delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:17:44 +0000 OUT & ABOUT calendar Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:01:44 +0000 Earth Day to be celebrated at PEEC Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000    Families are invited to stroll around the exhibits, support local businesses, make a craft or two, go on a hike, and play some games! For a more laid-back experience, several options are available [...]]]> MUSIC Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000      The band is comprised of a few southern boys living in New York City with a sound that evokes such artists as recent phenoms, The Alabama Shakes and soul-stalwarts like Fats Domino and James Brown.  
   "The first time we had them, [...]]]>
Woodloch Pines' Carnival to battle Type 1 Diabetes Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:47:01 +0000      A portion of all proceeds raised during the weekend will go directly to JDRF. Since the family resort’s opening back in [...]]]> Have breakfast with Peter Pan Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:35:53 +0000     Breakfast will include: English muffins, bagels, mini muffins, fruit, cereal, juice, coffee and hot chocolate.
    Kids can participate in face painting, a craft, photo with the cast and a backstage tour of the fly system. The price is $5.00 for students 12 and under, and $8.00 for 13 and [...]]]>
Set April 5 at Ehrhardt's Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:14:32 +0000    A principal fundraiser for the Library, the event opens with The "First Chapter" cash bar cocktail hour beginning at 6 p.m.  It will reflect the special emphasis on the countries of [...]]]> Comedy Night & American Roots Concert set at Hawley Silk Mill Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:03:32 +0000    Harmony Presents Chris Lamberth and Pheobe Robinson, two hilarious comedians with an uncanny ability to critique complex concepts in a sentence or two, Carletti said.
    Their combined experiences include sharing the stage with [...]]]>
Learn to design a vegetable garden Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:50:53 +0000     The program is free and open to the public. For more information call the Pike County Public Library at 570-296-8211 or the Penn State Extension Office at 570-296-3400.
Learn to design a vegetable garden Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000     The program is free and open to the public. For more information call the Pike County Public Library at 570-296-8211 or the Penn State Extension Office at 570-296-3400.
Learn to grow fruit and nut orchards Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000    John Esslinger, Penn State Extension Educator with an expertise in vegetable, small fruit and tree fruit, will discuss site location, fruit and nut varieties and care of your orchard. He will also talk about growing brambles.
Hawley Earthfest planned April 25-27 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:57:14 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor What is planned to be the first annual Hawley Earthfest is scheduled for the last weekend in April. A "Species Parade," Hawley Farmer's Market, music and other events are planned in town.
This coincides and is in partnership with the Pike-Wayne Earth Day Festival held at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, about two miles from downtown Hawley.]]>
Adventist Church hosts healthy cooking seminars Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:34:51 +0000     Looking at how nutritious children's diets are, the seminars are meant to be an opportunity to help caregivers improve children's appetites by providing nourishing foods.
    Classes will run 2 to 4 p.m. and will occur on the following Sundays: March 23 "Breakfast (most important meal), March [...]]]>
Dave Matthews Band opener returns to Hawley Silk Mill Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:35:48 +0000      "We’re so thrilled to have them back and honored to conclude their cross-country tour in Hawley, PA. They were overwhelmingly popular with our audience this past November; the musicianship and showmanship is [...]]]> Water heater forum will discuss saving money, energy Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:46:37 +0000       All are welcome to attend this free forum at the Park Street Complex in Honesdale at 7 p.m. The forum is sponsored by the local non-profit group SEEDS (Sustainable Energy [...]]]> AOL exec to speak at WEDCO Annual Dinner April 10th Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:43:28 +0000 WAYNE COUNTY -’s new Executive Producer and Head of Programming, Brian Balthazar, will be the featured speaker at WEDCO’s Annual Meeting & Dinner scheduled for Thursday, April 10th, at Bryn Mawr Conference Center north of Honesdale.
      When announcing his hiring, the internet giant described Balthazar as one of the most creative and talented people in the programming industry today.  Balthazar's experience is [...]]]>
Tri-State historical exhibition planned Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:41:22 +0000     The exhibition will be held at Riverview Inn, 400 Shay Lane, [...]]]> Historical Festival at Silk Mill Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:56:59 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor SEE THE RELATED PHOTO GALLERY.]]> Approvals asked for Wally Man Triathlon Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:01:33 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor Referred to as the "Wally Man Triathlon," the morning event is proposed for Saturday morning, June 14. Participants will be swimming, bicycling and running on either 32.11 mile Olympic or 15. [...]]]> Transition Honesdale continues film series Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:14:13 +0000 This month’s short films will focus on how to grow food in our own backyards and community gardens, by showing us some great role models who are doing this with resounding success.  Both Transition Honesdale and the Beach Lake United Methodist Church, [...]]]> Sons of Norway announces 1st meeting of year Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:11:53 +0000    This will be the first meeting of the year, having not met during January and february. "We invite all Scandinavians, or folks who just like Scandinavians, to come and join us," said Millie Diefenbach, Publicity Chairperson.
   They will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day [...]]]>