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PUC OKs PPL's $33M upgrade -
PPL Electric Utilities' proposed $33 million power line upgrade in the Pocono plateau won final procedural approval Thursday from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Tobyhanna man heads to county court on charges of raping teen -
William Love, 36, of Tobyhanna, will head to Monroe County Court on charges of getting a 17-year-old girl drunk and raping her at his home in October.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
3 arrested with 60 bags of heroin, 5-yr-old in car
Pocono Mountain Regional Police found 60 bags of heroin, plus a five-year-old boy in the back seat.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Thankfully, Big Pocono State Park has many 'Friends'
The restoration of Cattell Cabin, built in 1908, is one example of the volunteer efforts that are evident throughout Big Pocono State Park.
The Modesto Bee
In 'A Permanent Member of the Family,' Russell Banks explores moving...
When we think of Russell Banks, what comes to mind are the novels: "Continental Drift," "The Sweet Hereafter," "Cloudsplitter," "Rule of the Bone."
Holiday Traffic Forced to Deal With Wet Weather
People traveling through our area Wednesday morning dealt with some rain, but it seems, at least in our area, the worst of it is over.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Mother Nature Makes Tricky Travels in Monroe County
The slushy conditions on area roadways aren't helping holiday travelers in Monroe County headed out to their Thanksgiving destinations.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
MoGo bus card may save Monroe County riders some moolah -
MoGo, or the "Miles to Go Transit Card," will enable riders to make multiple trips on Monroe County Transit Authority buses without having to constantly dig deep into their pockets for the $1.25 fare.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Early Thanksgiving for Local Veterans
Thanksgiving is still a week away, but it came early for a group of veterans from the VA hospital near Wilkes-Barre.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Man charged in vehicular homicide on I-380 -
A Mount Pocono man was charged Wednesday, more than a year after allegedly falling asleep while driving at more than 80 mph in a 65 mph zone and causing a crash that killed a Dunmore man on Interstate 380.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Zardecki honored for work at Tobyhanna Army Depot -
Deputy Commander Frank Zardecki, whose commitment to Tobyhanna Army Depot has ensured its position as a leader within the Army's industrial base, accepted the 58th Annual Distinguished Civilian Service Award during a ceremony Monday at the Pentagon.
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
In Our Schools: Adrienne Evans
Adrienne Evans works at the Amity Elementary Center with fifth-graders on an experiment using yeast to cause a balloon to expand when placed on a bottle.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The Morning Call
KidsPeace will start treating adults for first time
KidsPeace has spent the last 131 years counseling and sheltering more than 200,000 children, but it's about to do something it has never done: accept adults.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Slippery Start To The Morning
A two-car crash on Interstate 380 south, near the split with Interstate 84 outside Dunmore was one of many Tuesday morning.
Returning Civil War vets told to "Be a man": NCC prof talks tomorrow at Tobyhanna
But people of the late 19th Century didn't call it post-traumatic stress disorder - or PTSD.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Susan D. Andersen, Pocono Lake, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Steven M. Balut, Taylor, with highest distinction, Associate of Science in physical therapist assistant; Andres M. Barrera, Tobyhanna, Associate of Science in physical therapist assistant; Brenda Lee Barrett, Beach Lake, with distinction, Bachelor of Science in human development and ... (more)
Fri Nov 08, 2013