RiverFolk Concerts presents guitarist and singer Jay Mankita at The Cooperage, 8pm. Suggested donation: $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Light fare from Willow River Cafe. BYOB. 845/252-6783.
The Upper Delaware Writers Collective (UDWC) to host River Rocks PoJam and Benefit Auction at The Cooperage, 7-9:30pm. Poetry reading, silent auction, food and live music. Admission: $5.
Laura McManus North Woods Series opening reception at the Garden Shop in Maude Alley, 3-6pm.
Open Electric Jam hosted by Tom Seig at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Bring your instruments and your voices. Come early to sign-up, as the board fills up quickly. BYOB. Snacks will be available for purchase. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
President Todd Stevens, vice president Gary Bailman and executive director Donna LaBar presented the 2013 annual update of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Report to the Wayne County Commissioners at their meeting on March 28. Read more
The gas drilling debate continues as the documentary “FrackNation” will be screened at Cinema 6, 1199 Texas Palmyra Highway, in Honesdale. The free screenings will be on April 6 at 11:30 a.m., April 7 at 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Director Phelim McAleer will be at all the shows for a question-and-answer session following the screening. Read more
The Honorable Judge Raymond L. Hamill presided at the Wayne County Commissioners’ Meeting and presented the 2012 State of the Court Report. Read more
At its monthly meeting on March 11, the Honesdale Borough Council and borough officials reviewed announcements and requests from local business and community groups with regard to upcoming events. Read more
Criminal complaints were filed against Christa Strackbein, Jerry Strackbein and Debra Meszler, all of Honesdale, on March 19. Wayne County District Attorney Janine Edwards said the charges include numerous felony counts of identity theft and access device fraud. The three are accused of stealing identities to obtain credit cards and then fraudulently using said cards for purchases in Wayne and surrounding counties. Read more
The Bistro 1202 at the Hotel Wayne is the sponsor of this month's First Wednesday event, which benefits the Wayne County Historical Society. www.waynehistorypa.org.