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The idea of giving thoughtfully often breaks down when it comes to kids. Don’t they need the latest, shiniest, whatsit?  It doesn’t take much, Wayne County children’s … more
For 30 years of his adult life, my father got the same present from his aunt: long thermal underwear. It wasn’t a huge need in Phoenix, but Dad was a good sport and always called to say thank … more
In 2020, Jocelyn Cramer will become the first woman in the history of Wayne County to sit on the three-person board of commissioners. She won the seat over Wendell Kay, a fellow Democrat who has … more
This map of Honesdale from 1851 is valuable not only for its basic information on street names and homeowners but also for its drawings of important buildings, most of which disappeared many years … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Democrat Jocelyn Cramer defeated longtime Democratic commissioner Wendell Kay by 10 votes in the final count in the 2019 municipal elections, making her the first woman in … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The county commissioners’ race may have drawn out more voters this year—unlike the last commissioners’ race in which three candidates were running for three … more
SOUTH CANAAN, PA — A 27-year-old mother, Emilee Decker, was arrested last week for aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of her three-month old infant. According to State Trooper … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — A higher percentage of eligible voters than usual participated in Tuesday’s municipal elections this year.  About 38 percent came out to the polls in Wayne … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Two races in the General Election this past Tuesday have been deemed too close to call.  According to the unofficial results, Commissioner Wendell Kay (D) and … more
One of the attractions that is making White Mills a tourist destination, the Dorflinger Glassworker’s House on Charles Street, was restored in 2001 by Dr. Walter Barbe and is open on several … more
Joel G. Hill was born in Otsego County, NY in 1845 and moved with his parents three years later to Equinunk, Wayne County. In 1863, like many of his neighbors, he enlisted in a New York regiment. He … more
Endorsements for Ben Johnson My name is George Banta and although I live in Beach Lake, I own property and am a taxpayer in Tusten. I support Ben Johnson for the town supervisor. Ben has … more
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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
William Howell Foster was the son of Isaac P. Foster, Honesdale pioneer and business partner of Jason Torrey. Foster and Torrey built and opened the first general store and were involved in virtually … more
DA candidates prioritize opioids, child safety, drunk driving2019 election coverage: Wayne County District AttorneyBy OWEN WALSHWAYNE COUNTY, PA — In February, Wayne, Pike and state law … more
Follow the aroma to the back of Maude Alley and you can find Gudrun Feigl amongst her many fragrant hand-crafted products. more
If you’re ill, going to a support group can feel like just one more thing to do, easily skipped if it’s been a bad day. Re-think that. A healthcare provider can educate. A counselor … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners proclaimed September 21 in recognition of world-wide observance of Usher Syndrome Awareness Day. Usher Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA— If you live in Wayne County, you’ve probably seen their campaign signs sprinkled throughout your daily commute or heard at least one speak at a recent community event. … more
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