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Rain postpones fireworks Update
POCONOS (July 4) - Organizers of the Lake Wallenpaupack fireworks display, scheduled for tonight, say wet weather is forcing a postponment until dusk Sunday night

Motorcyclist dead in Wayne County crash
MANCHESTER TWP (July 4) - Police say the man from Florida was not wearing a helmet when he hit a guide rail on Braman Road
River safety advisory for July 4th Weekend
BUSHKILL (July 3) - Because of high water levels, life jackets required while boating; swimming prohibited at DWGNRA beaches
Four arrested during Monroe drug raid
SMITHFIELD TWP (July 3) - One of those arrested at 1247 Fairway Drive in Smithfield Township had escaped from a drug rehab
Pike Library looking for donations to buy AEDs
MILFORD (July 3) - $1,400 needed for two automated external defibrillators, because of the high number of seniors using the libraries

One killed when tree falls on car
BUSHKILL (July 2) - Manual Loureiro, of Bushkill was dead at the scene after his car was struck by a falling tree. 

Prostitution arrests in Monroe County
STROUDSBURG (July 2) - Lee Vargas, 31 of Stroudsburg and Marbelyn Espinal, 18 of Bronx, New York, were arrested following a sting operation
Heavy rain causes some flooding, closes roads
POCONOS (Juky 1) - Route 611 in Tannersville reopened about 6:30 this morning
Heroin den raided, four arrested
STROUDSBURG (Juky 1) - Raid took place at 10 Linden St in Stroudsburg

Victim of fatal accident identified
STROUDSBURG (June 30) - Tyrone Miller, 56, of Stroudsburg, was struck early Sunday morning by an SUV that jumped the curb on Main Street

NJ man charged in string of PA bank robberies
HARRISBURG (June 30) - One of the 14 robberies was at a bank in Monroe County
Woman says she was stabbed in Walmart parking lot
EAST STROUDSBURG (June 30) - Victim says she was attacked by three men who attempted a sexual assault
Out of control SUV kills man in Stroudsburg
STROUDSBURG (June 29) - Accident happened about 3:20 Sunday morning when the SUV jumped the curb on Main Street and struck a man on a bicycle
Winners announced for Delaware Highlands Conservancy scholarships
HAWLEY (June 29) - The “Vanessa Van Gorder Memorial Scholarship” of $1,000 given to Claire Harvey, a 2015 graduate of Honesdale High School
River Road closure for annual maintenance
BUSHKILL (June 27) - Work will cover two days, beginning Monday, on different sections
PPL customers purchase 1 million discounted LEDs
ALLENTOWN (June 27) - Utility says overall savings over two years comes to about 550 million kilowatt-hours per year
PPL taking steps to deal with lightning strikes
ALLENTOWN (June 26) - Lightning strikes somewhere in the PPL Electric Utilities service territory nearly half a million times each year

Suspect arrested in Monroe County burglary
COOLBAUGH TWP (June 25) - Tobyhanna man faces multiple charges after allegedly being caught in the act

Burglars take jewelry from Kmart
MOUNT POCONO (June 25) - The Mount Pocono Kmart was broken into last Friday
Route 611 Bridge over Tobyhanna Creek to be replaced
ALLENTOWN (June 25) - PennDOT says the work will begin soon in Tobyhanna Township
Report of possible "dog-napping"
STROUD TWP (June 24) - Young German Shepard taken from a residence on Metzgar Road in Stroud Township Tuesday afternoon
Senate adopts bill benefitting volunteer first responders
HARRISBURG (June 24) - Sen. Lisa Baker’s bill would give municipalities the power to waive their local earned income tax for volunteers
Two Pike residents heading to prison for drug crimes
MILFORD (June 23) - State prison terms were given to two Pike County residents for drugs and other crimes
PennDOT announces safety improvement project on 209
ALLENTOWN (June 22) - Work planned on both 209 and Business Route 209 in Monroe County
Mount Airy posts significant table game revenue gain
HARRISBUG (June 22) - Mount Airy Casino Resort revenue for this May almost 15 percent higher than a year ago
Construction underway for the new St. Luke’s Hospital-Monroe Campus
BARTONSVILLE (June 20) – The campus, on Route 611 in Bartonsville, shold open in the Fall of 2016
Police searching for suspect who failed to appear
STROUDSBURG (June 19) - Qualuani Anthony, wanted for corruption of minors and prostitution, did not answer a summons
Man found drunk in pickup had illegal gun, police say
POCONO SUMMIT (June 19) - Alabama man charged with weapons violation and DUI

Prison for man convicted of collecting, sharing child porn
STROUDSBURG (June 18) - Nathan Sauers, of Canadensis, will spend 5 to 10 years in state prison

Hydroponic farm moving to Pike County
MILFORD (June 18) - All Fresh Farms will take over building in Greene Township
Swimming beaches closed again
HARRISBURG (June 18) - High bacterial detected in ponds at Tobyhanna and Gouldsboro state parks
Police looking for estranged husband who threatened wife with gun
EAST STROUDSBURG (June 17) - Terrance Jewell accused of breaking into his estranged wife’s home and terrorizing her
Caretaker to stand trial in death of elderly patient
COOLBAUGH TWP (June 17) - Judith Marc, of Tobyhanna, accused of causing fatal injuries to a 92-year-old man, appeared for a preliminary hearing
Police looking for missing teen
HONESDALE (June 16) - Chandler Marcho, 15, left his Forest City area home last Friday morning and has not returned

Repeat DWI offender gets jail time
MILFORD (June 16) - Milford man sentenced to 5 years in the Immediate Punishment Program which will include 30 days in the Pike County Jail

Child porn arrest in Monroe County
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP (June 13) - Tad Hamilton arrested following a Thursday afternoon search warrant on his home
Third suspect charged in extortion scheme
COOLBAUGH TWP (June 13) - Latina Davenport, of Tobyhanna accussed of conspiring with two others to extort $100,000 from a doctor
NPS opens six new river campsites
BUSHKILL (June 12) - Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Alosa Campsites, will be available to boaters on designated overnight river trips on the Delaware River beginning today
Wayne County to share in natural gas impact fees
HARRISBURG  (June 12) - Wayne, which has now wells but is adjacent to counties which do, will receive almost $50,000
Toddler found wandering in middle of road
COOLBAUGH TWP (June 12) - Father charged with endangering the welfare of a child
Extortion ring dismantled in Monroe County
STROUDSBURG (June 9) – Mari-Lyn Normando, 26, of Effort, and Brandon Hill, 34, of Tobyhanna, created a complex plan to extort money from doctor
Six-year-old dead in Monroe County crash
HAMILTON TWP (June 8) - Sophia Willis, 6, was a passenger in a car driven by her mother, who was injured along with the other driver
Tobyhanna, Beltzville beaches reopen
HARRISBURG (June 6) - Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said the water is safe, after elevated bacterial levels were found earlier this week
Two charge with trying to extort Monroe County doctor
COOLBBAUGH TWP (June 6) - Police accuse Mari-Lyn Normando, 24, of Effort, and Brandon Hill, 34, of Tobyhanna, of trying to get a doctor to pay $100,000
No swimming at Tobyhanna State Park
HARRISBURG (June 5) - High bacteria levels were detected at Tobyhanna, in Monroe County, and Beltzville in Carbon County
PUC releases Summer Readiness Reports
HARRISBURG (June 5) - Individual reports available for Me-Ed, PCLP and PPL
Three dead, 13 hurt in I-380 bus-truck crash
TOBYHANNA TWP (June 4) - Tractor trailer crossed the median hitting a tour bus Wednesday morning
Slot revenue up at Mount Airy, statewide
HARRISBURG (June 4) - Mount Airy Casino Resort’s one percent gain from May of last year to this May was well ahead of the small gain across the state
East Stroudsburg bank robbed
EAST STROUDSBURG (June 3) - Robbery happened shortly before 10:00 Monday morning at the Peoples Security Bank on Milford Road
Saylorsburg man sentenced for drug trafficking conspiracy
SCRANTON (June 3) - Stephen Krpata, 29, who previously pleaded guilty, will serve 10 months in federal prison
Pike man indicted for armed robbery in NY
NEW CITY NY (June 2) - Michael DeLeo, 44, of Greeley, accused of approached a woman playing with her three-year-old son in her driveway
Grants announced for Pike County Projects
HARRISBURG (June 2) - Five projects were chosen to receive state grants through the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Finance Authority’s Local Share Account program
Abused dog found in PCP
COOLBAUGH TWP (June 1) - Police are looking for anyone responsible for seriously abusing the dog who is now in the care of AWSOM
PPL becomes Talen today
ALLENTOWN (June 1) - PPL is changing its name to Talen, but little else changes for the utility that serves portions of the Poconos