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WMH Auxiliary to sponsor jewelry sale

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a “$6 Jewelry Sale” by K&J Jewelry on February 5 at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart, and on February 6 in the hospital’s David Katz Conference Center.

Both sales will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The public is invited. More than 1,000 items will be offered at $6 each, as well as other upscale fashion accessories. Proceeds benefit the auxiliary’s 2015 fund-raising project, a mobile mammography van.

PA environmental, energy grants available

HARRISBURG, PA — Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) is encouraging local governments, businesses and municipal authorities to review the state grant programs now available through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for a variety of environmental and alternative energy programs.

The following programs are funded by Act 13 of 2012, the Marcellus Shale impact fee legislation. Applications will be accepted from March 1 through June 30, with expected CFA board action in September.  Read more

Honesdale Fire Department gets grant

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Community Foundation recently gave a grant to the Honesdale Fire Department, Hose Co. Number 1. The grant is in support of the company’s plan to purchase and upgrade technology equipment. Pictured are Brian Dulay, deputy chief; Warren Schloesser, Wayne County Community Foundation grants chairman; and Steve Bates, chief.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

MONTICELLO, NY — Come to the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library on Saturday, February 7 for Take Your Child to the Library Day. Sign up your child for a library card, and pick up a few books to read. Craft supplies will be out all day for you to make your own creations, and there will be a movie at 2:30 p.m.  Read more

UDC officers to be sworn in

NARROWSBURG, NY — Magisterial District Judge Ronald J. Edwards will preside over a swearing-in ceremony for officers of the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) on Thursday, February 5, at 7 p.m. at the UDC office located at 211 Bridge St. The public is welcome to attend. A reception with cake and coffee will take place at the end of the monthly business meeting.

The 2015 UDC officers who will take their oaths are Chairperson Alan Henry, Berlin Township, PA; Vice-Chairperson Susan Sullivan, Town of Tusten; and Secretary-Treasurer Jeffrey Dexter, Damascus Township, PA.  Read more

Doubles bowling with the Elks

MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello Elks Lodge #1544 will present its 16th annual Scotch Doubles Bowling Tournament at Kiamesha Lanes on Saturday, March 7 at 2 p.m.

Each team will consist of one male and one female. There will be four games of no-tap bowling plus a full chicken barbeque including beer, wine and soda at the Elks Lodge following the tournament. There will be prizes for the top three teams.

The suggested donation is $40 per team. Reserve by February 28 by contacting Dean Shattuck at 845/794-1172.

Kindergarten registration

MILFORD, PA — The Kindergarten registration process for Delaware Valley Elementary School’s 2015–2016 Kindergarten class will begin with a parent meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, with a snow date of Wednesday, March 11.  Read more

Sleigh of Goodies winners

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The winners of the Livingston Manor Chamber of Commerce 10th annual Sleigh of Goodies raffle were drawn in late December. This season’s winners are Julie Gray of Liberty, Emma Wegener of Roscoe and Thomas Ellison of Livingston Manor. For more on what they thought about being a Sleigh of Goodies winner and shopping locally, see

Get help enrolling in health marketplace

REGION — Maternal-Infant Services Network, Inc. (MISN) provides navigators to help you, your family, or your small business apply for affordable health insurance through the New York State of Health Marketplace. Our staff provides one-on-one assistance in both English and Spanish, free of charge. Open enrollment ends on February 15. Call 800/453-4666.

UDC committees meet

NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council’s (UDC) Project Review and Operations Committees will meet on Tuesday, January 27, at the UDC office, 211 Bridge St.  Read more

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