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December 23, 2016: Wayne Bank Promotes JoAnn Fuller to Senior Vice President

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of JoAnn Fuller to Senior Vice President. ..more

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December 23, 2016: Wayne Bank Promotes Juliette McKerrell to Vice President

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Juliette McKerrell to Vice President. ..more

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December 19, 2016: Wayne Bank Promotes Madeline Portgual to Shohola Community Office Manager

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Madeline Portugal to Shohola Community Office Manager. ..more

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December 19, 2016: Wayne Bank Supports Wayne County YMCA Annual Campaign

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that the Bank will support the Wayne County YMCA in their 2016 Annual Campaign. ..more

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December 19, 2016: Wayne Bank’s Yvonne Cleaver Will Retire After 36 Years

Franklin, NY – Wayne Bank’s Franklin Community Office Manager, Yvonne Cleaver, is set to retire at the end of this year, on December 30. ..more

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December 15, 2016: Wayne Bank Celebrates New Community Offices With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony In Walton, NY.

Walton, NY – Wayne Bank recently held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at its newly acquired Community Office in Walton, NY on November 1st. ..more

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December 2, 2016: Thousands Play Wayne Bank’s “Scranton Trivia Challenge” At ScrantonMade Holiday Market

Scranton, PA – Wayne Bank recently participated in the ScrantonMade Holiday Market at the Globe Store in Scranton on the first weekend in December. ..more

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November 25, 2016: Wayne Bank Wins Happenings Magazine “Happie Award” For “Best Bank”

Honesdale, Pa – Wayne Bank was recently awarded the “Happie Award” for “Best Bank” from Happenings Magazine. Winners of the magazine’s third-annual “Happie Awards” were chosen in over 100 categories by satisfied customers who voted for businesses and organizations that made them most “Happie.” Wayne Bank also received this award in 2015 ..more

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November 25, 2016: Wayne Bank Receives Trio of Awards

Honesdale, Pa – Wayne Bank was recently honored with three industry awards. The Bank was presented with the 2016 Happenings Magazine Happie Award for “Best Bank”, The Institute for Extraordinary Banking™ Banky® Award, and the 2016 Pocono Record Reader’s Choice Award. ..more

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November 24, 2016: Wayne Bank Presents Madeline Portugal With Presidential Award For Excellence

Honesdale, Pa – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce that Madeline Portugal has been awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence. ..more

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November 16, 2016: Barbara Keesler Celebrates Thirty Five Years With Wayne Bank

Honesdale, Pa – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, recently honored Barbara Keesler for her thirty-five years of service with the Bank. ..more

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November 16, 2016: Wayne Bank Celebrates Employee Service Milestones

Honesdale, Pa – Wayne Bank recently held a luncheon and awards presentation to recognize employees celebrating years of service milestones with the Bank. ..more

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November 1, 2016: Wayne Bank Hires Delaware County Business Lender

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that John Veleber has joined the Bank as a Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for the Delaware County market. ..more

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November 1, 2016: Wayne Bank Hires Sullivan County Regional Community Office Manager

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that Eileen Mershon has joined the Bank as an Assistant Vice President and Sullivan County Regional Community Office Manager. ..more

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November 1, 2016: Kathleen Smith Wins $100 In Wayne Bank’s Giveaway Finale

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank is pleased to announce that Kathleen Smith recently won $100.00 in the Bank’s exciting Giveaway Finale event at its Andes, NY Community Office on Friday, October 28th. ..more

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November 1, 2016: Wayne Bank Updates Mobile App With Instant Balance Feature

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank recently updated its Mobile Banking App to include an Instant Balance feature that offers customers increased convenience when they are on the go. . ..more

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November 1, 2016: Wayne Bank Will Bring “Scranton Trivia Challenge” To ScrantonMade Holiday Market

Scranton, PA – On the first weekend in December, Wayne Bank will participate in the ScrantonMade Holiday Market with a booth featuring a “Scranton Trivia Challenge”. ..more

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October 28th, 2016: Wayne Bank Named Among Top 1% Most Extraordinary Banks in U.S

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank was recently named among the top one percent most extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking™. ..more

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October 28th, 2016: Wayne Bank Hires Pike County Business Lender

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that Derek Bellinger has joined the Bank as an Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for the Pike County market. ..more

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October 26th, 2016: Finalist chosen for chance to win up to $100,000 in Andes, NY on October 28

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank is pleased to announce that Kathleen Smith has been chosen as the Giveaway finalist from the Bank’s recent Grand Opening events at its New York Community Offices. ..more

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October 19th, 2016: Victims’ Intervention Program Jeans & Jewels Dinner

Honesdale, PA – The Victims’ Intervention Program is holding their annual Jeans & Jewels Dinner on October 28, 2016, at the Silver Birches Resort. ..more

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August 31, 2016: Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program Receives Grant from Villaume Foundation

The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation announced that the Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program was selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2016 community grant awards. David Sutton, Executive Director, Annette Petry, Board President and Elizabeth Wilson, Board Member, on behalf of Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program, received a check in the amount of $6,000.00 from Villaume Foundation board member Jon Villaume. ..more

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August 15, 2016: Wayne Bank Hires Lackawanna County Business Lending Officer

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that Vincent G. O’Bell has joined the Bank as a Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for the Lackawanna County market. ..more

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August 15, 2016: William Gibney receives the Helen Villaume Education Enrichment Grant

Honesdale, PA – The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has announced the selection of one of the recipients of the 2016 Helen Villaume Education Enrichment Grant Award. ..more

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August 1, 2016: Wayne Bank Appoints Joseph Castrogiovanni to Pennsylvania Retail Banking Market Manager

Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that Joseph Castrogiovanni, Senior Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer has been named Pennsylvania Retail Banking Market Manager. ..more

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August 1, 2016: Wayne Bank Promotes Steven Daniels to Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in Wayne County

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Steven Daniels to Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in Wayne County. ..more

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August 1, 2016: Norwood Financial Corp. Completes Acquisition of Delaware Bancshares, Inc.

Honesdale, Pennsylvania, August 1, 2016 - Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ Global Market: NWFL) (“Norwood”), the holding company for Wayne Bank, announced today that that it had completed its acquisition of Delaware Bancshares, Inc. (“Delaware”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, NBDC Bank effective as of July 31, 2016. ..more

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July 29, 2016: Wayne County Heroin Prevention Task Force receives Villaume Foundation Grant

The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has announced that the Wayne County Heroin Prevention Task Force has been selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2016 community grant awards. ..more

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July 18, 2016: Wayne County Family Center receives Villaume Foundation Grant

The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has announced that the Wayne County Family Center has been selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2016 community grant awards. ..more

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July 14, 2016: Wayne Bank Receives Golden Hammer Award for Social Media

Honesdale, PA – On Thursday, June 16th, the Wayne Pike Building Industry Association presented Wayne Bank with the Golden Hammer Award for Social Media at their 2016 Home Awards Gala. ..more

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June 27, 2016: To Buy or Not to Buy: 5 Questions to Consider Before Purchasing Your First Home

Honesdale, PA – In recognition of American Housing Month, Wayne Bank is highlighting five questions first-time buyers should consider before purchasing a home. ..more

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June 24, 2016: Wayne Bank Unveils Stroudsburg Technology Demo Center

Stroudsburg, PA – Wayne Bank has completed lobby renovations including a new Technology Demo Center in the Stroudsburg office located at 308 Stroud Mall Road. ..more

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June 24, 2016: Wayne Bank, media sponsor for the Equinunk Historical Society Car Show announces "FREE Car Detail" Winner

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank’s Main Street Honesdale Community Office is excited to announce the winner of the FREE Car Detail contest held in conjunction with the Equinunk Historical Society’s annual Car Show. ..more

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June 24, 2016: Wayne Bank Supports Third Annual NEPA 5K Run for ALS

Scranton, PA – On Saturday, June 18th, The NEPA ALS Foundation hosted the third annual NEPA 5k for ALS Run along with a 1 Mile Walk at Nay Aug Park, in which Wayne Bank was a Presenting Sponsor. ..more

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June 23, 2016: Victims’ Intervention Program Receives Grant from Villaume Foundation

The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation announced that the Victims’ Intervention Program was selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2016 community grant awards. ..more

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June 17, 2016: Wayne Bank Offers 6 Tips to Save for a Down Payment

Honesdale, PA – When considering buying a home, the down payment you put upfront plays a major role in your future housing expenses. ..more

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June 14, 2016: Debra O’Connor receives the Helen Villaume Education Enrichment Grant

The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has announced the selection of one of the recipients of the 2016 Helen Villaume Education Enrichment Grant Award. ..more

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June 13, 2016: Wayne Bank Offers 7 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

Honesdale, PA – In recognition of June as American Housing Month, Wayne Bank is reminding customers of the importance of their credit score when looking for a home. ..more

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June 3, 2016: Honesdale Roots & Rhythm receives Villaume Foundation Grant

The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has announced that the Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts, Inc. has been selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2016 community grant awards. ..more

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June 3, 2016: Wayne Bank Offers 7 Tips to Avoid Online Fraud

Honesdale, PA – Every year, millions of consumers fall victim to cybercrime. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, in 2014, consumers lost more than $800 million from scams initiated through the web. ..more

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June 1, 2016: Wayne Bank Celebrates American Housing Month

Honesdale, PA – In recognition of American Housing Month, Wayne Bank is providing consumers with valuable housing information throughout the month of June. Tips for both renters and home owners will include choosing the right housing option, getting a loan, improving your credit score, going green and saving for a down payment. ..more

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May 13, 2016: Wayne Bank Teaches Children to Save In Lackawanna County

Scranton, PA – As part of the Teach Children to Save program, employees from Wayne Bank recently presented financial management themed programs to elementary students from three Lackawanna County schools. ..more

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May 11, 2016: High School Students Learn Interview Skills

Honesdale, PA – Sponsored by the Wayne County School to Work Committee, Wayne Highlands, Western Wayne and Forest City students took part in classes for improving their interview skills. ..more

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May 10, 2016: Wayne Bank Offers CardValet for Improved Debit Card Control

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank is pleased to introduce CardValet®, a mobile card management application that helps reduce fraud by allowing cardholders to monitor accounts with their smartphone and control how, when and where their debit card is used. ..more

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April 26, 2016: Wayne Bank Recognized for Multiple Awards at United Way Awards Breakfast & Celebration

Scranton, PA – On Thursday, April 21, at the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties Annual Breakfast Awards, Wayne Bank received the Platinum Hand Award. ..more

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April 20, 2016: Wayne Bank Honored by NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania

Scranton, PA – On Wednesday, April 20th, Wayne Bank was honored by NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania at their Partner Recognition event. ..more

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April 10, 2016: Wayne Bank Supports Scranton Half Marathon Participants

Scranton, PA – On Sunday, April 10, Wayne Bank employees spent the morning cheering on and providing bananas for close to 3,000 participants in the Scranton Half Marathon. ..more

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April 05, 2016: Improved Mobile App to Locate Wayne Bank Surcharge-Free ATMs Released

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank debit card customers enjoy the benefit of over 24,000 surcharge-free ATMs on the MoneyPass network. On March 18th, MoneyPass released enhanced versions of the Apple iPhone and Android mobile apps used for locating participating ATMs. ..more

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March 31, 2016: Wayne Bank Raises Money and Awareness on C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

Honesdale, PA – On March 31, Wayne Bank employees participated in C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day, a program to raise awareness for colon cancer in northeast Pennsylvania and the importance of screening and early detection. ..more

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March 25, 2016: 5 Ways to Spot a Lottery Scam

Honesdale, PA – According to the FBI, in 2014 consumers lost more than $8 million to solicitation scams promising instant wealth and grand prize earnings. ..more

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March 25, 2016: Canoe Racing for a Cause with the Honesdale Jaycees

Honesdale, PA – The popular Wayne County Canoe Classic returns this year on April 24th at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. ..more

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March 18, 2016: Wayne Bank Promotes Victoria Johannes to Loan Operations Supervisor

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Victoria Johannes to Loan Operations Supervisor. ..more

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March 10, 2016: Norwood Financial Corp. to Acquire Delaware Bancshares, Inc.

Honesdale, Pennsylvania and Walton, New York – Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:NWFL), the holding company for Wayne Bank, Honesdale, Pennsylvania and Delaware Bancshares, Inc. (OTCPK: DBAI), the holding company for NBDC Bank, Walton, New York, jointly announced today the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Norwood Financial Corp. will acquire Delaware Bancshares, Inc. in a stock and cash transaction. ..more

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March 8, 2016: April Showers #scrantonlove Public Art Project Added To Upcoming First Friday Festivities

Scranton, PA – Wayne Bank is proud to support First Friday and the #scrantonlove Public Art Project. The April Showers project is a collaboration of several organizations including Lackawanna County, ScrantonMade, Shantytown Design, First Friday Scranton, Scranton Fringe Festival and Artists for Art Gallery (AFA). ..more

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March 3, 2016: Wayne Bank Participating in the Greater Pocono Home and Outdoor Living Show

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank will be exhibiting at the Greater Pocono Home and Outdoor Living Show, March 19 and 20 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center. ..more

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March 3, 2016: Wayne Bank Celebrates Serving the Shohola Community for Twenty Years

Shohola, PA – On Monday, March 14, Wayne Bank’s Shohola Community Office will be celebrating twenty years of serving Pike County, Pennsylvania and Highland, Sullivan County. Wayne Bank acquired the Shohola office from Meridian Bancorp and began attending to customers in March 1996. ..more

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March 3, 2016: Wayne Bank Celebrates Serving the Lakewood Community for Twenty Years

Lakewood, PA – On Friday, March 11, Wayne Bank’s Lakewood Community Office will be celebrating twenty years of serving northern Wayne County. Wayne Bank acquired the Lakewood office from Meridian Bancorp and began attending to customers in March 1996. ..more

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March 3, 2016: 29-Year Milford Banker Myrna Draghi Retiring

Milford, PA – After almost 30 years working devotedly in customer service for Wayne Bank, Myrna Draghi, a resident of Shohola, is set to retire at High Noon on Friday, March 4. ..more

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February 29, 2016: Wayne Bank Unveils Milford Office Technology Demo Center

Milford, PA – Wayne Bank has setup a new Technology Demo Center in the Milford office located downtown at 111 West Harford Street. This is the Bank’s third Technology Demo Center, and the first in Pike County. ..more

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February 29, 2016: Wayne Bank Presents Justin Roach with the Presidential Award for Excellence

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that Justin Roach has been awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence. ..more

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February 19, 2016: 12 Tips for Protecting Your Mobile Devices

Honesdale, PA – As consumer use of mobile devices continues to climb, cyber criminals are targeting those gadgets more frequently. According to a report by the Federal Reserve, 52 percent of smartphone users say they have used mobile banking in the past 12 months. ..more

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February 19, 2016: Spend or Save: 5 Ways to Make Your Refund Count this Tax Season

Honesdale, PA – According to the Internal Revenue Service, the nation’s taxpayers received an average tax refund of nearly $3,000 in 2015. This year, while more than 70 percent of tax payers await their hefty refund, Wayne Bank is highlighting five tips to help them make the most out of this year’s windfall. ..more

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February 3, 2016: United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties Receives Grant from Villaume Foundation

Honesdale, PA – The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation announced that the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties was selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2015 community grant awards. ..more

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January 20, 2016: Wayne Bank Offers Apple Pay

Honesdale, PA – Wayne Bank cardholders are now able to register their Visa debit and credit cards with Apple’s mobile payment application, Apple Pay. ..more

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January 14, 2016: Lacawac Sanctuary Receives Grant from Villaume Foundation

Honesdale, PA – The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation announced that the Lacawac Sanctuary was selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2015 community grant awards. ..more

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January 13, 2016: Four Steps to Stop a Cyber Thief

Honesdale, PA – In recognition of National Data Privacy Day on January 28, Wayne Bank is urging consumers to take an active role in protecting their data. ..more

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January 13, 2016: Wayne Bank Offers 7 Tips to Prevent Tax ID Fraud

Honesdale, PA – As Americans begin the process of filing tax returns, identity thieves are scheming to get their hands on that money. ..more

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January 11, 2016: Wayne Bank Hires Monroe County Regional Community Office Manager

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that Pilar Cueva has joined the Bank as Vice President and Regional Community Office Manager of Monroe County. ..more

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