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  1. Keep your weekend affordable with these suggestions of things to do for $20 or lessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Weekender

    ... does your garden grow? : $5. A gardening workship will be held on May 30 from 10:30 a.m. to noon on May 30 at Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford Street, Milford. Call 570-296-3400 or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu for more info. Blues, Brews & BBQ ...

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  2. Bethlehem closes its buffet to gypsy moth caterpillarsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    ... complete defoliation in 2015," according to the report by authority consultants Woodland Management Services of Pike County. Robin Wildermuth, owner and president of Woodland, said it often takes more than one year of defoliation to kill a tree. But ...

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  3. Year-round produce grower to create 200 jobs in Pike CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pocono Record

    ... 200 jobs will have minimum hourly wages in the $12-$15 range, said Mike Sullivan, the executive director of the Pike County Economic Development Authority. Sullivan said, if all goes well, operations could be up and running by Sept. 1. “The ...

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  4. Pike DA Tonkin wins Dem nomination via write-insRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Times-Tribune

    ... I have a zero tolerance for child abuse. I think we need to come down strong on all the tough crimes we have in Pike County," she said. Mr. Frein, 32, of Canadensis, is charged in the Sept. 12 ambush outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks ...

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  5. Gaughan captures DA raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Pike County Courier

    ... a 65-vote advantage in Blooming Grove and a 71-vote advantage in Dingman Townshup to overtake Tonkin. The Pike County Board of Elections said those figures include write-ins and absentees though Gaughan said there may still be some outstanding ...

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  6. Tonkin endorsed by Pike County's teachersRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Pike County Courier

    Pike County District Attorney submitted the following press release, with the message, "Pike County's teachers recognize that I have spent my professional career working to keep all our citizens safe, especially our children": Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin today announced that he has been endorsed for re-election by Pike County's teachers – the Pennsylvania State Education Association. In a letter to Tonkin, Kristen Cole, PSEA-PACE Director for the Northeast Region, stated, "It is my pleasure to inform you that PSEA-PACE is recommending your candidacy for district attorney in the May 19, 2015 Primary."

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  7. N.J. man charged in Shohola Falls deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Pike County Courier

    Dews, 59, was arrested in Little Falls, N.J., on Thursday afternoon, May 14, by Pennsylvania State Police and the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office for the alleged crime. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin signed off on the criminal complaint.

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  8. DA candidates exchange barbs ahead of primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Pike County Courier

    Vice-president of law firm Levy, Stieh and Gaughan since 2003, with firm since 1999; Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office; clerkship for Mercer County Judge Paul Innis Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin will be challenged on Tuesday, when he faces off against local attorney Kelly Gaughan in the Republican Party primary. In separate interviews this week, the two attorneys took shots at each other on a host of issues, reflecting the contentious nature of the race.

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  9. Tpr. Alex Douglass, wounded in ambush last year, shows us his long road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WPMT-TV York

    Douglass was one of two State Police troopers ambushed outside of the barracks in Blooming Grove Township, Pike County, September 12. The suspect in that incident, Eric Frein, was captured after a 7-week manhunt. "The doctors actually said that running long distance - and doing CrossFit - it actually saved my life.

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  10. Trooper wounded outside Pike County barracks speaks about experience, recovery, goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | PennLive.com

    Murder suspect Eric Frein leaves the Pike County Courthouse Monday morning, Jan. 5, 2015, after his prelim hearing on the murder of State Policeman Cpl. Bryon Dickson.

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  11. 200 new jobs at All Fresh Farms facility in Pike CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pocono Record

    ... will have minimum salaries in the $12 to $15 an hour range, said Mike Sullivan, the executive director of the Pike County Economic Development Authority. Sullivan said, if all goes well, operations could be up and running by September 1. “The ...

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  12. Gaughan leads in race for Pike DARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Times Herald-Record

    Kelly Gaughan will likely be the next Pike County district attorney, having apparently triumphed over incumbent Ray Tonkin in the Republican primary.

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  13. East Stroudsburg School Board passes preliminary budget with $6 million deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Pocono Record

    The East Stroudsburg School Board passed its preliminary budget unanimously on Monday night which shows a $6.46 million deficit and lowers taxes for Monroe and Pike County home owners. Robert Gress, chairman of the finance committee, said by phone on Tuesday that the deficit will be made up by taking money out of the reserved fund balance, and the district is still waiting for state funding as well.

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  14. Gaughan Edges out Tonkin in Tight Race for Pike County District AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The race for district attorney in Pike County was a contentious one and unofficial results show the challenger came out on top. Republican incumbent Ray Tonkin may have lost the primary to challenger Kelley Gaughan, but he says it's too soon to tell if he's out of the race completely.

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  15. Gaughan wins GOP nomination for Pike County DARead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The Times-Tribune

    Kelly Gaughan, a Milford Twp. lawyer with years of experience practicing family and criminal defense law, won the Republican nomination for Pike County district attorney Tuesday, according to unofficial vote totals.

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  16. Fewer voters registered for this primary electionRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | The Times-Tribune

    ... by percentage points among the state's 67 counties, and 4.4 percent fewer Democrats, the 11th largest decline. Pike County ranked second in decline in Republican voters, with a 10 percent drop, and No. 1 in decline in Democratic voters with a 15 ...

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  17. Husband accused of murder in 2013 Shohola Falls deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Pocono Record

    More than two years after Gail Dews of Wayne, New Jersey, was found dead at the bottom of a rocky gorge near Shohola Falls in Pike County, police have charged her husband with murder. Stephen Dews, 59, was taken into custody in Little Falls, New Jersey, Thursday by Pennsylvania State Police and the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office.

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  18. Pa. state troopers salute 2 fallen officers at D.C. memorial ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Morning Call

    ... have experienced since September, when Cpl. Bryon Dickson II was slain in an ambush at the end of his shift. The Pike County attack, which also left Trooper Alex Douglass critically injured, spurred a six-week manhunt as Eric Frein, an ...

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  19. Editor's Corner: Smithfield Twp. supervisor election pits proven candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Pocono Record

    ... are running on the Democratic side against Republican incumbents Richard Caridi and Matt Osterberg.  The Pike County District Attorney also has a hotly contested race on the Republican side between Kelly Gaughan and Ray Tonkin.  There is ...

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  20. Dispositions in Pike County CourtRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | The Pike County Courier

    Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Chelak: April 27 Craig Alan Cuneo, 21, of Dingman's Ferry was sentenced to 1 to 3 years in a state correctional facility, followed by 6 months of probation to run consecutive with his New York sentence, fined $2,750 and had his driver's license suspended for 24 months for the crimes of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and driving under the influence of alcohol.

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