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WCHS Holiday Open House

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Historical Society’s annual Holiday Open House will be held on Saturday, November 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Main Museum, 810 Main St. There will be live music, a cash raffle, holiday shopping, holiday refreshments and the drawing for a Jennie Brownscombe framed print. Several authors with recent books related to Wayne County history will also be on hand.  Read more

Christmas trees for special causes

ELDRED, NY — The holidays come alive this year at the Corner Piazza located at the four corners in Eldred starting November 29. They will showcase four special Christmas trees decorated and lighted appropriately to their theme. Each tree will be assigned a cause to its branches. The causes they will help are animal shelters, food and homeless shelters, troops and veterans, and fight against cancer.  Read more

Woodloch Resort hosts 7th annual ‘A Night for the Cure’

HAWLEY, PA — On Sunday, October 19, Woodloch Pines Resort hosted its seventh annual A Night for the Cure. The event benefited the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation as part of BK Hope Cures, an organization established by Bob Kiesendahl (BK), co-owner of Woodloch Resort and a leukemia survivor, whose mission is to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancer. The evening was attended by over 400 people this year.  Read more

Fun will abound at Highlights Holiday Open House

HONESDALE, PA — Highlights for Children will hold its Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Highlights editorial offices at 803 Church Street.

“For 23 years now, we’ve opened our doors to the community in the spirit of the holiday season,” said Highlights Editor in Chief Christine French Cully. “We’re delighted that our open house has become a cherished part of so many families’ holiday celebrations, and we look forward to hosting our friends and neighbors.”  Read more

Participants sought for Santa Parade fun

HONESDALE, PA — Participants are wanted for this year’s Santa Parade in Honesdale. The parade is scheduled for Friday, November 28 (rain date Saturday, November 29). Line-up will begin at 5 p.m. in the Top Notch parking area on Fourth Street and the parade will kick-off at 6 p.m. The parade will end in Central Park and be immediately followed by the traditional tree lighting ceremony.  Read more

Calkins Creamery holds holiday open house

HONESDALE, PA — Calkins Creamery will host a holiday preview open house on Saturday, November 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests will find recipe tastings made with Calkins Creamery cheese, ideas for Thanksgiving Day tables. All open house visitors will receive a Georgic dip give-away, as a customer appreciation thank you gift. Creamworks Creamery’s farm fresh milk and ice cream also will be available for sample and purchase at the event.  Read more

Charity fundraiser for Cpl. Dickson and Trooper Douglass

PIKE COUNTY, PA — Members of Pike County and surrounding areas are invited to the Pike Proud Charity Fundraiser on Saturday, November 22 at the Dingman Township Firehouse in honor of Cpl. Bryon Dickson and Trooper Alex Douglass of the Pennsylvania State Police. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. All proceeds from the Pike Proud Charity Fundraiser will benefit the family of Dickson and Douglass.

On September 12, 2014, Dickson was killed and Douglass was seriously wounded when someone opened fire on the Blooming Grove police barracks.  Read more

Pet Central to host Photos with Santa to benefit Dessin

HONESDALE, PA — On Saturday, November 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pet Central will host Photos with Santa at its Honesdale store, located at 344 Erie St. Danielle’s Photography will be on site to capture holiday photos with your family pets. The cost for holiday photos are $10 and you receive a 5x7-inch photo on the spot.  Read more

ATV association gives to children in need

MONTICELLO, NY — More than 100 people turned out last Friday night as the Sullivan County ATV Association awarded $16,000 to several families with children in need and four programs that also serve the needs of children. This non-profit organization, with just one dozen members, sponsors three charitable fundraising ATV runs annually, with the number of riders ranging from 100 to 700.  Read more

Honesdale Senior Community Center receives grant from Department of Aging

HONESDALE, PA — The Earl J. Simons Center in Honesdale was awarded $25,035 as part of the Senior Community Center grant opportunity through the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. The grant award will allow the three senior centers located in Wayne County (Honesdale, Hamlin and Hawley) to obtain a new data collection system (Co-pilot) that will automate the sign-in process for the growing population of seniors.  Read more

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