The Wayne Independent

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The Wayne Independent
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)GateHouse Media
PublisherMichelle Fleece
EditorMelissa Lee
FoundedFebruary 7, 1878 (1878-02-07), as Wayne Semi-Weekly Independent[1]
Headquarters220 Eighth Street,
Honesdale, Pennsylvania 18431, United States
Circulation2,500 daily

The Wayne Independent is an American daily newspaper published Tuesdays through Saturdays in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. It is owned by GateHouse Media.

It is the only daily serving Wayne County, Pennsylvania. It was founded as a semiweekly publication in 1878.[1]

In addition to its daily product, The Wayne Independent produces three weekly newspapers serving nearby communities:

The weeklies "Carbondale News" and "The Villager" share a publisher and executive editor with The Independent'". All three are based in the Honesdale office. "The News Eagle" shares the same publisher but has its own executive editor, Peter Becker and its own office in Hawley, Pennsylvania.


  1. ^ a b "About The Wayne Independent". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved May 25, 2012.

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