Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 8 @ 1:00 p.m. (Alternate Date, Sunday, April 9 @ 1:00 p.m.) at the "Little Park" 309 Keokee Chapel Lane. See Flyer under "News Tab"
With deepest condolences to the Martin Family on the passing of Beth Martin.
Please make your county/municipal tax checks payable to "Paradise Township Tax Collector" and mail to 5684 Paradise Valley Rd, Cresco, PA 18326 The Township's Deputy Tax Collector is Pat Michael, Pat can be reached at 570-629-1378.
The Board of Supervisors are accepting letters of interest for the appointment of Tax Collector. See "Tax Collector" under News Tab for further information.
The lands that were created into Paradise Township
in 1848 were also the home to the Lene Lenape
; part of the “Walking Purchase” of 1737; once included in the counties of Bucks, Northampton and Pike and the townships of Lower Smithfield and Price.
Settlement of this wilderness began in the early 1820’s by families of German descent who moved north from the “drylands” of Northampton County. Agricultural and timbering pursuits were their principal activities until the opening of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad in 1848.
With the railroad, visitors from New York and Philadelphia areas flocked to the area for summer vacations, creating a “resort” industry of hotels, boardinghouses, and supporting business pursuits, which has lasted until today.
Paradise continues to retain its rural atmosphere through the preservation of land by its residents and the development of Conservation Ordinances serving a population of 3186 residents
MONROE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
5912 Paradise Valley Road
Cresco, PA 18326