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Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 4:12 PM

This is a great time to see the Double Cluster. It is near the marvelous "M" shape of Cassiopeia in the northern sky and can be seen with just your eyes.

Updated Nov 17, 2014 at 4:18 PM

HAWLEY- Patrick Henry Kearney and his family made an indelible mark on Hawley, Pennsylvania. In fact, “P.H. Kearney”'s name is large and bold and has been seen every day on Main Avenue for at least 100 years.

Posted Nov 10, 2014 at 3:00 PM

HAWLEY- The borough of Hawley came into existence in February of 1884. As discussed in Part 1, the community began as Paupack Eddy in the 1790's as a very small hamlet in the Eddy section, where mills were built to harness the Paupack Falls. The...

Updated Nov 6, 2014 at 10:13 AM

Wednesday morning, the day after Election Day, I had an interesting conversation with the manager of a business.As I paid for my things, we engaged in our usual small talk, and of course, she wanted to hear the results of our election in...

Updated Nov 3, 2014 at 4:13 PM

HAWLEY – Although Hawley Borough was carved from Palmyra Township, Wayne County when the borough was formed in 1884, a map exists that shows the town was previously split between Palmyra and Paupack townships. It shows the town divided by...

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

   How many stars are there? That’s not a foolish question. It may be impossible to answer, but it keeps you wondering and hopefully a little humble. Counting the grains of sand on the beaches of the world may be...

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 3:17 PM

We can be absolutely certain that Eric Frein masks and costumes would not have been a good idea for Halloween.    Never more - mind the fact that this character has haunted the Pocono woodlands for seven full weeks...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Halloween or Hallowe'en (a contraction of “All Hallows' Evening” is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of “All Hallows' Day.” It initiates Hallowmas,...

Updated Oct 27, 2014 at 3:22 PM

HAWLEY- One of Hawley's dedicated, civic servants of the late 19th and first half of the 20th Century was Michael J. McAndrew. Of Irish stock like so many of his neighbors, McAndrew is still remembered and respected to this day as a historian and...

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 4:21 PM

HAWLEY- The long-awaited D-Day invasion marked a turning point in World War II, as well as changing the lives of thousands of families whose loved one gave his life in the call of duty. Such was the case for one family of Marble Hill, the one-time...

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 3:05 PM

    Wallenpaupack and Delaware Valley high schools are working together on a project to show support for the PA State Police during this lengthy search for a murder suspect. The two schools came up with a t-shirt,...

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