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Folder 6: 1979, 1979-07-27 - 1979-11-02

 File — Box: 0238.04, Folder: 06

Scope and Contents

- News clips

- Pocono record - State auditors unhappy with county CETA books 8/17/79 - Board opposes proposed changes in game laws 8/10/79 - County's assistant District Attorney resigns 8/31/79 - Monroe forms two new agencies 8/31/79 - Monroe boosts D & A chief’s pay 9/7/79 - Commissioners name 7 to transportation unit 9/7/79 - Future of bus system may hinge on convention vote 8/8/79 - State renews county nursing home permit for year 8/10/79 - Monroe sidestepping legality to set up bus system 8/10/79 - County employees petition for union 8/14/79 - Monroe takes on 2 knotty issues 8/18/79 - Monroe splits in move to object union vote 8/17/79 - Monroe mulls new industrial agency 8/29/79 - State supports, Monroe balks at Conrail Crossing Plan 6/9/79 - Monroe can sell property 5/30/79 - County to choose assistant 5/30/79 - Fired manor man lays blame to sewage 7/1/79 - Monroe asks state to agree to emergency in aging transit 9/7/79 - Monroe confident it will receive manor reimbursement 8/1/79 - County leaders wary of 209 study 8/22/79 - D&H studies whether Monroe any place to run a railroad 2/29/79 - Monroe commissioners refuse to pay new Fairview Bill 2/16/79 - Conrail has new idea for Analomink Street crossing 2/16/79 - Monroe OK’s drug, alcohol plan 4/6/79 - Rail task force backs Monroe’s bid for better service 4/7/79 - Monroe board protests removal of rail signals 3/23/79 - County endorses medical system 3/23/79 - Monroe wants state license for Pleasant Valley Manor 4/13/79 - County to accept bids for house 3/11/79 - Monroe may sue Conrail 2/22/79 - Public Meeting ad - crime prevention in Monroe County 3/22/79 - Monroe acts on rail, radio matters 3/3/79 - Officials blast dam proposals 3/10/79 - Monroe stops radio equipment payment 3/9/79 - Person can’t run Monroe parks if he’s not “local” 3/16/79 - Monroe, Lakawanna draft plan to buy railroad lines 3/16/79 - County park unit must search anew 3/13/79 - Debate on park director: Salary versus qualifications? 3/24/79 - Courthouse placed on ‘historic’ list 4/4/79 - Elect Doug Williams, Jr. democratic candidate for County Commissioner 5/6/79 - Re-elect “Stu” Pipher Monroe County commissioner 5/9/79 - GOP challenger may upset incumbents in primary 5/11/79 - Monroe commissioners adopt plant to ease sewerage rift 4/11/79 - Conrail to shift service base for southern Monroe 4/13/79 - Commissioner Nancy Shukaitis long commitment to a high quality of life for Monroe County has resulted in the following key recognitions: 4/13/79 - What is the public record of Commissioner Nancy Shukaitis? 4/12/79 - Vote Nancy Shukaitis for County Commissioner 5/9-10/79 - All Monroe candidates file financial statements 5/9/79 - 300 people crowd fire hall to hear candidates speak 5/9/79 - Monroe hires court administrator 5/18/79 - Monroe wants to include rails in Route 209 meeting 5/18/79 - Non-resident hired to run Monroe parks 5/18/79 - Let Tom Joyce be your choice- Tom Joyce county commissioner 5/3/79 - Letter to republican voters written by Shukaitis in the news paper about elections 5/1/79 - Monroe’s CETA audit delayed 5/5/79 - Re-elect Jess Pierson for commissioner 5/8/79 - 10 candidates miss financial statement filing deadline 5/8/79 - River basin regulators set final water resource hearing 5/20/79 - Monroe seeks assurance courthouse roof won’t leak 1/27/79 - Residents tell river commission study won’t hold water 4/25/79 - Monroe names volunteer of year 4/27/79 - Monroe urges river unit to study desalting option 4/4/79 - Officials oppose MEt-ED, fluoridation plans 4/20/79 - Monroe to retroactively assess townships 4/20/79 - Commissioner candidates discuss election issues 4/17/79 - Officials to counter on route 209 3/30/79 - County to distribute money to repair pothole-filled roads 3/30/79 - Monroe pledges $10,000 to help burnley workshop 3/30/79 - Monroe County to loan $35,000 to burnley workshop 8/3/79 - Commissioner candidates discuss PVM, libraries 10/31/79 - Officials tap grassroot support for rail service 10/3/79 dismissed Pleasant Valley Manor supervisor can collect unemployment 10/1/79 - Monroe takes rail pleas to Harrisburg 9/29/79 - Board doesn't like overtime 9/21/79 - Local officials take on proposed rail cutbacks 9/16/79 - County declares transportation ‘emergency’ over 9/14/79 - County accepts resignation of veterans affairs director 9/28/79 - Monroe lays off 50 CETA workers 9/28/79 - County reappoints trustees to Pleasant Valley Manor 9/28/79 - US plan would cut Monroe from conrail 9/15/79 - Monroe opens bids for bridge 9/14/79 - Write for the rails 9/22/79 - Monroe commissioners to name library panel 9/19/79 - Monroe developing strategy to save rail service 9/20/79 - Coordinator of Monroe transportation resigns 10/18/79 - Karpe wants county to pay for bus service ‘losses’ 10/17/79 - County backs national guard drive 9/8/79 - Monroe to fight for rail service 9/22/79 - County defends bus system 10/18/79 - Monroe ready to roll with transportation system 10/12/79 - Monroe wants grant to start recycling program 9/21/79 - Monroe officials seek high-power rails help 10/13/79 - Monroe distrusts Conrail 10/13/79 - Monroe to lobby Friday for better railroad service 10/11/79 - Monroe board wants part ‘recreational’ river section 10/12.79 - Officials trade jobs over audit 10/12/79 - DRBC report recommends holding Tocks until 2000 10/14/79 - Group blasts Delaware planners for Tocks stand 10/16/79 - Pipher lays Monroe issues to GOP 10/14/79 - Tom Joyce for commissioner ad 10/29/79 - Shukaitis brings persistence to politics 10/29/79 - Four commissioner candidates head into final stretch 10/29/79 - Joyce wants to return 10/29/79 - Pierson feels responsible 10/29/79 - Ad 10/31/79--- Over $1170000 of your tax dollars wasted by commissioners Pierson and Shukaitis! Vote against mismanagement re-elect stuart Pipher to protect your tax dollars - Pipher outspends three commissioner candidates 10/30/79 - Letter in paper to Monroe County voters from Shukaitis on elections 10/31/79 - Pierson says he’s not retiring to Florida 10/31/79 - Monroe County turns out to honor Prothonotary 11/1/79 - Vote and re-elect Nancy Shukaitis ad 11/1/79 - Republican outspent incumbents but lost county seat - Take a step in the right direction, cast your vote on Nov 6 for responsible County government 11/2/79 - Vote Nancy Shukaitis ad 11/2/79 - Monroe defers pay hike for D&A director 9/1/79 - Rail petition gets 2300 names 10/7/79 - Monroe to meet Oct.12 with officials over railroad 10/5/79 - County corrects transport error 10/5/79 - Area candidates open vote throttle 10/28/79 - Campaigning speeds up in week before election 10/28/79 - HUD lets county start redevelopment plans 10/5/79 - Taylor heads regional rail group 10/25/79 - County’s bookkeeping flares up as campaign issue 10/25/79 - Record issue erupts at county meeting 10/26/79 - County, citing savings, keeps bond plan 10/26/79 - Monroe orders talks with karpe 10/26/79 - Monroe averts removal of rails 10/20/79 - Monroe to work with, not fight, bus contractor 10/20/79 - Monroe to negotiate contract to operate bus 10/19/79 - Conrail denies it will take out tracks 10/19/79 - Conrail rips up rail tracks 10/27/79 - Conrail move no shock to Monroe 10/29/79

- Sunday Herald - Union moves to organize county employees 8/12/79 - Battle lines forming in county unionization effort 8/19/79 - Commissioners work long hours for country's good 7/29/79 - Shukaitis 2/11/79 - Nancy Shukaitis announces candidacy 2/11/79 - Crime costs county over $1.5 MILLION A YEAR 3/25/79 - Commissioners agree parks and rec. Position can be filled locally 3/25/79 - Local businessman charges Conrail creates monopoly 10/7/79 - Conrail charged with monopoly 10/7/79

Dates

  • Other: Majority of material found within 1979-07-27 - 1979-11-02

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English

Access Restrictions

Access Restrictions: Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Extent

From the Collection: 66 Linear Feet (33 cartons)

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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