A pair of fall fests

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Autumn is here and that means two popular fall festivals are returning. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm will hold its 42nd annual Harvest Festival Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, rain or shine. This year’s theme is “19t (read more)

Around Town

ESU Community Band Brass, percussion and woodwind musicians with previous band experience are welcome to join the East Stroudsburg University/Community Concert Band (UCCB) as it prepares for its Sunday, Dec. 11 concert. Rehearsals are on Mondays, 7-9 p.m. (read more)

What's Happening

To have your school, church or nonprofit social event in “What’s Happening,” email: poconotimes@timesshamrock.com. Exact dates must be listed. NO EVENTS TAKEN BY PHONE. EVENTS ARE PRINTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. Deadline — noon on Friday for the next (read more)

United Way donation

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Recently Joseph Farda was honored at United Way’s annual Dario Belaridi Memorial Golf Tournament, established in 2012 as both a tribute to Dario’s benevolence, volunteerism, dedication and love for our community and to honor individuals who have recently (read more)

New legion officers

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At the monthly meeting of Honesdale American Legion Post No. 254, 15th District Commander Fred Baker conducted the installation of officers for 2016. The new officers include: commander James Carbone, first vice commander Chester Gorski, second vice comma (read more)

Avalon: ‘affluence statement’

Entry Price: $36,650 Price As tested: $43,285 This week, we’re driving the 2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid that delivers 40-mpg average fuel economy. Considering Avalon’s near full-size dimensions and its “as close to Lexus luxury that Toyota allows,” this car (read more)

Gourd art

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Monroe County Conservation District’s Environmental Education Center will host an art exhibit of gourds by Claudia Hill and Susan Pekala called “Working with Nature’s Canvas.” Gourds can be painted, carved, wood-burned, woven, beaded and sculpted. The ope (read more)