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September 02, 2014
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Professional Women of Sullivan County installation, awards ceremony

ROCK HILL, NY — The Professional Women of Sullivan County (PWSC) recently installed new officers and awarded scholarships on May 21 at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant. New officers include president, Adrianna Mayson-Greco; vice president, Amy Colon; treasurer, Donna Mulvey; co-secretaries, Carol McKay and Martha Grill; and corresponding secretary, Debbie MorelliSpeer.  Read more

Golfers raise $22 thousand for New Hope Community

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — New Hope Community (NHC) welcomed many of its supporters and friends to the historic Big G golf course at Grossinger’s Country Club in Liberty on May 19 for the fourth annual Wallace Berkowitz Cup.  Read more

Wayne Library Alliance conducting online survey

REGION — From August 1 to August 22 the Wayne Library Alliance will conduct an online survey to find out how its patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has made a positive impact on their lives. This information will help the library improve its technology services and communicate the value of providing free access to computers and the Internet within the community. The impact survey is anonymous, available in English and Spanish, and takes 10 to 15 minutes to complete.  Read more

Tour the Old Stone Jail, special invite to law enforcement

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Historical Society and the county commissioners invite you to tour the Old Stone Jail on Saturday, August 2 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. They extend a special invitation to the law enforcement community of Wayne County and beyond. If you are (or were) a sheriff, police, correctional, or probation officer, lawyer, U.S. marshal, or any other federal, state, or county law enforcement officer, they would like to meet you and show you around the jail that was built in 1858. Don’t worry; you won’t have to work the whole shift. Stop by and share your stories.

Kiwanis Club gives scholarships to outstanding students

WOODRIDGE, NY — The Woodridge Kiwanis Club held its annual scholarship dinner at the Woodridge Family Restaurant, where five $1,000 scholarships were given to seniors from the Fallsburg Central School District.  Read more

Pinstripe Golf Classic at Woodloch Springs

HAWLEY, PA — For the sixth year, the Country Club at Woodloch Springs will host its annual Pinstripes Golf Classic on August 6 with a shotgun start beginning at 12 noon. The tournament is an 18-hole scramble featuring an amateur foursome plus one current Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders player or coach. All proceeds will go to benefit the Cody Miley Memorial Art Scholarship Fund that has been established for Cody Miley, the 17-year-old son of Railriders manager David Miley, who died in a car accident in 2008.  Read more

Common Waters Partnership receives grant to help build a thriving economy

HAWLEY, PA — The Common Waters Partnership has been awarded a $6,000 grant from the Appalachian Gateway Communities Initiative for the Upper Delaware River region to implement a plan supporting economic development through arts, culture, heritage and natural resources.  Read more

Wayne and Pike County libraries to share resources

MILFORD AND HONESDALE, PA — In late September, the two library systems in Pike and Wayne counties will launch a collaborative project to share each other’s catalogs and circulation systems. By combining Pike’s catalog of approximately 64,000 titles and Wayne’s 96,000 titles, the expanded catalog will include roughly 160,000 items. Librarians do not yet know how many of these titles are duplicated in the two systems.  Read more

Community meeting to address children with special needs

HAWLEY, PA — A Special Kids Network meeting will be held on Thursday, July 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Wallenpaupack High School cafeteria. These meetings are coordinated and facilitated by regional coordinators where individuals are brought together to collectively address an identified issue or need.  Read more

Summer events at the library

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Public Library, located at 1406 Main St., has several events coming up. The first is for kids and families, the second two are for teens and adults. You can check the calendar at www.waynelibraries.org for all the summer events at the libraries throughout the county.  Read more

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