Wayne Memorial to reopen some services, SEEDS scholarship and more

What's going on in your community April 30 to May 6


SEEDS offers $1,000 scholarship

PENNSYLVANIA — SEEDS of Northeastern Pennsylvania will award a $1,000 Sustainability Scholarship to a college-bound high school senior from Wayne or Pike County for the best essay addressing the following topic:

How can people from rural places contribute to a sustainable future both locally and globally? How would one balance the trade-offs between sustainability and economic development? Provide examples where sustainability is working or missing in your county

This scholarship is made to honor the memory of Michael “Jake” Burkhardt, Western Wayne Class of 2015. Jake loved life, his family, his community and the environment and worked with SEEDS as a high school student.

Submit essays via email to scholarship@seedsgroup.net by Sunday, May 24 at 8 p.m. For participation details and guidelines, visit www.seedsgroup.net, call 570/245-1256 or email olga@seedsgroup.net.

Showing appreciation for Care Center at Sunset Lake

LIBERTY, NY — Members of the Family Council donated 260 individually wrapped Drake’s coffee cakes to the employees of the Care Center at Sunset Lake delivered to the facility on April 23. Notes of thanks printed by the Kristt Company adorned each individual cake giving appreciation to all for their dedication to the residents and staff during this stressful time.

‘Get help without saying a word’

ONLINE — Fearless! Hudson Valley, Inc. and the community organization ENGN, based in Callicoon, NY, is offering a webchat for those in unsafe situations at home. The chat is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at www.fearlesshv.org.

This is in addition to its 24/7 hotline that can be reached at 845/562-5340.

Wayne Memorial to reopen some services

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital expects to phase in services to help provide essential care for non-COVID-19 patients following the guidelines of the federal government announced on April 16. The first phase, the reopening of diagnostic services, such as CT scan and MRI, began on April 27. These services had been limited to all but emergency or urgent cases since mid-March.

All of the hospital’s security measures, such as restricted visitation and access, masking measures, screening questions and temperature checks for all who enter the hospital will remain in place.

Wayne Memorial Hospital hopes to phase in elective surgeries and expand rehabilitation therapies in the near future.

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