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HONESDALE, PA — Just as things are dying down on the national stage from last year’s presidential election and its aftermath, it’s election season again in local … more
The remains of the bridge that carried travelers on Honesdale, PA’s Main Street from the business district to the northward residential district sank into the swollen river on May 24, 1942. It … more
“Wait a minute. When was the last time I applied for a permit?” asked the citizen who took a photo, without obstructing a walkway, while out for a walk... never. Walking around is just … more
SCRANTON, PA — With more than $490,000 in federal funding recently awarded, Johnson College of Technology in Scranton is embarking on a distance-learning program with school districts in Wayne, … more
HONESDALE, PA — Bells tolled through the frigid winter air in downtown Honesdale last Friday, solemnly ringing in one full year since the novel coronavirus first appeared in Wayne County. Wayne … more
What’s new in the Upper Delaware region March 11-17 more
Monticello Aldi partial building collapse MONTICELLO, NY — Over the past weekend, the Aldi grocery store in Monticello closed due to a partial building collapse. A roof leak in the rear of … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community February 18 to 24 more
LACKAWAXEN RIVER — In addition to the Route 6 highway, the boroughs of Honesdale and Hawley are connected by the train tracks upon which the Stourbridge Lion once rolled with Horatio Allen at … more
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne County District Attorney A.G. Howell has announced the arrest of Mark D. McElroy, 45, Honesdale, on charges of corruption of minors, harassment, and disorderly conduct. … more
NEWBURGH, NY — Early in the morning of January 6, Edward Jake Lang, a former Sullivan County resident and Honesdale High School student, posted to Facebook a video of himself riding in a car, … more
Jennie Brownscombe, daughter of a Cornish immigrant and a Mayflower descendant, is probably Wayne County’s most famous painter.   She was the only child of William Brownscombe and … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region December 31 to January 6 more
Harris Hamlin, father of Judge Butler Hamlin, was born in Connecticut in 1767 and married Rue Easton in 1787. In 1801, he made the huge decision to move the whole family—which eventually … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community December 10 to 16 more
Having the bulk of this election behind us feels mighty fine. A lot of political nonsense at the top tries to pull us up into a simplified realm of competitive choosing. On the ground and at the … more
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Highlands School District Superintendent Greg Frigoletto released the following statement regarding a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Honesdale High School: At the end of … more
Wayne County restaurant catches fire MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, PA — A structure fire at The Red Schoolhouse restaurant located on Bethany Turnpike was reported around 2 p.m. last Sunday. No … more
Catholic Charities launches annual ‘Adopt-a-Family’ program  SULLIVAN, ORANGE AND ULSTER COUNTIES — Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster announced the launch of … more
PA Republicans asked AG Shapiro to recuse self WASHINGTON, D.C. — As President Donald Trump pursues legal challenges to the election results in Pennsylvania, nine Pennsylvanian, Republican … more
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