A Honesdale woman who failed to dim her bright lights to oncoming traffic was stopped, searched and eventually sentenced to up to six years in state prison. The sentence was handed down on September 9 in Pike County. When Jessica Cargill was initially stopped in Lackawaxen Township, officers became suspicious of her and a passenger and looked through the vehicle. They discovered a locked safe in the trunk of the car. The state troopers obtained a search warrant, opened the safe and discovered 430 bags of heroin valued at $8,600. Read more
A lengthy project came to a successful conclusion on August 19, when the township supervisors gave final approval to Ordinance 97, which updated several areas of Lackawaxen’s zoning ordinance. Read more
The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking volunteers to help spruce up the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreation River. Read more
Mike Mancino’s plan for a commercial stable is awaiting the completion of the township’s amendment of its zoning ordinance. Lackawaxen is resolving several zoning issues in an amendment. Read more
Laura E. J. Moran presents "Literary Instincts: Where Nature and Poetry Meet" at the Zane Grey Museum, 2-4pm. Laura E. J. Moran conjures Whitman, Thoreau, Dickinson, Berry, Solnit, Toomer and other American authors for insight as we explore the banks of the Delaware River for answers. Free.
“Artending: Make a Place for Art in Your Life.” Artist Tom Bosket and writer Laura Moran invite you to create a place for art in your life. Join Tom and Laura at the Zane Grey Museum for this art program, 1pm. Free. 570/685-4871.
Tom Bosket presents "100 Years of Innovation in Contemporary Art" at the Zane Grey Museum, 2-4pm. This hour long lecture will take you on a roller coaster ride through the driving forces behind the iconographic images of today's contemporary art world. The discussion that follows will address: how we can relate those choices to ourselves and our making.
Safe Haven of Pike County hosts the fifth annual “Dash for Dignity” victims awareness 5K/10K run/walk at Veterans’ Memorial Park, registration 8am, race 9am. Cost: $25. 845/649-6847.
Regular meeting of the Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566, Sons of Norway, at the Central Fire House, Westcolang Rd., (off of Route 590 near Woodloch Pines), 2pm. A cultural film will be shown, after which strawberries and cake and cream will be served with coffee and tea. Member attendance raffle and 50/50. New members are
The Zane Grey Museum opens for the summer season. Daily 10am-5pm. Free. 570/685-4871.