delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:33:07 +0000 Residents concerned over look of 911 house signs Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:55:29 +0000 News Eagle Reporter

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LACKAWAXEN TWP. - There was a lengthy hearing at the Lackawaxen Township building Feb. 24, where a number of residents expressed their concern, regarding the beauty of the latest signage required for the new Ordinance 103 for 911 signage.
    Township Solicitor Tony Waldron explained the reasoning for the changes. The ordinance was initially adopted in July 2013, and [...]]]>
Marino applauds VA outreach clinic for Wayne, Pike county veterans Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:52:30 +0000     "This contract has been years in the making," said U.S. Representative Tom Marino (PA-10).  "Since my first day in office, this has been a top priority and I am very pleased that our veterans will finally be able to get access to quality, local care. [...]]]> Fire destroys Big Apple Country Tavern Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:49:14 +0000 By Kelly Waters TWI Reporter The Big Apple Country Tavern, located on Route 652 in Beach Lake, went up in flames, leaving behind a shell of what once stood.
Crews were dispatched at 7:15 p.m.
"It was an accidental fire caused by a wood stove," said Beach Lake Fire Chief Tony Franklin. "There was nothing malicious involved."
Franklin added it was "definitely not" suspicious in "any way, shape or form."
"We're pretty [...]]]>
Water heater forum will discuss saving money, energy Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:46:37 +0000       All are welcome to attend this free forum at the Park Street Complex in Honesdale at 7 p.m. The forum is sponsored by the local non-profit group SEEDS (Sustainable Energy [...]]]> AOL exec to speak at WEDCO Annual Dinner April 10th Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:43:28 +0000 WAYNE COUNTY -’s new Executive Producer and Head of Programming, Brian Balthazar, will be the featured speaker at WEDCO’s Annual Meeting & Dinner scheduled for Thursday, April 10th, at Bryn Mawr Conference Center north of Honesdale.
      When announcing his hiring, the internet giant described Balthazar as one of the most creative and talented people in the programming industry today.  Balthazar's experience is [...]]]>
Woodloch sending Girl Scout cookies to troops Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:38:24 +0000   Woodloch Pines Resort opened in 1958 as a picturesque Pocono escape for families. Since then, the business has expanded to entertain corporate retreats, golfers, class trips [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Missing flight 'not a terrorist incident' Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:05:00 +0000 In the news

The head of Interpol said today that the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight "was not a terrorist incident," according to CNN. Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble said that the two passengers who were traveling with stolen passports do not appear to be linked to any terrorists organizations, and that one of the men was trying to [...]]]> Today in the News: Officials ID man who bought tickets with stolen passports for Malaysian flight Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 News to know

According to a report from USA Today, officials have identified a man who bought two tickets on the missing Malaysian flight using stolen passports. Thai police said Kazem Ali of Iran bought the tickets for two friends who were trying to get home to Europe. The final destination on the tickets itinerary were for Europe, officials said. [...]]]> On Technology: Crummy cell pictures Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:47:21 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now Downside: Tablet and cell cams still produce lower-quality images than stand-alone cameras. It’s all in the sensor that records the shot. There’s not a lot of room or power in a handheld. For sharpness and depth of color, they cannot beat the competition.
I spent a Saturday trying to improve my Samsung tablet photos. [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: Search continues for missing flight Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:31:22 +0000 In the news

There's still no sign of the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing Saturday. Dozens of planes and ships from eight nations are combing the seas for signs of the airplane, but officials have yet to come up with anything. "For the aircraft to go missing just like that ... as far as we are concerned, we are equally puzzled as well," said Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Malaysian civil aviation department, CNN reported.

Quote [...]]]> Morning Jolt: U.S. adds 175,000 jobs in February Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:59:52 +0000 In the news

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, more than was expected, according to the Department of Labor. The numbers top January's as well. The unemployment rate in February was 6.7 percent.

Happening today

The big movies opening this weekend are "300: Rise of an Empire," an R action movie that is a sequel [...]]]> Today in the News: House approves $1B in aid for Ukraine Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Quote of note

"We must remember that the purpose of our pressure on Russia is not simply to punish aggression — and certainly it is not to escalate the confrontation — but instead to move (President Vladimir) Putin toward a resolution that protects the territorial integrity of Ukraine." - Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., who co-sponsored a resolution [...]]]> Kids to sing National Anthem at hockey game Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:16:33 +0000 News Eagle Reporter
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WALLENPAUPACK – In less than a month, a group of fourth and fifth grade singing canaries from Wallenpaupack South Elementary School, will travel to Pittsburgh to sing the national anthem for the Pittsburgh Penguins game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
    The public performances began several years ago, explained music teacher Jean Shields, when a parent wanted the students [...]]]>
Hospitality students plan benefit dinner Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:04:35 +0000     The dinner, open to the public, is Friday April 4, at the Woodloch Springs Clubhouse.
Callie McGinnis, who is one of the students, stated that their  theme this year is "Pacific Spring Fusion".
   The menu will consist of Pacific fusion cuisine with [...]]]>
Dinner & show at Hawley Silk Mill St. Patty's Weekend Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:02:10 +0000      A captain of words, Greg also conjures up some Mark Twain and David Sedaris, with a story-telling and musical approach that will knock the cobwebs out of your head. Greg Klyma isn’t Irish, but he’s always cooking up articulate and amusing [...]]]> Greg Zyla: Designer and performance cars, and cartoon characters Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:17:52 +0000 By Greg Zyla More Content Now Varvatos, by the way, is the noted menswear American contemporary fashion designer who not only lends his name to the 300H, he OKs and designs the numerous style accompaniments and special touches. The result is hands down one of the best-looking cars on the road today.
As for using designer names for cars, [...]]]>
Silvio Calabi: Toyota 4Runner is the world’s 4×4 Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:14:30 +0000 By Silvio Calabi More Content Now It was sometimes true too, mostly because a lot of cars weren’t that sophisticated back then either. Now, [...]]]> Wallenpaupack South School celebrates Music In Our Schools Month Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:22:38 +0000     The theme for this year’s celebration is "Music Makes Me!"  Each student is completing that statement and their poster can be seen decorating the school halls!
     Every year the month [...]]]>
For 26th Annual Awards by March 10 Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:14:31 +0000             "These awards are intended to honor the contributions that individuals, organizations, communities, and government agencies have made to enhancing the quality of life or protecting the resources in the Upper [...]]]> Gives facts about destructive decisions Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:07:08 +0000    The challenge to find the top 24 young people age 24 or under who are informing and empowering their peers to make decisions based on facts, not rumors, [...]]]> delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:33:07 +0000