Friday Aug 15
Foreign cornstalks thriving in the Poconos -
Stephen Sawyer of Bushkill stands next to his colossal corn stalks outside of his home on Friday, August 15, 2014.
Friday Aug 15
Several break-ins reported around the Poconos
Burglars gained access to a home on Wellington Way in Bushkill sometime between Aug. 10 and 14 and removed multiple household items.
Friday Aug 15
Bushkill woman faces DUI charge after backing into marked police vehicle -
A Bushkill woman was charged with drunken driving after she backed into a marked state police SUV in the parking lot of Mueller's My Place Bar and Restaurant in Middle Smithfield Township on Wednesday morning, according to state police.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Bushkill Inn is getting new owners
The Bushkill Inn and Conference Center, which filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May, is expected to change ownership by the end of the year.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Three Pike County women charged with welfare fraud
Three people have been charged with defrauding the state Department of Public Welfare following a joint investigation between the Pike County Detective Bureau and agents from the Office of Inspector General.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Costly Monroe County properties to go to auction
About 2,000 properties - many owned by prominent local businesses and individuals - are scheduled to be sold to the highest bidder Sept.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Middle Smithfield Township officials, rules bring poor economy
The Brookings Institution study "Back to Prosperity" pinned Pennsylvania's financial failures on the townships', municipalities' and boroughs' fractured rules and regulations.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Pike County judge sentences 3 men for various offenses
Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin announced several criminal sentences handed down by Pike County President Judge Joseph F. Kameen, according to a news release.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Court closes Middle Smithfield Township carnival
A carnival in Middle Smithfield Township was ordered by a judge Friday to shut down immediately for lack of a special use permit.
Shut It Down: Judge Orders Carnival To Close Over Lack Of Permits
A carnival controversy in Monroe County headed to court Friday afternoon and a judge ruled the carnival had to shut down because it didn't have the right kind of permit.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Knowing CPR may save a loved one's life
Calling 911 should always be the first step, but before medical professionals arrive, immediately performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation will greatly increase a victim's chances for survival.
Daylong celebration will feed funds for 2 nonprofits
Sandy Beecher and his honkin' harmonica with the Merchants of Groove will return to the Bushkill Bluesfest on Aug. 10 at the Lehman Township Community Park.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Pike County Courier
Kentucky man sentenced in Pike for distributing child pornography
Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin announced July 27 that Bryson Shane Hood, 42, of Princeton, Ky., was sentenced by Pike County President Judge Joseph Kameen to 37 months to 10 1/2 years in a state correctional facility and fined $1,500 for the crimes of distribution and possession of child pornography and criminal use of a communication ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
4 sentenced in Pike County, Pa.
The Pike County District Attorney's Office says criminal sentencing has been completed for two Bushkill residents, a Hawley resident and a Dingman's Ferry resident.
Monroe County contractor fined nearly $85K for shoddy paving
A Monroe County contractor has been ordered to pay nearly $85,000 in restitution and other costs after accepting payments from 14 homeowners and then doing shoddy or incomplete work, according to a lawsuit filed by the state Attorney General's Office's Bureau of Consumer Protection.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Bushkill doo-wop legend joins TV show celebrating classic music, cars
It's a wrap! The pilot for a proposed 30-minute TV program, "American Classics: The Cars, Music & Stars," is now in post-production.
Golf benefit becoming a summer tradition
"Go play golf. Go to the golf course. Hit the ball, Find the ball. Repeat until the ball is in the hole.
'Learn About Wildlife' at Bushkill Falls
The Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center for more than 10 years has been taking its show on the road and leading summer programs at Bushkill Falls with some of its resident animals.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Theft of Hot Pockets, hoagie nets charges for two Bushkill residents
Two Bushkill residents are accused of retail theft after allegedly taking two Hot Pockets and a foot-long hoagie from Turkey Hill on Winona Falls Road in Middle Smithfield Township, state police said.