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Back Mountain Memorial Library offers more than just books

DALLAS — Enrichment programs, book discussion groups, Slightly Read Bookshop, as well as a variety of online resources are all housed at the Back Mountain Memorial Library. The days of a library only offering a collection of books has faded away. The Back Mountain Memorial Library, at 96 Huntsville Road, is a prime example of […]

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EEI plans to break ground to build new Meadows Nursing & Rehabilition Center

DALLAS TWP. —Ecumenical Enterprises Inc. wants to break ground to construct a new Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation facility this spring off Route 118, attorney Thomas O’Connor, said Jan. 29. EEI operates The Meadows complex, which includes the Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center as well as several apartments for the elderly and an assisted living facility […]

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Back Mountain Memorial Library events

DALLAS — The Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, lists the following upcoming events. Winter/Spring Story Times will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 13. If you have not yet signed up your child, call the library for availability. Story Time age-group sessions serve toddlers through 5 years old. Classes include stories, fingerplays, music, and a […]

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Back Mountain residents in the news

Jason Brady named to dean’s list WEST HAVEN, CONN. — Jason Brady of Dallas, a student in the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven has been named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester. Brady is working on a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture degree. Carrie […]

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Back Mountain resident rolls out CarePortal to help families and children in need

DALLAS TWP. — Mandy Chapman was unhappy with the pain and trauma her youngest adopted son endured by a broken child welfare system, so she set out to find a solution. What the mother of seven children, six of whom are adopted, discovered is an innovative national program called CarePortal, which aims at building a […]

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Kingston Township goes mobile with fingerprinting scanner

KINGSTON TWP. — Township police officers now have the capability of completing a fingerprint identification process alongside the road in less than two minutes, said Sgt. Martin C. Maransky, of the Kingston Township Police Dept. The police department recently acquired a mobile fingerprinting device called the Evolution Fingerprinting Scanner, a handheld device that allows officers […]

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Misericordia University receives donation from Philadelphia Insurance Companies

DALLAS TWP. — Philadelphia Insurance Companies recently donated $10,525 to Misericordia University through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. The funding will support programs for children with communication difficulties at the Misericordia University Speech-Language and Hearing Center in John J. Passan Hall. The center offers free and low-cost speech-language pathology services to clients in […]

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Misericordia University education majors receive student teaching assignments

DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University teacher education majors recently received their student teaching assignments for the spring semester during the Student Teaching Seminar in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. Twenty-one Misericordia University student teachers participated in the program, which prepares the undergraduates for classroom observation and instruction in several regional school districts. The Teacher Education […]

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Misericordia University to hold human trafficking simulation

DALLAS TWP. – Misericordia University Campus Ministry will hold a human trafficking simulation to recognize International Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8 in Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218 and 219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. The program is open and […]

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Citizens seek borough support for anti-gerrymandering bill

DALLAS — The borough’s 2018 permit and licenses fee schedule will double the cost of obtaining zoning maps and condition use requests, according to Dallas Borough Council members. The new fee listing, adopted by a unanimous Dallas Borough Council decision on Jan. 17, will keep the majority of the municipality’s permit and license prices the […]

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