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?
REGION — Jennie Waligroski, an award-winning, top-producing local realtor, has joined Century 21 Geba Realty. Waligroski, a repeat winner of The River Reporter Readers’ Choice Best Real Estate Agent, is a full-time real estate associate broker and is licensed in New York as well as Pennsylvania.
LIBERTY, NY — Luke Roth tries his skills at the Automotive Tech’s Pit Stop Challenge at the Career & Tech Expo at Sullivan BOCES from January 22 through 25.
HONESDALE, PA — Norwood Financial Corp. and its subsidiary Wayne Bank have announced earnings for the three months ended December 31, 2017 of $157,000 compared to $2,346,000 earned in the corresponding period of 2016.
MILFORD, PA — The Milford Cub Scout Pack 71 is holding its annual Pinewood Derby on February 4 at the Shohola Elementary School (snow date February 11). The public is invited to check out the race on a digital track, and any youth or adults (boys and girls) interested in racing can enter the open race.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Chamber of Commerce is inviting town businesses to a pizza and soft drinks event on Wednesday, January 31 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Tusten Town Hall.