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A Brooklyn, N.Y. man has been identified as the victim of a drowning today at the Days Inn pool at Seven Bridge Road and Independence Road in Smithfield Township.
In what authorities are calling a "drowning incident," a body was found in the pool of a Days Inn in Monroe County Wednesday afternoon.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced the next phase of construction will begin on Thursday, July 24 on the project to repair the structurally deficient PA 611 Bridge over Pocono Creek in Pocono Township, Monroe County.
Speed limits on more than 100 miles of two interstates maintained by PennDOT will rise to 70 mph for the first time as part of a pilot program.
PennDOT is creating 70 mph zones as pilot projects on a pair of interstates next month, including parts of I-380 in Monroe County .
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.
A preliminary hearing has been tentatively scheduled for August for a Monroe County Correctional Facility inmate charged with stabbing another inmate with a pen.
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.
Four people are facing charges after police say a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large amount of drugs.
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.
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.
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.
We've collected salary information for public workers in Monroe and Pike counties.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:47 am
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