Panther Valley gets no offers to buy ...

Panther Valley gets no offers to buy old school

There are 27 comments on the The Morning Call story from Jul 14, 2008, titled Panther Valley gets no offers to buy old school. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

No one made an offer by Friday's deadline to buy the former Panther Valley Middle School in Lansford, leaving the property in the hands of the school district for now.

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Ridgewood, NJ

#21 Jul 16, 2008
Pissed off taxpayer wrote:
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Shows your low mentality, like most of the posters from the area, you don't know how to think out of the box. I'm retired, and I moved back to the area, because of it's lower cost of living and I still have family and property in the area.
Sure ya did

Lehighton, PA

#22 Jul 17, 2008
lansfords asking for handouts
suprise suprise

Scranton, PA

#23 Jul 21, 2008
Lansford Taxpayer wrote:
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I recall reading in the local newspaper the appraisel came in at about $60,000. That's what one of the bloggers was referencing when he wrote the board started the bid at almost twice the value of the appraisal.
This is a HUD-errific opportunity for some connected developer. Sink some government bucks into the place and then load 'er up with the urban poor ... just what Lansford needs. But it would bolster the number one occupation in Carbon County - Welfare.
For the problems that can be seen looming, I hope someone blows it up.
Taxper, you hit the nail on the head with teh number one occupation-welfare! This will be a haven for more people to live off the government

Scranton, PA

#24 Jul 21, 2008
doesn't everyone move here due to the low cost of living?
I can't believe there's complaints. I can't imagine there's too many places around that have a lower cost of living than here.
Half these taxpers would REALLY be crying the blues if htey lived in Plains.

Stroudsburg, PA

#25 Jul 24, 2008
i thought the town of lansford was close to bankruptcy.. What do they want with a white elephant like the old high school????

Mebane, NC

#26 Aug 29, 2008
BooHooHoo wrote:
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LOL...Issues maybe?...For as much as you are upset over the subject of these sports, it's coach, not "couch" (you misspelled it twice), and I do believe it is a pitchers mound, not "mount"...
You missed one - wining should be whining.
Living amongst the nuts

Allentown, PA

#27 Aug 29, 2008
I still think they should make this a giant Mental Health/ Rehab for all of the loonies in town. It's not big enough but ya gotta start somewhere. I've heard opinions over the morality and work ethics being at a low because of people moving into this hole. I've been there for 5 yrs, and on my block either the men are in the big house or don't work. They were raised in this town. There's a mess of breeders but nobody seems to be holding jobs. There's a high percentage of child molesters when considering the census. They didn't move there! They were raised there. Lansford needs a Mental Health facility.

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