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mobile mammography Women throughout Wayne County will have increased access to life-saving breast cancer screenings, thanks to a “big pink van.”

more on page 2 what’s happening See what’s happening throughout the Poconos with the region’s most comprehensive events calendar. page 2

halloween fun Spooktacular tips for the holiday. pages 6-7

hospital expansion Wayne Memorial Hospital officials recently broke ground on construction for the biggest expansion in its history. page 5 puZZle fun Crossword & sudoku puzzles. page 13

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A special open house is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m. at 485 Church Road in Eldred Township. This is only the third time in 70 years that the school has been opened to the general public. In 1855 the Town of Eldred had seven one-room schoolhouses. Students sat in rows on benches and took notes with chalk on pieces of slate (the same slate that the roof of the school was made from). All grades, from the first to the eighth, were taught in that one room. The room was heated by a simple potbelly stove and light was provided by large windows on three walls. The fourth wall was filled with a huge chalkboard. Ninety years later, with the advent of school buses, the students were consolidated from the Frantz, Barlieb, Christman, Correll, Smith Gap and Kleintop schools

at the Gower School. Each of these schools were named for the family on whose property the school stood, and today these names are not just reflected in the names of roads but in the descendents of these civic-minded families still living in Eldred. The Barlieb, Christman and Gower buildings are gone. The Kleintop and Smith Gap were saved and repurposed as homes. Reportedly, the Correll is too deteriorated to be saved, but the Frantz School has been refurbished. On Oct. 7, visitors will be able to stand in the old school house and see the original desks and chalk board. The schoolhouse and grounds are being repaired and maintained by a group of neighbors. For more information email churchroad@gmail.com.


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Women throughout Wayne County and the Greater Carbondale Region will have increased access to life-saving breast cancer screenings, thanks to a “big pink van” housing a digital mammography system. The mobile mammography program will be available at Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers’ family health centers in Hamlin, Lake Como, Vandling and Carbondale. Wayne Memorial officials say the program was initiated to address a community need. “Wayne Memorial offers digital mammography at the hospital in Honesdale and at our Lords Valley office in Pike County, but

many women in other parts of our service area such as northern Wayne are not always able to get to those facilities,” said Wayne Memorial CEO David Hoff. “Higher rates of breast cancer are often seen in areas where screenings are not easily accessible. Early detection saves lives.” The mobile mammography program received funding from the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the AllOne Foundation and the USDA’s Distance Learning & Telemedicine program. “This project would not have happened without them,” said Hoff. The van will be staffed by mammography

technologists from Wayne Memorial, whose mammography program is certified by the American College of Radiology. Wayne Memorial performs close to 5,000 mammograms each year. To make an appointment for a screening in the mobile unit, patients with a prescription from their provider may call Wayne Memorial’s Central Scheduling Department at 570-251-6689.

Crime Watch with crime fighting information, the Stroud rRegional Police Department and Sheriff Department, free pony rides, pumpkin and face painting, station tours, kids carnival rides, crafts for kids, liive music all day, food and beverages, vendors (spaces still available; email scole@ptd.net), antique cars and motorcycles and more. Call 570-424-7540 for more information. • The Women’s Fellowship Group of the Reformed Church of Bushkill, 5969 Milford Road in East Stroudsburg will hold a community yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine). Vendors wanted: call 917-683-7697. OCT. 8 Join Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network (PVEN) on Sunday, Oct. 8, for an evening at the Blue Ridge Estate Winery, Saylorsburg, as they present a ’20s-themed murder mystery and silent auction. Tickets are $35 and include a wine tasting and hot and cold finger foods. Sales will benefit the building fund. For tickets and more information, call 570-992-3136. • The American Legion Riders have their monthly meeting on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the American Legion Post No. 927, Route 209 and Fairgrounds Road, Gilbert. For more information, call 570-977-8208 or everett.shaver@yahoo.com. Visit ampost927.org and on Facebook. • A German dinner benefiting the Blooming Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be held on Sunday, Oct. 8, 1-5 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Volunteer Firehouse, 484 Route 739, Lords Valley. The charge for the dinner is $13; $5 for kids 10 to 4; free admission for kids 3 and younger. Menu consists of sauerbraten, bratwurst, potato pancakes, spaetzle, red cabbage, green beans dinner roll, hot and cold drinks and cake. Eat

in or take out. Curbside delivery available; call ahead or stop in. Someone will be in the parking lot to take your order. Call 570-7757355 and leave a message for: details about the event or visit facebook.com/BGVFD. STA25. OCT. 9 The Pocono Heritage Land Trust together with the Brodhead Watershed Association present a golf tournament at Country Club of the Poconos on Monday, Oct. 9. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with an 11 a.m. shot gun start, and the tournament is a scramble (best ball) format, with a men’s division and a women/mixed division. Following the tournament there will be a dinner held at the Whispering Pines Banquet Hall, and prizes will be awarded at that time. To register, become a sponsor or for more information call 570-730-7202, email cmiano@phlt.org or visit ccppagolf.com/ forevergreen. OCT. 10 The Pocono Garden Club will hold a general meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, Running Valley Road in Bartonsville. The Netherland Bulb Co. representative will offer club members a program on planting various species of fall bulbs. The Fall monthly design will be a design of choice using grasses, reeds and other natural materials. An accessory may be included in the titled theme a “Witch’s Broom.” Members and guests are encouraged and welcome to participate. Entries need to be in by 12:30 p.m. for judging. The horticulture entry is one stalk from a Dahlia, any color, presented in a clear glass container. A dish garden or terrarium will

On the front page: Wayne Memorial Hospital’s mobile mammography van. More on breast cancer awareness month on page 11.

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Recreation Commission (SROSRC) is now planning its second annual Haunted Trail event and is looking for individuals or groups to volunteer. Want to be a character or build and run a theme area or station? How about being a trail guide? Or simply want to help out with set up and take down? The event is actually two events in one: On Saturday, Oct. 28, the Friendly Trail will run from 5-6:30 p.m. and the Haunted Trail will run from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Zacharias Pond Park (rain date is Sunday, Oct. 29). Email acevedo@srosrc.org or call 570-426-1512 to volunteer

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A free support group designed to help people cope with the grieving process will be offered at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The sessions will provide support and focus on grief as a normal part of an individual’s transition through life. The sessions will be held Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. through Oct. 30 in conference room No. 3 on the second floor of Wayne Memorial Hospital, 601 Park St. in Honesdale. Participants are asked to complete a registration form, which can be found atwmh.org For more information, email edwardkerb@aol.com.

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The Pocono Arts Council announces its upcoming gallery exhibitions at ARTSPACE Gallery located at 18 N.

Seventh St. in Stroudsburg. The general public is encouraged to attend. • Oct. 6-28: “Autumn Impressions.” The October exhibition will celebrate the fall season and feature artwork in the gallery from member and non-member artists in a variety of mediums. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, 4-6 p.m., with a presentation of awards at 5 p.m. • Nov. 3-18: “Small Works II.” The November exhibition will feature smallsized artwork that does not exceed 200 square inches. The opening reception will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4, 4-6 p.m. with a presentation of awards at 5 p.m. All artwork exhibited in the ARTSPACE Gallery available for purchase with a portion of the sale benefiting the Pocono Arts Council.

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Northeast Photography Club will conduct a juried exhibit of members’ work at North Pocono Public Library, 1315 Church St. in Moscow. Titled “Visual Voices,” the show will be available for viewing from Friday, Sept. 15, through Friday, Oct. 27, during library hours. “Snowy Great Gray Owl” by Bernadette Lawler will be among the photographs on exhibit.

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The other night at a restaurant, I looked through a wine list that included pinot gris and pinot grigio as selections, and I asked the server the difference, interested in how she would describe it. She admitted, honestly, that she wasn’t sure and offered to get the wine steward. The answer is that pinot gris and pinot grigio are synonyms, referring to the same grape. The difference is more of style and maybe marketing. A producer using pinot gris, generally, is trying to emulate the pinot gris of Alsace, the cool, Saxon-tinged region of France that makes dry, silky, aromatic white wines from riesling, pinot gris and gewurtraminer. You’ll hear winery tasting room talk regarding riesling, although it simplifies the matter. An “Alsationstyle” riesling will be dry. A sweeter riesling will be “Mosel-style,” referring to a region known for sweeter rieslings. By using the name pinot grigio, producers suggests their wine is light, crisp and very acidic, like the style made in much of Italy. When pinot grigio took off in popularity, some pinot gris makers changed the grape name to catch the craze. With so much mediocre pinot grigio out there, consumers may now view pinot gris as a cut above. I tried some pinot gris recently, leaving out Alsace, whose wines can be somewhat hard to find and often at above-average prices. Sometimes, I think every white wine

from New Zealand tastes a little bit like sauvignon blanc, and this Hillersden 2014 Marlborough Pinot Gris is no exception. The wine shows character of lime and kiwifruit and has a very rich texture and a hint of sweetness with a dried fruit character. This one is old for a white of this style, with the age coming across in the color and the finish. But this is not quite over-the-hill yet and a good price if you plan to drink it now. $11. HHH 1/2 Pinot gris is a mutation, a descendant of pinot noir. All the pinots like cooler weather and have found a home in the Pacific Northwest. Oregon gives us Wine by Joe Dobbs 2015 Willamette Valley Pinot Gris. Very Alsation and food-friendly, this balanced wine doesn’t color outside the lines, making it an excellent accompaniment to food. The wine shows peach and apple character with a mouthwatering acidity with the fruit character hanging on through the finish. $15. HHHH 1/2 Nine Hats Horse Heaven Hills 2016 Pinot Gris from Washington state is straightforward, with flavors of fresh Gala apples, a brush of sweetness in the front and closing with a tight acidity. This tastes like America. $15. HHHH If you are a fan of pinot grigio, give a gris a chance. GRADE: Exceptional HHHHH, Above average HHHH, Good HHH, Below average HH, Poor H. David Falcheck writes a weekly wine column for The Times-Tribune in Scranton. Write to him at dfalchek@timesshamrock.com. © The Times-Tribune 2017.


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Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) recently broke ground on construction for the biggest expansion in its history. Close to 200 people attended the ceremony. The Honesdale-based hospital is building a new 85,000 square foot patient tower which will house 50 private patient rooms. The private rooms are designed to help reduce the potential for infection, reduce noise, increase communication between the patient and his/her clinical team and enhance comfort. At the same time, the hospital is renovating 35,000 square feet of existing space, including expanding and adding more private space to chemotherapy and wound care. Wayne Memorial Board Chairman Dirk Mumford and CEO David Hoff both called the $40 million project “exciting and significant.” From left: WMH board member Wendell Hunt; Susan Mancuso, WMH board secretary; James Pettinato, WMH director patient care services; state Rep. Jonathan Fritz; Milt Roegner, chair WMH Foundation; Dr. William Dewar III, WMH chief of staff; John Conte, WMH director facility services and real estate; Lee Oakes, former WMHS board chair; David Hoff; Dirk Mumford; Hugh Rechner, WMH board first vice chair; WMHS board member Joe Harcum; chairman Brian Smith Wayne County commissioners; community advisory board Chair Martha Wilson; Wayne County commissioner Joseph Adams; community advisory board vice chair Juliann Doyle; WMH board member Matt Meagher; and Wayne County commissioner Wendell Kay.

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Halloween pumpkincarving pointers Transforming pumpkins into cleverly carved creations is a Halloween tradition. Each October, glowing pumpkins take up residence near doorsteps and porches, adding to the magical ambiance of the season. Young and old spend time designing their themes and then taking knife to pumpkin to achieve the desired effects. Carving pumpkins into jack-olanterns can be traced back centuries to Ireland and a story about “Stingy Jack.” The tale involves Jack outwitting the Devil twice, the second time freeing the Devil from a prank in exchange for the promise that he would not claim Jack’s soul should Jack die. When Jack did die, God did not want the unsavory character in heaven, but the Devil could not claim Jack for hell. Therefore, Jack was relegated to roam the planet indefinitely with only a burning coal to light his way. Jack put that coal into a carved-out turnip. His ghostly figure was referred to as “Jack of the Lantern.” Later on it was shortened to “Jack O Lantern.” When Irish immigrants arrived in North America, turnips weren’t plentiful, so jack-o-lanterns were instead carved into pumpkins. Today, many people carve jack-o-lanterns, with some featuring just smiling or grimacing faces while others are far more artistic creations. These tips can help anyone carve a pumpkin. • Begin with a fresh pumpkin. Look for a pumpkin with a green stem. If the pumpkin has been sitting around for too long or has been handled too much, the stem can get brittle and/or fall off. A thick, fresh pumpkin is best for carving. • Plan your ideas. Draw a plan for your pumpkin before you make your first cut. Then transfer that design to the pumpkin with pen or a thin marker. Pumpkin-carving kits come with designs that can be “traced” by poking small holes to create the outline of the design. • Don’t cut all the way through. Many professional pumpkin artists do not actually cut clear through the flesh of the pumpkin. They carve and shave off layers of the outer

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SWEET-’N’-HOT BAKED CHICKEN BREASTS 1/3 cup apricot jam 1/4 cup prepared mustard 2 tablespoons salted cashew or macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons plain breadcrumbs 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts Rice pilaf (recipe below) Combine 1/4 cup of the apricot jam, prepared mustard, coarsely chopped nuts and breadcrumbs in small bowl to form thick paste. Sift flour lightly over chicken breasts, shaking off excess flour. Spread small amount of jam on both sides of chicken. Place chicken breasts in baking pan large enough to hold 1 layer. Spread apricot-mustard mixture on top and bake at 350º for 30 minutes until chicken is lightly browned; then place under heated broiler to crisp; about 2 minutes. Serve with rice pilaf, if desired. To prepare rice pilaf: Prepare your favorite white rice according to package directions. During the last 3 or 4 minutes of cooking, stir in some thawed frozen peas, chopped dried apricots and chopped salted nuts, such as cashews.

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Water to cover potatoes 1 tablespoon butter 3 eggs 1-1/4 cups seasoned bread crumbs 1/4 cup milk Salt and black pepper, to taste 1 teaspoon parsley flakes 2 tablespoons vegetable oil TWO-WAY MEAT LOAVES Cook potatoes in enough water to cover; MEAT LOAF BASE: drain and mash. Add butter, 1 egg and 1/4 1-1/2 pounds ground round cup bread crumbs; mixing well. Let stand 1 pound ground turkey until cool enough to handle. Beat remaining 2 large onions, finely chopped 2 eggs, milk, salt and pepper and parsley. 1/2 cup chopped parsley Spread the remaining 1 cup bread crumbs 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped on platter. Shape potato mixture into 3-inch 1 cup fresh bread crumbs LAMB BURGERS WITH long croquettes. Dip in egg mixture, then Salt and black pepper to taste HOMEMADE TOMATO KETCHUP roll in bread crumbs. Heat oil in skillet; add 2 eggs Homemade tomato ketchup (recipe croquettes and fry until golden, turning FOR ITALIAN MEAT LOAF below) occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Serve at 2/3 meat loaf base: 1/4 teaspoon crushed dried oregano once. Yield: 6 servings. 1/2 cup bottled marinara sauce 2 tablespoons chopped shallot (1 large) WEB BONUS RECIPES 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce CRISPY APPLE FRIES WITH DIP 3/4 teaspoon leaf basil, crumbled 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2 1/4 teaspoon leaf oregano, crumbled 1/2 pound ground lamb inch slices FOR GERMAN MEAT LOAF 2 hamburger buns, preferably toasted 1/3 cup quick cooking oatmeal 1/3 meat loaf base: Prepare tomato ketchup and set aside 2-1/2 tablespoon walnuts 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt while cooking lamb burgers. Combine 1/3 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon leaf thyme, crumbled oregano, shallot, Worcestershire sauce, salt 2-1/2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon leaf marjoram, crumbled and ground lamb in bowl. Mix ingredients, 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon Pinch ground ginger just enough to blend. (Do not overmix.) Pinch of nutmeg To prepare meat loaf base: Preheat Shape into 2 patties; broil 4 to 6 inches from Pinch salt oven to 350º. Combine beef, turkey, onion, heat until browned, about 5 to 7 minutes 1/4 cup butter, melted parsley, garlic, bread crumbs, salt, pepper per side. Place patties on buns; arrange on For dip: and eggs in large bowl. serving plates. Pass ketchup separately. 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened To prepare Italian meat loaf: Yield: 2 servings. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine two-thirds base and next 4 To prepare homemade tomato 1 cup cool whip ingredients in large bowl; mix thoroughly. ketchup: Preheat oven to 425°. Place a wire rack Press into 9x5-inch loaf pan; bake in pre1 teaspoon oil heated oven for 1 hour. Let stand in pan 10 onto a baking sheet; set aside. In a small 1 tablespoon minced shallot (1 small) food processor, pulse the oatmeal and walminutes. Pour off drippings; remove from 1 slice fresh gingerroot (1/4-inch thick) nuts until the mixture is fine like flour; pour pan. Wrap, refrigerate remainder. 1 large tomato, peeled, cored and diced the mixture into plastic bag. Add in the To prepare German meat loaf: 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; gently Combine one-third base and next 4 1 teaspoon cider vinegar shake the bag to mix. Next, pour melted ingredients in large bowl; mix thoroughly. 2 teaspoons honey butter into a shallow baking dish. Dip apShape mixture into loaf about 8 inches 4 cloves ples into the melted butter. Let excess drip long; place in shallow baking pan. Bake in 1/4 teaspoon salt preheated oven for 50 minutes. Remove loaf off. Put the buttered apples (several slices 2 teaspoons tomato paste at a time) into the bag with the oatmeal from baking pan to platter; cool loaf com1 teaspoon hot water (optional) mixture. Shake bag to coat apples evenly. pletely. Wrap and refrigerate for next day. Heat oil in small saucepan; add shallot Remove the apples and place on wire rack. and slice of gingerroot; sauté 2 minutes. Bake for 10 minutes. Yield: 8 servings. POTATO CROQUETTES Add tomato, lemon juice, vinegar, honey, To make dip: In a small bowl, mix (Great as a side with the meat loaf.) cloves, salt and tomato paste. Cook over low together cream cheese and vanilla. Fold in 6 large potatoes, peeled and cut into heat for mixture to stay at a slow boil, 15 to cool whip. 20 minutes, until thickened. If mixture gets thick slices is cooked, but still soft. While chicken is baking, boil sugar and water for 5 minutes to make a simple syrup. Transfer chicken to a serving plate; strain cooking juice into small saucepan and add one cup stock, the syrup and lemon juice to taste. Cook until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes. Combine cornstarch with remaining stock (cold); add to boiling sauce to thicken. Adjust seasoning and pour over chicken. Decorate with thinly sliced fresh lemon; serve over rice or Chinese noodles. Yield: 4 servings.

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Around Town PEEC activities

At Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 538 Emery Road in Dingmans Ferry. • “Falling Leaves” family nature getaway weekend, Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 6-9. Adults $225 each/child, commuter, day rates available. Bring your friends and family to experience PEEC. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, canoeing, campfire and more. Includes lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. • Fall Family Fun Day, Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5 per car. Spend the day at PEEC and celebrate the fall season. Arts & crafts, hands-on activities, conservation exhibits, live music, local food, old-timey activities and more. • Fall Photography, Oct. 13-15. $290/$240 for commuters. Capture the fall colors with photographer John Barclay. Learn about exposure, composition and more. Geared toward DSLR-type cameras. A tripod is recommended, but not required. Includes lodging and meals. • Bike the McDade, Saturday, Oct. 14, 1-4 p.m. Free. A bike ride along the McDade Trail. All equipment and transportation provided. Bring a water bottle and lunch, and wear sturdy footwear. Extra water and snacks available. Maximum of 25 spaces. • Fire Building, Sunday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m.

to noon; $5. Make fire without matches by learning techniques that involve sparks and found or prepared tinder. Ages 10 and older. • Ecozone Discovery Room. Sunday, Oct. 15, 1-4 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 29, 1-4 p.m. $2 per person. climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge, and dig in a fossil pit. Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment. • Boy Scout Badge Fest, Saturday, Oct. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $25. A day of badge work. Bears will work on Fun, Feathers, and Ferns. Webelos will work on the Into the Woods adventure. Boy Scouts will work towards the Environmental Science badge (pre-reqs 3e and 3f; bring a camera). Scouts must be supervised at all times by a parent or troop leader. Payment is required at registration. Space is limited. • Signs of Fall Hike; Sunday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to noon, $5. Discover the science behind the wonderful season of fall, including changing animal behavior, why leaves change color and why it’s the best season to be out and about. • Fungus Among Us, Sunday, Oct. 22, 1-3 p.m. $5. Search for fungus and lichen as you learn about the amazing world of decomposition and nutrient cycling.

LCEEC classes

At the Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center, 93 MacKenzie Road in Covington Township, For more information or to register, call 570-8421506. • Oct. 4: Natural Wonders: Insect Safari, 1-2:30 p.m. Natural Wonders is a program series for children ages 3-6 and a guardian that offers discovery-based learning about the natural world through stories, art, and outdoor explorations. What has six legs, compound eyes and wings? Children will learn about insect characteristics and search for different types of insects. Oct. 18: Natural Wonders: Bats., 1-2:30. Get batty while learning about these fascinating flying mammals. Discover what they eat and play a game to see how they hunt in the dark. Cost is $40 for a series of six classes

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Around Town

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Each year the Kinsley Family donates a portion of their store’s sales to the Monroe Unit of the American Cancer Society. Kinsley’s ShopRite and Frailey Insurance and Financial Services contributed. From left: Danica L. Overcash, Yvonne L. Reitemeyer and Carole’ Ann F. Bowyer.

Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 531 and American Legion Post No. 254 and other friends and neighbors joined forces recently to hold a Patriot’s Day ceremony. It has been 16 years since the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington DC, and the plane crash in Shanksville. The ceremony took place at the 9/11 monument located in front of the Demmick Building, next to the Wayne County Courthouse. A prayer, a poem, some history and the playing of Taps were all part of the observation. Post No. 254 meets at the Chamber of Commerce building, at 7 p.m., on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Any veteran interested in joining should contact Commander Carbone at 845-629- 0287. From left: Helen Swan, Jean Smith, George Schaffer, Phil Sheehan, Scott Smith, Ken Swan, Bill Long, William Malloy, Jim Bruck, Diane Kean and Warren Schloesser.

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Art exhibit at ESU

Mixed media works by artist Yvonne Love will be featured in an exhibit titled Alluvial Plain through Oct. 27 at East Stroudsburg University’s Madelon Powers Gallery. “The work in the series Alluvial Plain is a reflection of an internal and transient exploration of place,” Love noted. “My process is an immediate response to juxtaposed materials, whether combining modeling paste and resin or porcelain and glass. “Part of my process is finding my work in nature,” Love added, “whether it is the movement of a bird’s wings, ice formations on the surface of the water, or sedimentary deposits over time; each momentary, each changing.” A reception for Love will be held Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4-6 p.m. in the gallery. Both the exhibit and reception are open to

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be the Houseplant entry. Entries to be in by 12:30. Everyone interested in plants and gardening is welcome. For more information call 570-517-9795. • Women of all ages and their children are invited to the eighth annual Midwifery Mingle, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 3–5 p.m. at The Cooperage in Honesdale. Sponsored by Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers and Wayne Memorial Hospital, the event is free and features refreshments, educational and activities. For more information, call 570-253-8390. OCT. 11 The Monroe County Garden Club will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the Eastern Monroe County Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. in Stroudsburg. The program will be “Lyme Disease in Pennsylvania,” presented by Nicole Chinnici, forensic scientist at East Stroudsburg. The Design Theme: “Imagine Autumn.” Collage decorated with materials such as dried materials, seeds, fresh flowers, leaves, etc. Designer’s choice of size and materials. Meeting will be followed by lunch, followed by program. Everyone interested in gardening is welcome to attend. $5 for non-members (applied to your membership). Luncheon included. For more information, call 570-350-8069 or email rteets@ptd.net. Visit monroecountygardenclub.com and on Facebook. • Brodhead Chapter Trout Unlimited’s general meeting will welome representatives from PennFuture and Fishing Wyoming on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. at Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road in Stroudsburg. Admission is free. For more information, email administrator@brodheadtu.org or brodheadchapter@gmail.com. • Veteran TV meteorologist Benjamin D. Gelber will present “A History of Severe Storms in the Poconos” to the Historical Association of Tobyhanna Township (HATT) at its seventh annual dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 11. at the Lake Naomi Club in Pocono Pines, starting with a cash bar at 6 p.m. The dinner is $35 per person. Registration forms are available at TobyhannaTwpHistory.org or can be obtained by emailing HATT at hatthistory@msn.com or calling 570-580-5353. OCT. 13 On Friday, Oct. 13, the public is invited to a “Shop Til You Drop” fundraiser, a unique sale of items made by or sold by Wayne Memorial Health System staff and families. The sale takes place in the hospital’s David Katz Conference Center from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be more than 20 tables of goods, including recycled wood art, handmade candles, baby booties, rice bags, jewelry, skin care products, jams and jellies

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2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4x4 Entry Price: $23,295 Price as Tested: $37,960 This week, we’re driving the 2017 Jeep Wrangler two-door, the smaller version of the Wrangler family that also offers an extendedwheelbase, four-door version called Wrangler Unlimited. Our smaller Wrangler Sahara perhaps zeros in closer to the true Wrangler legacy, which dates back to the World War II era. The modern day Wrangler not only shares DNA with the original 1941 Willys Jeep, it, to this day, has no real market competitor. This comes thanks to Jeep loyal (and even cult like) consumers who, regardless of age demographic, gleefully enjoy an ever expanding Wrangler lineup that now boasts over 26 different Wranglers to choose from in two- or four-door trim. Other manufacturers have tried to compete along the way, but none have been able to penetrate the magic of owning a Jeep Wrangler. To further explain the Jeep legacy, in 1941 Willys-Overland took the newly developed 80-inch wheelbase transport military vehicle (see photo) direct to Washington, D.C., and had then-Sen. James Meade of New York, along with four passengers, drive the new Willys “Scout” Jeep straight up the 365 steps that lead to the U.S. Capitol. Meade turned around at the top and drove the Jeep back down the steps without a hitch much to the surprise of the many government officials and press photographers that had gathered. Not surprisingly, Willys-Overland won the military contract on the spot. Fast forward to 2017, and Fiat Chrysler hasn’t forgotten these family tree roots. Of the 13 distinct two door Wrangler models available, you’ll find two models that utilize the branding birthright, namely a Willys Wheeler W 4x4 that starts at $30,395 or a Willys Wheeler 4x4 that starts at $28,295. The difference between the two is a heavy duty Tru Lok rear differential in the “W” model versus a conventional rear differential in the standard Willys Wrangler. All Wranglers, however, come with a distinctive “since 1941” logo in the interior that reminds the driver of where the Wrangler came from. For those working on a tight budget, the entry Sport 4x4 four passenger two-door starts at just $23,295 and then graduates through 11 more models to the ultimate Wrangler Rubicon Recon, that starts at $39,145. Our “in-between” Sahara starts at $30,445 and comes with a heavy duty gas shock suspension. The Sahara package costs $1,400 more and also adds body colored grille with silver metallic and a five-

speed automatic, which replaces the standard six-speed manual transmission. Our tester also featured an optional $1,995 Freedom Top hardtop, which is a color matched three piece design that replaces the high quality Bestop manufactured soft top, the latter of which is standard equipment on all Wranglers since 1986. What’s really neat about all Wranglers is that when the sun shines and you want to frolic at the beach or in the mountains, it literally transforms into an open air fun machine as the doors and top are removable for ultimate open air adventures be it Freedom hardtop or Bestop soft top. Under the hood sits a powerful 24-valve 3.6-liter V6 engine putting out 285 horses and 260 lb. ft. of torque. The heavy duty five-speed automatic transmission comes with hill descent and is designed especially for more rugged 4x4 outings. Built in Toledo, Ohio, all Wranglers are classified as SUVs and do not compare well to automobiles in safety ratings or ultimate comfort features. Some will find entry to be cumbersome, road noise high and handling not that great. But when you take this same Jeep off road or drive in a snowstorm, the Wrangler then becomes an outstanding vehicle. Further, if you drive the smooth freeways, a Wrangler is comfortable considering its multi-tasking genes. Other options our tester included were a remote start for $495, enhanced air conditioner with automatic temp control for $395, an Alpine Premium stereo upgrade for $945 that adds a 40 gig hard drive, nine speakers with all-weather subwoofer, NAV, 6.5 inch touch display, SiriusXM for one year and a five year SiriusXM travel subscription. An engine block heater for $95 and delivery charges of $995 brought the final tally to $37,960 retail. Important numbers include a wheelbase of 95.4 inches, 3,976 lb. curb weight, 18.6 gal. fuel tank, 17 city and 21 highway fuel mileage, 2,000 lb. tow capacity, 8.3 inch ground clearance and 12.8 to 56.5 cu. ft. of cargo capacity. In summary, until you own a Jeep Wrangler you just won’t understand why this vehicle is so darn popular. You’ll quickly become aware of the many Wranglers on the road, which was half the fun of this test drive. Then, when you add the other Jeeps like Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Patriot, Compass and Renegade to the fray, you finally realize that the Jeep brand vehicle is probably more valuable to the Chrysler franchise than any other vehicle it produces, including Dodge and Chrysler minivans. Likes: Legacy, affordable entry, multi-task extraordinaire, fun factor. Dislikes: Expensive options, no backup camera, rear visibility.

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