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There is a fork in the road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. One path is surrounded by protests and outrage, its direction swayed by ideology and politics—travelers are defined as “us” … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf recently confirmed what many local residents have been anxiously awaiting for weeks: Wayne County is moving from red to yellow on Friday, May 22. As news of … more
HONESDALE, PA — Elected officials and local business owners in Wayne County are anxious for Gov. Tom Wolf to shift the county from red to yellow in his three-phase plan for reopening … more
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA — As a councilman for Luzerne County, Harry Haas has received his fair share of federal and state mandates which he says politicians often impose on county governments … more
HONESDALE, PA — Throughout most of the April 28 Wayne County Commissioners meeting, a constant, metallic clanging echoed from the other end of the hallway. The noise sounded like the almost … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners say that the COVID-19 outbreak has illuminated how detrimental the area’s lack of broadband really is. During their April 28 meeting, the … more
SOUTH CANAAN TOWNSHIP, PA — A woman from Lackawanna County was killed by a falling tree on Thursday, April 30, while driving in Wayne County. The Wayne County Coroner's Office was dispatched … 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
HONESDALE, PA — At their last meeting, the Wayne County Commissioners agreed to try and ease some residents’ financial burdens by extending this year’s tax deadlines. The resolution … more
HONESDALE, PA — On a cool, overcast morning that feels like it could yield either rain or snow, a woman leans on her walker at the bay of the Wayne County Senior Center garage. Masked workers … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Wayne County coroner Edward Howell has released a report that two individuals tested positive and have died from COVID-19 on April 24 and April 26 within the "geographical … more
PENNSYLVANIA — One of the few constants in society during the past several weeks has been the law enforcement officers who are continuing to work through the COVID-19 crisis. While they remain … more
HONESDALE, PA — Judge Ray Hamill had an idea. He thought that getting a bunch of artists together would brighten community spirit.  According to Pauline Glykokokalos, Hamill, who is … more
CLINTON, TOWNSHIP — Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell announced that Kevin R. Weist passed away in a tree-cutting accident at 43 years old last Saturday, April 11.   According to … more
Temple Beth Israel was built in 1856 on the bank of the Lackawaxen River in Honesdale.  The land was donated in 1854 by the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company for the congregation that had been … more
CANAAN  TOWNSHIP, PA — The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) confirmed on its website that an inmate at its penitentiary in Canaan has tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first … more
HARRISBURG, PA — As of Tuesday, March 31, Gov. Tom Wolf has expanded his stay-at-home order to 33 of PA’s 67 counties. The full list now includes Allegheny, Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Butler, … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf has expanded his stay-at-home order to include nine more counties, including Wayne and Pike counties. According to Wolf's press release, individuals in one … more
SCRANTON, PA — Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that he is self-quarantining at his home in Northeastern Pennsylvania for the next 14 days after interacting with a family friend who … more
PENNSYLVANIA — On Monday, March 16, as Gov. Tom Wolf held a virtual press conference urging all “non-essential” businesses throughout the entire commonwealth to close down for two … more
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