The Honesdale Borough Council spent a good part of its September 9 monthly meeting listening to the public second-guess it. Ed Kraus of Narrowsburg, NY, Earl Mohn of Beach Lake, Stan Pratt and Jerry Theobald of Honesdale, each witnessed multiple incidents occurring between June and August of this year in which serious vehicular accidents were narrowly averted. Because each incident involved a driver attempting to go the wrong way on one-way streets, all of the men were of the opinion that the one-way traffic pattern was responsible for those close calls. Read more
Play an instrument? Like to sing? Come on down to The Cooperage at 1030 Main Street for Open Mic Night, 7:30-10pm. Hosted by The Crackers. Come early to sign up. 570/253-2020.
Play Scrabble at the Wayne County Visitors Center, 303 Commercial Street, 2:30pm. Donations to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County. 570/224-6206.
In an effort to engage and educate the public the Wayne County Commissioners will make a series of “State of the County” road tours this month. The series of seven dates began September 10 in Damascus and will continue into the last week of the month. Read more
The Honesdale Borough Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at Bold’s Florist, 259 Willow Ave. Read more
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.