The first Greater Honesdale Partnership monthly business owners’ and employees get-together of 2013 will be held at Fins and Feathers, 7:30am. All local area business owners and their employees are invited and encouraged to attend. 570/253-5492.
Things are going so well for Fins and Feathers Pet Supplies at 222 Willow Avenue that it is nearly doubling its space by 1,200 sq. ft to a maximum of 3,200 sq. ft.
It has taken over the space next door that was occupied by R3 Hardware, which has moved to larger space on Honesdale’s Main Street formerly occupied by the state liquor store.
“This industry is one of the top 10 businesses in the country,” said owner Brian Batten, 36, a life-long Wayne County resident.
“Even when business is bad, people want to keep their pets,” he said. Read more
In the face of an aggressive flu season, Wayne Memorial Hospital is asking all visitors with flu or flu-like symptoms to “visit on another day” or “visit by phone,” a recommendation from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Over the three months of October, November and December 2012, the hospital confirmed 24 cases of influenza A. Between October of 2011 and March 2012—six months—the hospital confirmed only three cases of the same disease. Read more
Brew Shoe: Snowshoeing at Prompton State Park sponsored by Northeast Wilderness Experience followed by a beer tasting at the Wayne Hotel. Meet at Wayne Hotel at 12:30pm. $28 pp for Brew Shoe, $22 per snowshoe rental, $10 pp for just beer tasting. 570/352-3444 or 570/253-5744.
This interactive session is designed to help you become involved in local government-your borough, township, or school district-by seeking elected or appointed office, at the Penn State Extension Office in Wayne County, 7-9pm. Cost: $25. Registration, including payment, is required by January 25. Visit www.cvent.com/events/toss-your-hat-in-the-ring-how-to-get-involved-in-lo....
VFW Post 531 spaghetti dinner with meatballs and sausage, 5-8pm. Adults $10, seniors $9 for dinner, dessert and coffee. 570/253-5373.
Hosted by "The Crackers" at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Hosted by Peter Florence at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Construction is near completion on the new Tractor Supply Co. store in Honesdale, the company’s 66th Pennsylvania location.
Tractor Supply Co. is the largest retail farm and ranch supply store chain in the United States, and has been operating in Pennsylvania since 1965. The store will be located at 240 Willow Ave. and will employ 12 to 17 full- and part-time employees. The store will include a sales floor and support service space. A fenced exterior will be used for storage and displaying items such as fencing, sprayers and livestock equipment. Read more