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
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 presents Comedy Night at the Honesdale Golf Club, 9pm. The MC is Mike Jones, headliner Gary Ewing and music by Paul Dudrich. Tickets: $12.
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.
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.
Film showing and discussion: "The Power of Community: How Cuba survived Peak Oil" at Wayne County Chamber of Commerce meeting room, 7-9pm. Visit www.transitionhonesdale.org or call 570/253-8475.
Adventures In Powerful Living 2013 Workshop Series presents
Creating Meaningful Relationships with facilitator Hana Marritz at the Sanctuary of Oils, 6-8pm. Fee: $25. Pre-registration is required. 570/224-8210.
Wayne County Public Library’s “In Good Taste” wine-tasting event at Wayne County Ford, 6-9:30pm. Local food, silent auciton and 50/50. Tickets: $30. 570/253-1220.
'All You Can Eat' fundraiser spaghetti dinner at Grace Episcopal Church Hall, 5-8pm. Proceeds benefit the Wayne County Historical Society's Towpath to Trail Project. Cost: adults $7, children $5. 570/226-2545.
On March 30, 2013, at approx. 610 a.m., Honesdale Borough Police were dispatched to an apartment on Elm Place for the report of a male wielding a knife and attempting to break into the upstairs apartment. Read more