Author Archives: Wayne Witkowski

Longtime Woodloch Spring CC golf pro wins state open title

Pillar has headed local course since 1992 John Pillar Sr., PGA Director of Golf at The Country Club at Woodloch Springs, won in a sudden death playoff the recent Pennsylvania Golf Association Open at the Country Club of York. Pillar managed to claim victory with a final score of 1-under 71, for a three-day final score [...]

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Weichert Real Estate in Milford names top Realtors

Rumbousek, Distasi earn monthly honors Weichert Realtors-Ruffino Real Estate Realtor Liza Rombousek has earned the Milford agency’s title of Realtor of the Month for June for the third time in 2014 and Realtor Marcia Distasi earned the July honor. Rombousek joined the agency in April and won the honor, then again in May and now [...]

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Another financing option for healthcare professionals

Citizens Bank launches Healthcare Practice banking in region Citizens Bank, with five branches in Monroe County, two in Pike and one Business Center in Lackawanna County that serves Luzerne, Monroe, Pike and Lackawanna counties, has launched of its HealthCare Practice Banking Group in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. The specialized banking group, meeting the financial [...]

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Wayne Bank partners with BH&G/Wilkins Real Estate

Union will expedite preferred mortgage lending program for homebuying Wayne Bank has partnered with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates Independent Family of Home Buying Services. “We have re-designed our Independent Family of Home Buying Services and have invited a number of quality community banks to join with our Realtors to provide [...]

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Local resident gets tri-state president post

Wayne Hospital administrator Greco heads tri-state cardiac/pulmonary rehab society Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Coordinator Nadine Greco, MS, has been named president of the Tri-State Society for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Greco was installed to the one-year position in May at the group’s state symposium in Somerset, succeeding Kathy Thumma, RN, BSN. Greco celebrated her [...]

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Bushkill Falls recognized by TripAdvisor

Pike County destination rated on hospitality, traveler reviews Bushkill Falls is among 14 locations named by TripAdvisor for a 2014 Certificate of Excellence. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award acknowledges hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. Honorees included Lake Tahoe’s [...]

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Two restaurants open in Monroe County

Fairway Grille at Buck Hill Falls undergoes $500,000 refurb, expanded menu The Fairway Grille at Buck Hill Falls has undergone a $500,000 renovation over the winter and has reopened with a new expanded kitchen offering bistro and dining menu, locally grown produce, an international wine list and a selection of craft beers. “We needed to [...]

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Pocono happenings get new exposure

Internet marketing launches website on dining, events M3 Internet Marketing has released its new Pocono Mountains’ Web site VisitPoconos.com, a tourist and local’s handbook on activities, attractions, lodging and events in the Pocono region. David Good, president of M3 Internet Marketing, wanted to create an easily accessible, easily navigated website for the Poconos that would [...]

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Allegiant flying high over three-peat in performance poll

Lehigh Valley Airport carrier gets national ranking again Allegiant, a Las Vegas-based airline that includes service with Lehigh Valley International Airport focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations has been named the Top-Performing Airline in North America by Aviation Week magazine for the third consecutive year. The company ranks second overall [...]

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Cove Haven gets top national ranking

Poconos tri-resort syndicate hailed as a romantic destination Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts in the Pocono Mountains, one of the leaders in the romance destination industry complete with private pools, heart-shaped whirlpools and saunas, earned a No. 1 ranking in Best Bride 101 magazine. Originally a honeymooners-only resort destination (guests were actually required to show their [...]

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