It’s hard to believe that September is already here! I hope all our students (and our teachers) in the Borough are not too upset that summer is gone and the school year is here. I’m wishing everyone a very safe and productive school year.
In addition to school being back in session, our local officials have been busy planning the Borough’s first real paving project in years! When I ran for Mayor, I promised to work in unison with Council to pave our roads. Over the last few months, Council and I have been planning to do just that. In addition to the list of roads in the graphic, we have a contractor working on patching roads that do not need a full pave. We hope to pave more in the future, but we think this is a great start!
I hope you are having a wonderful summer and were able to stay cool during that July Heat Wave!
It was a busy month for the Borough’s Police Department. In addition to keeping us safe daily, many of our officers participated in an “active shooter” training at Dunmore High School last month. Captain Billy Springer organized the training which included potential real-life scenarios as well as tours for all officers of both the Elementary Center and High School.
This is an unfortunate reality for school districts across the country, but I’m proud of our officers for being proactive and continuing to put our kids’ safety first.
In other Police Department news, the Borough Civil Service Commission has approved the scheduling of Civil Service Exams for entry-level positions within the Police Department. For more information on these open positions, please contact Mark Burton at the Borough Building.
If you would like to keep up to date on other announcements and information, please follow me on Facebook at Mayor Max Conway! I hope you all have a great rest of your summer!
Now that summer is officially here, I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very happy and healthy month of July!
Don’t forget, the Splash Pad at Sherwood Park is now open! It’s the perfect way to cool off on these hot days. After, grab some ice cream at Padula’s or a gelati from Rita’s.
If you plan to stay close to home this month and are entertaining friends and family, celebrate safely with fireworks. Be mindful of your neighbors and how late you are setting them off. Also, be sure to wear gloves and protective eyewear to prevent burns. Never try to re-light a firework that didn’t go off the first time, douse it in water instead.
If you are headed on vacation this month, I hope you have a very safe trip and a wonderful time. My family just got home from our annual Jersey Shore trip; as always it was a little Dunmore reunion. It was so great seeing so many familiar faces at the beach!
There are three Bucktown Music Fest dates this month. Stop by the Dunmore Corners on July 9th , 17th and 24th at 5 p.m. for what always promises to be a wonderful night of music, food and friends.