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Stroudsburg merchants focus on revitalizing Main Street

STROUDSBURG - The economic atmosphere of Main Street affects the borough, the county seat, which in turn affects the county. How to get more tourists, visitors and local residents to patronize Main Street businesses more frequently throughout the year is a question that has been around for as long a

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

Kettle Creek showcases Nature Discovery Area

Kids love to dig in dirt and sand. But in this pit, they may come across some fossils. The fossil pit is just one of the features of the new Nature Discovery Area at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center in Hamilton Township. The park is free, open to all, and hosts a number of features th

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-20 02:32:37

Man charged in Pocono Township assault

BARTONSVILLE - Stephen James Condur, 31, is charged with holding a woman against her will and assaulting her Tuesday at his Bartonsville residence. Condur was placed in Monroe County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000 bail and is awaiting a district court hearing. -Andrew Scott BARTONSVILLE -

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-19 21:21:30

Sessions: 'Sanctuary cities' undermine law's moral authority

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that "undermine the moral authority of the law." He made the comments a day after the Trump administration appealed a judge's ruling blocking its efforts to wi

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-20 02:18:00

The Latest: Sessions asks 'sanctuary cities' to reconsider

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on the Trump administration's opposition to "sanctuary cities" that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration officials (all times local): 2:10 p.m. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has urged "sanctuary cities" to reconsider their status. He says sanctuary cities und

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-19 21:54:08

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

WASHINGTON (AP) - Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math. Of the states that opted in after the standards were introduced in 2010 - 4

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-09-19 07:37:18

PennEast pipeline applies for Army Corps permits

The PennEast Pipeline Co. has applied for water crossing permits with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, moving it one step closer to building a controversial 120-mile natural gas pipeline from northeast Pennsylvania to Mercer County, New Jersey. One of those water crossings would run the pipeline be

THEINTELL.COM - 2017-09-19 20:15:00

Pen Argyl Area's 'fabulous point man' plans to retire as superintendent

After 26 years as Pen Argyl Area School District's superintendent, William Haberl is stepping down. Haberl told students and teachers about his plan to retire at the beginning of this school year. His June 2018 retirement date will be formalized at the district's school board meeting Tuesday night.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:19:27

Quick-thinking trash truck driver saves lives, witness says (PHOTOS)

Sarah Johnson was on her way to work when she saw a driver make a sharp turn and cut off traffic on Route 33. At least two cars crashed into a trash truck, but it could have been worse had the trash truck not veered into the median to avoid abruptly stopped cars. "I feel so grateful that he made tha

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 11:50:53

2 face charges in Blairstown after 3rd person's overdose

BLAIRSTOWN -- Two Blairstown residents are facing endangerment charges after they allegedly did nothing while with a male victim for hours as he was experiencing a drug overdose, police said. Jessica Russo, 29, was charged with third-degree endangering the welfare of an injured victim and third-de

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:01:00


State police at Lehighton reported on the following driving under the influence arrests. In each case, troopers declined to release the name of the suspect. A 27-year-old man from Effort was involved in a crash along Jonas Road, east of Camp Trexler Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County, at 8:06 a.

TIMES NEWS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Eastburg students visit UN for ASPIRE program

A group of 45 middle and high school students from East Stroudsburg partook in a rare opportunity Friday. The teenagers set foot in the general assembly hall of the United Nations headquarters in New York City. "It pushes me to speak out on what I believe in," said Suzannah Costa, a senior at East S

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-18 23:56:14

ESU brings awareness to mental health

It's a hard subject to broach. It can be emotional, touchy and downright uncomfortable. But Gina Scala and Linda Van Meter are doing everything in their power to bring awareness to the importance of mental health issues and suicide prevention to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania students.

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-18 23:57:15

Lawsuit alleges sex scandal in Pennsylvania coroner's office

In this Aug. 6, 2013, file photo, Monroe County Coroner Bob Allen discusses charges against a man who eventually pleaded guilty to killing multiple people at a municipal meeting in the Poconos, during a news conference in Stroudsburg, Pa. Lurid claims about the Monroe County coroner's office under

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-17 15:56:06

Laverdure receives A. Mitchell Palmer Award

Laverdure receives A. Mitchell Palmer Award The East Stroudsburg Elks Lodge and the Monroe County Bar Association recently presented Sharon S. Laverdure with the 11th annual A. Mitchell Palmer Award at a dinner held in her honor. The award is named after A. Mitchell Palmer who was a local resident w

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-19 01:07:34

Time to re-evaluate: BYU football heads into much-needed bye week

Bye weeks are often a time for a college football team to get physically healthy from the rigors of the game. While BYU can certainly use some of that, the Cougars head into their one-week break needing an emotional lift even more. The first four games of the season have been brutal for players, coa

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-18 12:30:00

Cops seize weapon, marijuana in Slate Belt traffic stop

A 43-year-old Bushkill man is facing charges following a traffic stop in the Slate Belt. Pennsylvania State Police in Belfast did not name the driver in a news release, but said he was stopped in a silver Camry at 9:25 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of South Delaware Drive in Upper Mount Bethel Town

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-17 15:05:16

FALL A&E GUIDE: New Tricks: Old Hounds' final Anchorage show at ACW Sept. 16

When Joshua Springer decided to move to Portland, he wasn't sure what would happen with his metal band, Old Hounds. Describing the group as "a happy medium between metalcore and hardcore," Springer says that it's been around in one form or another since he, vocalist Alberto Alcala, and lead guitaris

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-17 18:20:00

Extreme makeovers viewed for clogged county interchange

The Morris County Freeholders are studying proposals for a redesign of the traffic-packed interchange at Route 24, Columbia Turnpike and Park Avenue in Morris Township, Florham Park and Hanover. IPHONE VIDEO BY WILLIAM WESTHOVEN SEPT. 13, 2017 William Westhoven MORRISTOWN - Four conceptual developm

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-17 10:45:54

Leaves Changing Color Early in the Poconos

JACKSON TOWNSHIP - Some early signs of fall can be seen throughout the Poconos. The leaves are starting to change colors. People might notice a few leaves that are already brown on some trees. According to forestry officials, some trees were infected with a fungus and it will impact the color, but t

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-18 20:26:44