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Saturday Apr 19 | Pocono Record

1 death, enduring legacy: Family's ordeal led to Milford hospice -

It felt like the end when 21-year-old Karen Ann Quinlan lapsed into a coma in April 1975.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pocono Record

Eastern Pike Regional assistant police chief cleared of abuse of authority

A report detailing an investigation of Eastern Pike Regional Assistant Police Chief Eric Stewart has cleared him of allegations that he used his authority to harass people.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Matamoras, PA, Millrift, PA

The Pike County Courier

Silver Jubilee for Waterwheel Caf , Bakery & Bar

The Café is appropriately named for the huge waterwheel in the landmark Upper Mill, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Milford, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pocono Record

Sex traffickers troll in Pa., experts say -

The average age for a girl to enter prostitution is 12 or 13 years old, said Hugh Organ, associate executive director of Covenant House Pennsylvania, a nonprofit group dedicated to helping victims of human trafficking.

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Related Topix: Matamoras, PA, Lancaster, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Sidenotes: - Project Runway' star to lead benefit, Vintage to host staged reading

Suede, who appeared on the fifth season of the reality competition show "Project Runway," will serve as master of ceremonies for a fundraiser next month in Milford.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA, Events, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Theater, Arts, Scranton, PA

Times Herald-Record

Milford, Pa., woman sentenced for felony retail theft

Terry L. Powers, 50, of Milford, Pa., was convicted of felony retail theft for a Dec. 1, 2013, incident at a business in Westfall Township, Pa.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Environmental activities ahead for Hawley Earthfest

Sponsors of the Hawley Earthfest are hoping for a weekend as warm and sunny as this for the three-day lineup of outdoor and environmental activities.

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Related Topix: Hawley, PA, Milford, PA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Pocono Record

Historical societies pull together tri-state exhibit in Matamoras -

A local history extravaganza, the Tri-State Historical Exhibition, will bring artifact displays from six historical societies in three states to the Riverview Inn in Matamoras today and Sunday.

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Related Topix: Matamoras, PA, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Stagecoach

Pocono Record

Kahr wants other firearms businesses to come to Pike County -

Ground-breaking in Pike County for the new corporate headquarters of Kahr Firearms Group is likely in May, and a long-range plan for more gun companies is taking shape.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pocono Record

Pike GOP women host Corbett for brunch

The Pike County Council of Republican Women will host a brunch with Gov. Tom Corbett at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, April 27, at Woodloch Springs in Lackawaxen Township.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Independent joins 10th district Congress contest

Frustrated with years of watching the nation's two major political parties fail to solve the nation's major problems, a 24-year-old Pike County native plans to run for Congress as an independent.

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Related Topix: US News, Williamsport, PA, Milford, PA, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Times Herald-Record

2 brothers pulled from Delaware River Sunday

Two brothers from Pike County, PA are safe and being treated for exposure after being plucked from the frigid waters of the Delaware on Sunday afternoon by a heroic passerby.

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Related Topix: Matamoras, PA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Pocono Record

Nationally acclaimed forensic anthropologist to speak at event

Nationally acclaimed facial reconstruction artist and forensic anthropologist Donna Fontana will be the keynote speaker at the Pike County Bar Association CLE event.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Pike Library to host women's history programs

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month for Safe Haven of Pike County, and one of its public offerings is multimedia women's history presentations on four Thursday evenings at the Milford branch of Pike County Public Library.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA, Matamoras, PA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Pocono Record

Monroe, Pike counties on list of transportation improvements for 2014 -

The Corbett administration issued a final list Thursday of highway, bridge and mass transit improvement projects to begin this year as a result of the landmark transportation funding bill the governor signed in November, with an emphasis on repair rather than big new projects.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Pocono Record

Two forums by Rep. Brown to address drug issues, concerns

Rep. Rosemary Brown will host two seminars to address drug concerns and prevention issues in her 189th district in April.

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Related Topix: Dingmans Ferry, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Monroe County, PA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Pocono Record

Appeals court says Pike court had no authority to release DUI offender from jail

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled that the Pike County Court of Common Pleas lacked the authority to grant early release from jail to serial DUI offender Timothy Flaherty.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Pocono Record

A day in the life of Milford

It was a plum assignment: document a typical day in Milford with photographer Melissa Evanko.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Breakfast

Pocono Record

DUI suspected in fatal crash Saturday in Pike County -

The state police in Blooming Grove reported that a vehicle driven by Jonathan Woodruff, 36, of Milford, was traveling north on Route 739 when he crossed the double yellow line and struck another vehicle head-on around 5:30 p.m. The second vehicle was driven by Patricia Edwards, 53, of Dingmans Ferry.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA, Dingmans Ferry, PA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Pocono Record

Pike County Courthouse overwhelmed by caseload -

The Pike County Court of Common Pleas had more than 5,000 court proceedings in 2013, the highest number ever conducted in a year in Pike County, according to a state of the court report released recently that promotes the county's planned courthouse expansion.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Drugs

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