The Citizens' Voice
Speed limit to rise to 70 mph on stretch of I-380
A stretch of Interstate 380 becomes an experiment next month when state transportation officials boost the maximum speed limit to 70 mph.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Pennsylvania welcomes drivers with 70 mph speed limits
The speed limit on a stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is now 70 mph. By next year, the entire 500-mile stretch of the Turnpike and sections of other interstates in Pennsylvania could see the higher speed limit, state officials said.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival heading to the Poconos
Heavy metal band Godsmack will headline the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, which will stop Aug. 23 in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania, and Aug. 26 in Camden.
The Morning Call
REVIEW: Top 5 ways Straight No Chaser kept it fresh at Mount Airy Casino
So it would be no surprise if the show the 10-member group - which includes Allentown native Jerome Collins and former Forks Township resident Walter Chase -- performed on Sherman Theater's summer stage at Mount Airy Casino resort in Mount Pocono wasn't the freshest they've ever done.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
New Jersey Man Pleads No Contest to Strangling Friend
A man from New Jersey is heading to jail in the Poconos after pleading no contest to charges of manslaughter, all because of an argument that turned deadly.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Police report suspect broke Paradise Township video cameras -
A Mount Pocono man has been cited for criminal mischief after police say he broke video cameras in Paradise Township.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The push to get minorities to vote led to bloodshed, death in the 1960s
As a child of the 1960s and born in the bowels of Mississippi, Mount Pocono resident Lamar Thomas Sr. said he remembers well the climate in which blacks were severely oppressed and any attempts by minorities to vote literally meant death.
Smoke reported in building in Mount Pocono
Fire crews are on the scene of a Mount Pocono building with smoke in it this evening, according to reports.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Morning Call
Hard rock festival featuring band with 3 straight No. 1 discs and 2...
A hard-rock music festival headlined by a band with three consecutive No. 1 albums and featuring two other bands that headlined Bethlehem's Musikfest in recent years is coming to an area casino.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Morning Call
Get tickets to area music festival at 37 percent off
Going to a music festival at Mount Airy Casino's outdoor stage summer featuring eight bands and headlined by a tribute to the ska-punk band Sublime sounds like a great time.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Stores Struggle To Keep Generators on Shelves After Storm
While road closures and tangled power lines were easy to find in the Back Mountain and Sweet Valley areas, many people had trouble finding stores that had generators in supply.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Rollcall for July 6, 2014
BUDGET: House Bill 2338, a $29.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2014-15. The Senate voted 26-24 and the House voted 108-95 to approve the measure and sent it to Gov. Tom Corbett for signing.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Historic impact of railroad on Pocono resorts presentation in Pocono Pines
The Historical Association of Tobyhanna Township will present "DL&W and Resorts of the Poconos" at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Clymer Library, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Times Leader
Martz Trailways' new Pocono schedule to speed up travel from Wyoming Valley to NYC
Schedule changes from Martz Trailways will cut travel times to and from New York City for some Northeastern Pennsylvania riders, inconvenience some others and avoid a 2015 price increase for everyone.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Bus driver robbed outside Mount Pocono Wal-Mart
Pocono Mountain Regional Police are investigating the 11:16 p.m. Tuesday armed robbery of a bus driver in the Mount Pocono Wal-Mart parking lot.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The bus service's ridership has dropped by 20 percent since 2008, according to a news release.
Martz Trailways plans to reorganize its New York schedule due to a 20-percent drop in ridership over the last five years.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Hazards In Our Backyard
A tanker truck barrels down Interstate 80 carrying 9,000 gallons of gasoline, cars passing it at speeds in excess of 60 mph.