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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

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.

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