
to improve the lives of Back
Mountain residents through
outstanding communtiy ser-
vice, public service or philan-
throphy and embody Senator
Lemmond’s commitment to
doing the right thing, in the
right way, for the right rea-
Charles D. Lemmond Jr.
(1929-2012) called the Back
Mountain home for more than
50 years. Through his con-
stant and active involvement
in a wide range of community
groups, he touched many lives,
gave a sense of direction and
responsibility to numerous im-
provement projects and served
as an inspiration to countless
As a soldier, solicitor, pros-
ecutor, judge and legislator,
Lemmond demonstrated a
busehold garbage, cinder
blocks, shingles, sheet rock,
or other building materials
chain link fence, wire, filled
or partially filled paint cans.
NOTE - Computers, computer
monitors, computer peripher-
als and televisions will not be
e APPLIANCES - A charge
of $5 each for refrigerators,
stoves, freezers, air condition-
A ers and dehumidifiers. Must
have documentation that all
freon and other gases have
been removed. In addition, all
doors must be removed from
| refrigerators and freezers.
e OTHER - Small items
and broken glass must be
| placed in cardboard boxes.
Metal must be separated from
landfill items.
Accepance of rejection of
any items not listed above is at
the discretion of the Franklin
| 8 ownship supervisors.
Jordan Joseph, of
Mountain Top,
eighth-grade student and
volunteer, will host “Car-
ing FO.R. Cops” from 1
to 5 p.m. on Saturday,
April 27 at the Checker-
board Inn at 385 Carver-
ton Road, Trucksville.
There will be food,
raffle baskets, arts and
crafts for children, music
and a disc jockey. There
will also be a silent auc-
tion to win the oppor-
] tunity to throw the first
pitch at a RailRiders
‘Caring for Cops’ set for
April 27 at Checkerboard
baseball game.
an Meal price
hoods safer.
is. $15
for adults and children
ages 11 and up and $12
for children age 10 and
under which includes
pizza, wings and soda.
Eat in only; walk-ins wel-
For tickets or to make
a donation, call 406-
6123. Proceeds will be
used to purchase bul-
letproof vests for law
enforcement officers to
help make our neighbor-
strong devotion to civic duty.
His 21 years as a well-respect-
ed state Senator were marked
by his standard of integrity,
his pursuit of justice and his
desire to do what was right for
the people and the community
he served.
will discuss
small games
of chance
grade student and volunteer, plan “Caring F.O.R. Cops” from 1to 5 p.m. on
Saturday, April 27 at the Checkerboard Inn at 385 Carverton Road, Trucks-
Rep. Karen Boback (R-Co-
will host a Small Games of
Chance Seminar from 6 to 9
p.m. on Thursday, April 18
at the Lemmond Theater at
. response system.
visors’ April 2 work session.
18 :
A proposal and supporting documents,
compiled by Dallas Township Police Chief
Robert Jolley, was presented at the super-
Towing contractors interested in taking
‘part in future towing operations within
Dallas Township are invited to pick up a
Dallas Twp. seeks input from towers
The Dallas Township Board of Super-
visors is seeking input from area towing
‘service providers in an effort to consoli-
date the municipality’s present towing
Building conference room.
ing 674-2007.
copy of the proposal to examine and pro-
vide input at the next board of supervisors
work session on at 7 p.m. on Tuesday,
May 7 in the Dallas Township Municipal
Packets are available at the Dallas
Township Administrative Offices, located
at 2919 SR 309 Highway, Dallas, during
normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. Monday through Friday. Interested
parties can also contact the office by call-
21 Primary Election.
Back Mountain, for 26 years.
Craig A. Tupper, a long-time resi-
dent of Dallas Township, recently an-
nounced that he will vie for a Dallas
Township supervisor seat in the May
A 1972 Dallas High School graduate,
Tupper is employed by PSBank as assis-
tant vice president of its new Tunkhan-
nock office. Prior to working in the
banking industry, he was the owner of
Tupper Sales & Service, based in the
Tupper previously served on Dallas
Tupper to run for Dallas Twp. supervisor seat
Borough Council and Dallas Town-
ship’s Zoning Hearing Board and cur-
rently serves as chairman of the board
for Dallas Area Municipal Author-
ity, where he has represented Dallas
Township since 2004.
Dallas Lions Club.
Tupper will run on the Republican
ticket for a six-year term.
The candidate also previously
served as treasurer of the Back Moun-
tain Business Association Board of Di-
rectors and is an active member of the
Walsh Hall on the campus of
Misericordia University in
A representative from the
Pennsylvania State Police’s
Bureau of Liquor Control En-
forcement Unit will be in at-
tendance to discuss the chang-
es to the law and how it will be
Those interesting in attend-
ing this seminar should RSVP
by contacting one of Boback’s
district offices in Tunkhan-
nock at 836-4777 or Hunlock
Creek at 477-3752.