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6 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

Job Fair at Maximum Capacity in Monroe County

The Monroe County Career Quest welcomed about 1,000 people looking for work to the Chateau Resort and Conference Center in Tannersville on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tannersville, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

8 hrs ago | Pocono Record

Kunkletown man 'tasered' in Lehighton as he resists arrest, police say -

A Monroe County man was shot with a stun gun Monday afternoon after he fled from police investigating a Weissport fight and then struggled police trying to take him into custody.

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Related Topix: Lehighton, PA, Kunkletown, PA, Weissport, PA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Shooting in Kansas Shakes many Celebrating Passover

Each year The Inn at Pocono Manor is filled with families for the week, observing the Passover Holiday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Pocono-Manor, PA, Mount Pocono, PA

Pocono Record

Police: Schade had suitcases full of child pornography -

After he was arrested last month, disgraced Singing Boys of Pennsylvania founder Bernard Schade had a neighbor hide two suitcases containing 1,101 pornographic pictures of children, according to police.

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Related Topix: Prison

WNEP-TV Moosic

Train Derailment Near Monroe County

A train is off the tracks in Northampton County and crews are working on how to clean up the wreck.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Northampton County, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Week in Review 4/13/2014

Three women walk a labyrinth inside the Liberal Arts Building on the campus of Marywood University in Scranton on Friday.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Marywood University, Prison

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Pocono Record

RSVP, the volunteer program for seniors, in jeopardy in Monroe County -

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program's chapter in Monroe County is in danger of losing its federal subsidy and could close in a year if that happens, according to its president, Merle Turitz.

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Related Topix: Bushkill, PA

Pocono Record

Heroism is alive and well

The dramatic story of the near-drowning of two Matamoras men last week had a happy ending thanks to John Montana of Millrift, who pulled them from the Delaware River.

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Related Topix: Matamoras, PA, Millrift, PA, Boat Disaster

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Court Appearance In Monroe County Deadly DUI Case

A plea deal is being worked out in Monroe County for a woman accused of killing someone with her car.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Saylorsburg, PA

Pocono Record

Pocono Summer Chorus seeks singers

Pocono Summer Chorus is seeking singers to participate in a community choir concert on July 30. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Monroe County Meals on Wheels.

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Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono Record

You're not invited to Ross Township 'information' session -

Ross Township supervisors have scheduled a meeting later this month to discuss whether to renovate or rebuild the municipal building where three people were killed at a meeting last August.

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Related Topix: Ross Township, PA

Pocono Record

Stroudsburg day center attracts homeless clients, volunteers

Mark Ruf spent one recent morning helping a homeless man set up a tent in the woods with some basic necessities.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Pocono Record

Polk man charged with making, selling meth to undercovers -

State police charged Michael Robert Horn, 44, of Polk Township, with selling methamphetamine and cocaine to undercover troopers and having a meth lab in his Fawn Circle, Tall Pine Acres, home.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WFMZ

Abandoned dog recovering well after surgery

The Animal Welfare Society of Monroe County found a Maltese with a matted down coat left in a cage outside Monday morning.

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Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Monroe County man accused of raping 9-year-old

Duryea police charged a Monroe County man Wednesday for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl in the basement of a Duryea residence.

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Related Topix: Duryea, PA, Kunkletown, PA, Lehighton, PA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WFMZ

Legislation aims for all Pennsylvania schools have defibrillators

Legislation sponsored by a Pennsylvania lawmaker from Monroe County is aiming for all schools to acquire automatic external defibrillators .

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Alleged Econo Lodge Shooter Arraigned

A man accused of firing shots at several people in the Poconos had a lot to say on his way out of court on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono Record

Smithfield man found with heroin, crack cocaine, guns

A Smithfield Township man was charged after police recently found what they said were 38 bags of heroin in his vehicle, 15 grams of crack cocaine in his home and guns in both locations.

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Related Topix: Drugs, East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono Record

Charges filed for attack on city bus

A Stroudsburg man with a history of mental illness was charged in a Friday assault on a Monroe County Transit Authority bus driver.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Last year PA enjoyed least number of car crash deaths since 1928

The 1,208 deaths in 2013 was more than 100 less than the number who perished in car crashes in 2012, according to figures released by the state's Department of Transportation on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Luzerne County, PA

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