The best business of the day at the August 22 meeting of the Wayne County Commissioners came after the conclusion of the their regular agenda. Read more
A Honesdale man has been arrested for growing pot plants both inside and outside of his home at 20 Oregon Turnpike. Read more
Honeyfingers, playing 50's era country jazz, perform at The Cooperage as part of the “Concerts in the Coop” series, 7:30pm. 570/253-2020.
Singers from the Campo Doro Vocal Institute perform at The Cooperage, 2:30pm. This ‘Musical Potpourri’ will feature classical songs, Broadway sets and traditional folk songs. Suggested donation $20, but no one turned away. 570/253-2020.
Wayne County’s 2005 update of its tax assessment rolls provided more realistic values for county property owners than had previously obtained, but may be costing Lehigh Township property owners in school taxes. Read more
Open Mic Night at The Cooperage, 7:30-10pm. Hosted by Mike Jung. Come early to sign-up. BYOB. 570/253-2020.
The Historical Society will host author William Katz as its speaker for the “Sunday at the Museum” program in the multi-purpose room at the Wayne County Historical Society, 2pm. 570/253-3240.
Local bands play to benefit the Honesdale area ministerium in Central Park, 12 noon-7pm. Paul Kellogg and Classic Country, Janet Burgan and The Local Boys. 570/253-2760.
There will be a special, goodbye-summer-hello-fall Contra Dance at The Cooperage,7:30-10pm. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Top Wayne County finishers at the recent finals of the annual Hershey Track and Field competition were recognized by the county commissioners on August 1. Wayne County Parks and Recreation Director Ray Ofner has been coordinating the local program for more than 35 years. Ofner said local first-place competitors were invited to regional competitions in Easton, and first- and second-place finishers there went on to compete at the finals at Penn State in State College. Read more