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Wayne County Historical Society back in business; long list of events are planned

After being closed for the season since January 1, the Wayne County Historical Society building reopened on Saturday, April 21 with a flourish of events that will last through the summer and continue until the end of November.  Read more

Clean-up Honesdale is a grand success; over 300 people spread out over borough streets

Long-time residents of the borough said they haven’t seen anything like it. The turn out at the first Honesdale Clean and Green event took the organizers totally by surprise.
The state-wide clean-up to celebrate Earth Day was called the Great American Clean-up in Pennsylvania.  Read more

Autism Speaks bowling fundraiser

May 6, 2012

Gravity Alley, 12:30-2:30pm, $20, 3/$50 incl. unlimited bowling, shoes, food & drink. Raffles. 570/766-5554 or 253-0445.

Wanted: antique motorcycles, trucks, tractors & cars

April 26, 2012 - May 16, 2012

Show of your antique motorcycle, truck, tractor or car at the Festival of the Arts weekend "Antiques on Wheels Display," 5/19 & 20. Enter anything motorized 25 years or older, in good running condition by 5/16: 570/253-6464 or 253-5492.

Railroad route bus trip

June 2, 2012

Historian S. Robert Powell retraces the Delaware & Hudson Gravity Railroad route from Honesdale to Carbondale on 6/10. Bus departs Route 7 Mall, 1pm; returns ~6pm, $20 members, $25 non-members. RSVP by 6/2: 570/253-3240.

Jennings calls for forensic audit of records

Borough of Honesdale board member Bob Jennings offered a motion on April 9 for the borough to order a forensic audit of all the records of the recently deposed zoning officer Wayne Earley. The motion was questioned by two members.  Read more


May 4, 2012
May 5, 2012
May 11, 2012
May 12, 2012

Kathy Jenkins Performing Arts Center, dinner 7pm, show 8pm, $25/person, $40/couple. RSVP: 570/493-1914.

Bethel School open house

June 24, 2012
July 22, 2012
August 26, 2012

1-4pm, old-fashioned spelling bee 2pm. 570/253-5468.

Old Stone Jail open house

June 2, 2012
July 7, 2012
August 4, 2012
September 1, 2012
October 6, 2012

First Sat./mo., 10am-1pm. 570/253-5468.

Dinner theatre fundraiser

May 5, 2012

"Law & Order 1886: Murder on the Bangall Road" behind Historic Dimmick Bldg., 5/26, dinner (6pm) & theatre $75; theater only (courtroom) $25, $10 student. Meet & greet follows at Old Stone Jail. Benefits Wayne County Historical Society. RSVP by 5/5: 570/253-5468.

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