delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 18:50:07 +0000 Today in the News: Malaysian PM ripped as being 'incompetent' Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Quote of note

"The prime minister should have assigned one minister to be completely, fully in charge, mandated to be more transparent, otherwise there is no confidence." - Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim, who ripped Prime Minister Najib Razak as being "incompetent" and "inept" in his handling of the investigation into the missing airplane. [...]]]> Morning Jolt: New lead about missing airplane Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:48:48 +0000 In the news

Officials are now looking into the possibility that the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 did fly for hours after it dropped off radar, as U.S. officials have said, and that it was headed toward the Andaman Islands, CNN reported. Officials think the plane might have been hijacked and that whoever was flying the plane was following [...]]]> Today in the News: Judge says dads don't have legal right to be at their child's birth Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 News to know

In a groundbreaking case, a New Jersey judge ruled today that fathers don't have a legal right to be in the delivery room at the birth of their child. The ruling stemmed from a case in which a couple broke up, and the mom-to-be didn't want the dad in the delivery room. He sued, and the case wound up before Superior Court Judge Sohail Mohammed. [...]]]> Resident asks for improved stroke care Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:43:50 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter      Although an ambulance may help a stroke patient, she said they can only stabilize the person. Because Wayne Memorial Hospital doesn't have the proper facilities, Whalem told the Board, "If someone has a massive stroke, they're dead." Looking to [...]]]> Dave Matthews Band opener returns to Hawley Silk Mill Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:35:48 +0000      "We’re so thrilled to have them back and honored to conclude their cross-country tour in Hawley, PA. They were overwhelmingly popular with our audience this past November; the musicianship and showmanship is [...]]]> North Primary sings at the Mall Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:19:13 +0000 Morning Jolt: 2 killed by drunken driver at SXSW Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:05:34 +0000 In the news

Austin, Texas, police said a drunken driver who was fleeing from police plowed his car into a crowd at the South by Southwest festival, killing two people and injuring 23. The driver had been driving the wrong direction on a one-way street when police attempted to pull him over. The driver fled and eventually drove into the crowd at SXSW. [...]]]> Today in the News: Teen who sued parents is now back at home Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Quote of note

"This is a private matter. It should never have been brought to the court's attention. It should have never been brought to the public." - Lawyer Angelo Sarno. Sarno is the new lawyer of the parents of an 18-year-old girl who sued her parents, seeking $654 a week for living and schooling costs. Rachel Canning, however, is now [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Jerry Sandusky's wife says he's innocent of child molesting Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:56:28 +0000 In the news

The wife of former Penn State assistant football coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky spoke out on her husband's conviction today on "Today Show." Dottie Sandusky said, "He is innocent" and claimed money convinced people to lie against Jerry Sandusky. The 70-year-old is serving a 30- to 60-year prison [...]]]> Today in the News: New clues about missing Malaysia Airlines plane Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 News to know

A Malaysian Air Force official told CNN today that the missing airplane was hundreds of miles off course and flying in the wrong direction when it dropped off the radar. The plane was flying west instead of northeast, officials said, and it had stopped sending information. Officials now are looking into the possibility of a power failure or [...]]]> 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.

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