New Smithfields library unofficially open
Smithfields library branch staff member Lourene Edwards couldn't hold back her enthusiasm about the newly opened location at the RGB Complex on Seven Bridge Road in Marshalls Creek.
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
New library branch draws new patrons
"We love it," gushed Lourene Edwards of the Smithfields branch staff about the newly opened Library facility located on Seven Bridge Road in Marshalls Creek.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Wallet goes missing in Marshalls Creek bar
The woman said she put her jacket containing her wallet on barstool and went to play pool.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Boys choir director in district court for preliminary hearing on sex charges
All charges against Bernard Schade of Wind Gap, founder/director of the Singing Boys of Pennsylvania, were sent to Monroe County Court today during his preliminary hearing in Marshalls Creek.
Bernard Kenneth Schade heading to trial
The founder of a boys choir based in Monroe and Northampton counties is heading to trial on charges he sexually abused a member of the choir nearly two decades ago.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Ex-member of boys choir describes troubling behavior by director now accused of sexual abuse
Leonard French said he couldn't keep driving when he got a phone call last week informing him that Bernard K. Schade had been charged in a 1996 rape of a boy and former member of the Singing Boys of Pennsylvania choir.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Couple flees fire in Middle Smithfield Township
Robert and Kathy Chelednik of Middle Smithfield Township know they have kind neighbors, but it took a fire destroying their home to realize just how kind.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Former 'Singing Boys' member accuses director of rape -
He's been praised since 1970 for turning generations of fourth-through-eighth-grade boys into an elite, world-renowned singing choir, while drawing some controversy over his methods of disciplining choir members.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Ring leader gets up to 14 years in prison
Charged with operating one of two major illegal drug rings in the Poconos, Bryn Stevenson, 31, of Tannersville, has been sentenced to 61 2 to 14 years in state prison after pleading guilty.
Middle-of-the-night crash closed I-80 for 2.5 hours
A crash closed Interstate 80 eastbound heading into New Jersey for more than two hours early Monday morning, according to state police.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
New EMS rules add burden to small providers
A new set of state standards for EMS services coming in April could place additional burdens on providers, especially if they are smaller and volunteer, but also help ensure best practices, EMS providers and officials said this week.
Mon Mar 17, 2014
Fire guts dwelling in Middle Smithfield Township; none hurt -
Fire gutted a building on Monday morning at 143 Hidden Lake Drive in Middle Smithfield Township.