8 hrs ago
Final Farewell for Western Wayne Bus Driver
People in Wayne County paid their respects today to a long-time school bus driver who was killed in an atv crash earlier this week.
16 hrs ago
Is This Right? Headliners Cancel Fest Show Over Stage Size
Is it me, or is this not a great reason to cancel a show? Some of my most memorable concert moments were when an artist overcame technical adversity - feedback, bad weather, even no power - and continued the show.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Pocono Mountain police officer will replace state trooper at East High School
A Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department officer will take the place of a state trooper at the Pocono Mountain East High School this year.
Civil Air Patrol cadets participate in change of command
Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Lars Hicks of Tobyhanna has accepted command of the cadet program of Mount Pocono Squadron 207 of the Civil Air Patrol.
Godsmack Cancels Show Over Stage Size & Technical Issues
The band was forced to cancel its headlining set Saturday when the Uproar Festival stopped in Mount Pocono.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Mount Pocono mom offers support for bipolar parents -
Also known by other names including manic depression, bipolar disorder is characterized by "high" periods of increased energetic, creative and/or obsessive activity alternating with "low" periods of depression, with each period possibly lasting up to weeks or months, according to the National Association on Mental Illness.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Morning Call
REVIEW: Skillet's sizzling (but short) set makes Godsmack cancellation easier at Uproar fest
Christian hard rock band Skillet alone couldn't overcome the disappointment of headliner Godsmack refusing to play at Saturday's Uproar festival at the Sherman Theater Summer Stage at Mount Airy Casino in Mount Pocono.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Coolbaugh Township still seeking info from Pocono Mountain Regional commission
The Pocono Mountain Regional Police Commission continues to limit access to its operational information - including a $50,000 investigative report on retired police chief Harry Lewis - Coolbaugh Township supervisors said Tuesday night.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Developer lobbies for less parking spots -
Hundreds of required parking spaces could be eliminated from a proposed major shopping center in Pocono Township without depriving shoppers of parking convenience, according to an analysis presented Monday on behalf of Sheldon Kopelson.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Taylor woman escapes injury in Mount Pocono crash
A Taylor woman and a Long Pond woman escaped injury last week after an out-of-control van they were in rolled across a busy highway and into a porch, Pocono Mountain Regional Police said Monday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Safety patrol at the five-points intersection in Mount Pocono
Pocono Mountain Regional Police patrolman Bob Bashore radioed the description to another officer down the road.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
PM Regional Police Commission starts process to hire new chief
The Pocono Mountain Regional Police Commission will form a committee to search for a new chief, though several members said it would be better to wait to see whether Coolbaugh Township will pull out.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Speed Limits Up On Some Area Highways
You can now drive 70 miles per hour on parts of Interstates 80 and 380 and get away with it.
Breaking boards for a good cause in Mount Pocono
Patricia Chisholm, 12, of Mount Pocono, breaks a board held by Sensei Anthony Gilbert of Pocono Crimson Dragon Martial Arts Academy on Friday, Aug. 8, in the Mount Pocono Casino Theater parking lot.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Never OK: Leaving kids in cars
Liza Grando isn't one to chastise others, but when it comes to leaving children unattended in vehicles, the Stroudsburg mother emphatically draws the line.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Monroe County Meals on Wheels exec calls out for volunteers
It started by serving 11 people in 1972, and now delivers nutritious meals to 150 homebound persons who are unable to shop and cook for themselves.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Interstate 380's 70 mph area shifted north
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has adjusted its 70 mph speed limit plans for parts of Interstate 380 in Monroe County after further review.
New York Post
4 ways the Poconos are sexier than Atlantic City
Bus your way into Mount Pocono down anorexic Pennsylvania Route 611 - Martz is ridin' around and gettin' it - and you'll swear the official sports 'round these parts must be antiquing, fireworks and sex-toy proliferation.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Traffic light at Route 611 and Rimrock Drive is worst in the Poconos, readers say
The traffic light at Route 611 and Rimrock Drive in Bartonsville is the slowest-changing traffic light in the Poconos, according to our survey.
Driver in Deadly Crash Charged With Homicide
Homicide by vehicle charges were filed Wednesday against a man from Monroe County accused of causing a crash that killed his girlfriend.