5 hrs ago
A home for history
The Western Pocono Community Library has turned another page in its book. This one reads, "Heritage Center of the Western Pocono Community Library."
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6 hrs ago
Stroudsburg school board opts to open before Labor Day -
The Stroudsburg Area School District will be the only Monroe County district to begin school before Labor Day in 2014.
10 hrs ago
Police identify driver in fatal Paradise Township crash -
Michael Hayes, 55, of Cresco, was the driver killed when his vehicle crashed and burst into flames Thursday morning in Paradise Township, Monroe County Coroner Bob Allen said.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Monroe County's biggest sports venue is hosting a different kind of race this weekend.
Tough Mudder will be at Pocono Raceway for the first time today. It will continue Sunday, and more than 16,000 people are expected to attend.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Fiery crash kills driver in Monroe County
A man died when the car he was driving hit a utility pole and caught fire in Monroe County early Thursday.
Pressure rises for fair tax on natural gas
Republican lawmakers who hold majorities in both houses of the state Legislature have defied the public will by refusing to establish a fair tax on natural gas extraction.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
East Stroudsburg man says he hit bus driver in self-defense
Charged with assaulting a Monroe County Transit Authority bus driver April 4, an East Stroudsburg man with a history of mental illness told a judge Tuesday that he was acting in self-defense when he punched the bus driver for not letting him off where he wanted to be left off.
Job Fair at Maximum Capacity in Monroe County
The Monroe County Career Quest welcomed about 1,000 people looking for work to the Chateau Resort and Conference Center in Tannersville on Tuesday.
Kunkletown man 'tasered' in Lehighton as he resists arrest, police say -
A Monroe County man was shot with a stun gun Monday afternoon after he fled from police investigating a Weissport fight and then struggled police trying to take him into custody.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Shooting in Kansas Shakes many Celebrating Passover
Each year The Inn at Pocono Manor is filled with families for the week, observing the Passover Holiday.
Police: Schade had suitcases full of child pornography -
After he was arrested last month, disgraced Singing Boys of Pennsylvania founder Bernard Schade had a neighbor hide two suitcases containing 1,101 pornographic pictures of children, according to police.
Train Derailment Near Monroe County
A train is off the tracks in Northampton County and crews are working on how to clean up the wreck.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Week in Review 4/13/2014
Three women walk a labyrinth inside the Liberal Arts Building on the campus of Marywood University in Scranton on Friday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
RSVP, the volunteer program for seniors, in jeopardy in Monroe County -
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program's chapter in Monroe County is in danger of losing its federal subsidy and could close in a year if that happens, according to its president, Merle Turitz.
Heroism is alive and well
The dramatic story of the near-drowning of two Matamoras men last week had a happy ending thanks to John Montana of Millrift, who pulled them from the Delaware River.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Court Appearance In Monroe County Deadly DUI Case
A plea deal is being worked out in Monroe County for a woman accused of killing someone with her car.
Pocono Summer Chorus seeks singers
Pocono Summer Chorus is seeking singers to participate in a community choir concert on July 30. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Monroe County Meals on Wheels.
You're not invited to Ross Township 'information' session -
Ross Township supervisors have scheduled a meeting later this month to discuss whether to renovate or rebuild the municipal building where three people were killed at a meeting last August.
Stroudsburg day center attracts homeless clients, volunteers
Mark Ruf spent one recent morning helping a homeless man set up a tent in the woods with some basic necessities.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Polk man charged with making, selling meth to undercovers -
State police charged Michael Robert Horn, 44, of Polk Township, with selling methamphetamine and cocaine to undercover troopers and having a meth lab in his Fawn Circle, Tall Pine Acres, home.