At Pocono food pantries, economic recovery is a myth -
Although economists have declared the Great Recession has lifted, the East Stroudsburg Salvation Army food pantry is providing monthly food bags to 300 families, up from 229 last year.
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A home for history
The Western Pocono Community Library has turned another page in its book. This one reads, "Heritage Center of the Western Pocono Community Library."
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Senior student art exhibition at ESU
East Stroudsburg University's Madelon Powers Gallery will hold "Senior Seminar and Portfolio in Art Student Exhibition" starting Wednesday at the gallery, ESU's Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
East Stroudsburg councilman honored
The Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs recently honored the recipients of its service awards at the PSAB's 103rd Annual Conference at State College.
Bloomsburg Huskies Sweep Doubleheader
The Bloomsburg Huskies baseball team had a doubleheader sweep win over Shippensburg on Wednesday afternoon.
Church dress sale aids Bushkill Outreach
About 60 formal dresses, both used and new, went on sale along with the many accessories Saturday at Middle Smithfield Evangelical Presbyterian Church to help those who cannot afford to attend a prom, graduation party or wedding.
4,000 Easter eggs disappear in 16 minutes
About 300 young children took advantage of seasonably mild weather as they kept a holiday tradition alive Saturday when they jammed Resica Park for the annual Middle Smithfield Easter Egg Hunt.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
East Stroudsburg Salvation Army seeks to help 600 families for Easter
The Salvation Army is celebrating Easter by providing holiday food for the needy and emphasizing Easter's meaning and symbolic relevance to Americans' lives.
Middle Smithfield Twp. supermarket manager assaulted over liquor purchase -
The manager of a Middle Smithfield supermarket was knocked unconscious by a customer trying to buy alcohol on April 14. According to police, Londell Byrd, 41, of East Stroudsburg got into in argument with the manager of Mignosi's Foodtown at 232 Fox Run because Byrd couldn't produce identification while trying to buy alcohol.
Judge dismisses case against college, administrators, leaving Sanders the sole defendant
A federal judge has dismissed claims that East Stroudsburg University and former top officials there acted with "deliberate indifference" toward and conspired to cover up sexual harassment claims made against former top fundraiser Isaac Sanders.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
East Stroudsburg man says he hit bus driver in self-defense
Charged with assaulting a Monroe County Transit Authority bus driver April 4, an East Stroudsburg man with a history of mental illness told a judge Tuesday that he was acting in self-defense when he punched the bus driver for not letting him off where he wanted to be left off.
Job Fair at Maximum Capacity in Monroe County
The Monroe County Career Quest welcomed about 1,000 people looking for work to the Chateau Resort and Conference Center in Tannersville on Tuesday.
Futuristic 3D Printer At East Stroudsburg University
Students at East Stroudsburg University are putting their creative juices to the test in a new 3D printing and design lab.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Your upcoming Easter egg hunts -
EASTER EVENTS Easter Bunny Photos: April 5-19, Stroud Mall Food Court near the theater, Route 611, Stroudsburg.
Pa. Boys Choir Founder Faces 1,100 More Charges
Seventy-four-year-old Kenneth Schade of Wind Gap was taken into custody March 26. The founder of the Singing Boys Choir of Pennsylvania is accused of raping a teenage boy in 1996.
College fair planned next week for East Stroudsburg students -
East Stroudsburg High School South will hold its Second Annual College Fair for District Students next Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the high school's gymnasium.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
People on the Move, April 13, 2014
William "Bill" Schutte, associate broker, and Beth Schutte, Realtor, joined the agency's sales team in its new Milford office.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Pocono Summer Chorus seeks singers
Pocono Summer Chorus is seeking singers to participate in a community choir concert on July 30. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Monroe County Meals on Wheels.
Classic 'Ten Commandments' on East Stroudsburg screen
Pocono Community Theater will screen Easter perennial "The Ten Commandments" at noon Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 88 S. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg.
Entrepreneurs share their advice at student forum at ESU -
Some college students could never work for someone else's dreams. They grow up to be their own bosses instead.