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HARRISBURG, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf has expanded his stay-at-home order to 26 of PA's 67 counties, now including Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill counties. The order will remain in … more
PENNSYLVANIA — On Monday, March 16, as Gov. Tom Wolf held a virtual press conference urging all “non-essential” businesses throughout the entire commonwealth to close down for two … more
HONESDALE, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf’s third and latest attempt to fund the PA State Police could play into Honesdale Borough’s ongoing conversation regarding police coverage. Laid out … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Sen. Tom Killion introduced legislation designed to end congressional gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1023 would establish an 11-member independent … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Alison Martin, a recent graduate from Bloomsburg University, has been trying to minimize her student loans since before her college career even started. As a senior at … more
HARRISBURG, PA — In his 2020-21 budget proposal, Gov. Tom Wolf has promised investments in the commonwealth’s education system, workforce development, senior citizens and the environment. … more
PENNSYLVANIA — The PA Department of Agriculture (PDA) has recently announced the 2020 Pennsylvania Hemp Program; with it comes some changes to the commonwealth’s regulations on hemp … more
HONESDALE, PA — Jack Barnett, president of the Clean Energy Co-op and board member of local organization Sustainable, Energy, Education and Development System (SEEDS) presented a crash course … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf recently launched a campaign called “Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters,” a multi-agency effort to expand mental health resources and fight … more
TRENTON, NJ — When Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act on December 20, lawmakers also approved funding for a lot of non-military programs, including $9.7 million for the … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Leaders in the PA House of Representatives announced the chamber will take up a bipartisan package of bills to reform Pennsylvania’s probation and parole system, to … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Sen. Pat Stefano (R-Fayette) and Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa Jr. (D-Allegheny) announced plans on Dec. 9 to introduce legislation that would reform the process of … more
HARRISBURG, PA — State Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), joined State Sen. Art Haywood State Rep. Patty Kim (D-103), State Rep. Chris Rabb (D-200), and advocacy organization State … more
HONESDALE, PA — Oral histories are artifacts of the human experience. In its collection, the Wayne County Historical Society (WCHS) has roughly 100 cassette tapes of oral histories, taken by … more
There are a few changes coming to voting in Pennsylvania that may help make it easier for state residents to vote. For instance, for the first time ever, absentee voters may apply for a ballot … more
These stories were published in the fall 2019 edition of Upper Delaware Magazine.  Eel got your tongue? From the Wayne County Herald, October 22, 1882"Ezra S. Coon came near losing his … more
“It becomes very difficult to separate fact from fiction when we talk about the Native Americans,” said Sullivan County Historian John Conway, explaining that Lenape didn't leave anything in writing. “So who’s to say what’s legend and what’s fact?” more
The Wayne County Historial Society has multiple cassette tapes containing valuable oral histories that have never been written down. We can fix that—and we can do it in one night. more
HARRISBURG, PA— Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order on August 16 to “target the public health crisis of gun violence in Pennsylvania.”  The order implements two new … more
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