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44 min ago | Pocono Record

Dollar General eyes new location in Pike County

A 6.5-acre parcel of land is owned there by Valley Resources, a Matamoras based construction company.

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Related Topix: Matamoras, PA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Pocono Record

Pike County judge hands down two DUI sentences

Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County President Judge Joseph F. Kameen: Susan Louise Deleeuw, 51, of Shohola, was sentenced to 15 months and 90 days to 5 years in a state correctional facility, fined $2,500 and had her driver's license suspended for 30 months for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Shohola, PA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Spending Labor Day Holiday At Promised Land State Park

With the Labor Day holiday weekend here, what better way to spend these last days of summer than on the beach? Some friends and their families traveled from Monroe County to soak up the rays at Promised Land State Park in Pike County.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, PA, Cresco, PA

Pocono Record

Dollar General eyes new location in Pike County

A 6.5-acre parcel of land is owned there by Valley Resources, a Matamoras based construction company.

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Related Topix: Matamoras, PA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pocono Record

Pike County man accused of assaulting woman, then barricading himself in his house

A Pike County man was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, and terrorist threats after an incident in the Sunrise Lakes community.

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Pocono Record

Pike man, who had more than 300,000 child porn images, pleads guilty

William Tardella of Milford pleaded guilty Thursday to 300 counts of possession of child pornography.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA, Prison

Pocono Record

Former fire company treasurer in Pike pleads guilty to theft of more than $10K

The former Millrift Fire Department treasurer charged with the theft of $10,288 from the department, and who was mentioned in part of a Westfall political scandal, has pleaded guilty to taking the money.

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Related Topix: Fire, Millrift, PA, Prison

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Pike County Courier

Dispositions in Pike County Court

Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the following criminal sentences were issued on Aug. 18 by Pike County President Judge Joseph F. Kameen: Ashely Hazel Torres, 27, of Matamoras was sentenced to 3 months to 23.5 months in the Pike County Jail, followed by 12 months of probation, fined $300 and had her driver's license ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Matamoras, PA, Drugs

Times Herald-Record

Milford man gets prison time in drugged-driving case

A Milford man was sentenced to prison for driving under the influence of a controlled substance, Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin announced Wednesday.

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Pocono Record

Where is the best view in the Poconos? Share your photos with readers

PennLive explains that Bushkills Falls, with seven waterfalls, have been nicknamed "The Niagara Falls of Pennsylvania."

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap, PA, Monroe County, PA, Carbon County, PA

Pocono Record

Lyme disease researcher seeks backing in Pike County -

Pennsylvania has more Lyme disease cases reported annually than any other state, 4,146 in 2012, according to the Center for Disease Control.

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Milford, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Pike County Light & Power raises natural gas rates

The bad news for Pike County Light & Power natural gas consumers: the distribution rate will rise by 16.4 percent.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Pocono Record

Worker stabbed at Westfall Twp. welcome center

A 37-year-old man was arrested for stabbing a worker at a Pennsylvania welcome center in Pike County Saturday night.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

In Your Neighborhood

Hazleton Area High School Cheerleading Program sponsors the Golf Tournament. It''s held at the Blue Ridge Trail Golf Course in Mountain Top Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Regional Briefs, August 23, 2014

Several vehicles were stranded in flash floods Thursday night in Susquehanna County, and one passenger required a rescue from local fire departments, said Paul Johnson, the county's emergency management agency coordinator.

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Related Topix: Weather, Susquehanna County, PA, Lackawaxen, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA

The Times-Tribune

Regional briefs for Aug. 22, 2014

Police returned a life-size statue of President Barack Obama to its owner on Thursday after it was stolen from her property in Wilkes-Barre over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Lackawaxen, PA, Shohola, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Pike County Courier

Paraphernalia penalty can be worse

Drug paraphernalia "is a pretty broad category. A regular spoon in your kitchen can be used to eat food or heat up heroin."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Matamoras, PA

Examiner.com

Labor Day brings a myriad of outdoor pursuits

With Labor Day fast approaching, there are a few summer closers that should interest anglers and outdoors folks.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Berks County, PA, Gouldsboro, PA, Harrisburg, PA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pocono Record

Gas co.'s proposed change hits resistance -

The state Department of Environmental Protection held a public hearing Monday on a proposed compressor station modification on Schocopee Road in Milford Township.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pocono Record

Matamoras, Westfall face higher bills for police protection in Pike County

Westfall Township and Matamoras would pay thousands of dollars more for police coverage next year if a new budget increase presented Monday is approved.

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Related Topix: Matamoras, PA

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