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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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

An image of the Bethany Presbyterian Church bell tower in autumn.

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, frontline hea...

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Posted on: February 22, 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: February 22, 2021

Penn State Farm Conference Stands in for Ag Day 2021

Crowd assembles to hear Wayne County Commissioner Brian Smith speak at 2020 Ag Day.

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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