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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Officials Urge Those Who Asked for Mail-in Ballot to Send in Before Election

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HONESDALE – Wayne County Commissioners and Bureau of Elections Director Cindy Furman remind residents of Wayne County the law has changed regarding your ability to vote at the polls if you’ve requested either a mail-in or absentee ball...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Wayne County Recycling Center Set to Reopen May 27

BEACH LAKE -- The Wayne County Recycling Center reopens to the public on Wednesday, May 27, and while the hours of operation will remain 7 am to 4:30 pm, the facility will only be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday at first.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Wayne Sheriff Issues COVID-19 Yellow Rules for License to Carry, Fingerprints

HONESDALE (May 19, 2020) – Wayne County Sheriff Mark Steelman has updated the protocols for those applying for a License to Carry a Firearm once the yellow COVID-19 restrictions begin on Friday, May 22.

Applications for the License to Carry are a...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Wayne County to Move to Yellow Stage on May 22

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HONESDALE – After weeks of behind-the-scenes discussions between county officials and representatives of Gov. Tom Wolf and the state Department of Health – and plenty of public advocacy including Wednesday’s press conference ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Wayne County Taxpayers Receive Property Tax Relief

HONESDALE – The Wayne County Commissioners and all 28 municipalities that encompass the county have adopted resolutions extending the discount period for county and municipal property taxes to be paid and also waving penalties if those taxes are...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Housing Dept. Seeks COVID-19 Funding for Homeless Services

HONESDALE -- The Wayne County Housing Department, part of the Office of Human Services, has applied for more than $175,000 from federal sources to address homelessness, prevention and other emergency services for those in need of shelter during the COVID-...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

County to Reopen Recycling Center, Municipal Drop-Off Operations

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WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County Commissioners have decided to reopen the county’s recycling center in Beach Lake by the end of May. Until then, to accommodate those wishing to resume recycling, residents can begin bringing their plasti...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

County Human Services Offers Help for Parents, Tips for Community

HONESDALE – The Wayne County Office of Human Services recognizes the strain the COVID-19 outbreak has put on families and offers some tips for parents to help them look after their own well being as well as their children.

This guide offers paren...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

County Coroner Updates COVID-19 Report (May 6)

HONESDALE -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, the staff in the Office of the Coroner remains on the front lines as they work to make accurate determinations of deaths in this county. As the public monitors the statistics published daily by th...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

County Encourages Online Registration, Mail-in Ballot Requests

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As businesses and local government amend operations per the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Board of Commissioners wants to assure residents that Wayne County is fully equipped and prepared for the new June 2nd primary election date.

On Friday, March 27...

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