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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Wayne Aging Offers Support Group for Caregivers

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HONESDALE (Aug. 31, 2019) –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.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Lake Ariel Man Arrested on Child Sex Assault Charges

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HONESDALE -- Wayne County District Attorney Patrick L. Robinson announced the arrest of Glen Edwin Donahue, 54, of Lake Ariel  in two separate cases. He face three counts of felony rape, involving one victim and four felony counts of Unlawful Con...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Police Make Arrests in Lake Twp. Nighttime Burglary

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HONESDALE -- Wayne County District AttorneY Patrick L. Robinson, announced the arrest of three individuals for the Burglary of the Dollar General located in Lake Township.

According to the Affidavit of Probable Cause filed by State TroopeR Kelly Todd, the ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Waymart Man Arrested on Attempted Homicide Charges

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HONESDALE -- State Police in Wayne County took Jesse Lester Skates, 29, of Waymart into custody on Elk Lake Drive early Wednesday morning on charges he tried to kill a Browndale man. Police have not released the name of the male victim or that of the woma...

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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: December 10, 2019

NRCS Prepares for Flood Safety Dam Rehab Projects

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HONESDALE –Decades ago, the precursor of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) built a series of flood protection dams to grapple with a long line of floods from 1933 to 1955, causing more than $218,413 in damages.

In 1958, the then-...

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Posted on: November 29, 2019

Human Services Costs Help Drive Up Budget, 2020 Taxes

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HONESDALE -- The Wayne County Commissioners presented the proposed 2020 General Fund and Debt Service Budget at their meeting Thursday morning, which calls for a one-mill tax increase in the new year.

For the past two years, the Commissioners have been usi...

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