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Area church to help military - Wayne Independent
HONESDALE – An area church is now a collection site for a program that allows troops to call home. The First Presbyterian Church in Honesdale has partnered with Cell Phones for Soldiers, Inc., a nonprofit “dedicated to serving troops and veterans with ...
Take A Peek Inside The 'Most Haunted House In The Midwest,' If You Dare - Wayne Independent
On a rather unassuming street in the otherwise nice town of Alton, Illinois, there lies a sinister estate that was once called the "most haunted place in the Midwes t." The McPike Mansion, a beautiful 16-room house sitting on 15 acres of overgrown land ...
Don't forget to set your clocks back - Wayne Independent
WASHINGTON — Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people set their clocks back before heading to bed ...
Authorities build case against Frein - Wayne Independent
MILFORD - Eric Frein has given statements to interrogators, and police said they've found firearms in the abandoned airport hangar where the suspected police killer was apprehended, Pike County District Attorney Raymond L. Tonkin said Friday. The 31-year ...
$2.25M deal reached in hot NYC jail cell death - Wayne Independent
NEW YORK — The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said Friday. Jerome Murdough, 56, died in a mental observation ...
Commissioners receive 2014 Elected Officials Award - Wayne Independent
HONESDALE – On Tuesday morning the Wayne County Commissioners were presented with an award from the Pennsylvania Library Association (PLA). A presentation was held at the Wayne County Public Library to present Commissioners Brian Smith, Wendall Kay and ...
Regarding the myth of Obama’s so-called sinking poll numbers - Wayne Independent
It’s no secret that President Obama’s approval ratings in public-opinion polls are less than enviable. And it’s not surprising that the right-wing noise machine would harp on this situation. But it’s irresponsible — nay, it’s downright ...
Amanda Bynes Released from Psychiatric Hospital, Blasts Family on Twitter - Wayne Independent
Amanda Bynes was released from a psychiatric hospital Thursday and wasted no time getting back to one of her favorite hobbies: Twitter. The actress, 28, posted a series of erratic messages on Friday in which she called her family's lawyer "corrupt," her ...
Starz' Magic City Being Resurrected as a Movie with Bruce Willis, Bill Murray - Wayne Independent
Don't bet against Magic City just yet. The Starz period casino drama, which was canceled last year after two seasons, is being resurrected as a feature film with much of the original cast set to reprise their roles, Deadline.com reports.
Dancing's Derek Hough: I'm Making the Routines Harder - Wayne Independent
Thanks for your votes! How'd you like Team Itsy Bitsy? We had so much fun doing that. The team dances are always fun to perform because you get to share the experience with more people. And Bethany did a great paso too. I was really happy with everything ...
After murder suspect is caught, a sigh of relief - Wayne Independent
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — U.S. marshals who captured ambush suspect Eric Frein (freen) say he had a "defeated" look on his face when they took him into custody. A three-man team spotted Frein near an abandoned airplane hangar Thursday evening and sneaked up on ...
Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert - Wayne Independent
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday after taking off on a test flight, killing one person aboard and seriously injuring another while scattering wreckage in Southern California's Mojave Desert, witnesses and ...
How pranks, assaults and social media led a French town to ban clowns for Halloween - Wayne Independent
Clowns are a perennial Halloween costume: Not particularly zeitgeisty or inspired, but timelessly creepy and easy to recognize. This Halloween, however, one town in France has other ideas. In a decree issued Oct. 28, just days before the big day, Pierre ...
Lloyd Garver: Let the dogs out - Wayne Independent
You are probably aware that last week two members of the Secret Service’s K-9 unit thwarted a would-be White House intruder. Considering all of the recent bungling by the Secret Service and the understandable bad publicity that went along with it, the ...
Frank Talk: Power to the people - Wayne Independent
Editor's note: As a public service, here's a letter tendered in behalf of a mythical utility company as translated by an obviously malcontented weisenheimer: Boy, we really like you. It's not just infatuation, either. It's a commitment that some might say ...