August 2, 2019

Save the Date! August 28th- MST Community Center and Library Groundbreaking Ceremony

On August 28th at 12:30 pm, Middle Smithfield Township and the Eastern Monroe Library will host a groundbreaking ceremony at Echo Lake Park for the new Middle Smithfield Township Community & Cultural Center that will also house the Library of the Smithfields, as well as a host of other things: local museum, American Red Cross certified emergency shelter, display space for local artists, and organizations such as the Pocono Arts Council, and more. More details and renderings of the project can be found at


About the Construction:
D&D Engineering is the engineer for the project. Sedler Design and Redevelopment, (who also designed the Brodhead Creek Heritage Center in Stroudsburg) is the architect for the project. Karl Moeller Construction is the contractor deconstructing Mosier’s Dairy to be incorporated into the new building. In May, the winning bids for the project were awarded to: Scandale Associated Builders, for General Construction; Marx Sheet Metal & Mechanical, Inc. for Mechanical/HVAC; Wind Gap Electric, Inc. for Electrical; KC Mechanical Service, Inc. for Plumbing; Northeast Site Contractors for Site Work.

About the Groundbreaking:
The groundbreaking, hosted by the Middle Smithfield Township (Supervisors Annette Atkinson, Mike Dwyer, and Mark Oney) together with the Eastern Monroe Public Library, joined by elected officials including State Representative Rosemary Brown, Senator Mario Scavello, Congressman Cartwright, and County Commissioner John Christy, is expected to start at 12:30 pm at Echo Lake Park. Ample parking is at the shopping center adjacent to the park (Marshall Square Shopping Center aka Sunoco Plaza).