Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Monroe County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Pocono Record

East Stroudsburg man speeds away from police on I-80, caught in So. Stroudsburg

An East Stroudsburg man fled from Monroe County detectives thisy morning after they attempted to pull him over on Interstate 80, authorities said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA

7 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

Shooter of Teen Girl Sent To Prison

Smith pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for shooting a 17-year-old girl in the head during a drug deal near Tobyhanna in 2012 when he was just 17. In addition to prison time, a Monroe County judge ordered Smith to pay restitution, take GED classes and undergo a mental health evaluation.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tobyhanna, PA

8 hrs ago | Pocono Record

Students help 'Habitat' project

If not for Habitat for Humanity, East Stroudsburg resident Pete Nelson would have to sell his house.

Comment?

Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

12 hrs ago | Pocono Record

Townships learning LERTA can attract businesses

Michael Sullivan, head of the Pike County Economic Development Authority, included Lehman Township in his tour of local municipalities to discuss Pennsylvania's Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Act at Lehman's recent Board of Supervisors meeting.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pike County, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

16 hrs ago | Pocono Record

Ross named chamber's Citizen of the Year

Name an organization or an initiative that has had a measured impact on a large number of residents in the area over the years and Pat Ross probably was involved at some point.

Comment?

Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Pocono Record

Late start to brush fire season does not translate into lower danger -

Rising temperatures and dry conditions make April a great time to clear brush and work in the yard.

Comment?

Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Pocono Record

Pocono Township man found with marijuana, guns, cash in home

A three-year investigation led to authorities charging a Pocono Township man this week with selling marijuana out of his home.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs

WFMZ

State to Monroe County sewer utility: Proposed rate increase too high

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission said it is allowing a Monroe County sewer utility to move ahead with a rate increase, but for a lesser amount than originally proposed by the company.

Comment?

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Pocono Record

Poconos' car enthusiast starts over after fire guts his garage

When not at his union laborer job, mason Jim Counterman of Price Township has always enjoyed building model racing cars of different eras or helping his 14-year-old son build go-karts for racing.

Comment?

Pocono Record

County receives $37k grant for forensic computer -

The county will be better equipped to use digital evidence in court cases, thanks to a grant from U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright.

Comment?

Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, Democrat, US News

Pocono Record

Kuck resigns effective immediately from Pocono Medical Center

The Board of Directors of the Pocono Health System/Pocono Medical Center today announced that PHS/PMC President and CEO Kathleen Kuck has advised the board of her decision to resign, effective immediately.

Comment?

Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono Record

Could Oregon's pee-contamination scare happen to Pocono water supply? -

The northwestern city dumped 38 million gallons from one if its reservoirs last week after a teen urinated in one of its fenced-in water supply reservoirs.

Comment?

Related Topix: Portland, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Smithfield, PA, Tobyhanna, PA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Pocono Record

Police investigation leads to Polk Township meth lab -

Charges have been filed against a Polk Township man who allegedly ran a meth lab, and sold the drug to police on eight occasions between October and January.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Carbon County, PA

The York Daily Record

York County Sheriff's Office arrests 20

Sheriff's deputies arrested 20 people on 34 warrants during the week of April 13-17, according to news release from the York County Sheriff's Office.

2 comments

Related Topix: York County, PA, Drugs

Pocono Record

Directions to S-burg's homeless day center -

The Monroe County Homeless Initiative Day Center's current Stroudsburg location is in the building by the levee on First Street, between Garfield and Washington streets.

Comment?

Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono Record

Tunkhannock Township home engulfed in flames Saturday

Firefighters from two counties battled a dwelling fire late Saturday night in Tunkhannock Township.

Comment?

Related Topix: Carbon County, PA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Pocono Record

Siamsa hosts benefit for AWSOM, Big Brothers Big Sisters -

Siamsa Irish Pub has announced that they will hold a fundraiser for AWSOM and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monroe County this week.

Comment?

Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono Record

Garage fire in Price Township now under control -

Structure fire was reported around 4:45 p.m. today on Forest Lane in Price Township.

Comment?

WFMZ

Regional: Lehigh Valley

It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News Week In Review.

Comment?

Related Topix: Reading, PA

The Times-Tribune

Orders of religious women serving in the Diocese of Scranton

Mission: "Whether we feed, clothe, educate, pray for or with, feel the pain of, or are present to someone, we reach out.

Comment?

Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Marywood University, Luzerne County, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••