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Honesdale Wayne Independent (Newspaper) - January 15, 2003, Honesdale, Pennsylvania 11, 2001 Independent 253-3057 253-6666 County's Only Daily 253-3055 253-3055 125, Number 10 January 15, 2003 50 cents Newsstand Established 1878 Running For O. COUNTY O'Connell Temperton has announced that she will seek election fdr the position of Wayne County Prothonotary presently held by Edmund who will retire at the end of this is a life long resident of Over the years she has volunteered with 5th and 6th grade as a Honesdale Soccer Club on the Honesdale Elementary with the Gym a for girls in the third to sixth with soccer and other activities at St. Vincent's and in putting in over 1,000 hours with the Wayne County worked for Wayne Bank in the Bookkeeping and Loan Department for almost 23 before starting her own business in December 1995, Kids Kloset More located at 613 Main She also works on call for Wayne Memorial Hospital in the Transportation has been a member of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce and the Honesdale Business Association in which she served on several committees including Sidewalk Festival for three years and was also vice-president for one graduated from Honesdale High School in 1973 and Wayne Commercial She has taken classes with the American Institute of Real Estate Fundamentals and accounting and computer is married to Barry Temperton who is a contractor and works for Dale Gillow Construction They are the parents of a daughter Shiloh who is an 8th grade student at Wayne Highlands Middle and Walker who is a 3rd grade student at Lakeside Mrs. Temperton said that she looks forward to serving all the residents of Wayne She said she believes that her many hours of community service and her 30+ years of business experience has helped prepare her for this Taxed By - Borough workers had more to do with the recent snow with less meaning progress on clearing the streets has been a bit Honesdale Councilman Gerald Ennis discussed the situation at the Borough Council meeting Monday At the same Police Chief Thomas Frisk forwarded a suggestion of requiring a permit before a citizen can solicit snow shoveling to avoid said that after the two back-to-back snow storms 25 and Jan. 3), some people have complained that the snow clearing has not been as in the He cautioned it take awhile given less money in the budget for overtime or for hiring an outside contractor to help move the there will be no recycling pickup in January in the Borough because if some streets being too narrow for the The Borough also not pick up Christmas he unlike in the this year did not clear Main Street state curb to so the Borough Department of Public Works had this to Side streets had to be done first due to hazardous Ennis workers have some overtime in December and January out of As of January 13, DPW has used 161 tons of salt on the Michael O'Day related a complaint he received about the noise from privately contracted snow removal being used in the middle of the Council President H. Richard rejoined with a hint of sarcasm that one solution would be to let the snow stay He added that this was an unreasonable a related Corps sent a note of thanks for the DPW Frisk reported Independent photo by Kevin Kearney VEHICLE INTO OLD Hawley firefighters and Gary's Towing remove a car from an embankment Monday afternoon on Route 6. The unidentified female driver was not seriously injured for unknown she lost control while driving west on Route 6. The car crossed the eastbound lane before traveling over the snow opposite from Ridge Hawley Fire Chief Eugene E. Krause reported that his company was dispatched at 2:15 and with help from Medic 504 removed the two occupants one at a The car was 25 feet below Route 6 in what had been the a stokes basket and ropes were used to bring the couple up the They were checked by Hawley Ambulance personnel and refused Hawley and White Mills fire police directed traffic as Route 6 was closed down until the car could be removed by Gary's Hawley Fire personnel returned to station at 3:46 p.m. A state report has not yet Defending School Site KEVIN Staff Roger offer has not changed the stance of county who still believe Stourbridge remains the most cost-effective of the proposed prison recently the county his land on Route 191 for But it would still cost about million more to construct the prison county engineer Steve Knash said at the meeting county would spend about if the prison were placed at the Dirlam location in and Cheny Ridge compared to about million at Knash of Chairman Herzog has said prior to the county taking Eminent Domain action to seize Stourbridge on Dec. 19, he was approached by who said he was willing to give up the land if the county Hit By COUNTY students were uninjured when the bus they were riding in crashed Friday in Palmyra Township bus was heading south on Laabs Road when it was struck by a car driven by Audrey B. of 00 Hawley, driving in the opposite state police The crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m. Andrews and the bus Mark LaTourette of were not suffered facial injuries in a crash Jan. 10 in Preston H. 65, was driving south on state Route 4033 when he struck the rear of a car driven by Harold 59, no address state police was treated at Wayne Memorial Hopkins was not Lake Ariel woman was not hurt Jan. 9 when her car went airborne and collided with a telephone pole on state Route 196. L. 25, lost control and hit a which caused the vehicle to go police relinquish its purchase agreement with Wayne Highlands School is a board member at Honesdale National which has also been pursuing where it would place bank drawbacks of the Dirlam location are its significant number of a stream in which the county would need a permit to and the presence of other wet soils which have characteristics of said Michael president of Woodland Designs added that a located under the wetlands would result in additional the others have tried to develop the Dirlam but failed due to the wetlands and excavating Wood a very strong disadvantage of the Stourbridge offers numerous said county consultant Tom The he is that it provides room for Shepstone proximity to all utilities water and three-phase space for county including the magistrate and 911 the building is already in place and the location is relatively level and the prison would be sheltered and the property is tax because of the proximity in which Stourbridge is to the the county would save money on the transportation of considered location was the site on Route 652 in Bierlin But commissioners would like to keep that a recreational Herzog noting the two new soccer fields that were recently constructed if the prison were built it would cost the county about million commissioners have the county is in litigation with Honesdale Borough regarding council's rejection of the prison as a use within a residential the borough Planning Commission denied the request for a special exception to build the prison at grant other the county Redevelopment Authority held a public meeting to begin the process of deciding how much money applying municipalities and organizations will receive out of file Community Development Block hoping to participate seeking for work on Grocery HiU for Rosencrans for the completion of Matthews Habitat for for the construction of the next for Vine and for drainage work on Honesdale Pine Mill for work at the for Eisenhower to trim improve Road and to install a handicapped ramp at community for work at community South for Theobald and for Academy Redevelopment Authority will rule on the requests in Commissioners accepted the resignation of Allison a certified information and referral specialist for the Office of Human Francesco is returning to young men are being prosecuted for going about the town collecting money to shovel and then not doing the A suggestion was made to require a permit with a photo identification City to contract Jack Bishop said that they used to publish a list of students who were willing to be hired for but due to the little interest the the list was not compiled for this He said he liked the permit idea and would investigate but questioned if there were enough interested He said this was a great way to be of service to our questioned who would pay for shoveling before it is Frisk said the two suspects were supposedly securing contracts for the get 2% new police contract has been giving the Borough Police a two percent increase each year over the next three Councilman in the lauded the Police Department for being Chief Frisk later said that they had asked for five but after understanding the financial needs of the they were willing to other points in the time cannot be cashed in at days without a doctor's excuse went five to days went three to care coverage will continue with Blue Shield unless Council negotiates another clothing allowance was set at surviving spouse will get half the pension of a deceased if no surviving the dependent children to age 18 will get half the Borough will pay for YMCA membership if used 12 times or more a police Frisk stated this past year was the busiest he has seen for the Police Department in his 25 years on the There were 487 crimes and 354 Arrests made included 257 adults and 68 Stolen property totaled property recovered totaled There were 105 accidents 749 traffic 164 criminal citations and 275 warnings Police were involved in school activities 50 times and 44 community policing Foot patrols numbered 266. They did 288 home and 1,441 O'Day announced a Town Meeting January 27 at 7:00 at the Visitor's Center on Commercial Residents are welcome to attend and voice their concerns and City Apartments sent their yearly check for in lieu of not paying for 2002. James manager of the non-profit appreciate the ambulance and police services rendered to pour elderly and handicapped and the fme cooperation received from all borough Mayor relayed a complaint that even allowing one junk car on a lot is too Jack Bishop announced he is NOT running for re-election due to his state job that uses federal The Council seats up Monaghan and Ennis are also up for election this Monaghan and Ennis did not announce their ballot a veteran's employment representative for Bishop said he will available to meet with veterans at the City Fridays from 8:30 to 10:00 ongoing dispute with the County over the Stourbridge site for a new prison has taken time away from other As a work on addressing derelict properties is a bit on the prison Bishop offered remarks that he cannot find anywhere else where a county prison has a day care and a and said that the mix is inappropriate and invites trouble should be a prison 21, Ed Rendell is due to be inaugurated as Pa. Participating in the inaugural parade in Harrisburg will be the Maple City Fife Drum Bishop are needed to serve on the Parks who served as has moved out of the They meet monthly for about two Bishop who manages the Sewer is doing very well recovering an Councilman Walter Klein General Fund total on December 31st was Honesdale Borough ended the year using out of that was Council meets on the second Monday at 6:30 p.m. at City KEVIN Staff COUNTY Ariel man has been charged with retail theft after he allegedly tried to steal about worth of merchandise Wal-Mart on Route 6 in police said the charge against Michael V. no age will be upgraded to a third-degree because it was his sixth to a police Saulle tried to leave the store Dec. 27 after placing about worth of stolen goods into Wal-Mart shopping was placed in Wayne County Prison after failing to post bond at his Ronald Honesdale man was charged Saturday with simple unlawful restraint and recklessly endangering Ketch 22, was allegedly involved in a domestic dispute in which a female suffered minor was arraigned Mitchell Laabs and released after posting A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 21 at 1 Honesdale teen was charged Jan. 8 with criminal mischief after allegedly vandalizing a model village set up in the yard of a Riverside Drive home in the said the 17-year-olcl pushed a model church from its causing it to fall down an embankment and A witness saw the teen the police Erie Street residences in Honesdale were stuck by paintballs Jan. 11. The incidents occurred shortly after 10:30 and it appears the person firing the paintballs was moving in a northern police
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