The focus of the February 14 commissioners meeting was the acceptance of resignation from three former employees and the taking on of new staff in Wayne County. The Prompton Borough Tax Collector, Shelia Collins, resigned from her post effective February 7. Read more
The Vortex Cabaret will hold auditions for new members at the Cooperage, 5-9pm. They seek people of all abilities and skill levels who want to learn about and join in creating experimental performance and art. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Second Greater Honesdale Partnership monthly business owners’ and employees get-together will be held at Art’s for Babies & Beyond, 6:30pm. All local area business owners and their employees are invited and encouraged to attend. 570/253-5492.
Girls ages 6–12 celebrate Women’s History Month. Join the Wayne County Public Library to learn about strong, smart girls from America’s past. Learn the custom of a “proper tea,” create a masterpiece from the past and enjoy delicious refreshments from various times in history. RSVP: email@example.com, 570/253-1220.
VFW Post 531, 5-8pm. Every Friday throughout Lent. Menu: fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, dessert and coffee. Cost: adults $10, senior citizens $9, children ages 5 to 10 $5, children under 5 are free.
VFW Post 531, 5-8pm. Menu: pork loin dinner, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, dessert and coffee. Cost: Adults $10, senior citizens $9.
Wayne County Arts Alliance's winter film series "Enigmatic Endings" will show the Chinese film "Postman in the Mountains" at the Wayne Chamber of Commerce's Community room, 6pm. Suggested donation: $5. 570/390-4420 or visit www.waynecountyartsalliance.org.
The Uphill String Band will be having square dances at the Grace Episcopal Church the 4th Saturday of each month. The band will start at 7pm. 570/253-3232.
Coffee, treats and music at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Featuring musicians Loose Ends Blue's Band, Linus Myers and Black Onion. Donations accepted. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
The Wayne County Commissioners at their meeting on January 31 recognized contributions made by Juliann Doyle. The Pennsylvania Counties Risk Pool (PCoRP) honored Doyle for her notable work in the Human Service Department, for “reporting and information gathering for property and liability incidents.” Upon acceptance of the award, she acknowledged the work of all the staff who contribute to the making of a successful department. “Doyle is a ray of sunshine and a wonderful example of what the county has to offer,” said commissioner Jonathan Fritz. Read more