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February 14, 2018
preservation awards presented The Monroe County Historical Association named the winners of its P.E.P (Preserve, Enhance, Promote) Historical Preservation awards.
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around town Keep up with the latest happenings in our area. page 3
historiCal assoCiation exhibit The Monroe County Historical Association has opened an exhibition titled: “Over There…America joins the fight: 100th Anniversary of WWI.” page 9
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ployee of the year award, which was given to Katie Pabon, medical assistant at the Honesdale Family Health Center and Honesdale VA Outpatient Clinic. For more information, visit wmchc.net or call 570-253-8390
puZZle Fun Crossword & sudoku puzzles. page 8
red Cross donation Members of the Big Pocono Ski Club presented a $1,000 check to the American Red Cross. page 4
Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) recently recognized staff for outstanding performance, leadership and consecutive years of service. Among the awards was the inaugural em-
behind the wheel Automotive columnist Greg Zyla test drives the 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona. page 5
what’s happening See what’s happening with a comprehensive events calendar. page 2
Wayne Memorial presents awards
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From left: Frederick Jackson, executive director, wMChC; Katie pabon, employee of the year and susan gabrielson, vice-chair of the wMChC board of directors.
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13th annual historic preservation awards The Monroe County Historical Association named the winners of its P.E.P (Preserve, Enhance, Promote) Historical Preservation awards. Owners of historic buildings who have shown their dedication to preserving, enhancing and promoting Monroe County’s wealth of historic structures will be honored at the Monroe County Historical Association’s annual meeting and awards luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Shawnee-on-Delaware. Three categories of buildings were judged: commercial, nonprofit, and private residence. The 2018 winners in the three categories are: commercial property: Young & Haros LLC, Main Street, Borough of Stroudsburg; nonprofit: Dansbury Depot, Crystal Street, Borough of East Stroudsburg (upper photo); and residential property: “Meadowbrook Farm” owned by William and Jo Rinehart, Hamilton Township (lower photo). The Heritage Resource Award will be given to the volunteers of the Marker Advocates of Tobyhanna Township in recognition
of their efforts to erect 25 roadside historical markers throughout the township. “Our organization is pleased to recognize the owners of these historic properties, cultural sites and the volunteers who help keep our past alive,” said Monroe County Historical Association executive director Amy Leiser. “We appreciate their dedication in helping to maintain the historic fabric of our community. We are always looking for additional structures to highlight and we welcome suggestions of other Monroe County sites that deserve recognition.” The cost for the luncheon meeting is $35 for MCHA members and $40 for non-members. The public is welcome. Reservations, with payment, should be made to the Monroe County Historical Association, 900 Main St., Stroudsburg, before Friday, Feb. 16. For more information, call 570-421-7703 or email admin@MonroeHistorical.org Visit monroehistorical.org for more information on the organization.
WHAT’S HAPPENING To have your school, church or nonprofit social event in “What’s Happening,” email: email@example.com. Exact dates must be listed. NO EVENTS WILL BE TAKEN BY PHONE. EVENTS ARE PRINTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. Deadline — noon on Friday for the next Wednesday publication. No faxes or hand-written submissions will be accepted. FEB. 16 The West End Park and Open Space Commission will a host bingo night on Friday, Feb. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Chestnuthill Township Park, 221 Rt. 715 in Brodheadsville. Doors open at 5:30. There will also be a 50/50 with a guaranteed payout. Admission is $15 (eight boards), plus specials, pull tabs, door prizes and refreshments. FEB. 17 The West End Park and Open Space Commission will host a free “Make Pine Cone Bird Feeders ” program at the Chestnuthill Park, 221 Route 715 in Brodheadsville on Saturday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m. to noon. You’ll get everything you need to make a bird feeder to hang and watch the birds enjoy a snack. FEB. 24 Join Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network (PVEN) on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 5 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Route 209 in Gilbert, for a spaghetti dinner and silent auction to benefit the PVEN new building fund. PVEN
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Food Pantry/Clothing Closet is a place to find help and hope for low-income families and those in crisis living in the West End of Monroe County. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, call 570992-3136. • On Saturday, Feb. 24, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road in Bartonsville, children and their parents will have the opportunity to get outside and learn about the tracks and traces that our native wildlife leave behind. The program “Who Goes There? Tracking Pocono Wildlife,” led by an experienced environmental educator, starts inside as children and their families learn about critters who live in the woods and along the cold, pure streams of the Poconos. How animals make tracks and what to look for in identifying tracks will be covered. How do animals move in the forest? Where do they gather to drink? Can you tell the difference between a dog track and a coyote? After the classroom introduction, everyone will move outside for a walk in search of tracks. Learn how different tracks look on the ground compared to on a screen. This activity is suitable for children of all ages. Children and adults should dress to be outside and be prepared to walk on snow-covered trails. Call 570-839-1120 or 570-629-2727 or email info@ brodheadwatershed.org or visit brodheadwater-
shed.org/WaterWiser.html. • How do plants and animals survive the cold? Take a short hike and breathe in the crisp air while finding signs of life in winter. Registration appreciated, wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. The winter ecology hike will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, 10 a.m. to noon at the Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation, 94 Sanctuary Road in Lake Ariel. Admission is free. Visit lacawac. org/public-programs.html. MARCH 3 Family Promise of Monroe County will sponsor a Superheroes Walk for Homeless Families at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Stroud Mall on Route 611 in Stroudsburg. The 3.2K walk around the mall will also feature a tricky tray and other fundraising events. Walk participants are encouraged to wear costumes to the event — teams and individual walkers are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to the best child’s costume and the best adult costume. Prizes will also be given to the top individual and team fundraisers. Donations of gift certificates, gift cards or items for gifts baskets are welcome. Business and/or organizational sponsorships are also welcome for the event. All proceeds from the event will benefit Family Promise, which help homeless and atPlease see CALENDAR, Page 11
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Clymer Library Reopens
“It took a while, but we are dry after the pipe burst,” said officials at Clymer Library. “Two weeks is a long time to not see all of our lovely patrons.” No fines were levied on materials during those two weeks. The library has all new computers with the newest versions of Office, an improved wireless connection and new Chromebooks to use.
Black History Month at ESU
East Stroudsburg University (ESU) of Pennsylvania is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events throughout February. The activities listed below are open to the public at no cost. • Thursday, Feb. 15: Afro-Caribbean Percussion Workshop with Froilán Kali Ramírez, 6 p.m., Science and Technology Center Auditorium. Artist, percussionist, photographer and writer Froilan Kali Ramirez will give a workshop. Ramírez will perform and teach Afro-Caribbean percussion rhythms, as well as discuss the history and culture of this music and the different instruments with which they are performed. For more information, email email@example.com. • Wednesday, Feb. 21: Guest speaker Phillip Roundtree, 6 p.m. Beers Lecture Hall. Phillip Roundtree, a social work professional practicing behavioral health and child welfare since 2005, will speak about his experience with depression and anxiety. Through his powerful presentation, Roundtree hopes to showcase how stigmatizing it can be to be an African American male with a mental illness. For more information about Roundtree, visit his website at quadefyllc.net. • Monday, Feb. 26: keynote speaker Albert Jones, 6:30 p.m. Beers Lecture Hall.
Albert Jones, the current director of human resources for First Quality Products of Central Pennsylvania and former director of human and cultural diversity and assistant to the president for social equity at Lock Haven University. His presentation is intended to plant the seed of change for some, challenge others to do more and positively reinforce those looking for support. Email lfleming@ esu.edu for more information.
Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school — it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve to help maintain the blood supply for patients in need. Upcoming blood donation opportunities include: Saturday, Feb. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Hospital—Pocono, 206 E. Brown St. in East Stroudsburg; and Tuesday, Feb. 27, 1-6 p.m. at Stroudsburg United Methodist Church, 547 Main St., Stroudsburg.
The Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center (LCEEC) invites children ages 3-6, and their parents or guardians, to attend Early Explorers, a program aimed at providing children with a lifelong, meaningful relationship with the natural world. Classes will be held every other Monday from March 26 to June 4, 1-2:30 p.m. at the LCEEC, 93 MacKenzie Road in Covington Township. Early Explorers is a program that offers discovery-based learning that changes with each season. Using the natural world as a catalyst for growth and development, children will explore natural sciences, gain sensory awareness, creatively express themselves, and practice using large www.thepoconotimes.com
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and fine motor skills while developing critical social skills. During each class children will have the opportunity to hike and explore the various habitats on the 211-acre property which includes a forest, meadow, open field and a stream. Children will also gain first-hand experiences with plants and animals. Each week will feature a different nature-related topic including eggs, seeds, amphibians, animal mothers, birds and gardening. Registration is now open. The cost is $40 for the series of six classes, or $8 per class. Registration is limited, and registration is required. For more information or to register, call 570-8421506 or email wheelerm@lackawanna. edu.
Call for Earth Day Exhibitors
This is the third year for the event, which will be held Saturday, April 21, at the Monroe Campus of Northampton Community College in Tannersville from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 1,000 people attended last year’s event, and a larger crowd is expected this year. The goal is to bring together individuals, organizations, agencies and businesses in Monroe County that collectively have been a part of maintaining and promoting conservation of our shared natural world. Featured activities include; live performances, interactive children’s activities, community booths and area business interaction. Admission and parking is free. There is no fee for exhibiting and all non-profits are allowed to sell merchandise as long as funds generated are used to support the organization. Interested exhibitors may download a registration form at mcearthday.org or by calling 570-629-3061. Interested entertainers may email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-6293060. For more information about Earth Day, visit mcearthday.org.
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& PROTECT $ Daytona: $ SAVE ENERGY YOUR HOME WITH muscle car statement SIDING, ROOFING & WINDOWS 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona Entry Price: $27,995 Price as Tested: $45,120 This week, we’re driving the 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona, a popular full-size, four-door sedan that competes in a heavily populated segment. With an aggressive front end design, Charger Daytona arrives in Hemi R/T trim and then successfully blends the legendary Daytona package with its racing past genes. The end result is a modern day, high-tech, muscle car statement. Reintroduced in 2006, the 2017 Chargers offer a special American style of performance and comfort in a nicely put together package. If you want a two-door coupe, you’ll be shopping sibling Challenger, which also offers similar options and Hemi engines. Historically, the Dodge Chargers from the mid-1960s and early 1970s were great looking boulevard cruisers, available with “mild to wild” engine offerings. For those who demanded the fastest Charger, a 440-wedge or 426 Hemi would thunder the quarter-mile with the best of them, although handling back then was a nonentity. Further, when Chrysler decided to go full bore into NASCAR racing, it introduced the special swopped front end and high rear wing 1969 Dodge Daytona and 1970 Plymouth Superbird, both available for purchase at any MOPAR dealership. (MOPAR is slang for any Chrysler-built vehicle but actually defined as “Motor Parts” for you MOPAR purists.) Regardless of trim, Chargers of old were handling nightmares compared to our nimble 2017 Charger Daytona. Ditto for the brakes as back in the 1960s four-wheel drum brakes were the norm although front disc brakes were an option. These new Chargers offer all the modern day marvels including excellent fuel mileage and almost twice as powerful engines. Like the Chargers of old, consumers nowadays still have mild to wild engine options to choose from if a Charger Daytona is not in your future. The base Charger SE (27,995) comes with a 292 horse 3.6 liter V6, while a mid-line R/T (which starts at $29,995) features a powerful 370 horsepower 5.7 Hemi V8. For those that still demand the most, a 485 horsepower 6.4 liter (392 inch) Hemi propels the higher dollar SRT models and start at $39,995. If you still need more go power, the ultimate is a 707-horse Hellcat Hemi Charger, which starts at $67,645. The Charger Daytona is available in two stages of dress, including our 5.7 Hemi version or the more powerful 6.4-liter Hemi. The Hemi 2017 Dodge Chargers come standard in rear drive (AWD is available on six cylinder
models) connected to a fine shifting eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic. Fuel mileage is actually quite good for a muscle car, with 16 city and 25 highway the expected EPA estimates. Our Charger Daytona came with a bevy of standard features, including things like remote start, brake assist, hill start assist, high intensity headlamps, all the airbags, heated seats, nice stereo system with Sirius/XM Satellite, all the powers, climate control and much more. A $1,495 Technology Group adds rear blind spot and cross path detection, adaptive cruise, stability control, forward collision, lane detection and more. I recommended this option for obvious safety reasons. The final option is a $550 Driver Confidence Group with exterior mirror upgrades, projector headlamps and enhanced blind spot detection. Handling is surprisingly good thanks the 20inch Goodyear rubber and fully independent performance suspension. It may be listed as a large sedan, but Charger R/T sure handles well and zero to 60 arrives in just five seconds flat. The Charger interior is well designed, has beautiful gauges and easy to operate features. There’s also more than enough room front and rear for five-passengers. The rear seat is a 60/40 split, allowing access to the roomy trunk. As for the government safety rating, all Dodge Chargers come with five-star ratings. The exhaust tone? Sounds just like the powerful 440-inch V8 wedge or 426 Hemi from back in 1969. This is another way of saying it’s loud and very impressive. As for reactions, we took the Charger Daytona to Watkins Glen for the NASCAR weekend and it attracted literally hundreds of interested onlookers. I’ll admit the spectators were of a performance minded demographic, but their interest in the car was intense. When told what the retail price was, there was even more interest. Important numbers include a curb weight of 4,270 lbs., 20.2 inch wheelbase, 18.5 gallon fuel tank, and 16.5 cu. ft. of cargo space. I have to admit I really enjoyed my week with the Charger Daytona. It is still an excellent consumer opportunity to relive past American cruisers when high horsepower and lots of room were commonplace on the boulevards. There may no longer be a Charger two-door, but the styling and mechanical prowess is so good you almost forget it has two extra doors. Likes: Charger Daytona looks, true muscle car power, lots of fun to drive. Dislikes: Option packages expensive, options sometime overlap each other. (Greg Zyla is a syndicated auto columnist).
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For this “Greater-Than Sudoku,” I’m not giving you ANY numbers to start off with! Adjoining squares in the grid’s 3x3 boxes have a greater-than sign (>) telling you which of the two numbers in those squares is larger. Fill in every square with a number from 1–9 using the greater-than signs as a guide. When you’re done, as in a normal Sudoku, every row, column, and 3x3 box will contain the numbers 1–9 exactly one time. (Solving hint: try to look for the 1s and 9s in each box first, then move on to the 2s and 8s, and so on).
“Sounds Like It’s ‘18”--you’ll hear it in the middle.
Across 1 Mature insect stage 6 528i maker 9 Arrears 14 Once less than once 15 Noise at the dentist 16 Andrews of “Mary Poppins” 17 Port-au-Prince or Fort-Liberté, as an example of what to call cities? 19 “___ we all?” 20 City SE of Oklahoma City 21 Just the right amount of stellar? 23 Haves and have-___ 25 They may be removed in “premium” versions 26 Some smartphones 27 Uncool sort 29 Uncle, in Oaxaca 30 Software problem 33 Jazz combo instrument 37 Facebook action 38 Oscar news about “Reds” or “Bulworth” (or “Network”)? 42 Shirt sleeves 43 Journalist Cokie who appears on ABC and NPR 44 Afternoon break 45 Part of FWIW 46 Congo basin animal 50 Solar system center 51 Surprised sounds 54 Madeline of “Blazing Saddles” 55 Much, much smaller? 60 Fish eggs 61 “That’s ___ shame”
62 Go out with Carrie Ann of “Dancing With the Stars?” 64 Blue-gray shade 65 Back in time 66 Ambulance attendant 67 Scammed 68 Actor Jeong 69 Hard worker’s output Down 1 Under one’s control 2 Grassland 3 Do some flying 4 Figure out 5 First of its kind (abbr.) 6 Made some barnyard noises 7 Half of a 1960s pop quartet 8 Put a sharper edge on 9 “___ Unchained” (Tarantino movie) 10 Continent-wide money 11 Chicken Cordon ___ 12 Triangle sound 13 Late-night host Meyers 18 Program begun under FDR 22 Alchemist’s potion 24 Stadium capacity 28 Crispy sandwich 29 Mild 30 Drill piece 31 Island strings, for short 32 Diploma equivalent 34 Power in old movies 35 ___ about (roughly) 36 Show sorrow 37 Eye surgery acronym
38 Outlaw 39 Notable period 40 Current measure 41 Utmost degree 45 Put gas in 47 Holiday procession 48 Intense fear 49 Short play length 50 What a two-letter abbreviation may denote 51 “August: ___ County” (2013 Streep film) 52 Show interest in, in a way 53 Figure out 55 Laundry 56 “Alice’s Restaurant” chronicler Guthrie 57 Affirmative votes 58 Bismarck’s home (abbr.) 59 Wheel accessories 63 Word after “brand spanking”
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Historical Association exhibit The Monroe County Historical Association has opened its newest exhibition at the Stroud Mansion, 900 Main St. in Stroudsburg, titled: “Over There… America joins the fight: 100th Anniversary of WWI” featuring uniforms, military artifacts, artwork and photographs from the Monroe County Historical Association’s museum collection. On display are World War I artifacts owned by Monroe County citizens including Dr. Charles S. Flagler, Giles H. Burlingame, George Garrison Shafer, Walter B. Miller, Dr. Harry S. Van
Etten and Robert A. Bixler. American Red Cross uniforms including items worn by Sarah MacMillian and Elizabeth French Ramsey. Also on display is a large assortment of military souvenirs and trench art brought home by Monroe County soldiers. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the first and third Saturdays of the month from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please contact the MCHA office ahead to confirm the exhibition will be open for viewing. One-hour guided tours of the Stroud Mansion are offered at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and the cost to tour the building is $10; $8 for seniors and children ages 7-17. Children 6 and younger are admitted free. The exhibition may also be viewed independently of the guided tour for a $5 admission fee. The exhibition will be on display until Friday, Dec. 21. For more information, please contact MCHA at 570-421-7703 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit monroehistorical.org. “And they thought we couldn’t fight —Victory Liberty Loan” poster on display as part of the “Over There… America joins the fight: 100th Anniversary of WWI” exhibition.
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risk families with children achieve sustainable independence through safe shelter and services by a collaborative network of community organizations. Last year, Family Promise assisted 71 families, consisting of 286 individuals; 64 percent were children under the age of 17. Registration is $10, free to children younger than 12. Refreshments will be offered. For information on how to donate to the tricky tray, be a sponsor or to help with the event, call 570-420-8589. Registration may be done by visiting crowdrise.com/superheroes-walkfor-homeless-families/fundraiser/enidlogan, You can also download the registration form at familypromisepa.org. • The Most Holy Trinity Church chili and salsa cook-off will be held on Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Monsignor McHugh gymnasium, Route 390 in Cresco. Admission is $5; kids younger than 10 will be admitted free. There will live country band, night at the races, raffle baskets, a 50/50 and face painting. Chili and salsa entries are still being accepted. Call 570-595-3100 to request entry form. • Monsignor McHugh, on Route 390 in Cresco, will host its Great Basket Raffle on Saturday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., calling at 4 p.m. Preview the baskets on Friday, March 2, 5-7 p.m. Tickets will be on sale and can be dropped that evening. Ticket pricing the day of the event will be: 25 tickets for $10 or 75 for $25. Premium tickets will be $5 and 12 sheets of 25 and 5 premium tickets for $100. Advanced orders can be picked up at the school, at the concession stand at the school on the day of the event or at preview night. Proceeds benefit new lighting for the stage, new gym equipment after school activities and clubs. MARCH 5 West End Park and Open Space Commission is sponsoring a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday, March 5. This year’s theme, “Wonders of Water,” will celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of horticulture and water. Bus leaves Chestnuthill Park at 8 a.m. and returns at 7 p.m. Cost is $75 For more information call 570-992-9733 visit or firstname.lastname@example.org. MARCH 14 Brodhead Chapter Trout Unlimited will hold its general meeting on Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road in Stroudsburg Guest speaker will be Rob Shane, Trout Unlimited’s Mid-Atlantic Organizer, who will be talking about TU’s initiatives in the region. Admission is free and the meeting is open to the public. MARCH 17 Dinner and a movie on Saturday, March
17, at McMichaels UMC, 104 White Church Road in McMichaels. Dinner is 3-5 p.m. and consists of chicken tenders, green beans, beverages and dessert for $8; $4 for kids age 12 and younger. Stay for the movie “Hitch” beginning at 6 p.m. Call 570-6291136 and leave a message. CONTINUING
Down Syndrome support group Pocono Parents of Children with Down Syndrome (PPODS) meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in East Stroudsburg University, Stroud Hall room 219. Call 570-476-1269, visit theppods.org or find Pocono Parents of Children with Down Syndrome on Facebook.
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