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Clear Run Elementary students learn anti-bullying tools
It's bad enough when a child just once makes fun of or becomes violent toward another child without provocation. When the taunting or violence becomes repetitive, it becomes bullying.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Steamtown National Historic Site
2014 Fall Foliage Excursions at Steamtown NHS
SCRANTON, Pa. - Feel that chill in the air?Autumn is on its way, and what better way to view Northeastern Pennsylvania's colorful fall foliage than from a historic train coach? Steamtown National Historic Site plans to transport visitors through some of the most beautiful fall scenery that the nearby Pocono Mountains have to offer! A total of eight fall foliage excursions, all diesel-powered, are planned for this season.Reservations for all fall foliage excursions open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1. This year, three trips are planned to East Stroudsburg that will depart at 9:00 a.m. on October 4, 11 and 25, arriving back at Scranton approximately 5:30 p.m. On the October 4 trip, members of Scranton's Delaney-Delacy Guard, Confederation of Union Generals, will be attired in Civil War-period dress and present a program during a layover at Tobyhanna Station on the return trip.Tickets ... (more)
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Regional Briefs, Sept. 11, 2014
The United States attorney's office charged Kyle Westry, 21, of Tobyhanna, for distributing heroin over a nine-month period, it announced Wednesday. The charge stems from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Pennsylvania State Police, and the Monroe County Drug Task Force.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Tobyhanna man faces charges for allegedly distributing heroin
Kyle Westry, 21, distributed and possessed with intent to distribute heroin between Nov. 21, 2013, and Aug. 14, 2014, according to U.S. Attorney Peter Smith. The charge stems from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, state police and the Monroe County Drug Task Force.
Man charged in Coolbaugh Township BB shooting
A man is charged with shooting his stepbrother in the hand with a BB pistol after allegedly punching his stepfather in the head during an Aug. 26 fight in Coolbaugh Township, said Pocono Mountain Regional Police. Elvis Joseph Hadzovic, 36, of Tobyhanna, is awaiting a district court preliminary hearing after his Wednesday preliminary arraignment on aggravated assault and other charges.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
The Morning Call
Armed robbery suspect wanted in Poconos arrested in New Jersey
Johnathan Correa, 22, of Tobyhanna, was jailed Friday under $100,000 bail on charges filed by Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department in connection with a July 31 armed robbery in Coolbaugh Township.
Regional Briefs, Sept. 3, 2014
An armed robber who fired a shot over his victims' heads in Tobyhanna in July was arraigned in Monroe County on Thursday.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Robbery, Firearms Charges Filed Against Tobyhanna Man
Authorities say Johnathan Correa, 22, of Tobyhanna, used a gun to rob a group of people in a parking lot at A Pocono Country Place near Tobyhanna in July.
Nicole E. Adamski, Scranton, Bachelor of Science in forensic science and biological anthropology; Shannon M. Agredo, Montrose, Bachelor of Arts in art; Caitlin M. Anderson, Milford, Bachelor of Science in food science, with distinction; Paola L. Andujar, Scranton, Bachelor of Science in human development and family studies; Salvatore S. Aquilina, ... (more)
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Good-bye summer; hello autumn
Above: Mike Schepige of Lawrenceville, Ga., was fishing at Tobyhanna State Park with his brother, Stephen, from Albrightsville on Monday afternoon.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Tobyhanna Lake Beach closed for weekend
The beach at Tobyhanna State Park in Monroe County is still closed, the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said Friday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Beach at Tobyhanna State Park remains closed
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has closed the beach to swimming at Tobyhanna State Park until further notice.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Back-to-school made easier at Tobyhanna church
Jassenia Sanabria, 6, bounced up and down, her new backpack bouncing with her. Turning, she asked to have the zipper unzipped to reveal a Disney princess lunchbox and other supplies inside.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Pocono Community Church plans Day of Hope to give away back-to-school items
Pocono Community Church is holding a Day of Hope on Saturday to give away back-to-school items to less fortunate families.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Appeal rejected in NE Pa. slaying
An appeals court has upheld the voluntary manslaughter conviction of a northeastern Pennsylvania man in a shooting death that authorities alleged was an attempted robbery during a drug deal.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Paterno football nets more than $2,000 in auction
A one-of-a-kind piece of Penn State memorabilia netted more $2,000 for Special Olympics at Sunday's Billy Frost Concert, but that was just a portion of the generosity on display.