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  1. Dingmans Ferry man sentenced to jail in domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    Ryan Peter Foster, 26, of Dingmans Ferry was sentenced this week to 50 days to 23 months in the Pike County Jail, followed by two years of probation and fined $800, according to the Pike County District Attorney's Office. On Aug. 26, 2014, Foster and his wife were involved in a domestic dispute at their home in Dingman Township.

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  2. East Stroudsburg man sentenced in Ketamine case in Pike Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    An East Stroudsburg man was sentenced to 11 to 23½ months in the Pike County Jail this week in a drug-related case, according to the Pike County District Attorney's Office. Vrej Ozbek, 44, of East Stroudsburg, was also fined $1,000 and had his driver's license suspended for 12 months for the crime of possession with intent to deliver Ketamine, a controlled substance, and criminal conspiracy.

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  3. Assault in Pike County lands NY man in jail for 1-2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    A Port Jervis man was sentenced to state prison for an assault that happened in Matamoras in 2013, according to the Pike County District Attorney's Office. Jermaine Bush, 36, of Port Jervis, N.Y., was sentenced to 1 to 2 years and $500 for simple assault.

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  4. Author, cancer survivor reveals a lighter side of struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    Bob Keiber, actor, author, and gallery curator, recalled his reading from “My Cancer Diary” at the Milford branch of the Pike County Public Library on Saturday, April 18, about a time when he went to a party on Fire Island after his cancer diagnosis. A woman asked, “What kind of cancer is it?” As important, if not moreso, he asserted some control over his treatment - health psychology research confirms the value of that.

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  5. Pike County agency keeps homes habitable for seniors, disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    Reports of houses with “almost no roof” and shingles “flying off” sometimes reach Christine Kerstetter, Pike County Transportation and Human Development Director, as she administers recent housing rehabilitation grants of $500,000 from Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development and $245,000 from Act 147 funds. The county receives these grants every two to three years, she said.

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  6. Federal convict to be tried on Pike County child sex abuse charges Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pocono Record

    Already serving 25 years in federal prison for producing child pornography, a former Dingmans Ferry man will be tried in Pike County Court on 69 counts of sexually abusing his child porn victims, one of whom is autistic. Michael Bonsignore, 48, lost on his state Supreme Court appeal petition, in which he stated double jeopardy exempts him from being tried in the sex abuse case since it's connected with the same victims to the child porn case, said the Pike County District Attorney's Office.

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  7. Companies must forfeit bail for convicted Bushkill murderer, court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Pocono Record

    MILFORD, Pa. - A court has ordered two bail bond companies to forfeit the $125,000 bail they posted for a man who was convicted of murdering someone while out on that bail, Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin announced Wednesday. Tonkin said Justin Culver, now 27, of Bushkill, was free in 2007 on $125,000 bail on two cases - a burglary and an alleged assault - when he and two other men, Marquis Keeys and Cameron Harinarain, now 26 and 25, both of Bushkill, committed a home invasion and murdered Barry Rose of Saw Creek.

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  8. TreasuresRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Times News

    ... gave to dedicate the Soldiers' National Cemetery on Nov. 19, 1863. Located just 90 minutes northeast in Milford, Pike County, is the Columns Museum, which houses the stained red, white and blue bunting that hung from the front of Lincoln's Ford's ...

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  9. Pa. resolution reflects sacrifice of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Times News

    ... It carries a reminder of the Sept. 12 sniper attack outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks in Pike County that killed Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II of Dunmore and wounded trooper Alex T. Douglass of Olyphant. Most resolutions deal with happy ...

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  10. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:06:07 11:24:25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... It carries a reminder of the Sept. 12 sniper attack outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks in Pike County that killed Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II of Dunmore and wounded Trooper Alex T. Douglass of Olyphant. Most resolutions deal with happy ...

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  11. Milford Music Festival sets June datesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Pike County Courier

    ... and emerging local talent, elevate Milford's status as a cultural destination and enhance the quality of life in Pike County through the exposure to the arts. The festival also supports other non-profit organizations in the community. The Milford ...

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  12. Lackawaxen woman arrested for selling cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Pike County Courier

    According to Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin, Ferrante met with a confidential informant on two occasions and sold a substance believed to be cocaine. The affidavit states the first purchase of cocaine took place in February in Greeley.

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  13. Bushkill man sentenced for disseminating child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Pike County Courier

    Nelson is to be incarcerated in a State Correctional Facility for 3 years to 6 years, pay a fine, submit a DNA sample, and register with Megan's Law after being sentenced on four counts of sexual abuse of children and criminal use of a communication facility, said Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin. As a result of this conviction, Nelson is classified as a Tier 3 sexual offender under Pennsylvania's version of Megan's Law.

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  14. James Gilbert completes judicial clerkshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Pike County Courier

    From left: Attorney Kelly Gaughan, Pike Coounty Bar Association officer; Hon. Gregory Chelak, Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge; Judicial Law Clerk James J. Gilbert, Esq.; President Judge Joseph F. Kameen, Pike County Court of Common Pleas; Court Administrator Samantha Venditti, Esq.; James Baron, Esq., Pike County Bar Association Treasurer, and Elizabeth Erickson Kameen, Esq., Pike County Bar Association President.

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  15. Report: S.I. man sentenced to jail, fined for Pa. DUI convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | SILive.com

    A Staten Island man has been sentenced to jail and house arrest for driving while under the influence of alcohol in Pennsylvania, according to a report in the Times-Tribune of Scranton. Stephen Anthony Coyle, 52, was recently sentenced by a judge in Pike County to five years of the intermediate punishment program, which includes 15 days in the county jail, 105 days of house arrest and a $1,500 fine for an incident on May 19 of last year in Lehman Township, the report said.

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  16. Lehman Twp. officials want Mountain Laurel venue reopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Pocono Record

    Officials in the Poconos want to bring a shuttered performing arts center back to life, seeing potential in a 12-year-old venue built with $15 million in state tax money that critics have long regarded as a mismanaged white elephant. The Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts in Pike County struggled almost immediately after opening in 2003 and last hosted a performance nearly three years ago.

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  17. Sentencings for Wayne and Pike counties, April 19, 2015Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Times-Tribune

    ... July 22 and July 23 in Delaware Twp. a- Kenny Arthur Tepas, 34, of Bushkill, 72 hours to six months in the Pike County Jail, $1,000 fine and had his driver's license suspended for 12 months for driving under the influence of alcohol on May 29 in ...

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  18. 1933: Rats by the dozen abandon 'sinking shop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Pocono Record

    ... with a flashlight, it is alleged. ..." • "One of the first forest fires (of the season) reported from Pike County ranged over several hundreds acres of fine timber lands, north of Greentown." "Leaving their 'sinking shop,' rats by the dozens ...

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  19. Eagle projects get support from DingmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Pike County Courier

    ... fitness - remain important for all Scouts, whether or not they attain the Eagle Scout rank." "Quite frankly, Pike County probably has a proportionally higher amount of Eagle Scouts than other places," said Mincer. "I think our scouts do a good job." ...

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  20. Officials in Pa. town want shuttered concert venue reopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | York Dispatch

    Officials in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains want to bring a shuttered performing arts center back to life, seeing potential in a 12-year-old venue built with $15 million in state tax money that critics have long regarded as a mismanaged white elephant. The Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts in Pike County struggled almost immediately after opening in 2003 and last hosted a performance nearly three years ago.

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