River Folk Concerts presents Frank Solivan and the Dirty Kitchen at The Cooperage, 3pm. Suggested donation: $15 advance, $18 at the door. Raffle to benefit the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance. BYOB, lite fare available for purchase from Willow River. 845/252-6783, www.riverfolkconcerts.vpweb.com.
An indoor farmers' market at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., every Saturday from 11am-2pm. Fresh veggies, dairy, meats, breads, baked goods, coffee, teas & more. Farm-fresh lunch at The Market Cafe. Every Saturday through May. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Women's Club of Honesdale first meeting of 2013 at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center, 1:30pm. The speaker will be Greg Little, Editor of the Wayne Independent, speaking on "Publishing the Wayne Independent." Refreshments will be served and anyone interested is invited to attend. There will be a collection for the Community Pantry. 570/224-6240.
Co-hosted by Apple Day Spa and Hair Restoration Salon and The Alpine, co-sponsored by Wayne County and Southern Wayne Regional Chambers of Commerce, held at Apple Day Spa, 5:30-7:30pm. Door prizes, refreshments, massage chair and free hand paraffin treatments. RSVP: 570/253-1960.
The Local Boys perform at Grace Church to benefit the Grace Abounding Fund, 7pm. 50/50, silent auction and food. Suggested donation: $10/person, $15/couple. 570/253-2760.
State officials have filed criminal charges against a Wayne County man accused of illegally burning and burying waste in Wayne County. Attorney General Linda Kelly identified the defendant as Joseph Bunnell, 50. Bunnell is the owner of Bunnell Waste Removal Inc., 267 Tryon St., Honesdale.
According to the complaint, from January 2009 through February 2012, Bunnell allegedly obtained thousands of dollars from customers by misrepresenting that their waste was being disposed of properly at a landfill. Read more
Laura and her dog Roxi took in over 600 miles in the Cascade Mountains during their hike to raise funds for the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter. Join Laura for an evening of photos and stories from the trail at the Community Room at the Wayne County Visitor Center, 6-8pm.
The Honesdale Borough Council has approved the original traffic pattern plan proposed by CVS engineers. A motion to reject the pattern by council member Harry DeVrieze failed by a 4 to 3 vote. Juanita Pisano and Bob Jennings voted yes with DeVrieze to reject the plan with F.J. Monaghan, James Brennan, Michael Slish and Scott Smith voting no.
“I think there should be a better traffic pattern,” DeVrieze said. Read more
Fiesta on Main will host Tastes of Wayne County, "First Wednesdays" for the Wayne County Historical Society. Fiesta on Main is an authentic Mexican Restaurant located at 1139 Main St.
The Wayne County Commissioners are proposing the new 2013 budget that will carry a 4% hike in property taxes. The commissioners expect to adopt the new budget at their final meeting on December 27.
The current 2012 budget saw a decrease of 1.16% from the previous year. There was no increase in property taxes in the 2012 budget. The millage rate has not increased since 2009. Read more