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HONESDALE, PA — For yet another consecutive Wayne County Commissioners meeting, the public comment portion on July 9 became a forum for the community’s continuing conversation about the … more
In her extraordinary documentary, “Cooked: Survival by Zip Code,” filmmaker Judith Helfand tells the story of the July 1995 heatwave that killed 739 people in Chicago. Most of the victims … more
Recipients announced for Delaware Highlands Conservancy scholarships HAWLEY, PA AND BETHEL, NY — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has awarded its annual “Delaware Highlands … more
This time it’s different. This time it’s different, I thought while looking out over the crowd of mainly white faces (gathered in Central Park, Honesdale) holding up signs, clearly … more
NYS announces SNAP recipients to receive additional $100 million in food assistance NEW YORK STATE — The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) announced more … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Thursday, June 18, Honesdale residents held an anti-police brutality protest for the third week in a row, but this was the first to start outside of the vicinity of Honesdale … more
CALLICOON, NY — “A Peaceful Gathering To Show Support And Solidarity, Sunday, June 7th at 2pm.” Surprise is what I felt after I saw this flyer on the Facebook group page Living in … more
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On June 4, a peaceful protest was held in Honesdale’s Central Park. The assembly of hundreds in solidarity for equality and justice was a proud day for our community. I* was proud to be a … more
HONESDALE, PA — For the second consecutive week, demonstrators in Honesdale gathered in Central Park and lined up and down Church Street, holding signs in support of the Black Lives Matter … more
HONESDALE, PA — A slate of Wayne County residents attended the Wayne County Commissioner’s meeting on Thursday, June 11 to voice their concerns about the community’s susceptibility … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — A sudden bout of rain made the eight minutes and 46 seconds demonstrators spent kneeling on the gravely Narrowsburg Bridge all the more poignant Saturday afternoon, June … more
HONESDALE, PA — Despite a falsehood spread on social media beforehand and threats of violence during, the peaceful protest in Honesdale’s Central Park Thursday, drew hundreds determined … more
CALLICOON, NY — Janus Adams is now an Emmy-award winning journalist, author, entrepreneur and radio host. But she was once a nervous little girl standing in front of the most prolific American … more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Hundreds of demonstrators congregated at the Livingston Manor Free Library Saturday, June 5 at about 11 a.m. The crowd spanned generations, from toddlers holding signs … more
HONESDALE, PA — Three young Honesdale residents, Olivia Galarza, Aleah Slish and Amanda DeMasi, recently scheduled a peaceful protest in Honesdale’s central park, following a nationwide … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello native Cristal Staten, the daughter of a police officer, spoke to the diverse crowd that gathered in front of the Sullivan County Courthouse on May 31 for a Black … more
HONESDALE, PA — Graffiti was found in the Dyberry Cemetery last Monday, June 1. The Honesdale Fire Department was called in around 4:30 p.m. to clean it up. The vandal or vandals spray … more
Black Friday has been called the busiest shopping day of the year since 2005, and has been regarded as the beginning Christmas shopping season dating back to 1952, although the name Black Friday did … more
Thank goodness for cold coffee drinks. The combined forces of summer heat and full cultural calendars regularly funnel this downtown Honesdale denizen* into a café queue. Currently, two … more
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