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December 2012

Hawley Silk Mill’s New Mill Market: A local treasure

Located in the Hawley Silk Mill on Silk Mill Drive in Hawley, PA, the newly opened Mill Market features locally produced food and goods made within 200 miles of the Lake Wallenpaupack region of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. The market, which opened its doors in June of 2012, also carries a selection of fine specialty products not available locally.

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Connecting through community: The Cooperage

The Cooperage Project on Main Street in Honesdale, PA may be physically housed in the historic shell of a 19th-century wooden cask and barrel factory, but it is much more than a building. Like an origami star, it is a concept unfolding in many directions at once from the compressed heart of a shared vision.  Read more

Loss of a Riverbank: Knotweed and other invasives

The globalization of our planet has enabled the trade of goods and services between nearly all countries around the world. With the addition of worldwide trade, there have been an ever increasing number of non-native plants and animals tagging along for the ride, or even deliberately introduced into our environment. The Upper Delaware River, regrettably, has been the recipient of several of these invaders.  Read more

A Year-Round Fishery: Bass, shad, walleye, stripers, perch, eels

The Delaware boasts a variety of habitats that help nurture one of the most diverse year-round fisheries in the country. Many do not realize that the border waters of Pennsylvania and New York remain open for catch and release fishing year-round.  Read more

Two young Monticello men sentenced in burglary case

District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Aniebal Santiago, 19, and Joseph Strong, 18, both of Monticello were sentenced in Sullivan County Court to state prison sentences for their convictions for burglary in the second degree.  Read more

Horse riding after school program

December 18, 2012

Bridle Hill Farm Riding educational after school program (for all ages.)Two hours after school once per week for five weeks. Tuesday’s from 4-6pm (other days available). $90 per child ($18 per student for two hours each week). www.bridlehillfarm.com, 845/482-3993.

Honesdale man arrested for buying jewelry with bad checks

On 12-06-2012, the Honesdale Borough Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Jason L. GINNETTO 29 years of age from the Honesdale area. The warrant was for a charge of Theft By Deception, graded as a Felony of the 3rd degree, and several counts of Bad Checks graded as Misdemeanors.  Read more

Liberty men arrested for selling heroin

Two men from Liberty have been arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into the sale of heroin in Sullivan County. Anthony Aubain, 24, of Yaun Avenue and Linval Pringle, 25, of Lincoln Place were taken into custody shortly before 4:00 p.m. on December 10 on Sullivan Avenue in Liberty.  Read more

Quit smoking course

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The group will meet for 5 consecutive Wednesdays at the Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 3-4pm. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. Free. 570/296-3400.

Jazz/Hip-hop dance class

December 17, 2012

The Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation one week dance class for children in grades K-3 from 3-5pm, and grades 4-6 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Senior Center. Includes a snack, warm up, instruction, review and games. A small performance will be held at the end of the last day of class. $25 residents, $35 non residents. Pre-registration is required. 845/292-7690.