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Updated Dec 15, 2014 at 5:06 PM

HAWLEY- Charles J. Warthling managed the A&P grocery store in downtown Hawley for many years. Known as “Charlie,” he was recalled as a gentle, quiet man. He was honored by the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) in 1950 for 30 years of service with the grocery chain, and had his picture on the front page of the Pike Wayne Eagle.

Updated Dec 9, 2014 at 10:21 AM

HAWLEY- Edwin A. Marshall, foreman on the Delaware & Hudson (D&H) Canal at Hawley, served in the War Between the States. He was active in veteran affairs in later years and lived past the close of the First World War.

Updated Dec 4, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Ever feel you were being watched?   That can be a good thing sometimes. Looking up at the night sky, it seems like every time I see the Moon it's looking back. Of course it isn't. A big ball of rock is incapable of...

Updated Dec 1, 2014 at 5:14 PM

WILSONVILLE – The hamlet of Wilsonville, a mile and a half west of Hawley, boomed with industry from the late 18th century and through much of the 19th thanks to the power of the Wallenpaupack River.

Updated Nov 26, 2014 at 10:26 AM

The other night while walking with my wife we were delighted to run into an old friend. He's not the type of literal friend like a human relationship can provide, and unlike a cat or dog this one doesn't even purr or wag its tail.

Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 4:46 PM

HAWLEY - Wayne and Pike counties lacked coal deposits for mining. These counties, however, proved vital for the transportation of anthracite coal from the mines in the Lackawanna and Wyoming valleys, brought in on gravity railroads and shipped on...

Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 4:34 PM

HAWLEY- A new inspirational blog, with short, true accounts meant "to find God's fingerprints on human events," is now available at www.neagle.com.

Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 4:09 PM

Some call it Turkey Time. Mostly we know it as Thanksgiving. This is one of the best of holidays. It is somewhat less commercialized. The emphasis, we are reminded, is on something hopefully everyone can agree with, being thankful.

Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Thanksgiving is a very special holiday in the USA -- basically a religious holiday for giving thanks to God for His Goodness in providing sufficient food for the past and the coming year.This dates way back to the time of the...

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.

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