Results 1 - 20 of 498 in Pike County, PA

  1. Dingmans Ferry pet shop owner: Business promotes family atmosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... said Ganly. The Ganly family pets also include five geckos, lots of fish and a shih tzu mix they adopted from Pike County Humane Society two years ago. Ganly is using his Country Critters Facebook page to keep customers updated on when supplies or ...

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  2. Pike County Public Library recognizes progress made during transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    The words on the otherwise transparent plaque, “Thank you for your leadership and dedication during our recent transition,” were inscribed for Elspeth Goodin, who received the plaque from the Pike County Public Library board at its monthly Board of Directors meeting last week. It acknowledged her management of the library between executive directors.

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  3. Pike County library honoree Goodin experienced librarians' role to guide studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    Pike County Public Library board member and recent honoree Elspeth Goodin first sensed her career path in a high school library at Kittatinny Regional High School in her native Sussex County, New Jersey. She had always wanted to teach and was then a student teacher, majoring in education, minoring in library science.

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  4. Subzero temperatures don't sink PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pike County Courier

    ... residents managing, with little relief from extreme cold temperatures for many weeks now, and no end in sight? Pike County Emergency Services Director Tom Knapp said residents and businesses seem to be coping well with the cold, although the EMS ...

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  5. Man charged in Pike burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    ... hohola Township, fled the scene and was found and arrested near his home. He was arraigned on charges, placed in Pike County Correctional Facility in lieu of $80,000 bail and will appear in district court at a future date.

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  6. Milford man shoots son before killing himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Pike County Courier

    ... killing him. He then shot himself in the head. The younger Matrongolo was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Coroner's Office. His father was taken to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, where he was later pronounced dead. ...

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  7. Dispositions in Pike County CourtRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Pike County Courier

    - Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced on Feb. 20 that the following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Chelak: Brandon Mark Bradley, 19, of Greentown, Pa., was sentenced to 48 hours ...

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  8. Aggravated assault leads to long prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Pike County Courier

    In November, a Pike County jury found Paul Burke, 44, guilty of aggravated assault, a felony; and terroristic threats, simple assault and recklessly endangering another, all misdemeanors. Judge Gregory H. Chelak sentenced Burke to 8.5 years to 17 years in a state correctional facility, and ordered him to pay a fine of $1,700.

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  9. Pike County man kills son, shoots selfRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Citizens' Voice

    An 82-year-old Westfall Township, Pike County, man shot his 40-year-old son in the head after an argument Sunday night then turned the gun on himself and committed suicide, state police at Blooming Grove said. Joseph Matrongolo argued with his son, also named Joseph Matrongolo, at 124 Green Acres Lane at 8 p.m. State police said the elder went for a handgun and fired multiple shots at his son.

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  10. Editorial: Teaching kids to fear the coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Pocono Record

    ... thousands of skiers, snowboarders and tubers taking advantage of an extended President's Day holiday week. Pike County's public schools were in session - as were, presumably, schools in even colder states, in Canada, Scandinavia, Russia. You ...

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  11. Pike County library shows its 'kid-friendly' sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Pocono Record

    Pike County Public Library has been focusing on the future in recent weeks as it has welcomed first graders to experience the excitement of borrowing their first books from the library. “It's the timing.

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  12. Pike County man, 82, shoots son, then selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Pocono Record

    A man fatally shot his son during an argument and then did the same to himself Sunday night in Pike County, state police said. Joseph Matrongolo, 82, got into a verbal argument with his son, Joseph M. Matrongolo, 40, which escalated in the driveway of a Green Acres Lane home in Westfall Township at about 8 p.m., police said.

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  13. Happy 200th birthday, StroudsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Pocono Record

    ... by Able James, who had hired the young Stroud to transport goods northward through the wilderness to Shohola, Pike County. Able James loaned Stroud money to purchase 300 acres of land three miles from present-day Stroudsburg. On this land were a ...

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  14. Poconos a pioneer in community associationsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Times-Tribune

    ... were on their own for services typically provided by government. Consider that Hemlock Farms in Lords Valley, Pike County, for example, has about 75 miles of paved roads spanning three townships - Blooming Grove, Porter and Dingman. Caring for them ...

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  15. Reel writer: Milford author of Hollywood books now a movie expertRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Times-Tribune

    ... of his debut in 2013. After bouncing between Milford and New York City for many years, Mr. DiLeo moved to the Pike County borough for good two years ago. He lives with his husband, Earl McCarroll, within walking distance from an annual film festival ...

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  16. Murder conviction upheld by Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Pike County Courier

    Atwell was pursuing a Post Conviction Relief Act petition in the Superior Court claiming that, because of errors by his trial counsel, he is entitled to a new trial. Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin and First Assistant District Attorney Bruce DeSarro prosecuted Atwell and his co-defendant Jesus Rosario Torres at the 2010 trial.

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  17. Storm causes reduced speeds on region's interstatesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Times-Tribune

    ... 80, 81, 84 and 380. PennDOT reported wet and freezing conditions on these interstates in Lackawanna County. In Pike County, the agency also closed a single westbound lane on Interstate 84 between the Milford and Lords Valley exits because of a ...

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  18. DA: Death penalty stay will not affect Frein caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Pike County Courier

    ... and that we eliminate the risk of executing an innocent," Wolf said in a memorandum announcing the policy. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin said Wolf's decision will not stop him from pursuing the death penalty for Frein. The head of the ...

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  19. Prime Time to Eagle Watch in Pike CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    This time of year, people head to the shores of the Delaware River in our area to catch a glimpse of bald eagles. With her binoculars in hand, Simone Daros keeps her eyes trained on not just one, but two bald eagles high above the Lackawaxen River in northern Pike County.

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  20. DA: Death penalty stay will not affectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Pike County Courier

    ... and that we eliminate the risk of executing an innocent," Wolf said in a memorandum announcing the policy. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin said Wolf's decision will not stop him from pursuing the death penalty for Frein. The head of the ...

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