“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
Honesdale welcomes 22 antique cars—all manufactured before 1916—with approximately 52 drivers and passengers, from 1-3pm. The cars will be parked in the lower level of the Wayne County Visitors Center.
Contra dance from at The Cooperage, 7:30-10pm. This dance will feature music by The Ragtag Rutabagas with caller Laurie B. Come with or without a partner. Beginners are always welcome. Suggested donation: $10, kids under 15 free. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Paulie's 8th annual celebrity hot dog eating contest at Paulie's Hot Dogs, 3pm. Benefits Make a Wish Foundation. 570/253-1998.