The Cochecton Erie Depot has had its share of face lifts. Early photos show the building has a bow window for the ticket master to see the train arriving or departing. On March 1, 1973 the Erie-Lackawanna, NY No.99 freight train with three diesels pulling 90 cars left Port Jervis westbound to Chicago at 2:16 a.m.
I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving and all the leftovers. I had a great time at my brother Teddy’s, and after dessert we played charades. I can still crack up thinking of some of the stunts. Nothing like spending time with family. Having four days off from work was great, but I just got back from six days off on a trip to Vegas.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Bank held a leadership development course at its Honesdale Corporate Office on November 8. Led by the bank’s senior vice president and director of human resources, Ryan French, the course provided each individual with the skills necessary to be an effective leader.
HONESDALE, PA — The 23rd annual Children’s Ornament Hunt will be held on Saturday, December 9. Local businesses are invited to make donations, gift certificates appropriate for a child aged pre-school to fourth grade, or a small monetary amount that can be used to purchase additional gifts and candy. Donations must be received by December 1.
Go ahead, eat a second Thanksgiving. Heat everything up and enjoy your plate of desiccated turkey with flabby stuffing and watery Waldorf salad. Or double down on that mile-high sandwich crammed to the gills with mayonnaise and cranberry sauce. There’s no shame in it.
Edgar B. Jadwin was born in Honesdale in 1865 to Cornelius and Charlotte Wood Jadwin. He attended Lafayette College and graduated first in his class from West Point in 1890. Jadwin served with various engineer units between 1891 and 1895 and fought in the Spanish–American War.
It sure seems like someone changed the way we keep time. There seem to be fewer minutes in an hour and fewer hours in the day. It just must be. Just a short time ago we were watching as children were dressed in costume trick-or-treating, and now we see signs of Christmas all around, even though Thanksgiving is this week.
You will all be happy to know after my second post op doctor’s visit, I feel so much better. I had to go back a second time because I could not breathe. I had a blockage in my nasal cavity, a big dried up blood clot. Once the ENT removed that and cleaned out my sinuses again, all was good.
MILFORD, PA — Good Shepherd Child Care Center, Inc., founded in 1985 and located since 2016 at 102 State Route 2001 (previously known as the Muir House), has changed its name to Green Trees Early Learning Center, Inc. and opened new scholarship opportunities. It will celebrate both at a reception on Sunday, December 3 at 3 p.m.
One of the Cochecton community organizations is the Women’s Community Club of Cochecton; (WCCC) founded April 17, 1956. According to the 86-stanza poem by Ethel Rohrmann Hulse, their first president was Eve Palmer and their first task was to raise funds to help a neighbor who “needed a helping hand.”