LCWA participated in the Celebration of Rails, which was a one-day event celebrating the return of the train to Downtown Honesdale.  Donations of items to be raffled off at the Honesdale for the Holidays event in December have been donated by:

John & Laurie Mulligan - Fishing Basket

Will & Danielle Hazimof - Gardner's Basket

The Dime Bank - Hummingbird Basket

Jon and Janet Hessling - Chimpanzee Baby Basket

Country Girls' Creations/Wendy Johannes & Tess Hoffman - Burlap Wreath and Candle Basket

Frank Rempe - Hats and caps

Despite a rainy morning, the Association collected the following:  Basket/Wreath raffle $134.00; Kayak Raffle $105.00; Donations $3.00

"Thank You" goes out to Will & Daniel Hazimof for setting up and dismantling our booth and to Kelly & Roberta Heath and John & Laurie Mulligan for their time in making the Association's presence known at this event.

Mark Gavin - 21 1/4" Bass


Tim Whispell, of Honesdale, PA was the winner of the burlap wreath and candle basket donated by Country Girls' Creations/Wendy Johannes and Tess Hoffman

Kadin & Vada

Killam caught 8" Blue Gills while fishing with Bill

& Will Hazimof


A profit of $564.34 was realized at this year's Sidewalk Sales on Main Street in Honesdale. 

  • Kayak ticket sales                       $275.00
  • Basket & miscellaneous sales  266.00
  • Donations                                           23.24

Total                                                          $564.34

The LCWA would like to thank Tom Tallman, Dave Strahler, Judy Menago, Jon & Janet Hessling, and Kelly & Roberta Heath for volunteering at the sales despite 90+ degree temperatures.  Also, a special "Thank You" to Ryan Tallman of Tallman Masonry, Inc. for dismantling our booth on Saturday, July 23rd.    


Lois Goldstein of The Hideout, Lake Ariel, PA  was the winner of the  chimpanzee baby basket donated by Jon and Janet Hessling

Eric Havemann & Tom Tallman

 2016 KAYAK WINNER - JUNE 4, 2016


The winner of the 2016 Kayak Raffle is Eric Havemann, of Toms River, NJ.  Pictured with LCWA President, Tom Tallman, Mr. Haveman was excited about being the proud owner of a new kayak.  He stated that he wanted to give back to LCWA and in doing so, he made a very generous donation to the "Save the Dam" fund, which was graciously accepted.

Steve Chorba ~ 20" Bass $75

Ann Munley, Tafton, PA

 Mason Cuff

13 1/2" Perch


Lake Cadjaw ~ Honesdale, PA

Tick Tock's Restaurant in Honesdale, PA held their "10% Tuesday" weekly event at which the Lake Cadjaw Watershed Association was the recipient of 10% of all food sales on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.  The LCWA is very appreciate to have been selected as a recipients and our thanks go out to Bonnie Stinnard and the entire staff at Tick Tock's Restaurant for this generous donation. 

Bernadette Hunlock, of Hawley, PA was the winner of the Fishing Basket donated by John and Laurie Mulligan

The Summer Fishing Tournament to benefit the Lake Cadjaw Watershed Association was held on Saturday, July 16, 2016.

Proceeds from ticket sales (23 tickets @ $25)                                                                                                      $575.00

Proceeds from Kayak raffle                                                                                                                                             70.00

Donations                                                                                                                                                                               50.00 *

Total                                                                                                                                                                                    $695.00

* Donations received from Joyce Skinner, Jon & Janet Hessling,

and Randy Kovaleski

Less Cash Prizes:

Largest Pickerel (18 5/8") - Barry Temperton      $75.00 (funds donated back to LCWA) 

Largest Bass (21 1/4") - Mark Gavin                           50.00

Largest Perch (11 3/4") - Bob Duckwitz                    25.00                                                                                     (75.00)

Total                                                                                                                                                                                    $620.00 *

* $550 deposited to Checking Account

      70 deposited to Raffle Account


  • Ryan Tallman/Tallman Masonry, Inc. - Comfort Station
  • Tom & Linda Tallman - Use of their property and access to lake; hot dogs, hamburgers, potato and macaroni salads, rolls, condiments, and beverage
  • Will & Danielle Hazimof - Paper plates, cups, and utensils
  • Ellen Wertman - Sloppy Joes
  • Kelly Heath - Soda, water, and ice
  • Joyce Skinner - Chocolate chip cookies
  • Ellen Leonardi - Ambrosia salad
  • Randy Kovaleski, Joyce Skinner, and Jon & Janet Hessling made monetary donations toward our cause.

During the day, Ellen Wertman conducted a youth tournament and Kadin and Vada Killam each caught 8" blue gills.  Kadin was rewarded with a flashlight and Vada received a tackle box, compliments of Ellen.

It was a beautiful summer day and perfect weather for our tournament.  Thank you to all who donated and participated.


Tom Tallman with  Mr. Walsh & Haley ~

50/50 Winner $45

On Saturday, February 13, 2016 the Lake Cadjaw Watershed Association held its Annual Ice Fishing Tournament.  Prior to the scheduled event, 35 tickets were sold and nearly all who pre-purchased tickets attended this event, despite the bitter cold temperatures and below zero wind chill.  Everyone that attended, including adults and children, enjoyed fishing and socializing while contributing to our efforts to save the Dam at Lake Cadjaw.

Will Hazimof, Ellen Wertman and the Nicholas Slish family provided homemade chili; Dave Strahler donated marinated deer and bear meat for all to enjoy; Kelly Heath provided homemade breads and desserts; and Tom and Linda Tallman donated hot dogs, burgers, condiments, and beverages.

Ryan Tallman/Tallman Masonry, Inc. donated the comfort station.

Prizes were given as follows:

Despite a cloudy day on Saturday and windy weather on Sunday, a profit of $313.00 was realized at the Harvest & Heritage Days on Main Street in Honesdale.


  • Kayak ticket sales             $ 210. 00
  • Sales                                             86.00
  • Donations                                   17.00

TOTAL                                              $  313.00

The LCWA thanks Tom Tallman, Will Hazimof, Judy Menago, John and Laurie Mulligan, Ellen Wertman, Kelly Heath, Linda Tallman, and Kadin and Vada Killam for volunteering at the sales.

Tom Tallman presented the Garden Basket donated by Will and Daniele Hazimof to Joe Perkert, of Staten Island, NY


    Jake Jones

20" pickerel $50


Members and volunteers from the Lake Cadjaw Watershed Association rang in the holiday season on Saturday, November 26th in Downtown Honesdale.  This one-day event brought many visitors to our booth and $386 was realized for our attempt to save the dam.  Special thanks go out to Melissa and Wes Carpenter of CT for donating hot chocolate and cookies.  Additional thanks are extended to Will Hazimoff and Wes Carpenter, Judy Menago, and Tom and Linda Tallman for volunteering their time on the holiday weekend to promote awareness of our story.   Winners of the five donated baskets were chosen by Ann Munley of Tafton, PA and the winners were as follows:


A huge "Thank You" goes out to all who volunteered and participated to help make this tournament a success.

Bernadette Conway, of Beach Lake, PA was the winner of the bird watching basket donated by The Dime Bank