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Execution Warrant Signed, People React
A jury convicted Parrish of murdering his 19-month-old son Sidney and his girlfriend, Victoria Adams in 2009 at the family's home near Effort, in Monroe County.
Brighter ideas in difficult recycling
"When you recycle, you conserve natural resources, and over all, you save money," said Jim Lambert, executive director of Monroe County Municipal Waste Management Authority in Blakeslee.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Governor Signs Execution Warrant for Man Who Murdered His Girlfriend, Son
Governor Tom Corbett has signed the execution warrant for a man from the Poconos convicted of murdering his girlfriend and child.
Michael John Parrish's execution warrant signed by Governor Corbett
Execution is one step closer for a Monroe County man convicted of shooting his girlfriend and 19-month-old son to death in 2009.
Judge Rules: Keep Ramsey School Closed
Keep the school closed. That was the court ruling in Monroe County after parents filed an emergency injunction to try and re-open Ramsey Elementary in Stroudsburg.
Effort woman allegedly grabs steering wheel, forcing car to swerve
A driver's passenger was arguing with her when the passenger grabbed the steering wheel, making their car swerve and hit a state trooper's car head-on, state police said.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Paterno football nets more than $2,000 in auction
A one-of-a-kind piece of Penn State memorabilia netted more $2,000 for Special Olympics at Sunday's Billy Frost Concert, but that was just a portion of the generosity on display.
Truth about public pay: 23 percent make below living wage
56 percent of salaried employees who make less than $33,280 are women, 20 percent are men and the rest are unspecified because agencies did not supply the requested information.
Nature reclaims old summer camp
The boulder marking the entrance to Camp William Penn along Snow Hill Road in Porter Township is overgrown by weeds on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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Casino's big employers; however, revenue falling
With 1,991 employees, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is the second largest casino employer in Pennsylvania and one of the largest private employers in Luzerne County.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Toddler nearly loses eye after pit bull attack
Azaleigha Corbin's first word was "dog" and she still loves to give her stuffed dog kisses.
Effort woman conspired to distribute heroin in Monroe County, authorities say
An Effort woman is charged with conspiring with others to distribute heroin in Monroe County and elsewhere, according to federal authorities.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Longtime ESU coach Denny Douds is this year's United Way honorary chairman
East Stroudsburg University's Coach Denny Douds will serve as this year's honorary campaign chairman for the United Way of Monroe County.
Bushkill Inn is getting new owners
The Bushkill Inn and Conference Center, which filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May, is expected to change ownership by the end of the year.
Stroud Area Regional Police unveils its new Breathalyzers -
The DUI Association of Pennsylvania's Monroe County office in Stroudsburg presented new portable blood alcohol measurement devices on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 to Stroud Area Regional Police.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Businesses Without Power for Weeks in East Stroudsburg
A deadly crash at the end of July ended up knocking out power to a building in Monroe County.
Judge overturns arson/murder conviction of man jailed 24 years
It took 24 years, but a man who claims he was wrongly convicted of setting a Monroe County fire that killed his daughter may soon be free.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Forest preservation work scheduled at former Pocono-area summer camp
Buildings will be cleared from a former Pocono-area summer children's camp as part of efforts to preserve seven major tracts of land bought across the state, in recent years, by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Crash closed Sullivan Trail, but no injuries
Part of Sullivan Trail in Pocono Township was closed Sunday into Monday after a vehicle hit a utility pole, according to the Monroe County Control Center.
Seeking to ease Monroe road emergencies
The suspected hazardous liquid set in motion a chain of events that shut down I-80 for hours, creating gridlock, business interruption and mangled the flow of traffic for miles.