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Grant season rolling in Wayne

HONESDALE, PA — Commissioners Chair Brian Smith shuffled a handful of project plans as he entered the room for the commissioners’ February 22 meeting. Those plans, he explained, were for a Waymart proposal to add a baseball field and restrooms at the borough park. That plan wasn’t on the agenda, but several others were.

Contributed graphics 
Maps of the new and old (below) congressional districts show that the one in which Wayne and Pike counties are now included is more compact, and will have more Democratic voters because of inclusion of the cities of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre.

PA Supreme Court issues new congressional maps

HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on February 19 issued new congressional district maps that are likely to be in place for the November election. The maps will have an impact on seats in Washington, DC in the federal House of Representatives.

TRR photo by David Hulse

Chelsea Hill

Ag Day celebrates 40th anniversary

HONESDALE, PA — Chelsea Hill, spokesperson for the sponsoring Penn State Extension, appeared at the February 15 county commissioners’ meeting to preview the then upcoming annual Wayne County Ag Day. Hill said that 200 persons had pre-registered for the event, which was held on February 19 at Honesdale High School.



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