Tobyhanna church wins the lion's share of $1.45M Pocono Mountain Charter School case
A judge's ruling allows the dissolving Pocono Mountain Charter School to recover roughly $288,000 in taxpayer money for rent from the church that is its landlord, but the figure is less than a quarter of what school leaders sought and likely will not be enough to pay all the final bills.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Fifth guilty plea in Hamilton Township drive-by shooting
An East Stroudsburg man Monday became the last of five people to plead guilty to being third-degree murder accomplices in a Jan. 14 drive-by shooting that killed another man.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Scranton man accused of defrauding Tobyhanna Federal Credit Union out of $26K
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that an indictment was returned by a grand jury charging Farah Laurent, 30, of Scranton, with obtaining approximately $26,000 by fraud from the Tobyhanna Federal Credit Union in May through July of 2010.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Hearing for teacher accused of having sex with students waived
A former special education teacher waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges she had sexual contact with three students at a Clifton Twp.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Lackawanna County Sentences
Alton Swingle, 34, Scranton, 3-6 months in county jail and $1,000 in fines for driving under the influence.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Seeing a need, serving it for folks who are hurting
The line stretched out to the street and around the corner from the New Life In Christ Ministries food pantry on Dansbury Terrace in East Stroudsburg.
Man With Spastic Cerebral Palsy Who Wasn't Expected To Walk Is Now An Accomplished Athlete
Ben Jackson, a 20-year-old athlete from Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, is an avid wrestler and currently training to someday compete in international weightlifting.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Tobyhanna man who wrote fake scripts gets 1-2 years
Frank Mordente of Tobyhanna was a hard-working, white-collar taxpayer with a loving family, supportive community and, until last year, no criminal record.
Thu Jul 03, 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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Coolbaugh Township supervisors reverse decision on EMS
Coolbaugh Township will switch back to calling Thornhurst EMS first for basic life support services, reviving hopes that the mostly volunteer company will survive.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Three men arrested for allegedly using counterfeit bills at Wilkes-Barre casino -
Three men, including two from Tobyhanna, were arrested Saturday at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino on theft and forgery charges after state police accused them of passing counterfeit $100 bills.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The Times Leader
Veteran claims delayed treatment at Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
A Vietnam War veteran said he was forced to wait nearly five hours before being treated for shortness of breath at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Plains Township earlier this month.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
The Times Leader
Beam-setting work slows traffic to a crawl on I-81
Parking was free Tuesday on a section of Interstate 81 in Luzerne County, but it's not where drivers preferred to stop their vehicles.