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New Teacher Day held - Wayne Independent
HONESDALE — On Wednesday, August 19th, the Wayne Highlands School District conducted its annual New Teacher Day as part of the District’s Induction Program. Mr. Timothy Morgan, Assistant Superintendent, stated that the New Teachers Day orientation is ...
Calkin receives 50 year pin - Wayne Independent
PLEASANT MOUNT – Marge Calkin received a pin for being part of the Wayne Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) for more than 50 years. She was presented with the pin during the August meeting of the organization.
Key Democrat: Senate will uphold Obama on Iran nuke deal - Wayne Independent
BALTIMORE (AP) " A key Democrat is predicting there will be enough votes in the Senate by week's end to uphold President Barack Obama's veto of a resolution disapproving the Iran nuclear deal. Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Foreign ...
Kesha Lands Guest-Starring Role on Jane the Virgin - Wayne Independent
Kesha will play a girl next door on Jane the Virgin this season - but not in the traditional sense. The "Die Young" singer is guest-starring on The CW's breakout hit as a "colorful musician" who moves in next door to Jane (Gina Rodriguez), Entertainment ...
Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size - Wayne Independent
WASHINGTON (AP) " A federal panel says airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket. The Advisory Committee For Aviation Consumer Protections also ...
Trumka: Democratic field 'still wide open,' Biden has time - Wayne Independent
WASHINGTON (AP) " AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the Democratic presidential campaign is "still wide open" and Vice President Joe Biden has time to join the field. Trumka, who met privately last week with Biden, said Tuesday at a breakfast with ...
The Latest: Husband: Kentucky clerk is 'standing for God' - Wayne Independent
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) " The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her (all times local): 9:40 a.m. The husband of a Kentucky county clerk who's refusing to issue gay ...
Lebanese group stages sit-in at ministry over trash crisis - Wayne Independent
BEIRUT (AP) " Lebanese protesters broke into the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut Tuesday, staging a sit-in outside the minister's office and demanding his resignation over the country's snowballing trash crisis. The group of about 30 protesters ...
A primer on where pope stands on gays, divorce, climate - Wayne Independent
VATICAN CITY (AP) " Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27. Francis has launched an agenda of reform in the Vatican and in the global church ...
From 'Everest' to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film fest - Wayne Independent
VENICE, Italy (AP) " It's a sure sign that summer's over and the awards season is around the corner " the feast of fall film festivals. The 72nd Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, followed later in September by movie extravaganzas in Toronto, Telluride ...
Hilton dips toe in 'sharing economy' with Uber partnership - Wayne Independent
Hilton is hailing the ride sharing service Uber to help guests reach its hotels and then explore the city where they are staying. The companies said Tuesday that Hilton guests will be able to set up automatic notifications to request Uber rides to and from ...
Amazon to let Prime members download videos - Wayne Independent
NEW YORK (AP) " Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos. The e-commerce powerhouse will now let members of its $99 annual Prime loyalty program download some shows and movies on its streaming video service to ...
Baby girl delivered in back of Uber car by Lincoln Tunnel - Wayne Independent
NEW YORK (AP) " Officials say a baby girl was successfully delivered in the backseat of an Uber car parked at the mouth of the Lincoln Tunnel. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the tunnel, says the birthing process began around ...
Lawyer: Turkey arrested journalist to deter foreign media - Wayne Independent
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " A lawyer representing two Vice News journalists and their assistant has denounced a Turkish court's decision to arrest them on terror-related charges, calling it a government attempt to deter foreign media from reporting on the ...
Elisabeth Hasselbeck Thinks BlackLivesMatter Should Be Classified as a Hate Group - Wayne Independent
On Monday's episode of Fox & Friends, co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck wondered aloud why the #BlackLivesMatter movement hasn't been labeled a hate group. Black Lives Matter, an activist movement that has spread primarily on social media, focuses on police ...