neagle.com http://www.neagle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery neagle.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:29:46 +0000 Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419661?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:59:10 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.neagle.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419661 MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry http://www.neagle.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419669?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:52:22 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419669 In the news

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

The first instructions from the captain [...]]]> Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419660?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:59:34 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419660 News to know

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> American Red Cross volunteers recognized for their service http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419680?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:09:56 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419680     The Executive Director of the Wayne, Pike and Monroe County Chapters Michele Baehr said the Red Cross could not complete the organization's mission without the volunteers, because 94 percent of the Red Cross is run by volunteers.
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Shook steps down, Dr. Kloss renamed president http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419681?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:00:35 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419681     Executive Director Debbie Gillette and Executive Assistant Maureen Bunting gave the final Lake Region President Jim Shook, a bag of gag gifts to laugh at some of the fun he had [...]]]> Autism Awareness Month includes vigil http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419683?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:53:19 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419683    Pike County Commissioners issued a proclamation naming April as Autism Awareness Month. Jeanne Marie Passaro, the founder of  Pike Autism Support Services, discussed their activities at the Commissioners' meeting April 2nd. She wore a new t-shirt marking [...]]]> April is "Month of the Young Child" http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419701?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:26:22 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419701      Commissioner Matthew Osterberg read the resolution proclaiming April as the Month of the Young Child in Pike County. It [...]]]> Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419670?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:50:53 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419670 News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]> Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419770?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:59:05 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419770 A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, [...]]]> Community Reading Day set at schools across county http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419830?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419830     The program is unique in that all across Wayne County, Pennsylvania at 9:15 a.m., students will be read to by individuals from our local businesses and organizations who hope to spark the imagination and desire to become a life-long reader in our youth. Many of the volunteers have been committed to the [...]]]> Today in the News: Sub dives again in search of missing plane http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419781?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419781 News to know

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said. Monday's planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine [...]]]> Boston Marathon bombing: One year later, a city still heals, runs http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419818?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:59:27 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419818 Morning Jolt: Deep water thwarts first search for missing airplane http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419814?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:55:39 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419814 In the news

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday. Search crews sent the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 into the depths Monday to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 after failing for six days to detect any new signals believed to be coming from its black [...]]]> UDC reservations for 26th Annual Awards Ceremony http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419817?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:38:01 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419817     The banquet will take place on Sunday, April 27, at Henning's Local, 1040 St. Rt. 55, Eldred, NY.
    Tickets are $26 and the public is invited. A reception with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar gets underway at 4 p.m. A buffet dinner will be served at 5 p.m.
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Today in the News: Lunar eclipse 'blood moon' to appear overnight http://www.neagle.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419826?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419826 News to know

A total lunar eclipse in the early morning will turn the moon into a "blood moon," according to NASA. The eclipse begins around 2 a.m. EDT, and the moon will turn a reddish orange color around 3 a.m. and stay that way for about an hour. This is the first of four blood moons the U.S. will see over the next year and a half, a rarity, as some periods of [...]]]> Roadmaster Kmetz thanked for dedication http://www.neagle.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419827?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:24:25 +0000 By Katie Collins
 News Eagle Reporter
 Follow Katie @Neaglereporter http://www.neagle.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419827 Fire damages local businesses http://www.neagle.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419828?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:22:14 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor http://www.neagle.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419828     State Police, Honesdale, report that the blaze does not appear to be suspicious, but the cause is still under investigation.
    The fire was discovered by passing motorists at around 9:21 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. The fire caused major damage to these [...]]]>
Women's club sets bus trips http://www.neagle.com/article/20140412/NEWS/140419906?rssfeed=true Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:15:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140412/NEWS/140419906 • Sunday, May 4th - "Die Fledermaus" at the Tri-Cities Opera in Binghamton includes bus, brunch and opera, $75
•  Wednesday, May 21st – New York City on your own, $35
• Wednesday, June 18th – the Bronx Zoo, $35
• Thursday, July 24th – Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, $35
• Wednesday, August 13th – Metropolitan [...]]]>
High School student explores school counseling career http://www.neagle.com/article/20140412/NEWS/140419907?rssfeed=true Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140412/NEWS/140419907 WALLENPAUPACK - As part of finalizing career plans, Nickole Mann job shadowed Wallenpaupack Primary School counselor, Mr. Ed Martin. After meeting with Nickole to discuss the education requirements she would need to meet to become a counselor, Martin introduced Nickole to the different responsibilities he has to his primary students. [...]]]> Enticed 14-year old online http://www.neagle.com/article/20140412/NEWS/140419914?rssfeed=true Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140412/NEWS/140419914      After an investigation by the Pike County Detective Bureau, Bianco was charged in December 2012 with molesting a then 14 [...]]]> neagle.com http://www.neagle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery neagle.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:29:47 +0000