Recent Press Coverage

Rediscovering East Stroudsburg’s Downtown Charm

Whistle Stop Excursion from East Stroudsburg to Steamtown

Pocono Good-Eastburg’s Gallery En PLein Air

Eastburg Community Alliance to hold Octoberfest

July 20th 2010: ECA presents its Dansbury Depot relocation plans to the public at borough council work session

August 3rd 2010: Borough Council votes to lease land and amend zoning of its property across the railroad tracks from r-3 (residential) to c-1a (commercial) to allow the ECA to relocate and operate the East Stroudsburg Station.

August 17th 2010: Crystal Park Residents object to the station being placed in view of their homes. Alternate sites are considered by RKR Hess enginners who offer pro bono support to the project.

August 19th 2010: County Commissioners pledge $100,000 grant to support the ECA’s relocation plan.

September 22nd 2010: Zoning amendment passes.

October 6th, 2010: ECA recieves a $200,00 grant reward from the ESSA Foundation.

October 15th, 2010: Wolfe House and Building Movers Successfully relocate the East Stroudsburg Station to the temporary lease area within the municipal parking lot.,0,1059156.story

December 16th 2010: Editorial on the Station’s final move and a call of support for ECA’s next steps.

December 17th 2010: Preservation PA’s “At Risk 2010″, lists the East Stroudsburg Railroad Station as one of the most endangerd historic structures of PA, which reaffirms the vital role of this structure as well as ECA’s rehabilitation.

December 31st, 2010: Pocono Record lists the ECA’s Rescue of the East Stroudsburg Railroad Station as the second Top Story of 2010 in its year-end wrap up series.

February 26, 2011:

ECA’s rehabilitation progress praised by the Press!

March 14. 2010

PA Historic and Musuem Commission, Bureau for Historic Preservation presents its official statement on the East Stroudsburg Station’s Status on the National Register of Historic Places as well as the ECA’s adherence to the Secretary of the interior’s Standards for Rehabiliation.


Community links

ECA on Facebook

East Stroudsburg Borough

East Stroudsburg University

ESU Publications, including the Bulletin

East Stroudsburg on Wikipedia

Stroud Area Regional Police (Serving East Stroudsburg)

Pocono Community Theater (our arthouse movie theater)

Monroe County Transportation Authority (Local Fixed Route Bus and Paratransit Service)

The Pocono Arts Council


Community-Minded Links

“How to engage your transportation agency” from AARP

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

“In Transition: From Oil dependance to local resliliance”


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