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PPL Electric Utilities' proposed $33 million power line upgrade in the Pocono plateau won final procedural approval Thursday from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.
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All after-school activities and athletic events are canceled today at East Stroudsburg Area School District and Wallenpaupack schools.
The Animal Welfare Society of Monroe shelter has reported that three additional dead dogs were found in plastic bags along the roadside.
One day before his trial would have started Monday, Lamont Scott, 26, of East Stroudsburg, was sentenced Friday to 30 days to one year in Monroe County Correctional Facility after pleading guilty to one count of animal cruelty.
The Sherman Theater in downtown Stroudsburg brought in $5 million worth of tourism spending to Monroe County businesses this year yet it didn't get a single dollar of the county's hotel room tax revenue.
Pet owners in the Poconos are on edge after officials say three more dogs were found dead inside plastic bags.
Florise Louis, an immigrant from Haiti who now lives in Tannersville, previously worked for McDonald's when she first emigrated to the United States.
Rescue workers will head back to Everglades National Park Thursday to try to save some of the dozens of pilot whales that have been stranded in shallow waters.
Children and local artists will be collaborating to raise awareness and funds for the pediatric cancer group, Lizzie's Circle from 6-10 p.m. at the Sherman Theater's Living Room on Main Street in Stroudsburg Thursday.
A 46-year-old Pen Argyl man is guilty in the assault of his 8-year-old daughter in January, a Northampton County jury found late this afternoon.
Wednesday marks the 6th anniversary of an unsolved murder in the Poconos and the victim's family is still seeking justice.
The Animal Welfare Society of Monroe County is offering a $500 reward for information about two dogs, one emaciated and one dead, found in garbage bags.
A story in the Pocono Record last week incorrectly said part of Pocono Township will be in the new 115th state House District moving to Monroe County for the 2014 elections.
Having served time in the 2005 sexual assault of a child who was under age 13 at the time, a Bushkill man has now been charged in a 2003 sexual offense case involving another child under age 13 at the time.
The past several days have been all about spending, from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.