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September 2012

Fall rummage sale

October 6, 2012

Sponsored by The Ladies Aid Society at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 9am-noon.

Fall rummage sale

October 5, 2012

Sponsored by The Ladies Aid Society at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 9am-2pm.

Locavore challenge

September 15, 2012

Tasting menu of locally sourced ingredients & live music by Janet Burgan, noon-3pm at Gerard’s River Grill, $20 advance, $25 at door. Benefits Big Eddy Farmstand/Tusten Rural Youth Workforce Development program. www.bigeddyfarmstand.com or areynosa@skydogprojects.com

Women's Club of Honesdale meeting

September 27, 2012

Ed Wesely presentation on "Butterflies migrate in Wayne County" at Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center, 7pm. Collection for community pantry.

Lunch with the Lumberland Fire Department

October 9, 2012

Lunch provided by Lumberland Senior Club, info provided by fire dept. at the senior center, noon. All welcome.

Library birthday celebration

September 21, 2012

"Sweet on Friends," an evening of chocolate desserts & beverages, to celebrate the 20th birthday of Friends of the Library, 7-9pm, $15 advance. 570/253-1220.

Bats in the belfry (or in the house)

A bat, the only mammal capable of sustained flight, invokes many things to many people. Many fictional books and movies have maligned bats as evil creatures to be feared, and many of us have an underlying fear of bats when we encounter them. The truth is that the only thing that needs to fear a bat in our region is a mosquito: a bat can eat up to 50% of its body weight in mosquitoes and other flying insects per evening. It turns out that a bat is a highly beneficial critter that has picked up a bum rap.  Read more

Theft of a wallet with $900.00

On August 27th, 2012 Honesdale Borough Police officers investigated a theft of a wallet containing $900.00 in cash, ID and various credit cards.  Read more

The family that plays together...

My online dictionary defines “family” in a number of ways: “A group consisting of parents and children living together in a household,” “A group of people related to one another” and “People related to each other and so to be treated with a special loyalty or intimacy: I could not turn him away, for he is family.” Lest we forget, American journalist and author Edna Buchanan once declared that “Friends are the family we choose for ourselves.”  Read more

‘Coffee, Tea and History’

COCHECTON, NY — The Cochecton Preservation Society meets to plan its free program, “Coffee, Tea and History,” for Sunday, October 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Cochecton Train Station on Rt. 97. The topic will be “Cochecton Businesses – Then and Now,” featuring the history of Heinle’s General Store, Gasko & Meyer, Cochecton Mills and many others. Free admission will include coffee, tea and cake. Members shown standing are Pamela DeMan, left, Art Hassis, Jerry Yavarkovsky and Dolores Manaseri. Seated are Larry Richardson, left, Joe Manaseri and Dottie Schlegel.  Read more