It was Wayne County Commissioners’ Chair Brian Smith’s “extreme pleasure,” on August 29 to honor one of the county’s most active public servants and volunteers, Jane Varcoe. “The people of the county,” he said, “want to recognize you for all the hard work and dedication.” Read more
Lawyers for a man accused of staging his wife’s death have asked that an interview conducted by police that lasted several hours not be shown to the jury. At a pretrial hearing on August 28, lawyers William Peters and Robert Buttner said police violated their client’s constitutional rights because, during the interview, the 72-year-old Robert Jufer was never read his Miranda Rights and was never told he was free to leave should he choose to do so. Read more
Neil Waldman will be launching his new book "Al and Teddy" at The Cooperage at 1030 Main Street, 1-3pm. 570/253-2020.
The Stoneworks Learning Center, a not-for-profit community enrichment organization, will hold an inaugural open house event at its new location, 1036 Rear Main Street, 2-6pm.
Wayne County Historical Society's Sundays at the Museum Series presents author William Katz, 2-3pm. Katz will discuss his book, “The Lincoln Brigade.” 570/253-3240.
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