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November 2012

Sunday Night Cinema: Knife in the Water

November 18, 2012

Cinema 6, Route 6 Mall - 8:15pm. $5 donation/person is suggested. www.waynecountyartsalliance.org 570/390-4420.

Participants Sought For Santa Parade Fun!

November 23, 2012

Top Notch parking area on Fourth Street, 5pm. 570/253-5492, fax 570/253-5491. ghp@visithonesdalepa.com (subj PARADE)

Steamtown NHS to Host Canadian Pacific Railway 2012 U.S. Holiday Train Show

November 28, 2012

Scranton, PA - 5:45-6:15pm. Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to show time. facebook.com/CPHolidayTrain, twitter.com/CanadianPacific #CPHolidayTrain, www.cpr.ca

Open Mic Night hosted by The Crackers at The Cooperage

November 21, 2012

Honesdale, PA - 7-10pm, donation greatly appreciated. www.thecooperageproject.org, 570/253-2020.

Family Game Night at The Cooperage

November 16, 2012

Honesdale, PA - 7-10pm. Donation greatly appreciated. www.thecooperageproject.org, 570/253-2020.

Graham Parker & the Rumour

December 7, 2012

Newton Theatre, Newton NJ - 8pm. Tickets are $29, $39 or $49. www.thenewtontheatre.com, 973/383-3700

Roast Pork Dinner at Blooming Grove Fire Department

November 25, 2012

Lords Valley, PA - It will be held at the main fire hall, 1-5pm, 570/775-7355

Wurtsboro Man Sentenced to 17 years for Sexual Assault of Children

District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Herbert Ploschke, 68, of Wurtsboro, N.Y. was sentenced in Sullivan County Court to a total of 17 years in state prison and 10 years of post release supervision for the rape and sexual abuse of two minor girls by County Judge Michael McGuire.  Read more

Confection Connections

N-E-S-T-L-E-S… Are you singing the jingle? If so, you’re old enough to recall reaching up to drop your small change on the counter of the general store to buy penny candies like Bit-O-Honeys, Mary Janes, Necco Wafers, candy buttons, wax soda bottles filled with flavored syrups and so on.  Read more

Jane Bollinger

Jane Bollinger is Managing Editor having come out of early retirement to return to journalism at The River Reporter. Her previous newspaper experience includes working as a reporter at two Pennsylvania papers—The Quakertown Free Press (1970s) and The Scranton Times (1990s). In between, she worked as a local television news producer in Kansas City, MO and St. Petersburg, FL and then in New York City for WNBC local news before moving on to ABC News. She worked at Good Morning America for 14 years, starting as a writer/producer and ending her time there as managing editor and head writer.  Read more

jbollinger@riverreporter.com