Wednesday May 15
NJ man heads to trial in woman's death in Pike County
A New Jersey man charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence had his charges bound over for trial after a two-hour preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Jay Rose, Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin said.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Citizens' Voice
Dallas School Board to reconsider bus proposals
The board unanimously passed a resolution to reconsider the previous bus transportation proposals, and give Emanuel's Bus Line and G. Davis Inc.
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Newsweek and its online home The Daily Beast named Dallas to its list of America's Best High Schools 2013, which ranks public institutions, including charter and magnet schools, throughout the country on their ability to prepare students for college.
Mon May 13, 2013
Fire destroys Pike County home
Joan Walker of Lords Valley reported smoke in her bedroom. Firefighters from Hemlock Farms, Blooming Grove, Dingman Twp., Milford Forest and Bushkill all responded, but heavy winds hindered their efforts.
Fri May 10, 2013
Pocono Friday: I80 makeover, autopsy and lawful break-in -
An autopsy was scheduled this morning for the Tobyhanna man who died Thursday afternoon after a fight at a Coolbaugh barbershop.
Van Why runs for re-election as Lehman Towsnhip tax collector
Roseann Van Why is running for tax collector in Lehman Townhip, a position she has served in since 1978.
Webinar to Examine Environmentally Sustainable Stormwater Management
Penn State Extension will offer a Web-based seminar focusing on low-impact development, a stormwater-management strategy designed to mitigate the impacts of increased runoff and resulting pollution.
Thu May 09, 2013
East Stroudsburg school board member has a date with law
The Pike County Sheriff's Department has been authorized by a court to break into the home of East Stroudsburg school board member Mike Meachem for a second time.
Tue May 07, 2013
Three running for Pike County magisterial district judge seat
The magisterial district judge seat soon to be vacated by Stephen McBride in Pike County is being sought by three candidates in the May 21 primary: Republican Paul Menditto, Democrat Robert Bowell and independent write-in candidate Lara Anne Dodsworth.
Protesters Greet Owner Of Duct Taped Dog
Several animal lovers showed up to court to see for themselves the person accused of duct taping his own dog.
Mon May 06, 2013
Janet Siggia recounts life since estranged husband tried to chemically melt her
While reaching into the back of a laundry room cabinet in her Dingmans Ferry home, Janet Siggia found a gallon of commercial-grade lye-based degreaser used to clean restaurant kitchens.
Sun May 05, 2013
Your tax dollars (not) at work
Taxes are supposed to support our local, state and national parks. But hard times are here.
Sat May 04, 2013
Drinking Habits in Pennsylvania
A study shows a large percentage of people in our region drink alcohol excessively.
Fri May 03, 2013
Township supervisors in Poconos attend state convention
Grant writing, a tougher water restriction proposal, improving relations with the fire companies and pension plans were some of the topics in seminars attended by local lawmakers at the 91st Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors convention last week in Hershey.
Wed May 01, 2013
Lehman Township candidates forum is Saturday
Lehman Township is sponsoring a Meet the Candidates forum at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Bushkill Fire Station on Evergreen Drive off Sugar Mountain Road in Bushkill.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Beach to Stay Open Due To Donation
Just when the closure of a beach in Pike County looked unavoidable, organizers said the Milford Beach in Delaware Watch Gap will remain open for 2013.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Service keeps senior couple active
For Charles and Helen Kerchusky of Exeter Township, BARTA Special Services has been a real blessing.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Sex offender, four others sentenced in Pike County to state prison
Also ordered to register on Pennsylvania's Megan's Law list for 15 years after completing his sentence, Treat was found in Lehman Township with two computers containing numerous images of children enaged in various sexual acts.
Adults get primer on youth drug use
It was a different kind of class. The students were parents and grandparents; the instructors, law enforcement experts on drug abuse in Pike County.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Gas Line Donor Offers Money to Open Milford Beach
The company has been scrutinized for building a natural gas pipeline just outside Milford.