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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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Coolbaugh's closed-door meeting thwarted
Officials at three municipalities are pushing back against a Coolbaugh Township request for a closed-door meeting to discuss the agreement that governs the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Commission.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
FERC: pipeline upgrade brings 'no significant environmental impact'
The federal agency in charge of interstate pipelines says a Williams plan to add pipeline capacity in the region would have "no significant impact."
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Traffic stop in Abingtons turns up heroin
South Abington Twp. police found 97 bags of heroin Tuesday morning after a traffic stop on Northern Boulevard, police said.
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.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Business Buzz, Aug. 10, 2014
U.S. servicemen, servicewomen and NATO troops, under the care of Maj. Rick Coslett, D.M.D., received dental supplies and equipment, requested by Maj.
Fri Aug 08, 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.
PennDOT raises speed limit on 2 interstates
Motorists will then be able to go a maximum of 70 mph on two interstates as crews begin changing out signs.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Regional briefs, Aug. 7, 2014
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources shut down the beach at Tobyhanna State Park in Monroe County on Wednesday because of high bacterial counts.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Business Buzz: Hotel opens
Courtyard by Marriott Wilkes-Barre/Scranton opened Thursday at 879 Schechter Drive, Wilkes-Barre, Thursday.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Pocono Mountain dress code wrinkles get ironed out
As parents and students begin another season of back-to-school shopping, Pocono Mountain School District families are facing a few new twists.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Chicken Wing Off proceeds will aid Meals on Wheels
Mimi Mikels was invited by a friend to volunteer with Meals on Wheels in 1986. "I guess I never left," she laughed.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Firefighter injured in Coolbaugh Township fire
A firefighter fell through a section of a burning floor while helping battle a house fire Thursday morning in Tobyhanna, said Coolbaugh Township Fire Chief Kevin Ambrogio.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Three-legged bear sighted in Smithfield Township, Tobyhanna, Stroud Township
Linda Klein has seen so many bears near her home in Smithfield Township, it takes something unique to catch her attention.
American Bass Anglers
Welcome to American Bass Anglers 256-232-0406
I started the day fishing some points that I know about that has grass on the sides of them.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Monroe County contractor fined nearly $85K for shoddy paving
A Monroe County contractor has been ordered to pay nearly $85,000 in restitution and other costs after accepting payments from 14 homeowners and then doing shoddy or incomplete work, according to a lawsuit filed by the state Attorney General's Office's Bureau of Consumer Protection.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.