Wayne County Arts Alliance spring film series featuring movies about food & dining at Cinema 6, 8:15pm, $5 suggested. Discussion follows. 570/390-4420.
Learn about local wild plants, American folk medicine, Native American herbal medicine, traditional Chinese medicine & more at Honesdale Wellness Center, Thurs., 7pm. 845/418-6257.
Wayne County Public Library, 4th Thurs./mo., 4:30-5:30pm. 570/253-5468.
Learn to fix clothing problems at 14th St., 6:30-8:30pm. Bring snack/drink to share, clothing that need mending, needles, thread, scraps. RSVP: email@example.com or 570/253-8475.
Four-week course through 2/28 at Wayne County Park Street Complex, 6-8pm, $20/series, $7/single class, under 18 free. RSVP: 570/253-5970, ext. 4110.
On 12/27/11 at approx. 8:56 p.m., The Honesdale Borough Police arrested Joseph Bennett, 47 from Honesdale, after he assaulted a female victim age 40 from Honesdale at their residence in the Borough. During the incident, Bennett also struck Billy DeGraw, 32 from Honesdale, in the face when he tried to assist the victim. Bennett was arraigned on charges of Simple Assault and Harassment before MDJ Carney and was released on $10, 000 unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 01/04/12.
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