February 2018 Issue

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FOR THE LOVE OF COMMUNITY & HEALTH

Driving past Wayne Memorial Hospital, it is evident massive construction is underway.  Backhoes, cement trucks, huge steel pilings and pipes abound.  This is Phase Two of the hospital’s Master Facilities Plan—a new patient tower, expected to house 50 private rooms.
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5 STEPS TO WOWING YOUR LADY

F ear not – there is a way of attaining the best outcome this Feb. 14, which is just around the corner.  Abandon old traditions and do something to sweep her off her feet with these five steps.
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ARE YOU A GIVER OR A TAKER?

“It’s been my experience in life and in business that people come in only three basic varieties,” said Scott, an entrepreneur who started with a truck and a tool box to become a successful contractor and real estate developer. “There are givers, takers and those who fall in the middle with qualities of both.”
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LAUGHS, DANCING, FOOD

Winter is here and so is the fun! There’s so much to do in Hawley, PA over the winter. Settlers Hospitality, which includes The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel, Silver Birches Resort and the Hawley Silk Mill, has a line up for great events for locals and visitors alike.
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JANUARY 2018 ISSUE

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Get a jump on home improvements and decorating changes that will help you enjoy your house throughout the coming year.
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HEALTHY LIVING HABITS THAT WORK

When it comes to advice about healthy living, there are opinions nearly every place you turn.  Unfortunately, a great deal of that information is based on fad diets and trendy workouts that may deliver quick results but don’t promote a sustainable, healthy lifestyle.
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5 MONEY HACKS FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR

Do you ever feel like you’re in a chronic cash crunch?  That can be a real damper on your days and take the hope and expectation out of a new year.
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MOLD AND YOUR HEALTH

By far, the most common questions that we receive concern the health effects of mold exposure.  While studies are still ongoing into the symptoms of being exposed to airborne mold spores and the compounds released by mold growth, we already have a good deal of information to go on.
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7 WAYS TO PLAN FOR COLD & FLU SEASON

Declining temperatures can bring fun, cool-weather activities, but they also mean cold and flu season is lurking.  While everyone hopes to stay healthy, it can be difficult to completely avoid viruses and bugs.
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DECEMBER 2017 ISSUE

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Shoppers flock to the area for holiday browsing in these historic towns.  The sidewalks shine brightly, welcoming residents and visitors to explore and experience all they have to offer.  There are many unique boutiques and novelty shops along luminescent corners specializing in the perfect gift.
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WINTER CHARM IN HAWLEY, PA
The holiday season is almost upon us, and the folks at Settlers Hospitality have a line up of great events for locals and visitors alike.
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PICKING THE RIGHT CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
When decorating for the holidays, like most people, you probably get out the twinkly lights and decorations.  Before you do, though, it’s important to make sure that those lights are safe to use.
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GAMIFIED DIETING FOR A HEALTHIER, WEALTHIER HOLIDAY & NEW YEAR
Even during the gluttonous holidays and into the New Year “diet resolution” season, weight loss doesn’t have to be a difficult or costly endeavor.  It can actually be quite profitable.
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WASHING AWAY THE WINTER BLUES
Winter means many things at Woodloch Pines, a four-season, all-inclusive resort located in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains that offers something unique with each change of the weather.
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NOVEMBER 2017 ISSUE

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STAYING FIRE SAFE IN A HOTEL

The kids are excited. It’s time for the long awaited trip to Grandma’s town. Or maybe it’s that meeting or conference in an exotic city. Holidays, vacations, business trips; they are all times when a hotel stay may be part of the equation.
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EVERYTHING FIRE SAFETY

The United States has the highest fatality rate from fire in the industrial world.  Why?  Because we spend most of our money responding to fires, not preventing them.  Read full article here

KEEP THE DOOR CLOSED

It’s a phrase that makes the hair stand up on the back of your neck. The door almost became a character in that horror movie or perhaps the one about Zombies you watched last night.  Read full article here

DO YOU HAVE A FIRE ESCAPE PLAN?

Unfortunately, many people don’t realize how quickly a fire can spread through their homes. According to the National Fire Protection Association, only 1 of every 3 American households has developed and practiced a Fire Escape Plan.
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VETSTOCK: WHO WOULD’VE THOUGHT SOMEONE WOULD DONATE A HOUSE

The keys to a house were officially presented to VetStock’s founder Tom Ryan at Senator Mario Scavello’s office in Tannersville by David Wengerd the donator of the house.  Read full article here

STUDENTS FACE HEAVY ISSUES

Opioids, bullying, suicide. Healthy relationships, yoga, career and personal readiness. All these topics were addressed head-on in this year’s Together for Health School Program for 7th and 9th graders in three area school districts.  Read full article here

 

OCTOBER 2017 ISSUE

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MILLENNIALS DRIVE TODAY’S CULINARY TRENDS

Chefs become farmers, eggs are more edible than ever, the drinks of the ‘20s roar again, onions appear in jams and desserts, while the demand for sustainable fish is rising like the tide.   Read full article here

FALL IS FULL OF FUN

To celebrate the season, Settlers Hospitality, which includes The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel, Silver Birches Resort, and the Hawley Silk Mill,

has a line up for great events for locals and visitors alike.  Read full article here

HOW TO REMOVE FOOD STAINS

Is there some sort of unspoken rule that says, “messy food must leave a stain”?  It sure feels like it, doesn’t it?  Well, there’s no need to be scared of spaghetti anymore.  Read full article here

A NIGHT FOR THE CURE

Woodloch Pines Resort will host the 10th Annual “A Night for the Cure.”  The tricky-tray fundraiser benefits the Susan G. Komen for the Cure as part of BK Hope Cures.  Read full article here

BRING BEN TO TOWN

A noted Benjamin Franklin entertainer will be educating and performing for FREE at multiple venues in our community.
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