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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Farm & Food Map Builds on Interest in Local Food Supply

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HONESDALE -- Last year, the global and national food system's response to the pandemic ignited an effort to connect people with their local food sources. It led to community businesses, non-profits and agencies working together to reinvigorate pa...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Church Bells Ring Out March 5 at Noon to Mark First COVID Case

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One year after Wayne Memorial Hospital admitted its first COVID patient, the hospital has asked area churches and other houses of worship to ring their bells at 12noon on Friday, March 5th to commemorate the lives lost, survivors’ struggles, fro...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Wayne Aging Suspends Caregivers Support Group in January

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HONESDALE–The Caregivers Support Group, sponsored by the Wayne County Area Agency on Aging, will not meet in January do to the increasing community spread of COVID-19. The group usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at the Earl J. Simons Seni...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Video Helps Explain Mail in Ballot Applications Now in the Mail

WAYNE COUNTY -- Mail in and absentee ballot applications have been mailed to registered voters who previously marked the “permanent status” box on an application. . If you received an application in the mail, this video from the County Commission...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Cocaine Leads to County Prison Sentence in Wayne

HONESDALE -- Wayne County District Attorney A.G. Howell reports the following cases were addressed by Judge Janine Edwards in Thursday, Feb. 18:

DAMON CODY EVERETT, 25, of Honesdale was sentenced to undergo incarceration at the Wayne County Correctional Fa...

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Posted on: December 24, 2018

PA Link To Community Care

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Do you or someone you know need services? The new PA Link to Community Care website is designed to help persons with disabilities and seniors find information that will connect them to supports and services in their community. Consumers and family members...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Penn State Farm Conference Stands in for Ag Day 2021

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HONESDALE -- For more than 40 years, Wayne County Ag Day marked a highpoint in the farm community’s calendar, and, as it turned out, it was one of the last large-scale events to take place before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold last spring.

A long-standing...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

County Contracts WEDCO to Administer Hospitality Recovery $$

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HONESDALE – Some of the businesses hardest hit by COVID-19 restrictions can soon apply for funds to alleviate revenue losses and pay eligible operating expenses through a $581,733 block grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Wayne County Commissi...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Video Helps Explain Mail in Ballot Applications Now in the Mail

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WAYNE COUNTY -- Mail in and absentee ballot applications have been mailed to registered voters who previously marked the “permanent status” box on an application. . If you received an application in the mail, this video from the County Commission...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Wayne Conservation, NEPA Audubon Create Virtual Tour of Mural

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HONESDALE – The Wayne Conservation District and the Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society teamed up to bring the lush Habitat Mural in the Conservation District office in Honesdale to life, virtually speaking.

The two organizations are working t...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Wayne Conservation, NEPA Audubon Create Virtual Tour of Mural

An image of the Winter section of the Habitat Mural at Wayne Conservation District office.

HONESDALE – The Wayne Conservation District and the Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society teamed up to bring the lush Habitat Mural in the Conservation District office in Honesdale to life, virtually speaking.

The two organizations are working t...

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