wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/section/Top%20stories wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:45:05 +0000 Preston School Honor Roll announced http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429906/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429906/-1/Top stories  

- David Jagger, Principal of the Preston Area School, is pleased to announce that the following students have made the honor roll for the third marking period.

8th Grade

High Honors: William Bekanich, Lacy [...]]]>
Seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines jet stretches beyond week http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429899/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429899/-1/Top stories Evangelist Barry Webb coming to the area http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429907/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429907/-1/Top stories  

SOUTH CANAAN- From May 4-9, Canaan Bible Chapel invites the public to attend a series of special meetings by the evangelistic team of Barry and Cheryl Webb.

Based in Maryland, this husband-wife team are multi-talented including being accomplished musicians and singers. Barry is also a [...]]]>
Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry death toll tops 100 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429900/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429900/-1/Top stories NY theatre project slated http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429908/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429908/-1/Top stories — NACL Theatre invites residents of the Upper Delaware communities in Sullivan, Delaware, Pike, and Wayne counties to participate in a variety of workshops and events that will help shape "The Weather Project."

The project is a community arts and science [...]]]>
Living Well With Diabetes class upcoming http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429909/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429909/-1/Top stories  

HONESDALE - Good news was released today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Five major complications related to diabetes have declined in the US during the last 20 years.

The researchers say [...]]]>
High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429924/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:58:37 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429924/-1/Top stories Wayne County Court sentencings handed down http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429910/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:24:59 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429910/-1/Top stories Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429929/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:52:22 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429929/-1/Top stories In the news

Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.

Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]> Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429952/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429952/-1/Top stories News to know

According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]> Native pollinators topic of program http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429950/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:22:44 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429950/-1/Top stories HONESDALE - Ever wondered how to entice birds and butterflies into your garden? Now you can find out.

Pamela Hubbard, Penn State Master Gardener of Monroe County, will share the secrets of attracting wildlife to your garden at a program [...]]]>
Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii-bound jet http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429965/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429965/-1/Top stories Sub search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet two-thirds complete http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429967/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429967/-1/Top stories American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429969/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:13:02 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429969/-1/Top stories Security project pushed back http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429973/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:58:49 +0000 By Kevin Kearney kkearney@wayneindpendent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429973/-1/Top stories  

HONESDALE - The Wayne Highlands School District Board of Directors voted to delay a potential capital project for the renovation and security entrance at the office of the high school's main entrance.
Boston Marathon begins under tight security http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429977/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:25:35 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429977/-1/Top stories Morning Jolt: Ferry captain committed 'murderous behavior,' president says http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429981/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:54:49 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429981/-1/Top stories In the news

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior."

As divers continued to search the interior of the submerged vessel, the confirmed death toll rose to 86, according to information from the coast guard posted for the victims' families. [...]]]> Upper Delaware brochures available http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419645/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419645/-1/Top stories New Community Garden seeking gardeners http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419646/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419646/-1/Top stories  

- The new Galilee Community Garden opens May 15 for any who wish to garden organically. Plots of all sizes are currently available and can be reserved on a first come, first serve basis by calling 570 224-4178.

The garden is on the grounds of the Unity Grange on 544 Galilee Road in [...]]]>
Extension offering sheep shearing workshops http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419647/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419647/-1/Top stories  

UNIVERSITY PARK-Penn State Extension will offer sheep shearing workshops across the state this year for those interested in learning about sheep shearing and basic sheep management.

Co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Sheep and Wool Growers Association, workshops are scheduled for the [...]]]>