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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Wayne Aging Revitalizes Caregivers Support Group

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HONESDALE –The Caregivers Support Group, sponsored by the Wayne County Area Agency on Aging, meets on the second Wednesday of the month at the Earl J. Simons Senior Center at 323 Tenth St. in Honesdale from 1:30 to 3 pm.

This fall, a new facilita...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Five Tips to Avoid the ‘Grandparent Scam’

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HONESDALE -- The holidays are a time for reconnecting with family members, near and far. Unfortunately, it can also be a time when scam artists prey on a  family’s emotions to make a quick buck.

As people begin reaching out to family mem...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Criminal Trespass Translates to Steep Prison Sentence

HONESDALE -- A man from Dingmans Ferry will spend up to seven years in the State Correctional Facility after pleading guilty to a felony charge of criminal trespass and a misdemeanor charge of recklessly endangering another. Erik Wolak, 37, was sentenced ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Honesdale Man Sentenced for Mobile Meth Lab Incident

HONESDALE – A Honesdale man has been sentenced to prison for operating a mobile methamphetamine lab earlier this year.

Wayne County District Attorney said Seth VanVelkenburg, 20, will serve nine to 23.5 months in the County Correctional Facility ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Opioid Crisis Drives Budget, But Not Tax Increase

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HONESDALE -- The proposed 2019 General and Debt Service Budget for Wayne County calls for total expenditures of $33,037,143.30, and the Commissioners expect to be able to fund it without a real estate tax increase.

The balanced budget will be available for...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

LIHEAP Helps with Winter Heating Bills this Season

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HONESDALE -- Pennsylvanians who used LIHEAP during the 2017-18 season and who received a pre-season application or green postcard may use a simplified application via the myCOMPASS PA app.

LIHEAP provides assistance for home heating bills to keep Pennsylva...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

County Urges Residents to Take #BroadbandTest

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COMMONWEALTH – Access to affordable, reliable high-speed broadband Internet service stands as the most significant key to unlocking positive economic growth and development in Wayne County, according to several years of research dating back to the 2010 Co...

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