2 hrs ago
Competition Brings Some New 'Spice' to Pocono Garlic Festival
A popular festival in Monroe County is celebrating a milestone this weekend. The Pocono Garlic Festival is celebrating 20 years Saturday and Sunday.
5 hrs ago
Red Cross schedules blood drives in September -
The American Red Cross Blood Services, Northeast Pennsylvania Region will hold several open to the public blood drives during the month of September in Monroe County.
12 hrs ago
Resica project can learn from another product of commitment
There was perceivable excitement among the 100 on hand at the grand opening of the Crossing Abilities Playground at Mountain View Park in Tannersville Aug. 22. Business leaders, state representatives Mario Scavello and Rosemary Brown and local supervisors joined Neil Gallagher, the progenitor of the playground suited to children of varying special ... (more)
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Speeding fines in Monroe County safety corridor aren't twice as high, analysis shows
Well, no they don't, according to a Pocono Record analysis of five years of summonses issued on Interstate 80 in Monroe County.
Rape reported at West End Fair
State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a rape reported Sunday night in the West End Fair parking lot in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.
Where is the best view in the Poconos? Share your photos with readers
PennLive explains that Bushkills Falls, with seven waterfalls, have been nicknamed "The Niagara Falls of Pennsylvania."
East Stroudsburg drug raid nets 3; heroin, crack, marijuana found
A man stood in public with a "hungry" sign and used money passersby gave him to buy drugs to sell, police said.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Monroe County financial adviser facing charges
Federal regulators are accusing a Monroe County financial adviser of making a long list of illegal investments at the expense of his clients.
Local group is turning hotel into home for homeless veterans
A local group is working to help homeless veterans get off the streets. The non-profit is transforming an old hotel into a home for vets.
Man Impersonates Police Officer
Police in Monroe County are looking for an imposter who posed as a police officer and threatened a driver.
Police seek public's help in finding child porn suspect
Mario Dos Santos Perez, 26, with a last known address of Wigwam Park Road in Stroud Township, is wanted in connection with the child pornography.
Just me and the chickens -
Monroe County 4-H member Sophia Alcamo, 11, of Saylorsburg, changes the food and water of all the animals in the chicken/rooster area on Monday afternoon at the West End Fair.
Money for roads, bridges to be shared with Pocono, Barrett townships -
Since Monroe County owns no roads, it has decided to share some of its state aid for road and bridge work with two townships.
Nonprofits to receive financial boost from Monroe property auction -
Michael Baxter & Associates Commercial Real Estate & Property Management will hold its the third annual High Five Charity Auction on Oct. 9 at Desaki Restaurant in Swiftwater.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Teen jumps from burning building in Stroudsburg
A teenager in Monroe County is lucky to be alive, after she jumped from a burning building Monday afternoon.
Jonas Bake Oven Up and Running Again at West End Fair
An oven from the 18th century is back up and running in Monroe County thanks to the work of the Polk Township Historical Society.
MoneyGram refunds heading our way
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service on Aug. 19 sent reimbursement checks to more than 3,400 people who were victimized by MoneyGram International.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Authorities investigate another alarming police impersonation incident
Adding to the recent list of disturbing police impersonation cases in the 69 News coverage area, authorities in the Poconos are investigating a report of two men driving in a car with red and blue lights trying to pull over another vehicle.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Two shoplifters sentenced Thursday
Two shoplifters were sentenced in Carbon County court on Thursday by Judge Joseph J. Matika, one getting a jail term and the other probation.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Fundraiser to benefit family of late Stroud Area Regional Police officer
The sixth annual Shane Skibber Memorial Motorcycle Run will be held Sunday to benefit both Monroe County's child passenger safety program and the family of Stroud Area Regional Police Officer Ruben Torres, who died from cancer July 7. Skibber, 30, was a lifelong Monroe County resident, entrepreneur and avid motorcyclist killed in a 2008 crash in ... (more)