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Farm bureau spring dinner

WAYNE AND PIKE COUNTIES, PA — New Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Vice President Chris Hoffman will be the featured speaker at the Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau Spring Dinner. Hoffman owns Lazy Hog Farms in Juniata County, where he manages several hog barns and raises 47,000 chickens. One of the highlights of the evening will be the awarding of scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The funds are provided by local businesses that purchase advertising in Wayne/Pike’s ad booklet.  Read more

WCCF scholarship applications due

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — This June, the Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF) will award 36 different scholarships, amounting to over $46,000, to deserving Wayne County resident high school graduates. The foundation has been awarding scholarships for the past 20 years, and the number and amount of individual scholarships grows each year thanks to the ongoing support of our faithful donor supporters. All Wayne County residents are eligible who will graduate from either public or private schools in or outside Wayne County.  Read more

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

MILFORD, PA — The Ann Street School will host “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” on Saturday, March 21. A breakfast of pancakes and sausage will be served. Seating times for the breakfast will be 9 and 10 a.m. The cost for children is $4 and for adults is $5. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will also be available. All proceeds will benefit The Ann Street School, Eileen Carmody Scholarship Fund. The Ann Street School is a non-profit, private, academic preschool providing high quality early learning programs to the community for over 25 years.  Read more

Bryant grants offered

HONESDALE, PA — The Michael J. Bryant Memorial Fund will award grant monies totaling $2,650 to people with physical or developmental disabilities this spring. The fund is administered by the Wayne County Community Foundation.  Read more

Sign up for Port yard sale

PORT JERVIS, NY — Jervis’ fifth annual Citywide Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain date Sunday, May 3. This is a great opportunity for churches, clubs, and civic groups to rally their membership for a fundraiser.  Read more

Auxiliary sponsors trip to Lancaster

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Sandy’s Travelers will sponsor an overnight trip to Lancaster departing at 7 a.m. on May 13 from Avery Transportation, Beach Lake. Tour the Amish countryside, Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market, Kitchen Kettle Village and a 1,700-square-foot model train layout at the ChooChoo Barn; ride the Strasburg Railroad steam train and do some outlet shopping. Enjoy dinner and a show at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater. Overnight accommodations at the Country Inn of Lancaster cost $360, single; $315, double; $290, triple. Payment is due by April 5.  Read more

‘Growing Older Together’

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will sponsor a community meeting, “Growing Older Together,” at the Berlin Township Community Center on Monday, March 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. The focus is on improving the services or living arrangements for older people in Wayne and Pike counties in Pennsylvania and Sullivan County in New York.  Read more

Become a school board member

LIBERTY, NY — The Sullivan County School Boards Association will host a free orientation for community residents interested in becoming a local school board member. The workshop will take place on March 23 at Sullivan County BOCES Administration Building from 7 to 9 p.m., in conference room one.  Read more

Book & brew club at The Hub

PORT JERVIS, NY — The public computer center (The Hub) at the Port Jervis Free Library has created a new club for the residents of Port Jervis and the surrounding Tri-State Area, The Hub Book and Brew Review. The club will meet for the first time on Wednesday, March 18, under the guidance of Kate Gessner and Taylor Sauschuck. Each month through the spring, the group will read a book and then meet at a specified restaurant or pub on a Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to discuss the book, and enjoy the food and beverage.  Read more

Volunteer victim advocates wanted

PIKE COUNTY, PA — Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. will offer a training opportunity for volunteers to become victim advocates for our agency. Victim advocates help survivors of traumatic victimization on their road to recovery and healing by providing them with direct emotional support, information on the criminal justice system, resources in the community and crisis counseling.  Read more

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