MILFORD, PA — LeAndra Coe has joined Century 21 Geba Realty. Coe is a local realtor currently licensed in Pennsylvania as well as New York. She is active in the Pike County community, including substitute teaching for the Delaware Valley School District, teaching a fitness class and coaching cheerleading.
MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Chamber of Commerce’s newest member, Primerica Financial Services, will host an open house to celebrate its grand opening at the Lumberyard Shops on Saturday, April 14.
REGION — The purpose of a whole-house generator or back-up generator is to provide electricity for the entire house when the power goes out. No doubt lots of people in our region were wishing they had installed such a generator before the blizzard and snowstorms of March.
MONTICELLO, NY — There will be a ribbon-cutting and grand re-opening of our brand-new member, Monticello Subway at 26 Thompson Square Mall, on Thursday, April 12 at 11 a.m. The Subway® Fresh Forward Restaurant includes a modern layout, new technology features and menu innovations.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Bank was recently presented with the 2017 Happenings Magazine Happie Award for Best Bank. This is the third year in a row that Wayne Bank has received the “Best Bank” Happie Award, having also been honored in 2015 and 2016.
REGION — Most people living in the region have lost power in their homes a time or two, and because of the March 2 blizzard, many homes were without power for days. Not surprisingly, lots of residents are considering preparing against the next bout of nature-imposed darkness by shopping for a generator.
Old and new friends gathered at the Yulan Firehouse on March 17 for the annual corned beef and cabbage supper. Friendly service was provided by a bevy of volunteers, young and old alike.
In 2016 more than 64,000 people lost their lives to the opioid/fentanyl/heroin epidemic that is destroying families all over the U.S. (“The First Count of Fentanyl Deaths in 2016: Up 540% in Three Years”—The New York Times, 9/2/2017).
Most people don’t plan on getting addicted to drugs or alcohol. They might start out by taking painkillers for a medical reason or do a little experimenting with drugs and alcohol because of peer pressure or social anxiety.
“It won’t happen to me” is a type of denial that helps us to survive, yet it can also have the opposite effect, moving us toward destruction. How can one mental stance hold out powerful potential for such opposing outcomes?