Business is booming. It must be, because five new businesses opened in Honesdale since the summer. One would think since the county and the nation are in the midst of one of the most persistent recession since the 1930s, it would be the worst time to launch a new business venture. Not so, says the majority of the new business owners. Read more
New exhibits, entertainment & refreshments at Wayne County Historical Society, 4-7pm, free. Museum admission: members free, non-members $5, Wed.-Sun. 570/253-5468.
December 30, 2011 — The Honesdale Borough Police arrested JOSHUA J. COLEMAN age 19 for attempting to rob the Highhouse Sunoco Station. On December 23, 2011 at approx. 9:50 p.m, a white male approached the attendant at the Highhouse Sunoco gas station on Route 191 in the Borough of Honesdale. This male handed the attendant a note demanding money and cigarettes. The attendant refused to hand over the money and items, and called the police and told the male he had two minutes before the cops showed up. Read more
On 12-22-2011, the Honesdale Borough Police filed charges of Retail Theft, Criminal Conspiracy and Receiving Stolen Property against Carl and Mary Strickland of Equinunk, PA. Read more
On 12-22-2011 the Honesdale Borough Police filed charges of Corruption of Minors and Interference with Custody of Children against Robert SHAFFER 23 years of age of Honesdale. Read more
On 12-27-2011 the Honesdale Borough Police initiated an investigation into the report of a Theft, Forgery and Access Device Fraud incident. Read more
The Honesdale Borough Police arrested JOSHUA J. COLEMAN age 19 for attempting to rob the Highhouse Sunoco Station. On December 23, 2011 at approx. 9:50 p.m, a white male approached the attendant at the Highhouse Sunoco gas station on Route 191 in the Borough of Honesdale. Read more
Speaker: Judy Eisenhauer at Earl J. Simons Senior Center, 1:30-3pm. Need someone to sit w/ your loved one while attending? Call 570/253-4262.
Festive holiday dinner for all at Grace Episcopal Church, noon, free. 570/253-2760.
In the spirit of generosity that characterizes the holiday season, an anonymous donor has given Dessin Animal Shelter in Honesdale a gift of $5,000 to support its Spay/Neuter Program for cats and kittens. “She approached us to help curb overpopulation, which is especially abundant in felines, and thought this would be a perfect time of year to ‘give back’ to the community,” said executive director Dara Coslett Granza. Read more