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  1. Todd Strohe remembered for fairness as district judge, ties to Bangor Area athleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... covers Upper Mount Bethel, Lower Mount Bethel and Washington townships and the boroughs of Bangor, East Bangor, Portland and Roseto. Strohe worked four years as a U.S. probation officer in New Haven, Conn., after college before coming back closer to ...

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  2. Vincent dePaul MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Pocono Record

    ... X. Murphy Sr. Vince served in the U.S. Navy. He was a machinist, most recently working for the former Wilkra Co. in Portland before retiring. Surviving, with his wife and mother, is a daughter, Edith-Ann, wife of Gregory Mongiello, of East ...

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  3. Maine has a development conundrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... but the problem actually seems to be worse in the most "urban" areas of the state. Take Maine's largest city, Portland. It boasts an obscenely low vacancy rate for both residential and commercial rental property, yet there is high demand for it. ...

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  4. Why Portland's Olympic Mills Commerce Center could keep its nameRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    Olympic Provisions, a Portland meat maker and restaurant, had to alter its name under pressure from the Olympic Committee but the building that inspired the name, the Olympic Mills Commerce Center, is so far spared. Portlanders scratched their heads last week when Olympic Provisions, the Portland sausage maker and restaurant, modified its name after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from the Olympic Committee.

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  5. Fineran's Photos: Frigid day for a tour of the Delaware Water GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Jersey Journal

    ... My game plan, take I 80 west, get off at exit 4 and cross the Delaware River at the Columbia Toll Bridge into Portland, Pa. I will drive through the Water Gap taking Route 611 also named "Scenic Drive" stopping at the three Scenic Overlooks in the ...

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  6. Love is in the air at area wineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Morning Call

    ... 280 Mount Pleasant Road, Bangor, will offer Russian-style chocolates from Alexandra and Nicolay Chocolates in Portland, paired with Chambourcin, Cabernet Franc and Papa's Red, noon-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Info: 610-588-9463. Info: ...

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  7. Thumbs up, thumbs downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Pocono Record

    THUMBS UP to Amanda Marsh of Stroudsburg for setting up an online fundraiser to help cover the funeral costs for her friend the late Neil Brodt III, who was found dead Jan. 27 in the Delaware River near Portland. Brodt, 25, did not have insurance to cover a funeral and his surviving family members - he lived with his grandparents - could use the help.

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  8. Fundraiser set up to cover funeral costs of man found in riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Pocono Record

    A friend of Neil Brodt III, the Northampton County man who was found dead Tuesday afternoon in the Delaware River, has started an online campaign to pay for Brodt's funeral expenses. Amanda Marsh of Stroudsburg set up a GoFundMe.com account Wednesday for "Little Neil" Brodt, 25, who had lived 15 years with his grandparents on Main Street, Portland.

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  9. Neil Brodt online campaign aims to pay the Portland man's funeral expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Pocono Record

    A friend of Neil Brodt III, the Northampton County man who was found dead Tuesday afternoon in the Delaware River, has started an online campaign to pay for Brodt's funeral expenses. Amanda Marsh set up a GoFundMe.com account Wednesday for "Little Neil" Brodt, 25, who had lived 15 years with his grandparents on Main Street, Portland.

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  10. Neil Brodt online campaign aims to pay the Portland man's funeral expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Morning Call

    Neil Brodt III of Portland at a car show in 2013. Brodt was found dead in Portland, at the Delaware River, on Jan. 27, 2015.

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  11. Portland man, 25, found dead near Delaware River pedestrian bridgeRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Morning Call

    This image from Jan. 5, 2005, shows the footbridge over the Delaware River in Portland linking the borough with Columbia, N.J. This image from Jan. 5, 2005, shows the footbridge over the Delaware River in Portland linking the borough with Columbia, N.J. A 25-year-old Portland man was found dead Tuesday afternoon partially submerged near the borough's pedestrian bridge across the Delaware River, the Northampton County coroner said. Neil C. Brodt III of the 200 block of Main Street was found at 12:50 p.m. along a snow-covered strip of land that juts into the river, Coroner Zachary Lysek said.

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  12. Northampton County coroner called to PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Northampton County's coroner has been called to Portland in the northeastern section of the county, where searchers have been looking for a missing person around the pedestrian bridge over the Delaware River.

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  13. Births published Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Pocono Record

    ... are Mary DeCanto of East Stroudsburg and Barbara Romano of Bronx, New York. Scott and Catherine Smith of Portland announce the birth of a son on Dec. 30, 2014 at Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounce. The baby has ...

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  14. Man recently arrested in heroin bust, and his female friend, surrender in connection with Harrisburg bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... Penn Bank bore similarities to several other bank robberies in December, including one in Independence Township and Portland, Pa. The robbers in those crimes were described as a man and woman who reportedly fled in a blue pickup truck. No charges ...

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  15. Bangor resident rushes into burning apartment building to save dog,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... take a look at the conditions. Other departments that aided Bangor at the fire included East Bangor, Columbia and Portland as well as Blue Valley Rescue and Suburban EMS, Albert said. The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley is assisting ...

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  16. Fire roars through attached Bangor buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... kicked in the doors and got everyone out of the building. Firefighters from Bangor, Roseto, Washington Township and Portland were battling the blaze. Portland was set up behind the building to attack the fire from that direction. Suburban EMS also ...

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  17. Memorable moments from an unforgettable 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... also reconnected with a lot of old friends, and it's been amazing to see how so many people that I grew up with in Portland are doing such incredible things with their lives. This is my 110th post on this blog, so I've covered a lot of different ...

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  18. Letter: Bypass plan deserves serious thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... waterways are encroached upon. An overview of the regional map reveals a more sensible 14-mile bypass route between Portland and Sciota (with no entry-exits), which would provide a six-lane high-speed alternative for “through” traffic ...

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  19. Letter: Consider bypass when 'fixing' I-80Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... waterways are encroached upon. An overview of the regional map reveals a more sensible 14-mile bypass route between Portland and Sciota (with no entry-exits), providing  a six-lane high-speed alternative for “through” traffic in ...

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  20. Authorities still seek man in connection with Independence Twp. bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... said. McDonald said the vehicle is registered to a suspect that is wanted for a similar bank robbery in nearby Portland, Pa. Officials declined to identify the pair, but according to yesterday's radio reports the suspect is believed to be Dylan ...

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