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Honesdale

Historical Society open house

April 20, 2013

The Wayne County Historical Society open house, 4-7pm. Featuring "The Art of Howard Becker Redux" and "A Century of Service - Wayne Chapter DAR - 1913-2013." The Open House also includes a signing of Mimi Steffen's new book "The Rural Schools of Preston Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania" and the society's array of refreshments. 570/253-3240.

Film showing: 'My Man Godfrey'

April 21, 2013

“My Man Godfrey” is shown as part of Sunday Night Cinema’s spring series, “Movies Not Coming to a Theater Near You,” at Cinema 6, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5, to support the Wayne County Arts Alliance. 570/390-4420.

DAR exhibit

April 20, 2013

Wayne County Historical Society museum’s exhibit, "Century of Service ... Wayne Chapter DAR 1913-2013" opening. Visit www.WayneHistoryPA.org.

Book signing at historical society

April 20, 2013

Meet local author Mimi Steffen at the Wayne County Historical Society’s Open House, 4-7pm. She will sign copies of her book "The Rural Schools of Preston Township." 570/253-3240.

Sexual assault awareness

“Let’s Start a Ripple... and Then Create a Wave.” This has been the motto for Wayne County’s Victim’s Intervention Program (VIP), and creating waves happens to be exactly what they have been doing. Michele Minor-Wolf, executive director of the program, who has been working to create programs that benefit victims of domestic and/or sexual violence, addressed the Wayne County commissioners meeting on April 4.  Read more

Yulan Fire Department gets funds

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Yulan Fire Department will receive $34,913 to purchase turnout gear. “With this funding, first responders in Yulan can focus on their important work knowing they have reliable new gear,” said Schumer. “This investment will help ensure that our local heroes from Yulan have the gear that will enable them to respond as effectively and safely as possible.”  Read more

UFO sighting reported in Honesdale

An anonymous poster to a site that tracks sightings of UFOs reported a sighting (tinyurl.com/d4xtwjm) in Honesdale on April 6. The post says, “My wife, daughter, and her friend had just got out of the car at WalMart in Honesdale around 10:10 p.m. They noticed flying orange lights coming from the south and watched them fly over towards the north. They first thought maybe airplanes, but there were no blinking lights or sounds. There were six objects, all colored orange, flying in a jagged line formation. The objects held this formation for the duration of the event until they lost sight of them, which was approximately five minutes.  Read more

Big Gunz Comedy

April 13, 2013

Big Gunz Comedy presents Comedy Night at the Honesdale Golf Club, 9pm. The MC is Mike Jones, headliner Gary Ewing and music by Paul Dudrich. Tickets: $12.

Sunday Night Cinema: 'One From the Heart'

April 14, 2013

The Wayne County Arts Alliance’s Sunday Night Cinema presents the 1982 musical “One From the Heart,” directed by Francis Ford Coppola at Cinema 6 in the Route 6 Mall, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5. 570/390-4420.

Dance Journey

April 18, 2013

Experience the joy of Dance Journey. The Cooperage will be a ‘safe space’ where all will be encouraged to move in their own unique ways and to release their deepest creative impulses, 7:15-9pm. All are welcome. No dance experience necessary. Suggested donation is $10. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

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