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Free hikes introduce new East Stroudsburg trails
Hikers looking for new areas to explore now have another option. There are several fresh trails at Gregory's Pond Natural Area on Route 447 between Wendy's and Terra Greens Golf Course, East Stroudsburg.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Pocono Mountain Charter School auction opens new can of legal worms
The now-defunct Pocono Mountain Charter School is in the process of dissolving, but the church that is its landlord continues to do legal battle with the former school and is now seeking to block the auction of items it claims to own.
Coroner: Woman found in Stroud Township lake drowned -
An autopsy conducted Friday confirmed that a woman found dead Thursday in a lake behind Lakewood Personal Care Home on Cherry Lane Road did in fact die as a result of drowning.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Monroe County 2030 advisory group forms to help steer the ship
Monroe County commissioners hope a new advisory group will ensure the county's 2030 comprehensive development plan doesn't fade into obscurity.
Unpleasant surprise at Monroe County Courthouse
People across the state must now pay $10 more when filing civil complaints, protection from abuse orders and certain other documents at their county court offices, according to a statewide notice sent out Friday by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.
Coroner identifies East Stroudsburg man killed when his tractor rolled onto him
An elderly man killed when his John Deere tractor rolled onto him Thursday has been identified as Clyde Dale Learn, 83, of East Stroudsburg.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Body Of Missing Woman Found After Search
A woman who went missing from a personal care home in Monroe County has been found dead, according to the county coroner.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Prison Sentence For Day Care Operator
The owner of a day care in Monroe County will spend some time behind bars after a child died there.
Nearly 140 homes without power in Poconos following Tuesday night's storms
At this hour, PPL Electric Utilities is reporting 57 customers in Monroe County are without power, most of them in Eldred Township and nine in East Stroudsburg.
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for most of eastern Pennsylvania
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 p.m. for Monroe County and most of the rest of eastern Pennsylvania.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mountainhome druggist sentenced in script scam
Frank Mordente of Tobyhanna was a hard-working, white-collar taxpayer with a loving family, supportive community and, until last year, no criminal record.
Dangerous line of storms approaches Poconos
Monroe County and Pike County are both under a severe thunderstorm warning until 9:45 p.m. Destructive winds in excess of 70 mph are expected, according to the National Weather Service station in Binghamton, New York.
Money Problems Put Playground Build On Hold
A new community playground scheduled to be built in Monroe County this week has now been pushed back.
Deborah Thompson pleaded guilty to two counts of child welfare endangerment and was sentenced today.
The state Department of Public Welfare found that Deborah Thompson's Stroudsburg day care had multiple violations after a 3-month-old boy died there in 2012, although the violations were not found to have caused the boy's death.
Chief Parrish: Ruben had that sense of the human being behind the badge
Back in the 1990s, Ruben Torres, then an East Stroudsburg police officer, met with a woman whose home had been burglarized.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Report: Most frat members may be charged in hazing death
Police plan to charge most of the 30 fraternity members who took part in a retreat in Tunkhannock Township where a New York City college freshman died in December, according to published reports.
Hearings continued in Kunkletown...
A Kunkletown man who turned a gun on his kidnapper and shot him in the stomach has had his hearing reduced for the second week.
Charges Coming In Monroe County Death?
It happened in December of 2013, and ABC News says as many as 30 people could be charged.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Monroe County Historical Society honors the late Fred Waring
A nationally known band leader in the mid-1900s, a local legend and an innovator of a popular kitchen blender all aptly describe Fred Waring, who proudly called Shawnee-on-Delaware and Pennsylvania his home.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Less camping, more cookies: Critics say Girl Scouts have lost their way
Although moments like this match a tenet of the Girl Scout law to "make the world a better place," there are today fewer locations for campfire sing-a-longs.