neagle.com http://www.neagle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section neagle.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:48:46 +0000 DHP announces 6th annual dinner awards meeting http://www.neagle.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429943/-1/news?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429943/-1/news    La Lava Jiango, with Jason Brian Merril and Benya Barshai, will kick off the evening with some live music, while guests enjoy horderves and wine supplied by Marcia Dunsmore.  Ice Works will be supplying an ice sculpture and dinner will be served by Fluffs Deli. 
Earth Day-Birth Day celebration at The Grotto http://www.neagle.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429938/-1/news?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429938/-1/news     Kids can [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' http://www.neagle.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429929/-1/news?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:52:22 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429929/-1/news In the news

Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.

Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]> Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say http://www.neagle.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429952/-1/news?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429952/-1/news News to know

According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]> Kids raise money for Heart Association http://www.neagle.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429937/-1/news?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:45:17 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter http://www.neagle.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429937/-1/news     For years, Physical Education Teacher Ann Valonis has had her students participate in the event as part of a jump rope unit in her classes, where students jump at different stations around the [...]]]> Ground-breaking expected in May http://www.neagle.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429948/-1/news?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:29:45 +0000 By Beth Brelje Pocono Record Writer http://www.neagle.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429948/-1/news      The gun manufacturer bought the long-empty 600-acre Pike County Business Park on Well Road in Blooming Grove for $2 million last year and will move its entire New York operation out of that state to escape what it describes as an unfriendly gun climate there.
Arc Bike Hike rounds Wallenpaupack complex, April 26 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140420/NEWS/140419682/-1/news?rssfeed=true Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140420/NEWS/140419682/-1/news      The Wallenpaupack event will "rock" around the school complex while enjoying the sounds of  Black Ops Sound and Lighting music. Also on April 26, events will take place from the Wayne Highlands Athletic Complex in Honesdale and from the Tyler Hill Camp in [...]]]> Yard sale items needed, benefit Historical Society http://www.neagle.com/article/20140412/NEWS/140419684/-1/news?rssfeed=true Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140412/NEWS/140419684/-1/news    They are looking for donations of clean and lightly used household items.
    Drop off times are set as follows, at the Canal Park at Lock 31: 4/19 10 a.m.- 12 noon, 5/3 10 a.m.-12 noon, 5/21 4-5 p.m., 5/22 4-5 p.m., 5/23 4-5 p.m.
Electronics recycling to be held at Home & Garden Festival http://www.neagle.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419687/-1/news?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419687/-1/news WAYMART - Don’t throw away that old cell phone, camera or PC component. Save it and recycle it at the 2014 Home & Garden Festival free Electronics Recycling event.

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Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419661/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:59:10 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.neagle.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419661/-1/news 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/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:52:22 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419669/-1/news 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/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:59:34 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419660/-1/news 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/-1/news?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/-1/news     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/-1/news?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/-1/news     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/-1/news?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:53:19 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419683/-1/news    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/-1/news?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:26:22 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor http://www.neagle.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419701/-1/news      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/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:50:53 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419670/-1/news 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/-1/news?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:59:05 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419770/-1/news 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/-1/news?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419830/-1/news     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/-1/news?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.neagle.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419781/-1/news 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 [...]]]> neagle.com http://www.neagle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section neagle.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:48:46 +0000