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27 min ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

Man Pleaded Guilty as Accomplice for Deadly Shooting in Monroe County

A man pleaded guilty to third degree murder as an accomplice for his involvement in a drive by shooting in Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

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.

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Related Topix: Mount Pocono, PA

WFMZ

Police: $25k worth of cocaine found in car

Four people are facing charges after police say a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large amount of drugs.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

31-yr-old killed in ATV accident

A 31-year-old man was killed when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating crashed in Monroe County Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: Effort, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Pocono Record

Millions going to road work projects in Monroe County

A long anticipated $19 million realignment of Interstate 80 interchanges would take place during the next four years under a transportation construction program recommended by a regional planning committee.

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Related Topix: Brodheadsville, PA, Tannersville, PA

Pocono Record

Booklet helps history buffs track down Poconos' past

The booming leather-tanning industry inspired the name for Tannersville, while Polk Township drew its name from President James K. Polk when it separated from Chestnuthill Township in 1846.

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Related Topix: Tannersville, PA, Kunkletown, PA

Pocono Record

Public salaries: It pays to be a top-level educator in the Poconos

Payday for public employees in the Poconos brings the highest rewards to top-level educators at public school districts and East Stroudsburg University, a Pocono Record analysis of 2014 salaries has found.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Pike County, PA, Tobyhanna Army Depot, US Military, US Army

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Times-Tribune

People on the Move, July 20, 2014

James Bonczek, Plains, will serve as manager of the Forty Fort office of the multi-discipline engineering and code enforcement firm.

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Related Topix: Forty Fort, PA, Penn State University Park, Bushkill, PA, World News, Mexico,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Pocono Record

Administrators at local schools, ESU top list of Poconos public salaries, analysis shows

Payday for public employees in the Poconos brings the highest rewards to top-level educators at public school districts and East Stroudsburg University, a Pocono Record analysis has found.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Stroudsburg, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA, Pike County, PA, Tobyhanna Army Depot, US Military, US Army

Pocono Record

Pocono Public Salaries Database

We've collected salary information for public workers in Monroe and Pike counties.

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Related Topix: Pike County, PA, Milford, PA

Pocono Record

Gouldsboro State Park beach reopens to swimming

The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has reopened the beach to swimming at Gouldsboro State Park, which is located in Monroe and Wayne counties.

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Related Topix: Gouldsboro, PA, Wayne County, PA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WFMZ

Lifetime member of Pocono fire department dies after 74 years of service

A fire department in the Poconos is mourning the loss of a legend, a firefighter who served for 74 years.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tannersville, PA

Pocono Record

Stroudsburg man faces charges for allegedly distributing crack cocaine

Dominic Darby, 31, of Stroudsburg, distributed and possessed with intent to distribute crack cocaine in Monroe County from October 2013 to April 30, 2014, according to criminal charges filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA

NJ.com

Wheel falling off SUV causes Route 33 accident in Bethlehem Township, ...

Pennsylvania State Police at Belfast on Wednesday investigated a three-vehicle wreck on Route 33 South in Bethlehem Township, Pa.

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Related Topix: Saylorsburg, PA, Slatington, PA

Phillymag.com

Eastern Pa. Casinos Raking It in at the Tables

While there's been a good deal of doom and gloom about the gaming industry around these parts in the last month, here's some evidence that not all area gaming establishments are rolling snake eyes.

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Related Topix: Games, Blackjack, Bensalem, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

State Investigating Personal Care Home Where Resident Drowned

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is looking into a personal care home in Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, Analomink, PA

Pocono Record

Singing Boys founder cops plea

Former children's choir director Bernard Schade has pleaded guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Marshalls Creek, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WFMZ

NCC Monroe campus opens

Northampton Community College is celebrating the grand opening of its brand-new $72-million campus in Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Tannersville, PA

Pocono Record

Severe thunderstorm watch issued as damaging storms move through Poconos -

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. today for much of eastern Pennsylvania, including Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Pocono Record

Two Monroe Co. men rescue boater on Canadian waterway -

Two Monroe County men on vacation in Canada helped rescue a distressed boater late last month, according to the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, Sciota, PA

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