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“Good Things To Eat That Can't Be Beat”

Updated Jun 22, 2015 at 4:38 PM

HAWLEY - One of Hawley's numerous German families, the Schlagers, founded a long-time bakery and department store on Church Street. George Schlager was born in 1821, in Baden, Germany.

Updated Jun 19, 2015 at 5:06 PM

This is a good time of year to trace Draco the Dragon, which winds around the Little Dipper in the northern sky. A circumpolar constellation as seen from mid-northern latitudes and further north, Draco never sets below the horizon. Its stars...

Updated Jun 15, 2015 at 4:15 PM

HAWLEY - Peter C. Bishop, a life-long resident of Hawley, spent his career working on the Delaware & Hudson (D&H) Canal. He started as a child leading horses on the towpath and rose to be superintendent of the canal section between Hawley and...

Updated Jun 15, 2015 at 2:19 PM

The 2016 presidential election grows closer by the minute. Can you feel the excitement?Neither can I.

Updated Jun 14, 2015 at 8:55 PM

Even as local government budgets become leaner, policy makers struggle to balance the ledger. One area of spending continues to be a burden with no real end in sight—corrections.

Updated Jun 10, 2015 at 3:46 PM

Turkey’s electorate has voted for democracy and the rule of law over incipient dictatorship, a most positive development. In June 7 parliamentary elections, the Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP) was abandoned by many voters. The...

Updated Jun 8, 2015 at 5:29 PM

HAWLEY - The Wayne County Hotel (or Wayne County House) was a long-time place of lodging in Hawley, Pennsylvania, dating at least as far back as 1860 when it also doubled as the Hawley Post Office. In recent years it has been known as the Heritage...

Updated Jun 1, 2015 at 5:26 PM

Television commercials often get under my skin for one reason or another, but the one that has rankled me most in recent years is “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” To my mind, the guy who does the pitch for Dos Equis beer is the...

Updated Jun 1, 2015 at 4:55 PM

Hawley's Chrysler Plymouth dealer

Updated May 22, 2015 at 5:30 PM

HAWLEY - In Part 1, we learned of an ambitious plan to make use of the Delaware & Hudson (D&H) Canal bed once the canal boats stopped running in late 1898. A new venture, the Delaware Valley & Kingston (DV&K) Railroad company, proposed to lay tracks...

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