There are so many great things happening in our little Honesdale. The sun has peeked its head out from behind the rain clouds; this is the time of year where things start rolling, and it is so hard to choose what to do each day of the week.
MILFORD, PA — Ilya Yakushev, an award-winning pianist and recording artist, will perform music by Beethoven, Liszt, Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky at the Milford Theatre on May 18 at the Milford Theatre. While he is playing, a slideshow will feature Old Masters paintings that relate to each piece. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Sullivan Arts Grantee Award showcase
Have you ever had one of those weeks where you seem to run into more wildlife than you normally do, particularly wildlife that you rarely ever see? I had one of those weeks and, as usual, I count myself blessed for the rare opportunities that have been afforded me.
The roads in Pennsylvania are a mess this spring. Part of that probably has to do with the record-breaking weather events the state suffered last summer and winter. The summer produced the most rainfall for the season ever recorded in the state and the state’s infrastructure took a beating.
To the dismay of the citizens of Bethany, the original county seat, Honesdale became the county seat of Wayne County in 1841. By 1843, a new courthouse had been built in the borough. However, within 30 years, judges and grand juries had declared the courthouse too small, badly ventilated and altogether unsatisfactory.
Lawmakers seek to end PA death penalties
HARRISBURG, PA — Democratic Senators Sharif Street and Katie Muth and Rep. Chris Rabb were joined by advocates on April 30 as they called for ending the death penalty in Pennsylvania.
DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP, PA — The Foster Supply Company, which is owned by Sims and Kirsten Harlow Foster, is in contract to purchase the building formerly known as the Methodist Nursing Home located in Damascus Township, just across the Upper Delaware River from Narrowsburg, NY.
HONESDALE, PA — If you think that a drug called levodopa is something that illegal drug users buy in dark alleys, you are about to have your awareness about Parkinson’s disease expanded.
BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Council’s 31st Annual Awards Ceremony on April 28 at Central House Family Resort in Beach Lake recognized the following people: U.S.