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According to recent research sponsored by the Center for Rural Pennsylvania on suicide rates across Pennsylvania counties, Wayne and Pike are both above the statewide average of 15.7 suicides per … more
HONESDALE, PA — It’s the second leading cause of death in people 10 to 34 years old, and the fourth leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 35 and 44. The good news … more
The Chamber of the Northern Poconos announces Leadership Northern Poconos 2022  WAYNE and PIKE COUNTIES, PA — The Chamber of the Northern Poconos has announced that Leadership Northern … more
Now that we are about to experience the warmest parts of the year, it is important that we are prepared with basic knowledge about recognizing the symptoms of dehydration, along with how to prevent … more
HONESDALE, PA — On a humid, overcast Wednesday evening, Michele Minor Wolf of the Victims Intervention Program (VIP) stood on the front steps of the Wayne County Courthouse … more
HONESDALE, PA — It seems April is the month for having difficult but necessary conversations. A couple of weeks ago, the Wayne County Commissioners heard from the county’s Victim … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — One night in 2019, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, almost 568,000 people nationwide were homeless. Ninety-two thousand were in New York; 13,000 … more
Letters to the editor October 15 to 21 more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — “Seeing a tragic accident that could have been prevented,” replied John Hauschild, Sullivan County Fire Coordinator, when asked what Fire Prevention Week 2020 … more
HONESDALE, PA — In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month, members of the Wayne/Pike Northeast Suicide Prevention Initiative (NSPI) spoke to the Wayne County Commissioners at their meeting … more
PIKE COUNTY, PA — Suicide ranks as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States across all age groups. To raise awareness of this important issue, the Pike County Commissioners recently … more
What's going on in your community September 10 to September 16 more
HONESDALE, PA — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. During a typical year, Rozalyn Burke, director of Wayne County Children & Youth Services, spends the month doing community … more
Big donation to emergency pantry WAYNE AND PIKE COUNTIES, PA —The combined effort of the Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau and the Western Wayne National Honor Society yielded approximately $450 worth … more
We are now entering the time of year when we will experience an increase in the number of infectious diseases in our families, work places and communities. These conditions don’t only occur in … more
 ELDRED, NY — True to the theme of Fire Prevention Week, “Plan and practice your escape. Not all heroes wear a cape,” students in the George Ross Mackenzie Elementary … more
National Fire Prevention Week is October 6 to 12 and this year’s theme, as adopted by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice … more
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