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Local Wonders: Reviving The Craft
Local Wonders: Reviving The Craft
Tyler Marie Simons March 13, 2018
Pennsylvania's hard cider scene is exploding.  Find out more at www.paciderguild.org   The number of craft cideries in the state more than doubled to 43 from 15 over the past two years.  The Keystone State ranks sixth in the nation in it's number of cider producers and the state's cider sales reached more than $25 million in 2016.
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Hardening Off Indoor Grown Plants From Seed
Hardening Off Indoor Grown Plants From Seed
Tyler Marie Simons March 9, 2018
The reason to take the time to harden off seed-grown plants is the same reason you would protect your "winter legs" from getting sunburned at the beginning of the summer.  They have to be acclimated and protected from the stronger UV rays.   The stronger outside light can cause sun scale to the plant cells and possibly death.  There are many seed and plant websites with videos and detailed guidelines, but here are the basics:  After temperatures are no longer dipping below 60 degrees, find seedlings a protected and shady area where they do not get direct sun.  Water as usual.
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Local Wonders: Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary
Local Wonders: Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary
Tyler Marie Simons February 6, 2018
In 1980, the Dorflinger- Syudam Wildlife Sanctuary Inc. was formed to further natural history, conservation, artistic and cultural education and to serve the people as an agency for popular enlightenment, cultural improvement and scientific progress, recognizing through its programs the essential relationship among the natural, artistic and historic elements of the area.  The Dorflinger- Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary is dedicated to the preservation of woodlands and open spaces...
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Local Wonders: Prompton State Park
Local Wonders: Prompton State Park
Tyler Marie Simons January 16, 2018
Prompton State Park is a 1,500 acre tract of land shared by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the U.S.
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Local Wonders: Himalayan Institute
Local Wonders: Himalayan Institute
Tyler Marie Simons January 10, 2018
A leader in the field of yoga, meditation, spirituality and holistic health, the Himalayan Institute is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to serving humanity through educational, spiritual and humanitarian programs.  The institute and its varied activities and programs exemplify the spiritual heritage of mankind that unites East and West, spirituality and science, and ancient wisdom and modern technology.                Founded in 1971 by Swami Rama of the Himalayas, the institute draws on its roots in the yoga tradition to offer programs in self-transformation, yoga, meditation and holistic health at its headquarters in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.  Its services include global humanitarian projects, publishing books, a holistic health center (Total Health Center) and the internationally acclaimed Yoga International website and educational platform.         - Wayne County Business and Resource Guide 2017  
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Local Wonders: The Hawley Silk Mill
Local Wonders: The Hawley Silk Mill
Tyler Marie Simons January 3, 2018
The Hawley Silk Mill Originally the Bellemonte Silk Mill, the facility was built by the Dexter, Lambert & Company in 1880 and operated as a silk mill from 1880-1956.  It was the first large scale silk factory in northeastern Pennsylvania.  To this day, it is still the largest laid bluestone building in the world, and has a rich history of alternative energy use, once being powered by the water of the Paupack Creek behind the building.  The mill has always been, and now continues to be, an important regional economic and historic resource to the northeastern Pennsylvania region.  The Hawley Silk Mill is a 12 million dollar revitalization project in the historic Bellmonte Silk Mill, now housing Lackawanna College, Maternal Family Health Sercices, Red Stone Run Realty, LockData Technologies, Attorney Tony Waldron, Attorney Steve Guccini, Schwartz Wealth Management, Northeast Innovation Alliance, Wayne Pike Red Cross, 4Sea-Sun Photography, Renewed Harmony Reiki, Hemaclear, Kelley Magee Counseling, The News Eagle, 84 Country Store, Wayne County Arts Alliance Shop, Harmony Presents, Lake Region Fitness, Alpak Station, 5th Avenue Salone and Spa and the Cocoon Coffee House.                -Wayne County Northern Poconos    
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Thank You For Donating!
Thank You For Donating!
Century 21 Select Group Hamlin & Lake Ariel Offices December 4, 2017
Wow! Our annual winter coat drive was a success, thanks to you! We received dozens of coats, hats, boots and blankets which are being given to Western Wayne Coats for Kids and Salem Community Church to be distributed locally.  Thank you to all for donating!  For information about next years winter coat drive, give us a call at 570-689-2111.
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Winter Coat Drive!
Winter Coat Drive!
Century 21 Select Group Hamlin & Lake Ariel Offices November 5, 2017
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1090 Forest Court: Chalet in Four Season, Gated Hideout Commuity
1090 Forest Court: Chalet in Four Season, Gated Hideout Commuity
Rose Sawyer November 4, 2017
Residential Real Estate for Sale in Lake Ariel PA at 1090 Forest Court for $167,500  Beautiful, spotless, move in ready, spacious, chalet style home in The Hideout.
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3363 Northwood Terrace: Spacious & Bright Hideout Chalet
3363 Northwood Terrace: Spacious & Bright Hideout Chalet
Terri Ditty November 3, 2017
Residential Real Estate for Sale in Lake Ariel PA at 3363 Northwood Terrace for $159,000  A circular drive through the trees leads to 3BR, 3BA prow front chalet in The Hideout.
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3515 Burnwood Point: Must-See Cape Cod in The Hideout
3515 Burnwood Point: Must-See Cape Cod in The Hideout
Rose Sawyer October 31, 2017
Residential Real Estate for Sale in Lake Ariel PA at 3515 Burnwood Point for $187,900  Everything you are looking for in a home...covered front porch, plus screened porch, granite counters, hardwood floors, fireplace, master bed/bath and laundry on the first floor, spacious bedrooms, large corner lot, circular drive, and all in move in condition.
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