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  1. Madden defeats Reames in 115th state House Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Pocono Record

    Maureen Madden piled up a commanding lead Tuesday in her Democratic Primary showdown with Andre Reames for the 115th House seat, according to unofficial returns. Once again, she will take on first-term incumbent Republican David Parker this November.


  2. Winter storm threat has officials, PPL on high alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Pocono Record

    Local and state officials, as well as those from PPL Electric Utilities, are urging residents to brace themselves for a major winter storm that could paralyze the region. A potentially dangerous storm that could result in a foot of snow is just hours away and there's nothing to suggest that blizzard-like conditions won't occur in the Poconos, forecasters said Thursday.


  3. Suspect wounded in shootout with police near Wilkes-Barre WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Pocono Record

    A gunman who was randomly firing a semi-automatic rifle in the parking lot of a northeastern Pennsylvania shopping center in the middle of the day Saturday provoked a shootout with police that left him with two bullet wounds, but did not harm anyone else, state police said. State police Capt.


  4. Cost of most individual health plans to rise in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Pocono Record

    Pennsylvania state regulators say the cost of health insurance premiums will rise for most Pennsylvanians next year who buy individual plans, in some cases steeply. The Department of Insurance said Thursday that it has approved rates for 18 individual health insurance plans offered in Pennsylvania.


  5. Two candidates seek Stroudsburg mayor seat Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Pocono Record

    The two major parties have nominated Stroudsburg borough mayoral candidates to fill the unexpired term of the late Dave Deihl. Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Phillips, the Republican, and businesswoman Tarah Probst, the Democrat, will appear on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.


  6. Lack of mental health services plagues Monroe, forum panelists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Pocono Record

    Health experts and specialists shared a universal reason for reaching out to the public about their particular fields this weekend. Panelist and Carbon-Monroe-Pike Mental Health and Developmental Services Administrator Tina Clymer encapsulated it when talking about the limited access to psychiatry in Monroe County.


  7. Mental health summit for veteran careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Pocono Record

    On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre will be holding its third annual Mental Health Summit.


  8. Couple charged in '02 Jackson Township murder, burnt body parts found in barrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Pocono Record

    Previously accused of lying about not being involved in a murder involving burnt body parts found in barrels in Jackson Township, a former Monroe County resident is now charged in the murder, along with his wife. James Arthur Britton Jr., 35, and Stacy Marie Britton, 46, both of Twentynine Palms, California, are charged in the fatal beating and stabbing of Robert Roudebush, 46, as well as the dismemberment, burning and dumping of Roudebush's remains.


  9. KKK distributes fliers in Wilkes-Barre in effort to boost membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Pocono Record

    The flier appeared at a Brown Street house one recent day, wrapped in a Ziploc bag and weighted down by dry white rice. "I am proud to be black; said the black man," the flier says.


  10. Robert a oeBoba W. SneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | Pocono Record

    Robert “Bob” W. Snee has died with great dignity, strength and grace surrounded by his family on Aug. 15, 2015. He was born March 25, 1932, to the late James and Catherine Snee of Wilkes-Barre.


  11. McDonalds re-opened in Mount Pocono after fly infestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Pocono Record

    The McDonald's restaurant on Route 940 in Mount Pocono got a clean bill of health from the state and reopened Friday morning after a Department of Agriculture inspection Thursday ordered it closed for food safety violations. “We did close them because of an infestation of black flies and fruit flies, Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Brandi Hunter-Davenport said.


  12. ESSA Bancorp acquires Eagle National Bancorp, expands into southeastern Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Pocono Record

    ESSA on Wednesday executed a definitive $25.3 million agreement to acquire Eagle National Bank through an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of the merger agreement, stockholders of ENB will receive approximately $24.7 million, or $5.80 per share.


  13. Ex-nursing student from Stroudsburg drops allegations against college Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Pocono Record

    The Stroudsburg nursing student suing Misericordia University for discrimination after twice failing a required course on Friday dropped the allegations against individual school officials as well as a bid for punitive damages. But Jennifer Burbella is continuing her lawsuit against the university, which she alleges violated the Federal Rehabilitation Act by failing to accommodate her anxiety and depression.


  14. Editorial: Turnpike motorists better read the signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Pocono Record

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission's new E-ZPass-only interchange on the Northeast Extension stung thousands of motorists without the pass. Those who entered without the travel-tracking device object are learning that there's no free lunch.


  15. Fire displaces 6 from Wilkes-Barre mental health facility Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Pocono Record

    A fire that broke out Saturday afternoon in Wilkes-Barre forced out half a dozen residents from a home for people with mental and intellectual disabilities. Assistant city Fire Chief William Murtha said the fire started around 1:30 p.m. at 653 Hazle St. and was contained to the basement.


  16. Pa. slot machine revenue reverses declines Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Pocono Record

    For the first time in three years, slot machine revenues at the state's casinos grew, however so slightly, during the fiscal year. Slot revenue reached $2,335,787,919 for the year ending June 30, compared to $2,319,890,598 during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, according to figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.


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