Ghosts in the Hawley Silk Mill

Ghosts in the Hawley Silk Mill

This month’s Pocono Secret is submitted by Jody Cunningham. She showed me the photo and I saw the face. I thought it would of interest to you. – Laurie   Is that a Face? In December of 2016 I was…

BOBBY O'POSITIVE

BOBBY O’POSITIVE

Bobby O’Positive UPDATE:  Bobby O’Positive received a new kidney in July. He is doing well with his recovery. Remember, be a DONOR – save a life! A message from Mommy O’Positive… Bobby is an 11-year-old boy from Hawley, Pennsylvania. Anyone…

The Holiday Toy Drive

The Holiday Toy Drive

   This year THE HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE is brought to you by The Zipper Junction Project™ in partnership with “The Wayne County Ford & Bold Gold Media Holiday Toy Drive Challenge”. THE HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE replaces a previous toy drive…

Don't Miss The Paper Caves!

Don’t Miss The Paper Caves!

The Paper Caves through November 30th – EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER! From the first time I walked into Basin and Main as a Pop-Up Store, I was a fan. I have yet to attend a dinner or music event, but only…

Take a Walk on the Wildside

Take a Walk on the Wildside

Take a Walk on the Wildside in Lackawaxen Living in a rural area has many benefits – pristine nature, friendly neighbors, and farm fresh produce. Sometimes you don’t even have to go to the store or local farm; sometimes you…

ROOTS YOGA

ROOTS YOGA

Connected to Community Maggie (Lockwood) Lehrian grew up in Lackawaxen. She lived and worked in NYC after college but missed the peaceful lifestyle that Northeast PA offers. She returned and worked at the Himalayan Institute where she was introduced to…

Why Big Box won't ever replace Shopping Local

Why Big Box won’t ever replace Shopping Local

It was a Sunday and I needed a special thank you gift for a friend. I drove to Honesdale to one of my favorite stores, Milkweed. Although most local shops are closed on Sundays, I instinctively knew Milkweed would be…

The ART FACTORY of White Mills

The ART FACTORY of White Mills

Looking for UNIQUE Holiday Gifts? Meet Jerry Davis, a retired electronic worker from New Jersey. Jerry bought the beautiful barn / studio building (it actually looks like an old grange building) located at 736 Texas Palmyra Highway (Route 6), in…

Dan Beard Cabin

Dan Beard Cabin

    Preserving History Daniel Carter “Uncle Dan” Beard was an American author, illustrator, youth leader and social reformer who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905 which later merged into the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) when founded…

Meeting George Fluhr

Meeting George Fluhr

An update on the Round House… Back in May of 2013 I wrote an article about the Round House in Lackawaxen. It is a significant structure that lay in ruins in what appears to have been a village, a community,…