The Greater Honesdale Partnership is pleased to announce that its 9th annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest is now officially underway!

 The Greater Honesdale Partnership is pleased to announce that its 9th annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest is now officially underway!

Participating businesses were asked to create a scarecrow that represented their business and give it a name. Thirty-six businesses rose to the challenge. Each scarecrow is required to have some characteristics of a traditional scarecrow, such as hay protruding from the neck or sleeves.

People can view these fall-time creations from now until October 14 and the scarecrows can be found at the following businesses:

Victor/Victoria – Bethany Village, 150 Noble Lane, Bethany; Prepper – Northeastern Gastroenterology, 1860 Fair Ave.; Oswald – Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St.; Camera Man – Gina Lenz Photography, 313 Park St.; Paco & Taco – Fiesta On Main Mesican Restaurant, 1139 Main St.; Fast Freddy – Olsommer-Clarke Insurance, 1014 Church St.;Money Minion – First National Community Bank, 1001 Main St.; Sassy Stylin’ Suzie – Jeannie’s Chapel Street Salon, One Chapel St.; Silly Milly – Bloom, 201 10th St.; Dime Bank Dan – The Dime Bank, 820 Church St.; Scary Siblings – Art’s for Babies & Beyond, 843 Main St.; Sigmund – NHS Human Services, 840 Main St.; Lenni Lenape – Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main St; Horatio, Ghost of Railroad Past – Trackside Grill, 734 Main St.; Loan Arranger – The Honesdale National Bank, 733 Main St.; Webster – The Honesdale National Bank, 724 Main St.; Mobile Mike – Wayne Bank, 717 Main St.; Joe Tourist – Wayne County Visitors Center, 32 Commercial St.; Frightfully Chic – Sunflower Hollow, 630 Main St.; Cultivating Your Crop – Visible Changes, 627 Main St.; Pets on Paw-rade – The Cat’s Pajamas, 621 Main St.; Thompson’s Bear Scare – Thompsons On Main, 557 Main St.; Flower Girl – Honesdale Greenhouse Flower Shop, 524 Main St.; Cubby Cadet – George W. Kinsman, Inc., 516 Main St.; The Shopping Queen – Wallflower, 513 Main St.; Max A-Million – RE/MAX Wayne, 416 Main St., Tang Soo Scarecrow – Elite Martial Arts Institute, 218 Willow Ave.; Rent-A-Bride – Rent-E-Quip, 416 Old Willow Ave.; Massage Scare-apist – Apple Day Spa & Hair Restoration Salon, 152 Grandview Ave; Wonder Woman – The Honesdale National Bank, 1217 Texas Palmyra Hwy., Petey Picker – A Picker’s Find, 1098 Texas Palmyra Hwy; Sam Sam the Koberlein Man – Koberlein Environmental, 188 Beach Lake Hwy. Dr. Foot-Feel So Good – Branning Podiatry, 310 Sunrise Ave.; Flossy the Tooth Fairy – Horizon Dental Care at Cherry Ridge, 3025 Lake Arial Hwy.; and last, but certainly not least, Dr. Dolittle – Cherry Ridge Vet Clinic, 328 Wanoka Road.

Why not take a “selfie” next to your favorite scarecrow and post in on the GHP’s Facebook page! And make sure you check out the photos in the October 7 and 9 edition of The Wayne Independent. Eat, Shop, Play, & Stay, in Honesdale, PA!