Although he’s a former 4-H’er himself, Wayne County Commissioners Chair Brian Smith admitted on October 10 that he didn’t know that the county’s 4-H program had grown to be Pennsylvania’s second largest. Read more
At an emotionally charged October 14 meeting, the Honesdale Borough Council appointed Rick Southerton to a conditional one-year term as commissioner of police/police chief. Passage of the resolution by a partial council (Scott J. Smith and Sam B. Mikulak were absent) was greeted with angry dissent by the public contingent present to support Sergeant Ron Kominski’s candidacy for that office. Kominski, who has been performing the duties of the chief since Joseph LoBasso resigned that position on July 31, had previously filled in for LoBasso whenever he was unavailable. Read more
The Greater Honesdale Partnership, in conjunction with Victims Intervention, will be hosting “The Workplace Response to Domestic Violence” free seminar in the Community Room at the Wayne County Visitors Center, 6-8pm. Advance registration required. 570/253-6864 or 570/253-5492.
Craft fair hosted by the Honesdale High School band at Honesdale High School, 10am-4pm. 40+ local vendors showcasing ceramics, jewelry, woodcrafts, purses, candles, sewn creations, photography, gifts and more. Hornet Cafe open for lunch.
The Stoneworks Learning Center’s Board of Directors invites the public to attend an inaugural “Meet and Greet” event at the SWLC’s building located at 1036 Rear Main St. (directly behind The Cooperage), 5-6:30pm. Email email@example.com.
The Honesdale Women's Club will hold its monthly meeting at the Chamber of Commerce Building, 7pm. The speaker will be Sheila Vaswani who will give a presentation on "The Influence of Geography, Religion and Culture on Modern China." Bring donation for the annual holiday Children's Bureau collection. 570/224-6240.
Patrick Fitzsimmons at The Cooperage, 3pm. Vermont based, Patrick has just released his sixth CD "Hope Is". The title is directly inspired by the Emily Dickinson poem, "Hope Is the Thing With Feathers" www.patrickfitzsimmons.net. 845/252-6783.
RiverFolk Concerts welcomes folk-pop artist Sloan Wainwright at The Cooperage, 8pm. Wainwright belongs to a musical dynasty of impossibly gifted singer-songwriters. sloanwainwright.com/videos. 845/252-6783.
Readings at Maude Alley, Writers in Conversation at Moody Road Studios, 5pm. Meet the writers wine and cheese welcome in the garden, 4-4:45pm. Book signing after the readings. Readings by Mermer Blakeslee, Kelly Braffet, Carolyn Turgeon. 917/445-0613.
Family Game Night at The Cooperage, 6-9pm. Board games, card games, brain games, all kinds of games to play. Can bring your own games. www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.