delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:36:28 +0000 DHP announces 6th annual dinner awards meeting Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000    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. 
Red Cross to host 'Call to Action' recruitment event Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:28:06 +0000 Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:52:22 +0000 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 [...]]]> Earth Day-Birth Day celebration at The Grotto Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000     Kids can [...]]]> Storm water management funding received Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:02:12 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor School District weighs hiring as staff retires Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:59:26 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor County refutes suggestion they can't remove house Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:54:48 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor Kids raise money for Heart Association Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:45:17 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter     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 [...]]]> Saige's family responds to rare disorder Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:40:42 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter Ground-breaking expected in May Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:29:45 +0000 By Beth Brelje Pocono Record Writer      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.
Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 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. [...]]]> Local History: Recalling night watchman John Manley Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:34:17 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor Arc Bike Hike rounds Wallenpaupack complex, April 26 Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000      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 [...]]]> Electronics recycling to be held at Home & Garden Festival Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 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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Update on Benjamin Moore paint contest Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:14:07 +0000 Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:59:10 +0000 By The Associated Press 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 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:52:22 +0000 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 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:59:34 +0000 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 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:09:56 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter     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 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:00:35 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter     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 [...]]]>