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…

In My Wildest Dreams - Jeanne Genzlinger

In My Wildest Dreams – Jeanne Genzlinger

I have the good fortune to work with some very special and talented folks. One is Henry Skier, a true visionary who is passionate about people, community and creativity. Henry has created a program called, In My Wildest Dreams, that…

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…

Lackawaxen

Lackawaxen

Lackawaxen, the Leni Lenape word for Where Two Rivers Meet. Nestled in the northeast corner of Pennsylvania, this secret gem boasts the world’s most southern glacial lakes and communities like Rowland – Little Norway, Bohemia, Fawn Lake and Greeley. Greeley…

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…

The Everhart Museum

The Everhart Museum

Continuing my intention of visiting places that have been on my “to-do/to-go” list, this month brought me to the Everhart Museum in Scranton. Once again, I was pleasantly surprised! From dinosaurs to birds, photography, history and art, this museum is…

Lacawac Sanctuary

Lacawac Sanctuary

If you’re like me, Lacawac Sanctuary is one of those places that you plan to go to “one of these days.” Well, that day finally arrived for me and I was so impressed with this amazing Pocono Secret! A neighbor…

Steampunk

Steampunk

When I think of Steampunk, I think of the movie Wild Wild West with Will Smith and Kevin Kline. I also think of HG Wells and time machines. Steampunk is a genre that reflects 19th Century style and technology. It…