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Stroudsburg man charged with molesting girl

STROUDSBURG - Borough resident Joseph E. Haschak, 70, was charged Wednesday, three months after allegedly molesting a 6-year-old girl at his home. When the girl's mother went to get her from Haschak's residence Aug. 18, the girl reported Haschak had rubbed her belly and touched her buttocks, a polic

POCONO RECORD - 2017-11-22 20:11:49

Toys for joy: You are an angel to a child's dream

So sweet, the smell of pine needles, cinnamon, and apple pie baking in the oven. You roll into the main room and the anticipation is unbearable. What has Santa brought all the young girls and boys for Christmas this year? Now imagine that tree empty, just needles falling beneath it. For some, that s

POCONO RECORD - 2017-11-23 10:00:00

State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks. The top government lawyers from 10 states and the District of Columbia sent a letter saying the increase could put access to the pa

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:44:57

Sixers jump out early in rout to beating Blazers, 101-81

Brett Brown has a lot to be thankful for these days. The 76ers coach has a new era point guard in Ben Simmons. Brown also Joel Embiid, who can become the league's most dominant post player if healthy. And at some point, he'll incorporate Markelle Fultz into the mix of what has been his most talented

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-22 22:50:32

Haircut for a Good Cause

PARADISE TOWNSHIP - It's taken Dave Beveridge two and a half years to grow his hair, but during a pep rally at Pocono Mountain East Junior High School near Mount Pocono, it was all chopped off. Students and staff sold raffle tickets for a chance to take a snip at this gym teachers hair. Each cut hel

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-11-22 21:51:43

Dash Away 5K offers holiday cheer, helping good causes

Can anything possibly beat a holiday-theme 5K for sheer fun and good cheer? Well, if the race is for a good cause - or several of them - so much the better. Which brings us to the third annual Dash Away 5K on Saturday, Dec. 2 in Pennington, N.J. Now we know Pennsylvanians sometimes treat the Delawar

THEINTELL.COM - 2017-11-23 11:00:00

Bear attacks goat in Blairstown

BLAIRSTOWN -- Around 8:30 p.m. Monday a homeowner on Cherry Lane heard noises coming from her outdoor, fenced-in pen. As she peered outside, she saw a black bear, which she estimated to be around 300 pounds, attacking her goat. She ran outside screaming. The bear ran off, but the injuries to her

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:01:00

Notre Dame Elementary donates 30 meals

EAST STROUDSBURG - Thirty families in need will get a full Thanksgiving Day meal, thanks to the donations of Notre Dame Elementary School students. Those meals will feed more than 150 people. "It's all the trimmings, down to the pan," said Jillian Skolnik, a social services aid for the Monroe County

POCONO RECORD - 2017-11-21 23:53:29

Hit-and-run kills pedestrian in Pahrump

The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Pahrump. The crash was reported at 1:33 a.m., Nov. 17 between Homestead Road and Calvada Boulevard. A vehicle traveling south on Nevada Highway 160 struck an unidentified 52-year-old man who was illegally walking in the right lane, au

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 15:01:33

Motorcyclists receives serious injuries in Pahrump area crash

An early Sunday afternoon motor vehicle crash has left one person clinging to life, Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Lewis said. The collision occurred at the intersection of North Blagg Road and West Ranch Street just after 1 p.m. Lewis said upon arrival, fire crews found the crash involv

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 15:03:04

Crews prepare Christmas tree for lighting ceremony in Pahrump

Crew members with Valley Electric Association were at work Friday, preparing for next week's 4th Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event is set for 6 p.m., Nov. 25 at the Pahrump Nugget hotel-casino. Cookies, hot chocolate and coffee are to be served as the area ushers in the ho

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 15:00:11

Pahrump Valley wrestlers look to have solid team this year

The Pahrump Valley High School wrestling team had a big year in 2014 when they won the state championship and since then it has been hard times trying to get back up to that form. The main problem over the past two years has been senior wrestlers. For the past two years the team has been hard-presse

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 15:00:59

Tractor Supply Co. hosts grand opening in Pahrump

Prior to its ribbon-cutting ceremony this month, the manager of Pahrump's Tractor Supply Company made sure to note that the brand new business offers much more than its name suggests. Manager Mark Slingerland made the announcement moments before the Saturday, Nov. 11, grand opening, at 900 East High

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 15:02:53

Festival of Trees gala set for Pahrump

Nathan Adelson Hospice, Southern Nevada's largest non-profit hospice, is hosting its 13th Annual Festival of Trees event in Pahrump on Dec. 1 to help raise funds for hospice programs and services, organizers announced. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is being held at the Mountain Falls Golf Club, 500

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 15:03:26

Dennis Myers: Tracing a good piece of advice

Last weekend I went to see the new movie, "Wonder." It portrays the first school year of a boy with Treacher Collins Syndrome, described by the National Institute of Health as "a condition that affects the development of bones and other tissues of the face." The boy in the movie was homeschooled unt

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 15:02:11

Celebrity auction brings in cash, laughs and entertainment to Parhump

More than a dozen local "celebrities" generated upward of $14,000 for a local non-profit agency, as the annual Nye County Celebrity Auction got underway on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Pahrump Nugget. The popular event serves as a fundraiser for Pahrump's No to Abuse organization. Those on the auction b

PVTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 15:01:59

TV crew films in downtown Villa Rica

Hollywood, or at least one Oscar winner, was in Villa Rica last week, as a production crew closed off a downtown street to film a scene for "Hap & Leonard," a highly rated show broadcast on Sundance TV. Louis Gossett Jr., who won the Academy Award in 1982 for his role in "An Officer and a Gentleman"

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

Cobb Worker Killed When Woman Drives Onto Sidewalk: Reports

COBB COUNTY, GA - The Cobb County police are investigating a fatal Wednesday morning accident in which a woman drove a vehicle onto a sidewalk and struck a maintenance worker, according to media reports. The accident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. at Akers Mill Road and Galleria Drive in Cumberland,

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:37:11

Local to perform with theater company in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

Ellie Perry of Marietta was one of 128 military children selected to perform in the 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Camp Broadway LLC, an award-winning theater arts enrichment company, will perform Irving Berlin's "This Is A Great Country" in the parade featuring children, ra

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 02:33:00

MARTA's East Line rail extension promising, but flawed

Dallas, which started building its DART light rail system in 1996, has 93 miles of light rail, with 64 stations spread across four lines. Denver's Transportation Expansion Project, dubbed T-REX, combined 17 miles of highway improvements and 19 miles of double-track light rail; the project came in un

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 11:00:00