Local Native Influence

Local Native Influence

Local Native Influence Have you ever wondered about the source of the name of a town you’ve traveled through or live in? The Pocono area was once rich in Native American culture. Much of the influence has disappeared. Although, there…

Hawley Library

Hawley Library

It’s February, time for LOVE…  Love of words, books, community and learning. Time to renew your relationship with your local library! Meet Amy Keane, the new Hawley Library Director. Amy grew up in Greeley, attended WAHS and Penn State. She…

The Power of Kindness

The Power of Kindness

Now that the holidays are over, I can’t help but to reflect upon the incredible generosity of our community. The Holiday Toy Drive is a cooperative effort of The Zipper Junction Project©, Wayne County Ford and Bold Gold Media. The…

Moka Origins

Moka Origins

What’s better than a wine or craft beer tasting? CHOCOLATE! That’s right! Nestled in the picturesque hills of Bethany is the sweetest little tasting room – Moka Origins. And if chocolate wasn’t enough, add deliciously roasted coffee, hand-selected for the…

Unlearning by Bike

Unlearning by Bike

I was fortunate to be included in a very special pop-up gallery event in Stamford, CT over the summer, “Palette of Sisterhood”. It consisted of women who met through public art projects in Stamford. Part of our responsibility was to…

What’s All the BUZZZZZZ?

What’s All the BUZZZZZZ?

There is only one Queen Bee to every hive. If the Upper Delaware region was its own hive, then Joan Santos is our Queen Bee. I first met Joan about sixteen years ago while working-out at the Woodloch Spring Sports…

Top Ten Things To Do in August (especially when guests arrive)

Top Ten Things To Do in August (especially when guests arrive)

Top Ten Things to Do in August (especially when guests visit) Wayne County Fair – August 2-10. Demolition, Monster trucks, Livestock, Music, Food and MORE! Local fun for the whole family. Milford’s Festival of Wood – August 3-4 Hike! There…

Growing Through Grief

Growing Through Grief

My friend, Aimee Skier of AMSkier Insurance, first introduced me to Experience Camps. I have since met several people who have shared in this wonderful program either as staff or a participant. Experience Camps help children cope with loss. We…

PencilsNEPA

PencilsNEPA

Are you a writer or a wannabe writer? Want to have a little more fun writing your holiday cards? Maybe it’s your New Year resolution. Whatever the reason, if you want to write then you want to know about Pencils…

Finding Balance

Finding Balance

As parents and educators, we may have had to deal with bullies and the awkwardness of being a teenager. But, thankfully, we didn’t have social media to shine a spotlight on our foibles -preserving them forever in cyberland. Today, our…