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Solar Compacting Trash Cans Coming to Stroudsburg
Stroudsburg, Monroe County- (WBRE/WYOU) Litter is becoming a major problem in the Poconos and it's not just on the roads. The garbage can in downtown Stroudsburg are overflowing and that means the trash ends up on the ground. Now, there's a plan for improvement.
East Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church welcomes new pastor
On Sunday, March 17, officials from Lehigh Presbytery ordained and installed Nicole Vogel as the new pastor of East Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church. Nicole graduated from Moravian College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. For three years she worked as an intensive care manager fo
Pot Pie Palooza benefits Clymer Library
Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi in Pocono Pines hosted its second annual Pot Pie Palooza to benefit the Clymer Library, Pocono Pines. Orders for chicken, beef and vegetable pot pies were taken in advance, and patrons picked up orders at the lodge, with $2 from each pot pie going directly to the libr
Camelback Resort sued for a third time in nine months over alleged injury on 'The Flowrider'
SCRANTON – A New York man is suing a Tannersville-based waterpark, alleging he was injured on one of its rides. Jack Daloya and Keren Esayev flied a lawsuit against Camelback Resort LLC, et al, and John/Jane Does 1-10 at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on March 12 for
LI Man Drove To Pennsylvania For Sex With 13-Year-Old: Police
HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — A Long Island man has been arrested after police said he made several trips to Bucks County, Pennsylvania to meet a 13-year-old for sex. Matthew Veltri, 26, of Massapequa Park, faces numerous charges. Veltri met the victim over a social media app, according to authorities. He
‘Taste of the Poconos’ Restaurant Month Begins
POCONO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The lunch rush was on at Barley Creek Brewing Company near Tannersville. One duo from New York City says this place has been on their bucket list for quite some time.
Hitting same home 4 times is at least 1 too many for Bushkill Township burglar, police report
A brazen burglar in the past month kept hitting an elderly couple’s home in Bushkill Township while they were away until he got arrested on Sunday outside the residence, police report.
4 killed in wrong-way crash in western Pennsylvania
AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) â€” Four people are dead after a vehicle traveling the wrong way collided with an oncoming car in western Pennsylvania. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Sunday on Route 65 in Beaver County.
Pennsylvania man arrested on drug charge in Monongalia County
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A Pennsylvania man was arrested in Monongalia County after troopers said they recovered crack cocaine, marijuana, crystal meth and pills during a traffic stop.
Finally automating the Pennsylvania Turnpike could ease money woes, but what about toll collectors?
The transition to an all-electronic tolling system has been nearly a decade in the making; the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission first commissioned a feasibility study in 2010. While finally pulling it off could stem the turnpike's financial bleeding, it raises the specter of mass layoffs for the sta
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate, payrolls set new records
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) â€” Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest rate on record, as payrolls hit a new record. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped by one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.9%. Pennsylvania's rate had twice pr
More crashes, more DUI arrests this year compared to last year’s Easter weekend, according to Pennsylvania state police
The number of crashes and the number of DUI arrests were both up this year in the area compared to last year’s Easter weekend, according to Pennsylvania state police. State police at Troop M in Bethlehem stepped up enforcement for aggressive drivers and those who appeared to be under the influence f
Pottsville Listed as Safest Pennsylvania City for Drivers
POTTSVILLE, Pa. -- According to an online study, some cities in our area were chosen as some of the safest to drive in across the state. Pottsville came in at the top of that list.
He ‘smoked some Ice’ and claimed ‘someone was trying to kill him,’ police say
A 43-year-old North Carolina man who claimed someone with a gun was trying to kill him in Hanover Township, Northampton County, had “smoked some Ice ... and wasn’t feeling right," Colonial Regional police report.
New money to help toddlers' education and health in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - New money is aimed at helping more toddlers and their families in Pennsylvania. The commonwealth is one of 10 states and D.C. to receive a $100,00 grant, which will help with early childhood education, healthcare, and childcare.
Woman cited after hitting ditch
State police at Lehighton investigated a crash at 4:05 p.m. on Thursday along Forest Inn Road in Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Grace L. Hillard, 78, of Kunkletown, was driving a 2018 Kia Sorrento northbound and negotiating a left curve when she looked in her rear view mirror and
Fanny pack with pot left by customer at Applebee’s leads to a dispute; 2 charged
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A man who left behind a fanny pack containing marijuana at Applebee’s, leads to a dispute and two people being charged Sunday morning. On April 21, at around 1:18 a.m., police responded to Applebee’s, located at 225 Mountain Ave, in reference to a dispute. When off
The 20 best places to grab a burger in the Lehigh Valley, according to Yelp
We know, you can't wait for the summer grilling season. Who doesn't love a juicy burger straight off the grill? But if you're not up for grilling, there's still plenty of restaurants across the Lehigh Valley serving up noteworthy burgers. We found everything from the basic (lettuce, tomato, onion an
Kids in Southwestern Pennsylvania are exposed to carcinogenic coke oven emissions at shockingly higher rates than the rest of the country
Editor's note: This is the third story in our series on cancer and air pollution in Southwestern Pennsylvania. PITTSBURGH—Six-year-old Madelina DeLuca was diagnosed with leukemia when she was just 23 months old.
Just Listed In Upper St. Clair: Johnston Road Estate For $1.2M
UPPER ST. CLAIR, PA -- This home sits on 1.75 acres of land that provides sufficient space for a pool, sport court or putting green. The kitchen comes with custom wood cabinetry, marble counters and an island; the full wall of windows overlook the flagstone patio and level rear grounds.