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Combined Energy Services helps heat SPCA

MONTICELLO, NY — Combined Energy Services (CES), a regional energy supplier, continues to help the Sullivan County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) keep its homeless dogs and cats protected and warm during the toughest winter months with its annual heating fuel donation.

In March, CES presented manager Debbie Dittert and president Dana Hawk-Heimbach of the SPCA with a $2,500 propane gas credit. Throughout the winter months, the SPCA struggles to heat its kennel due to lack of proper insulation in the aging cinderblock building.  Read more

Dime Bank appoints Community Reinvestment Act Officer

HONESDALE, PA — Paula Ralston Nenish, vice president and compliance officer at The Dime Bank, was recently appointed Community Reinvestment Act Officer. Ralston Nenish, who joined The Dime Bank in May 2013, is responsible for the direction and oversight of the bank’s compliance management system including developing the compliance plan that covers compliance administration, monitoring, training, board reporting and complaint resolution.  Read more

Wayne Health Pharmacy to offer Umpy’s grab & go eats

HONESDALE, PA — The public will be able to grab a bite from one of Honesdale’s popular eateries in a new place, Wayne Health Pharmacy and Medical Equipment in the Stourbridge Professional Complex at Maple Avenue and Route 6. Camp Umpy’s Bagels & Stuff will now offer sandwiches, wraps and salads at the retail outlet.  Read more

Workshops help meet PA manure management manual requirements

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Conservation District (WCCD) will host a series of workshops on completing your Manure Management Manual. Three flexible two-hour sessions are scheduled at the county’s Park Street Complex, 648 Park St. on April 17 at 7 p.m., May 14 at 7 p.m. and May 17 at 9 .a.m. Attendees will receive a comprehensive infopak. Attendees should be able to complete their manual that day or at home. A presentation on PA Onestop also will be given. Light refreshments will be served.  Read more

Public defender’s office welcomes attorney Kelly A. Gaughan

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Public Defender’s Office recently welcomed attorney Kelly Gaughan as an assistant public defender. She has over 15 years of courtroom experience in the areas of family and criminal law. Gaughan will be handling the criminal matters that occur within the jurisdiction of Magisterial District Court Judge Alan Cooper.

Gaughan adds her part-time position with the public defender’s office to her practice at the law offices of Levy, Stieh and Gaughan, P.C. Gaughan has been a partner and vice president of the firm since 2003.

Speedway postpones pre-season practice

BETHEL, NY — The harsh winter has forced the Bethel Motor Speedway (BMS) to postpone its scheduled preseason practice, originally slated for Saturday, April 12, to the following Saturday, April 19.
“With significant snowfalls and a slow warm-up, there is still snow on the property,” stated BMS Business Operations Manager Tracy Chirico. “We believe that our racers and fans deserve a quality experience when we swing open the gates, so we feel it is in everyone’s best interests to postpone practice.”  Read more

Paul M. Boos joins Davis R. Chant Realtors

MILFORD, PA — Davis R. Chant, founder of the area’s largest independent real estate firm, recently welcomed Paul M. Boos as a new addition to the highly qualified and experienced Chant team of real estate professionals serving the needs of buyers and sellers in the Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey areas.  Read more

Catskill Farms builds showcase home for Country Living Magazine

ELDRED, NY — Charles Petersheim, Hudson Valley designer, builder, and realtor of traditional homes in the Catskill Mountains, has been selected by Country Living Magazine to build its 2014 House of the Year. The 1,500 square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom house, located in Rhinebeck, will be showcased during the annual Country Living Fair this June. The magazine will also publish a 10-page spread of the home in its September issue, featuring a profile on Petersheim and Catskill Farms.  Read more

Other Shop to open season with new look, expanded hours

HONESDALE, PA — When the Other Shop opens for the season on April 7, it will debut a new look, expanded hours and a new way of doing business. The former consignment shop at 1036 Main St., Honesdale, was renovated over the winter and will now operate as a donation-only thrift store. The shop is operated by the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the hospital’s programs and services.  Read more

Wayne County Builders Association wins community service award

HAWLEY, PA — The Wayne County Builders Association (WCBA) was awarded the Pennsylvania Builders Association’s Best Community Service Project award during the association’s Installation and Gala Awards Banquet at the Radisson Lackawanna Station, Scranton.  Read more

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