Honesdale Borough Council, Mayor Sarah Canfield, and Stan Pratt, Honesdale Emergency Management Coordinator, would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during Winter Storm Riley so that the public works department could open Borough streets.
Borough officials are asking all vehicle traffic to avoid the Ridge Street from Commercial to Gravity Street due to downed power lines. One lane of traffic is open for use by residents in the affected area with cars. No large vehicles allowed. PPL has been made aware of the situation.
In addition, there are approximately 100 people still without power in Honesdale Borough. Wayne Highlands School District will open a Warming Station at the Honesdale High School Gym facility, Terrace Street, Honesdale from 10 AM to 2 PM for residents to charge phones and have access to free WIFI.
The YMCA of Wayne County has offered residents the use of their facilities from 5:30 AM to 9 PM weekdays for showers. Residents must bring their own towels.