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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

Hands of Hope welcomes new member Adrienne Gallagher

MILFORD, PA — A new officer has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Pike County Hands of Hope, a Christ-centered organization dedicated to providing compassion and hope to homeless and near-homeless families and individuals by meeting their basic and urgent needs of food, clothing and shelter.  Read more

Pike County Chamber celebrates opening of new member Jenni Bakes 4 U

MILFORD, PA — Jenni Bakes 4 U received her license and launched in December of 2013. Baker and owner Jennifer Wallace has been a Wilton cake decorating instructor for years. Her cookies have been sold at health food stores, farm markets, several local craft fairs, and her website.  Read more

Rolling V Bus Corp. drivers awarded Greenroad Fleet Elite Membership

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — Rolling V Bus Corp., a passenger transportation company based in the Catskills Region, has announced that 31 drivers have been awarded distinguished GreenRoad Fleet Elite memberships for excellence in driver safety.  Read more

Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Banquet Center welcomes Karen Loeschorn

HAWLEY, PA — Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Banquet Center announced the recent addition of Karen Loeschorn to its team. In August 2013, the company lost Diane Bernstel, the wedding coordinator for over 20 years. Loeschorn is from Milford where she is on the borough council. She brings with her expertise and experience cultivated while owning the Dimmick Inn in Milford for almost 20 years (1989-2008) and the Windy Dog Bistro (2009-2011). She is a graduate of the University of Scranton, East Stroudsburg University and the University of Kansas.

GHP offers free business seminar

HONESDALE, PA — The Greater Honesdale Partnership (GHP), in conjunction with the University of Scranton, Small Business Development Center, will host “Be The Best Leader” on Thursday, March 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the lower level large group room of Wayne Bank, 717 Main St. This seminar, free and open to the public, is presented by Donna Simpson, consultant manager of the Small Business Development Center.  Read more

Local beer on tap at beer festival on Long Island

ROSCOE, NY — Roscoe NY Beer Co. will be on tap alongside more than 50 international brewers at the 8th annual Spring Craft Beer Festival at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, March 22. They will be pouring their flagship beer, Trout Town™ American Amber Ale, and other varieties brewed specially for the occasion. This is the beer company’s first time participating in a major international festival.  Read more

PPL Blue Ribbon Grant supports Wayne County marketing

HONESDALE, PA, — Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO) is taking its marketing message to new audiences with a grant from PPL Utilities. WEDCO used a $5,000 grant from PPL’s Blue Ribbon Marketing Program to assist in the purchase of trade show display material and a construction video camera.  Read more

Century 21 Geba Realty receives Quality Service Award

BARRYVILLE, NY — Century 21 Geba Realty recently announced the winners of the 2013 Quality Service Award. Century 21 Real Estate LLC became the first nationally franchised real estate organization to contact clients nationwide to gauge customer satisfaction. Based on the national survey, annual Quality Service Awards are presented to those agents and offices that consistently provide high levels of service to their customers.  Read more

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