delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:55:17 +0000 Women's club sets bus trips Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:15:00 +0000 • Sunday, May 4th - "Die Fledermaus" at the Tri-Cities Opera in Binghamton includes bus, brunch and opera, $75
•  Wednesday, May 21st – New York City on your own, $35
• Wednesday, June 18th – the Bronx Zoo, $35
• Thursday, July 24th – Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, $35
• Wednesday, August 13th – Metropolitan [...]]]>
High School student explores school counseling career Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 WALLENPAUPACK - As part of finalizing career plans, Nickole Mann job shadowed Wallenpaupack Primary School counselor, Mr. Ed Martin. After meeting with Nickole to discuss the education requirements she would need to meet to become a counselor, Martin introduced Nickole to the different responsibilities he has to his primary students. [...]]]> Enticed 14-year old online Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000      After an investigation by the Pike County Detective Bureau, Bianco was charged in December 2012 with molesting a then 14 [...]]]> Learn ways to strengthen family bonds Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000    The five-week program is being offered April 15, 22, 29, May 6, and May 8, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Wayne Highlands Middle School in Honesdale.
    Guiding Good Choices is an interactive program for all parents of [...]]]>
Discounted feline spay, neuter certificates available Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000     "Avoid a CATastrophe!" takes place on Tuesday, April 22, at the shelter.  Dessin teamed up with the nonprofit Eastern Pennsylvania Animal Alliance (EPAA) to combat cat over-population in Wayne County and its neighboring [...]]]> Today in the News: Obama nominates Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head HHS Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 News to know

President Barack Obama today said he will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Burwell, 48, currently leads the White House budget office and is a familiar face to politicians, as she played a role in last year's budget crisis.

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"I went outside, and [...]]]> Forum entitled 'Our Local Food Hub' set Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000     The Cooperage Café will be open at 6 p.m., with caterers offering local food for purchase. The forum will start at 7 p.m.
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• Are you interested in food, jobs, youth, and [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: 10 killed in truck-bus crash in California Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:55:37 +0000 In the news

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.

Both the bus and semi driver were among those killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. Many of those on the bus escaped through a window that someone had kicked open, Clavijo said, running for their lives to [...]]]> Today in the News: 'Jesus' wife' papyrus is not a fake, experts say Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 News to know

A group of scientists that tested a controversial business-card sized piece of papyrus that mentions Jesus' wife concluded that the document is not a fake. Harvard Divinity School said in a statement, "A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words, 'Jesus said to them, my wife' is an ancient [...]]]> Body of Columbia, PA, man found in Park Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:57:41 +0000      Thomas Stewart, 51, of Columbia, Pennsylvania, had been missing for over a week.  He was last seen exiting his vehicle at Resort Point Overlook on Route 611 on Tuesday, March 25.
Award recipients named for 26th annual UDC event Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:56:02 +0000 Reservations for the banquet are $26 per person and are due by April 18 where the event will be at the Henning’s Local, 1040 State Rt. 55, Eldred, NY. Seating is open.
A reception with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar begins at 4 p.m. A [...]]]>
DV Drama Club presents Pippin Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:43:35 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter     Drama Teacher Kim Golden called the musical a, "coming of age," play that is within a play. She explained that Pippin is a young man, who is trying to discover himself. While on his journey, she said Pippin lives an extraordinary life. The dance style is, "Fosse," which Golden said is a little [...]]]> Zane Grey Catch-and-Release Fishing Derby opens April 12 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:33:41 +0000    The event is in conjunction with the bicentennial celebration, noting Zane Grey's enthusiasm for fishing. Grey, whose former home overlooks the Delaware in Lackawaxen, is best known for his series of western-theme novels. The [...]]]> Parcel next to park bought by Township Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:29:49 +0000 By Cheryl Mitchell News Eagle Correspondent       The property is adjacent to the township park. Water may be eventually provided to the park from the well on the purchased property.

•••Financial questions

  "Why in the last six years has there [...]]]>
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:26:09 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor     Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. has announced this petition, which was unveiled at the Pike County Commissioners' meeting April 2nd and is available at Safe Haven's web site. David Bever, Executive Director of Safe Haven, presented it as part of their community outreach [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Prosecutor says Pa. school stabber used kitchen knives Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:16:01 +0000 In the news

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The district attorney says a 16-year-old charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security officer at his Pittsburgh-area high school used two "ordinary kitchen knives."

Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck called the weapons "common items you'd find in a kitchen."

However, he stopped short of saying that the suspect, Alex Hribal, took them from his home.

Peck says he doubts anyone other than Hribal will [...]]]> Today in the News: Tale of hero emerges from tragedy of Pa. school stabbings Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Quote of note

"I don't know if Nate did it on purpose or just instinct. He took the stab right in his arm and saved my friend and me. I'm pretty sure it was his instinct. He didn't want anyone to get hurt. He told everybody to run away. I'm pretty sure he pulled the fire alarm." - Trinity McCool, a sophomore at Franklin Regional High School, talking about student Police: Pennsylvania student flashed 2 knives, injured 20 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:07:42 +0000 By Kevin Begos, The Associated Press MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — A 16-year-old boy "was flashing two knives around" when he injured 19 students and a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, a police chief said.

Murrysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld said the bloody crime scene at Franklin Regional High School, some 15 miles east of Pittsburgh, was "vast" and may take a couple days to process.

Police haven't named the suspect, who [...]]]> Accommodating sport on Lackawaxen River Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000     "For the safety of anglers and as part of our federal operating license, we will suspend generation on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays starting April 12 — the first day of trout season — through June 14, and also on Fridays [...]]]> Today in the News: Is that a UFO on Mars? Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Quote of note

"This could indicate there is intelligent life below the ground [that] uses light as we do. This is not a glare from the sun, nor is it an artifact of the photo process." - UFO Sightings Daily, talking about an image taken on Mars by Curiosity that shows a mysterious light on the planet. UFO enthusiasts are lighting up the Internet with talk [...]]]> delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:55:17 +0000