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    Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Wayne County Bar Association Donates to Second Century  (Honesdale, March 19, 2019)… Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Second Century Fund received a generous donation of $25,000 from the Wayne County Bar Association. The Second Century Fund, named in honor of Wayne Memorial approaching its centennial in 2020, was created to provide the resources to attract the best medical providers possible. It will ...read more
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) recognizes eight Pennsylvania individuals and two organizations, two elected officials and three youth for innovation and excellence in afterschool programs that keep kids safe, inspire learning and help working families. Harrisburg, Pa – Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) honored Arrah ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    Hawley, PA (March 19, 2019)– Over 1,500 visitors will converge on the Northern Poconos from April 5-7 to sample vintages from more than 100 domestic and international labels during the 3rd Annual Wally Wine Fest. The Waterfront at Silver Birches overlooking Lake Wallenpaupack hosts the festival from noon-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The event draws wineries from as far away as New Zealand, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    Honesdale, PA (March 19, 2019) -- The Weinberg family of Kingston, PA was feeling extremely blessed on March 18th at Wayne Memorial Hospital. They welcomed a new addition to their family, 7 lb. 9 oz. Chana Bracha, and a special gift from the Milford Valley Quilters Guild. Dedicated to the art of quilt making, the Guild had donated a handmade baby quilt to be given to the first baby born on or ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    (Honesdale, March 19, 2019)… Wayne Memorial’s Hospice Team is looking for a few good volunteers – men and women.  As part of the team, the volunteer will support the hospice mission to help a patient live life to the fullest right till the very end. Hospice care neither hastens nor postpones death; instead, it eases symptoms of discomfort and offers scientifically advanced pain control to help a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    (Honesdale, March 18, 2019)… The theme was “A Night at the Oscars,” and Wayne Memorial’s leadership took full advantage of the Hollywood connection. At the hospital Auxiliary’s annual Mistletoe Ball on March 16th,  a video that opened with the music of the Academy Awards and the words,  the “biggest production ever”—kicked off the hospital’s Second Century Fund.  Named in honor of Wayne Memorial’s ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    SCRANTON, PA – The Highmark Foundation recently awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute with a $25,000 grant to support the Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program.  This investment will ensure the continuous work of the Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program for underserved residents of northeastern Pennsylvania to facilitate colon, breast, and cervical cancer ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, March 13, 2019
    (Honesdale, March 11, 2019)…“I haven’t been in the hospital once since I started Pulmonary Rehabilitation back in 2012!” said a very proud Judi Pinksaw of Honesdale. Pinksaw was one of close to a dozen pulmonary rehab patients at Wayne Memorial Hospital who helped the staff kick off Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, March 10-16th. All had gone through the regular, 36-session program, and many have ...read more
    Wednesday, March 13, 2019
    Scranton, PA- The Greenhouse Project and SEEDS are pleased to announce the second annual NEPA Green Fair & 5K Run / Walk on Saturday, April 27th at Nay Aug Park in Scranton to celebrate our environment.The family friendly environmental celebration kicks off with a 5K run / walk at 9am and is followed by the Green Fair from 10am to 3pm. The Green Fair is a free festival featuring educational ...read more
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Final Main Street Farmers' Market & Romping Radishes of the Season at The Cooperage, March 30   On Saturday March 30, 2019 please join us at The Cooperage in Honesdale for the final Main Street Farmers' Market of the season. The Main Street Farmers’ Market is a vibrant and friendly gathering of exemplary local producers and enthusiastic consumers, connecting through a mutual appreciation for ...read more
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    On Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7:00pm there will be a film screening of comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream as part of the Such Sweet Thunder: Shakespeare's Plays on Film Series. Dr. Robert Dugan will introduce the play with a brief background and orientation. “The Such Sweet Thunder" series has screened 28 plays over the past three years. "We have tried to present only the most accurate versions, ...read more
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Dave Brown and The Dishonest Fiddlers at The Cooperage, March 23   On Saturday, March 23, 2019 please join us for a performance by Dave Brown and the Dishonest Fiddlers at The Cooperage! Dave Brown and The Dishonest Fiddlers are an up and coming Americana/Folk group from Northeast PA. Featuring a fresh front porch sound, clever and poignant original songwriting and plenty of pickin’ and ...read more
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
      On Friday, March 22, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm there will be an an open mic night designed to provide an opportunity to showcase the talent of our community’s youth, Sounds Like Teen Spirit. School-aged students are encouraged to share their performing art on stage at The Cooperage in Honesdale. If you play guitar, rap, perform stand-up comedy, write poetry, sing, juggle or play keyboards ...read more
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Lacawac Sanctuary will host event to support Environmental Education Programs  Scranton, PA and Lake Ariel, PA (March 2019) - Lacawac Sanctuary and Field Station will host the 4th  annual Fire and Ice Event on Thursday March 21st at the Wallenpaupack Brewing Company.  There will be beautiful people and smart people and interesting people (often the same people), and food, drinks, and all things ...read more
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    UPPER DELAWARE REGION, PA and NY—Celebrate our unique Upper Delaware River region and the 25th anniversary of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy at the 12th annual Foods of the Delaware Highlands Dinner on Saturday, April 27th at 5:30pm.  The popular event, held at Silver Birches Waterfront in Hawley, PA, features a four-course farm-to-fork dinner and wine tasting followed by an exciting live ...read more
    Monday, March 11, 2019
    PRESS RELEASENews for Immediate ReleaseMarch 11, 2019  CALLING ALL EMPLOYERS IN THE TRISTATE AREA!WORKING PIKE JOB FAIR - APRIL 16, 2019  Calling All Employers! An innovative alliance of organizations has partnered once again to host the largest job fair in the Tristate Area on Tuesday, April 16, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM, at the Best Western Inn at Hunts Landing in Matamoras, PA. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, March 11, 2019
    NEWS RELEASETO BUSINESS EDITORPHOTO ATTACHED  The Dime Bank Contributes $25.000/00 to the Wayne County Public Library  Honesdale, PA / March 11, 2019 / The Dime Bank recently contributed $25,000.00 through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program to the Wayne County Public Library (WCPL) toward approved innovative educational programs for Kindergarten through 12th grade students ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, March 08, 2019
    Press Release:   Riverside Dog Park Fundraising begins                            March 8, 2019  Media Contact:  Heather Genzlinger cell 917-275-2561 or Sue Currier cell 845-866-2334      The Hawley Borough Parks and Recreation Department recently approved the Riverside Dog Park Committee’s plans to build a fenced, off-leash dog park in Riverside Park.  The Committee has begun fundraising to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, March 07, 2019
    MUSIC, MAGIC AND DANCE AT THE COOPERAGE, FRIDAY MARCH 15  Join us at The Cooperage on Friday, March 15 for an evening unlike any other! Part variety show, part dance party — this event will feature exciting performances by NYC magician and entertainer, The Great Dubini and NYC comedian and musical character, Wilfredo, followed by three Dee-Jays spinning funk, soul, rock & roll, and more! Dee-Jays ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    Wayne Memorial Joins Rural Health Model“We’re turning the glass upside down. It’s a whole new way of practicing healthcare.” – David Hoff, CEO(Honesdale, March 6, 2019)… An innovative approach to the way rural hospitals provide care and are paid was officially unveiled in Harrisburg yesterday by the Pennsylvania Department of  Health.  It’s called the Rural Health Model, and Wayne Memorial ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    Composting Workshop  April 27, 2019.  1:30 – 3:30pmLocation:  Wayne County Recycling Center                                66 Volunteer Drive                               Honesdale, PA. 18431In lieu of a fee, all participants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to the workshop. All donations will be given to local food pantries.Join Master Gardener Peter Brown for this hands-on ...read more