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In 2017, the Wayne County Stourbridge Project hosted its first Arduino Day, bringing together real world maker and those who want to be for an educational and entertaining forum celebrating the Arduino, an open-source, low-cost prototyping board.
Chamber of Commerce Merger
In early 2014, three regional business organizations merged into a single entity that serves the business community all across the county. The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, the Southern Wayne Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce merged into the Chamber of the Northern Poconos.
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Grant funding helped install an electric vehicle charger at The Stourbridge Project co-working space and business incubator on Park Street in Honesdale.
Southern Wayne Broadband Expansion
Understand the broadband expansion project in the Sterling Business and Technology Park.
Economic Development Plan for Agriculture
The county has been invited to submit a formal grant application to help fund an agriculture economic development study that will consider traditional land-use planning and other types of infrastructure planning as well.
Getting Out of Your Foxhole Entrepreneur Series
Learn more about this monthly opportunity to expand your horizons with this informative and insightful series of programs aimed at small business owners.
Northern Poconos Recyclopedia
Preview a grouping of comprehensive information on what, where and how to recycle a multitude of items.
As part of the Stourbridge Project Business Incubator, a prototyping lab including a 3 Dimensional printer and other equipment has been established.
Rocket Composting Machine
The Wayne Highlands School District with assistance from Wayne County received a grant to purchase a Rocket Compost machine to help reduce food waste generated by the schools' cafeteria program.
Stourbridge Project Business Incubator
Wayne County and the Wayne Economic Development Corporation launched The Stourbridge Project in 2016, gradually creating three different tiers of support for developing businesses.
Waymart Natural Gas Project
Several agencies are working on an expansion of the natural gas service offered in Waymart as an economic development boost.
Wayne Memorial Hospital Expansion Project
Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale has embarked on an expansion project that will add an 85,000 square foot patient tower to the facility on Park Street.