Tannersville man faces gun charges over dog
A Tannersville man was arrested last week on charges that he pulled a gun on a man during a dispute over the ownership of a dog named "Boss."
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Fire heavily damages tractor-trailer along I-80 near I-380 split - Update
A tractor-trailer hauling food caught fire while traveling on Interstate 80 West, just before the Interstate 380 split, about 8 a.m. today.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Millions going to road work projects in Monroe County
A long anticipated $19 million realignment of Interstate 80 interchanges would take place during the next four years under a transportation construction program recommended by a regional planning committee.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Booklet helps history buffs track down Poconos' past
The booming leather-tanning industry inspired the name for Tannersville, while Polk Township drew its name from President James K. Polk when it separated from Chestnuthill Township in 1846.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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Outdoors Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014
Introduction to Geocaching, a hike to find hidden caches and practice using a GPS.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Lifetime member of Pocono fire department dies after 74 years of service
A fire department in the Poconos is mourning the loss of a legend, a firefighter who served for 74 years.
Back to School Already at New Campus
As the first freshman class walks the new quad and registers for classes, the new Northampton Community College in Tannersville is finally buzzing.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
NCC Monroe campus opens
Northampton Community College is celebrating the grand opening of its brand-new $72-million campus in Monroe County.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Summer Fun Photo Contest winners -
Sukanya Mezzasalma of Tannersville was one of two winners in a random drawing of our Summer Fun Photo Contest.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Art reception tonight: The work of six women; Delaware Water Gap
Six friends will share the walls of the Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery for a special art show titled "Women in the Arts."
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Less camping, more cookies: Critics say Girl Scouts have lost their way
Although moments like this match a tenet of the Girl Scout law to "make the world a better place," there are today fewer locations for campfire sing-a-longs.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Hot-wired backhoe, cutting torch used to steal cable and conductors; $10,000 reward offered
Kevin Fabiano Sr. points out where thieves broke into a voltage transformer to steal copper conductors and nearly half-inch-thick copper cables used to power the snow guns at Alpine Mountain Ski Area in Henryville on Thursday, July 3, 2014.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Community continues support of Stroud Area Regional officer with advanced cancer
From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Big Daddy's Family BBQ on Route 611 in Bartonsville is donating half of its profits from that day's business to the Torres family.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Completed NCC-Monroe campus promises 'full college experience'
On Monday, the new campus will accept its first students - those participating in the second session of summer courses.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Fireworks planned across Poconos for Fourth of July holiday
FIREWORKS: Pocono Raceway will open its infield during the Pocono Indycar 500 Fueled by Sunoco race weekend for a fireworks show and infield block party from 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday, July 5. Cost is $5 donation per vehicle.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Pocono Mountain Regional officer who spotted hazmat leak: 'This is definitely not good'
Thursday was Pocono Mountain Regional Police Officer Donald Scarfo's day off, but he had to be present as the arresting officer in a case scheduled for a preliminary hearing that morning.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Hazmat spill shuts down Interstate 80
Traffic is blocked off in both direction on Interstate 80 as police and hazmat crews assess the problem posed by a tractor-trailer that was spewing fluid on the highway Thursday afternoon and was pulled over near the Tannersville exit.
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Spill closes stretch of I-80 for hours
A tractor trailer leaked an unknown substance onto Interstate 80 on Thursday, closing the highway and sending a hazardous materials team to the site.
I-80 lanes being shut down due to hazmat spill at Tannersville exit
Updated at 12:47 p.m.: A Pocono Mountain Regional Police officer returning from the jail on Interstate 80 westbound came up behind a placarded vehicle containing hazardous materials Thursday morning and saw a fluid material spraying out, Lt.