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The Tri-State Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting for a new Edward Jones office in Port Jervis.

Edward Jones office opens in Port Jervis

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Tri-State Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Edward Jones at its new location at 139 Pike St. on May 31. The office is on the first floor and includes reception, guest area, conference room and restroom as well as a private office.

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Books & Prints moves to Hawley

HAWLEY, PA — Books & Prints at Pear Alley, formerly located on Broad Street in Milford, has permanently moved to 202 Main Ave. in Hawley. Renamed Main Avenue Books & Bindery, it offers antiquarian and collectible books and all book-binding services from Blue Dog Bindery. 

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Looking Back

Two of the great engineering marvels of the 19th century met in the center of Honesdale, PA. The D&H Canal Company Gravity Railroad from Carbondale met the D&H Canal at the docks, and millions of tons of anthracite coal were loaded onto canal boats for the 104-mile trip to the Hudson River annually between 1828 and 1898.

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Calkins 4-H honors vets

HONESDALE, PA — Members of the Calkins Ag 4-H Club are seen on May 27, when they placed American flags on the graves of local veterans laid to rest in the Calkins Union Cemetery. The community service project is a yearly tradition for the club to honor the sacrifices of our local service men and women.

Hot dog stand opens

NARROWSBURG, NY — A new hot dog stand, CB & CB hot dogs, featuring Sabrett hot dogs, has opened at 6083 Rte. 97 (Cortese’s old body shop). The stand will sell hot dogs, chips, soda and water. It is now open weekends only, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price

Milford Boatswain’s Mate in the Mediterranean

MILFORD, PA — Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Tanya Riker, from Milford, mans the nozzle of a fire-fighting hose aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) during a main space fire drill on the Mediterranean Sea on May 22. USS Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S.



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