Regular monthly meeting of the Delaware Highlands Mushroom Society at the Wayne County Conservation District office, 7pm.
Speaker Albert G. Rutherford will speak on "John C. Delaney: From Ireland to a Congressional Medal of Honor" at the Wayne County Historical Society, 5pm. 570/253-3240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week's speakers in the Wayne County Historical Society's "Plain Speaking" series are Ann O'Hara and Gloria McCullough (the "History Ladies") who will speak on "From Pink to Steene," the story of how some Wayne County communities got their names, 5pm.
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“I didn’t know I was that good,” Jack Bishop joked in recalling his learning that he was to be honored by the Wayne County Commissioners. Read more
The speaker for the "Sundays at the Museum" program at the Wayne
County Historical Society is Dorothy Kieff, and the topic will be "History of Catholic Churches in Honesdale during the D&H Canal Era," 2pm. 570/253-3240.
The Wayne County Commissioners on July 18 authorized a new public alert system to go live. Read more
On July 23, The Honesdale Lackawaxen Shipping Association reported to the Honesdale Borough Police that a railroad car sustained damage sometime within the past few weeks. Upon inspection it appeared as though one or more unknown actors attempted to forcibly open two of the rail car doors causing minor damage. Anyone with information is urged to contact the police department at 570/253-1900.
Moody Road Studios will present “Writers in Conversation,” book readings at Maude Alley, 7pm. Wine and cheese welcome in the garden from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., and a book signing after the reading. Visit www.moodyroadstudios.com or call 917/445-0613.
Open Electric Jam at The Cooperage, 7:30 to 10:30pm. Hosted by Ron Milke. Come early to sign up. 570/253-2020.
One-way or two-way traffic? That is the question. Begun three years ago, the current one-way traffic pattern on Main and Church Streets in Honesdale has split residents and visitors alike into two unbending camps. Each is convinced that nothing less than the safety and prosperity of the borough is at stake. A perennial topic at Honesdale Borough Council meetings, it re-surfaced at the July 8 meeting of the council, this time in connection with safety concerns centered on the 89 reported vehicular accidents on Main and Church streets during the last three years. Read more