Posted on: April 13, 2018

Task Force Plans Elder Justice Day Event May 16

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The Wayne County Elder Abuse Task Force hosts an Elder Justice Day on May 16, from 9 am to 1 pm. This is a free event at the Ladore Performing Arts and Recreation Center located at 287 Owego Turnpike in Waymart, is open to all members the community, to ed...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Alzheimer's Association Recruits Group Facilitators

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WAYNE COUNTY -- The Alzheimer's Association is in need of volunteer caregiver support group facilitators throughout Northeastern PA.

Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop in...

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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Bus Trip to Rainbow Comedy Playhouse

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The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging heads to Amish country on Thursday, Aug.30, with a bus trip to the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse to see a production of "Love, Lies and the Lottery."  After of Lancaster-style buffet lunch, the bus heads...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Wayne DA Seeks Info on Alleged Drug Dealers

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Patrick L. Robinson, Wayne County District Attorney, is requesting the assistance of the public in locating two wanted fugitives stemming from an investigation by the Wayne County Drug Task Force into the distribution of heroin within Wayne County. Three ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Heroin Possession Sends Nevada Man to Wayne Prison

HONESDALE -- Senior Judge Raymond Hamill sentenced Travis Chesky, 27, of Sparks NV, to six to 18 months in the Wayne County Correctional Facility after he pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested April...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

County District Attorney Seeks Man Wanted for Homicide

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HONESDALE -- Patrick L. Robinson, Wayne County District Attorney, is requesting the assistance of the public in locating a wanted fugitive stemming from a homicide that occurred on December 8, 2017, in Gouldsboro, Lehigh Township,  Anyone with in...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Task Force Plans Elder Justice Day Event May 16

Elderly woman holding her head in her hands.

The Wayne County Elder Abuse Task Force hosts an Elder Justice Day on May 16, from 9 am to 1 pm. This is a free event at the Ladore Performing Arts and Recreation Center located at 287 Owego Turnpike in Waymart, is open to all members the community, to ed...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Greentown Man Gets Hefty Sentence for Fifth Drug Conviction

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HONESDALE - Senior Judge Raymond Hamill sentenced John Henneforth, Jr., 39, of Greentown to 21 to 42 months in a State Correctional Institution for one felony count of criminal useo f a communication facility.

The sentence falls in the aggravated range of ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

7th Annual Safety Fair Focuses on Kids & Fun May 19

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The Wayne County Safety Fair for Kids teaches children and parents about the many different types of risks families face each day.  In this country, 26,000 children are injured everyday and 22,000 dies as a result of injuries each year. This free...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

County Marks Child Abuse Prevention Month

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HONESDALE – The Wayne County Commissioners marked April as Child Abuse Prevention month with a visit from members of the C&Y Intake Department.

Intake Director Natalie Burns (seated, center) was accompanied by supervisors Amy Hubert (left) and Kelsey F...

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Early Intervention
Posted on: April 9, 2018

State Updates Report on Autism Needs w/Survey

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COMMONWEALTH -- The Pennsylvania Autism Needs Assessment collects information from thousands of individuals with autism and their families/caregivers to inform priorities for programs and policies. Information gathered from the assessment is aggregated an...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

County Marks Child Abuse Prevention Month

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HONESDALE – The Wayne County Commissioners marked April as Child Abuse Prevention month with a visit from members of the C&Y Intake Department.

Intake Director Natalie Burns (seated, center) was accompanied by supervisors Amy Hubert (left) an...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Wayne Acknowledges Skills, Professionalism of 911 Dispatchers

Wayne County Commissioner honor group of 911 Dispatchers for their work.

HONESDALE – “When you’ve had a fire, you know how important it is to be able to make that one call to get the help you need,” Wayne Commissioner Chairman Brian Smith told the county’s assembled Emergency Communications Dispatchers at the Commissioner’s me...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Wayne Recycling Center Celebrates Earth Day This Week

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Help celebrate Earth Day at the Wayne County Recycling Center, 66 Volunteer Drive, Honesdale,  jut off Route 652.  Stop by with your recycling any day this week of and receive a free gift.

In addition to the ‘traditional&rsq...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Task Force Plans Elder Justice Day Event May 16

Elderly woman holding her head in her hands.

The Wayne County Elder Abuse Task Force hosts an Elder Justice Day on May 16, from 9 am to 1 pm. This is a free event at the Ladore Performing Arts and Recreation Center located at 287 Owego Turnpike in Waymart, is open to all members the community, to ed...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

PennDOT Launches New Initiative Focusing on Local Input

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HONESDALE – Representatives from the PA Department of Transportation and consultants working with the agency on the new PennDOT Connects initiative recently held an outreach meeting at the Wayne County Park Street Complex.

PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Lake Region Municipalities Seek Input on Plan

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HAWLEY — The three Lake Region communities of Hawley Borough and Palmyra and Paupack Townships are now engaged in updating their joint Comprehensive Plan and the public is invited to complete an online public opinion survey being conducted to so...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Info Session Focuses on Spotted Lanternfly Threat

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In an effort to educate those possibly affected by the Spotted Lanternfly and to combat the spread of the insect, the non-profit Northern Tier Hardwood Association and the Wayne Conservation District host a free Spotted Lanternfly Informational Meeting an...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Conservation Offers Help w/Manure Management Plans

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The Wayne Conservation District is hosting a series of workshops focused on completing your Manure Management Manual. Attendants will be given a presentation on how to complete their manure management plan, along with how to map their farm. The next sessi...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Seedling Sale Offers Seed Mixes for Pollinators, Wildlife

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HONESDALE -- The Wayne Conservation District accepts orders for its 48th annual Seedling Sale.

This year the offering includes two seed mixes – one to attract and sustain pollinating insects like honey bees and butterflies and the other to provid...

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Seedling Sale Order Form Wayne Conservation District

Posted on: April 4, 2018

PennDOT Launches New Initiative Focusing on Local Input

Consultant Paul Caulfield address local township, borough and county officials at the Park Street Co

HONESDALE – Representatives from the PA Department of Transportation and consultants working with the agency on the new PennDOT Connects initiative recently held an outreach meeting at the Wayne County Park Street Complex.

PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Seedling Sale Offers Seed Mixes for Pollinators, Wildlife

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HONESDALE -- The Wayne Conservation District accepts orders for its 48th annual Seedling Sale.

This year the offering includes two seed mixes – one to attract and sustain pollinating insects like honey bees and butterflies and the other to provide food and...

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Seedling Sale Order Form Wayne Tomorrow