The Honesdale Borough Police are investigating a hit and run accident which occurred on 1/3/12 near the intersection of Rt. 191 and Rt. 670 sometime in the evening hours. A vehicle traveling southbound from Rt. 191 near the intersection of 191 and 670 went off the right side of the roadway into the yard at a residence on North Main Street. Read more
Bring photos, questions, stories & guests to Honesdale Wellness Center, 3rd Wed./mo., 7pm. dhms.weebly.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.