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Two Monroe County residents arrested after child porn investigation
COOLBAUGH TWP – Investigators say an unsecured wi-fi network let one of the suspects exchange child pornography
PA Bureau of Forestry director to speak at Upper Delaware Council awards
Man sentenced to prison for accidental fatal shooting
MILFORD (April 17) - Chad Olm was given three and a half to 15 years in prison for shooting his 10-year-old nephew a year ago
Child rapist gets long prison term
HONESDALE (April 17) - David Teeter, given the 12 to 26-year sentence for raping two underage girls over a 12-year period
Legislation to protect the Delaware River watershed introduced in the U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON (April 16) - U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) among the co-sponsors of a bill that would strengthen the watershed’s environmental health and the region’s economy
Teen driver in fatal crash appears in court
HONESDALE (April 16) - Julia Ware was 15 at the time she crashed her father’s SUV last summer, killing three teenage passengers
Victim of fatal truck crash identified
POCONO LAKE (April 16) - Paul McDonald, 60, was killed when he crashed his tractor trailer on Route 940
Bill renaming I-84 exit for Cpl Dickson passes Senate unanimously
HARRISBURG (April 14) -  Corporal Bryon Dickson, was killed in the line of duty at the Blooming Grove State Police Barracks last September
Woman charged with cocaine and heroin dealing
MILFORD (April 13) - Investigators say Carolina Ferrante, 36, of Lackawaxen, sold drugs to undercover investigators on two occasions
Monroe County convenience store robbed
CHESTNUTHLL TWP (April 13) - Police are looking for a knife-wielding robber who held up a Turkey Hill early Saturday morning
Police looking for movie theater assault suspects
STROUD TWP (April 11) - Incident happened last Saturday at the Stroud Mall movie theater
Monroe County man arrested on child porn charges
TUNKHANNOCK TWP (April 10) - James Hood, 20, of Albrightsville, allegedly had sex with an underage girl and took pictures of her
NY armed robbery suspect arrested in Monroe County
TOBYHANNA TWP (April 10) - A Tobyhanna man, wanted for armed robbery and burglary in New York State, was arrested after police responded to a complaint of loud music
Monroe County man pleads guilty to participating in drug conspiracy
WILKES-BARRE (April 9) - Brandon Cruz, 24, of Tobyhanna admitted distributing heroin and cocaine on several occasions
Runners, walkers sought for Grey Towers’ 8K
MILFORD (April 9) - The Grey Towers Heritage Association 8K Run/Walk is planned for Saturday, April 25
East Stroudsburg University failed to conduct background checks, says auditor general
HARRISBURG (April 8) - Report finds ESU did not require clearances at 229 external camps, on-campus events involving minors
Mount Airy slot revenue drops sharply in March, over previous year
HARRISBURG (April 8) - Slot machine revenue for all of Pennsylvania drops almost four percent In March

Listening session tonight on DWGNRA Management Plan
BUSHKILL (April 7) - Two Public Listening Sessions for the Visitor Use Management Plan take place this week

Prison ordered for serial burglar
MILFORD (April 7) - A Mlford man who broke into several homes was sentenced to up to six years in prison
Pike Commissioners respond to letter and article about county recycling
MILFORD (April 6) - County ended the program in 2012 because of reduced state funding
NY men caught with drugs on I-84
GREEN TWP (April 6) - A speeding stop turned into a pot bust on Interstate 84 in western Pike County last Friday
Final Hurricane Irene repairs slated for park roads in NJ
BUSHKILL (April 4) - The work could cause temporary closures of some facilities on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River
New company helps aging stay independent at home
MILFORD (April 3) - Aging Comfortably at Home, LLC, is looking to work with seniors in the ten counties that make up northeastern Pennsylvania
Brown recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month in House
HARRISBURG (April 3) - Brown’s (R-Monroe/Pike) notes that one in five girls, and one in six boys, who are abused are under the age of 12
Monroe County man charged with heroin trafficking
SCRANTON (April 2) - Ronald Walker, of Tobyhanna, accused of distributing heroin on four separate occasions last summer in Monroe County
Students Participate in Shave for the Brave at ESU
EAST STROUDSBURG (April 2) - It was a four-year-old little girl with leukemia that changed Erica Richter’s life
PPL requests rate increase
ALLENTOWN (April 1) - Utility says the almost 7% increase would be used to continue reliability improvements for customers
Suspect arrested in Monroe County stabbing
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (April 1) - Joseph Thompson, of Stroudsburg, faces two counts of aggravated assault, other charges, related to the incident outside Muller’s Diner on Route 209 on March 22
Prescribed fires planned at Delaware Water Gap NRA
BUSHKILL (April 1) - The annual burns are an approved tool for natural resource management throughout the National Park System
Monroe man gets long prison term in New York for conspiring to kill former girlfriend
GOSHEN (March 31) - Anthony DiValentino, of Pocono Summit, sentenced a total of 35 years in state prison for several crimes, including conspiracy
Sexual assault arrest in Monroe County
TOBYHANNA TWP (March 31) - Shane Kenderdine, 18, allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old female
PMC completes study on reducing hospital contamination and acquired infections
EAST STROUDSBURG (March 30) - Pocono Medical Center says the demonstration produced “very promising results”
Planning for Delaware River whitewater park moves forward
PORT JERVIS (March 30) - City officials in Port Jervis continue to seek resources to build what they say will be an attraction for both sides of the Delaware
Signs of spring: River Road to close to protect breeding amphibians
BUSHKILL (March 28) - This is the time of year that on mild nights, lizards start looking for love
ESU to retain two music faculty members
EAST STROUDSBURG (March 27) - University president, administrators offer agreement to faculty union to end retrenchment of music faculty
Man charged with online soliciting of a juvenile
TUNKHANNOCK TWP (March 27) - James Hood, 20, of Albrightsville accused of trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old

Drought watch for Monroe, Pike, Wayne
HARRISBURG (March 26) - Lack of groundwater recharge major factor for the DEP declaration covering 27 Pennsylvania counties

Pocono Township considers regulating digital billboards
POCONO TWP (March 26) (March 26) - Township Planning Commission is seeking comment on proposed ordinance
Pike, Wayne County Historical societies receive state grant
HARRISBURG (March 26) - Reps Brown, Major, Peifer announce local cultural and historical grant
Former state prison inmate going back to prison for threatening judge
SCRANTON (March 25) - Devon Williams admitted mailing a letter from the prison to a Monroe County Common Pleas Judge
Stroudsburg woman pleads guilty plea to federal drug trafficking charge
SCRANTON (March 25) - Jeannine Altemose could get up to 20 years for allowing her residence to be used for methamphetamine trafficking
Signs of spring: River Road to close to protect breeding amphibians
BUSHKILL (March 25) - This is the time of year that on mild nights, lizards start looking for love
National Park Service seeks public input on Visitor Use Plan
BUSHKILL (March 24) - A series of public listening sessions and focus group meetings are scheduled for April 7-9
Repeat Megan’s Law offender gets long prison term
MILFORD (March 24) - Frederick Decker, of Port Jervis, with four prior convictions, sentenced to 7 to 14 years in prison
Painting returned to county building, alleged thief arrested
STROUDSBURG (March 24) - Canadensis woman accused  of taking the painting on March 6th
Missing Monroe County man located
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (March 24) - Bernard Seabrook, 50, left on a trip to Baltimore Friday afternoon, to visit relatives
Police looking for stabbing suspect
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (March 23) - East Stroudsburg man needed surgery after being stabbed early Sunday morning, at Muller’s Diner on Route 209
Monroe County man missing
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (March 23) - Bernard Seabrook, 50, left his Middle Smithfield Township home Friday afternoon, headed for Baltimore and was last heard from, by his wife, late that evening
Milford man gets up to five years for driving drunk with a child in the car
MILFORD (March 23) - Daniel McElnea, 25, was sentenced to 9 months to 5 years in a state prison
Driver killed in crash with plow truck
TUNKHANNOCK TWP (March 21) - A Saylorsburg man was killed Friday when his car was hit PennDOT snow plow; Snow and slippery conditions appear to have been a factor
Monroe jail Inmate charged with attacking guard
HAMLTON TWP (March 21) - Violent confrontation happened on March 13 and caused serious injuries to the guard
End of winter snowstorm
POCONOS (March 20) - Three to six inches of snow likely by the time spring officially begins at 6:45 this evening

Picture thief still on the lam
STROUDSBURG (March 20) - Woman removed a picture from the Monroe County Administration building and walked out

DV Future Business Leaders and Pike Chamber looking for support
MILFORD (March 20) - Delaware Valley School’s Future Business Leaders of America Class and the Pike County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Tricky Tray fundraiser in April
Monroe County man charged with producing, distributing child porn
SCRANTON (March 19) - Robert Ferraro, 44, of Tobyhanna, allegedly persuaded a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct
Mount Pocono man charged with assault
MOUNT POCONO (March 19) - Wilfredo Diaz Jr. accused of severely injuring a woman by striking her with a gun

Police continue search for adult store robbery suspect
HAMILTON TWP (March 18) - Police are investigating a possible connection between the robbery at Playtime Boutique on Route 611 Monday night and a similar crime in Luzerne County the same night

NY drug dealer gets long sentenced in Pike County Court
MILFORD (March 18) - Edwin Quiles gets up to 30 years for dealing Heroin in Dingman Township
Stroudsburg woman pleads guilty to third DUI
STROUDSBURG (March 18) - Daryl Reinhardt, who has already done prison time for killing a man while drunk, is in trouble again
Monroe County man gets two prison terms for heroin conspiracy and parole violation
SCRANTON (March 17) - Kerion Johnson, of Effort, will spent close to 15 years in prison
Monroe County woman pleads guilty in drug conspiracy
SCANTON (March 17) - Tiffanyann Cruz, 21, admitted in federal court to distributing heroin on two occasions in November 2013
Mount Airy posts small table games revenue increase over past 12 months
HARRISBURG (March 17) - PA table games revenue rises nearly 12% in February
EPRP Officers receive lifesaving award
WESTFALL TWP (March 16) - Harry Prey and Daniel Parks presented Life Saving with Valor commendations for saving two disabled residents from a burning structure in Matamoras
Pair of bounced checks means jail for Pike resident
MILFORD (March 16) - Dingmans Ferry man sentenced to up to a year for writing bad checks and stealing merchandise
No flooding expected on Delaware
BUSHKILL (March 14) - Park officials at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are watching ice in the river, and today’s expected heavy reain
National Park Service plans to increase collaboration
BEACH LAKE (March 13) - A new initiative is designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the National Park Service’s law enforcement and emergency services operations in the 73-mile long Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River
Stroudsburg man victim of fatal crash
PARADISE TWP (March 13) - Police say Heath Williams, 45, left Paradise Valley Road and struck a tree early Thursday morning
Human trafficking arrests in the Poconos
STROUDSBURG (March 12) - Two-month sting operation nets 16 arrests

Fatal crash reported in Monroe County
PARADISE TWP (March 12) - One-vehicle crash killed one person, early this morning on Paradise Valley Road

Monroe man charged with assaulting infant son
COOLBAUGH TWP (March 11) - Juan Vazquez charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children for allegedly injuring his 3-month-old son

Monroe man convicted on long list of child porn charges
STROUDSBURG (March 10) - Nathan Sauers, 35, of Barrett Township, convicted following a 2 ½ day trial in Monroe County court
Monroe man nabbed in statewide insurance fraud probe
HARRISBURG (March 10) - Ashley Moore, of Effort, Monroe County, charged with one count of insurance fraud
Bill to crack down on stolen valor claims clears PA senate
HARRISBURG (March 9) - The legislation, introduced by Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20, is now in the PA House
NYC man facing drug, prostitution charges in Monroe
STROUDSBURG (March 9) - Timothy Guarrasi, 35, of Brooklyn, arrested after meeting an undercover officer at a Stroudsburg motel
Mount Airy repots slot machine revenue gain over past year
HARRISBURG (March 6) - Slot Machine Revenue In Pennsylvania Up 1.1% In February
Domestic dispute involving infant ends with arrest
COOLBAUGH TWP (March 6) - Keith Cooper, of Mount Pocono, charged after dangling 5-month-old infant upside down during argument with the mother
Monroe County man charged with heroin trafficking
SCRANTON (March 6) - Emmanuel Delcastillo, 22, a/k/a “Capo,” of Tobyhanna, was indicted by a federal grand jury
Unrelenting snow continues
POCONOS (March 5) - Another inch or two of snow is likely today

Man charged with passing counterfeit currency at Mount Airy Casino
SCRANTON (March 4) - Walter Cruz, Jr., 36, of Paterson, New Jersey allegedly passed the bogus bills at Mount Airy Casino last October

Parolee charged with bringing someone else’s urine to probation meeting
STROUDSBURG (March 4) - Samuel Tucker jailed after trying to cheat on a required drug test
Bill to help schools after emergencies passes unanimously
HARRISBURG (March 3) - Legislation, proposed by Rep. Mike Peifer, would help school entities make up instructional time following a weather, health or safety emergency

DRBC announces One Process/One Permit program
WEST TRENTON (March 2) - The Delaware River Basin Commission program is intended to promote collaboration and enhance administrative efficiencies between DRBC and the four basin states

Two facing drug, weapons charges in Monroe
BLAKESLEE (March 2) - Two suspects are in the Monroe County Correction Facility in lieu of $50,000 bail each

Monroe County man guilty of conspiring to have ex-girlfriend killed
GOSHEN NY (February 28) - Anthony DiValentino, 59, Pocono Summit, found guilty by an Orange County NY jury of concocting an unsuccessful plot
Newell deemed competent to stand trial
STROUDSBURG (February 28) - Rockne Newell, accused of killing three people the Ross Township Municipal Building 18 months ago, is fit to stand trial, a judge ruled

DWGNRA plans for next century
BUSHKILL  (February 27) - The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year

AED Awareness Week
HARRISBURG (February 27) - Rep. Rosemary Brown (R, Monroe/Pike) sponsored a House resolution establishing Feb. 22-28, as “AED Awareness Week in Pennsylvania”

Stroud Township supervisor accused of theft
HARRISBURG (February 26) - Supervisor and Roadmaster James Decker accused of purchasing more than $2,000 worth of fuel using Stroud Township fuel cards
Pike woman heading to prison following theft, drug conviction
MILFORD (February 26) - Cindy Ann Klein was one of several sentenced in Pike County court
Wayne County man arrested in NY with two pounds of pot
NARROWSBURG NY (February 26) - Beach Lake man jailed in Sullivan County following traffic stop and discovery of the marijuana

Six charged in two separate drug investigations
COOLBAUGH TWP (February 25) - Police say young children were involved in both incidents earlier this month

Long prison sentence for assault on wife
MILFORD (February 25) - Pike County jury found Paul Burke, 44, guilty of aggravated assault, terroristic threats, other crimes
Mill Creek Road bridge replacement will take two years
STROUD TWP (February 25) - Work to replace the bridge over Brodhead Creek will begin March 9, and won’t be finished until late 2017
Father kills son, himself
WESTFALL TWP (February 24) - Elderly father reportedly had been arguing Sunday night in Green Acres Lane when the father started shooting

Man hit while trying to free car from snow; driver fled
LEHMAN TWP (February 23) - Police are looking for the driver of a pickup that injured a man late Saturday night, on Route 209 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Police catch burglary suspect in the act
COOLBAUGH TWP (February 23) - Police say Robert Roe-Laverty was out on bail for an assault charge involving the same victim

Former DV graduate continues with Special Olympics
WESTFALL TWP (February 21) – Nicole Lindsley, a 2004 DV grad, was recognized at this week’s Delaware Valley School Board meeting

Coldest temps yet force more school delays
POCONOS (February 20) - Temperatures dropped well below zero overnight; relief will be slow to come
Child rapist heading to prison for at least 23 years
STROUDSBURG (February 20) - Paul DePaoli, 35, of Barrett Township, sentenced to 23 to 48 years, for assaulting two preschool girls

Mount Airy posts large table game revenue gain
HARRISBURG (February 19) - PA Table Games Revenue Up 12.5% In January, from a year ago

Landlord heading to prison for terrorizing tenants
MILFORD – Eric Rogerson, who could spend up to six years in prison, was one of several sentenced in Pike County Court

More school delays this morning
POCONOS (February 17) - Several area school districts are on a two-hour delay this morning, because of more light snow overnight.  Check with your own district.

Pike, Wayne residents nabbed in child predator sweep
HARRISBURG (February 17) - OAG Child Predator Section, in partnership with several law enforcement agencies, recently arrested 16 suspected child predators over the past two weeks in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Tobyhanna Army Depot gives tactical assistance to Ukraine army
TOBYHANNA  (February 14) - A team of Army personnel that included two Tobyhanna Army Depot technicians gave the Ukrainian army the ability to accurately track mortar rounds

Brutal cold to hang around for awhile
POCONOS (February 13) - Temps, dropping to around zero overnight, will rise only into the teens today

Stomach ailment strikes ESU students
EAST STROUDSBURG (February 13) - More than 100 students reported symptoms as of Thursday; school is taking steps to prevent spread of any virus

Monroe County man charged with heroin trafficking conspiracy
SCRANTON (February 12) - Eddie Pace, 40, of Stroudsburg, faces federal indictment that he conspired with others to distribute and possess heroin and cocaine

Accident stalls traffic on I-84
MILFORD TWP (February 12) - No serious injuries in a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car Wednesday afternoon

Man accused of finding, using someone else’s credit card
POCONO SUMMIT (February 11) - Easton man faces several felony charges after allegedly trying to ring up over $1,600 in charges on a credit card that wasn’t his

Pocono Medical Center, Lehigh Valley Health Network partner to promote safety
EAST STROUDSBURG (February 10) - Hospitals announce a $20,000 commitment and partnership with the Monroe County Community Safety Program
Mount Airy posts small gain in slot revenue from a year ago
HARRISBURG (February 10) - Slots machine revenue at all Pennsylvania casinos up over five percent in January

Ice, snow to create messy Monday
POCONOS (February 9) - Freezing rain this morning will change to snow for most of today; most schools are closed

Prison terms ordered for two guilty in drunk driving incidents
MILFORD (February 9) - Prison terms of seven and five years were given to two Pike County men for unrelated incidents

Tobyhanna man arrested for child pornography
COOLBAUGH TWP (February 7) - Brian Garcia accused of distributing child pornography on the Internet
Home health care now available in some Pike County townships
MILFORD (February 6) - Home Health Care and Professionals, based in Eynon, is expanding its services into some areas of western Pike County

FirstEnergy files rate plans to help ensure continued reliability
READING (February 6) - FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiaries including Metropolitan Edison Company filed settlement agreements with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission

Commissioners get update on Pike County Economic Development Authority
MILFORD (February 5) - The executive director of the PCEDA noted interest in a supermarket on Route 739, and participation at the Great American Outdoor Show

Tobyhanna woman charged with Social Security fraud
SCRANTON (February 5) - Darlene Loveless accused of receiving substantial inheritance in 2007 but claimed not to have any significant family resources

Pike man charged with receiving and distributing child pornography
SCRANTON (February 3) - Daniel Decker, 29, of Dingman’s Ferry, allegedly used a computer between to receive and distribute images of young children engaged in sexually explicit conduct

Teen accused of sending explicit images, threats
COOLBAUGH TWP (February 3) - Police charged a 14-year-old boy with posing as a female and sending sexually explicit images and communicating threats
Police snare man looking to get “hooked up” with heroin
TOBYHANNA TWP (February 3) - Pocono Lake man sent text messages intercepted by police

More snow brings region to standstill
POCONOS (February 2) - Six to ten inches of snow is expected today over much of the Poconos

Peifer named deputy majority whip
HARRISBURG (February 2) - State Rep. Mike Peifer (R, 139)’s duties include keeping the majority whip informed about potential challenges that may impact legislative priorities
Baker seeks to designate I-84 Exit in honor of Cpl. Dickson
BLOOMING GROVE TWP (February 1) - Sen. Lisa Baker introduced legislation to designate Exit 30 (Route 402) off of Interstate 84 in Pike County in honor of Cpl. Bryon Dickson, II, who was killed in September, allegedly by Eric Frein
Former ESU linebacker heading to the Super Bowl
EAST STEROUDSBURG (January 31) - John Glenn ’05, is in his third year in Seattle, working as a quality control coach and linebackers coach

Fugitives arrested after pursuit
STROUDSBURG (January 31) - Pursuit through two counties results in the arrest of pair wanted on multiple drug charges

East Stroudsburg shooter sentenced to 22 to 44 years
STROUDSBURG (January 31) - Shicon Jordan fired shots outside an East Stroudsburg motel last March

Frein pleads not guilty
MILFORD (January 30) - The man accused of shooting one state police corporal to death and critically wounding a trooper and appeared by video conference from the Pike County jail

Uncle pleads guilty to accidental shooting death of nephew
MILFORD (January 30) - Chad Olm faces up to 20 years in prison for shooting his 10-year-old nephew to death while showing him a gun
Child rapist gets long sentence
HONESDALE (January 30) - Gary Kroll, of Sterling Township, was sentenced in Wayne County Court to 50 to 101 years in state prison, for raping several young girls
Man sentenced for crowbar beating
MILFORD (January 30) - Vincent Colletta sentenced to 15 to 31 years in prison for the attack

Sexual assault reported at ESU
EAST STROUDSBURG (January 29) - Police say the female victim and alleged male assailant knew each other and this was not a random attack

Police continue search for armed robbery suspect
MILFORD (January 29) - Aliton’s Pharmacy on West Harford Street robbed shortly before 6 Tuesday evening

DA to seek death for Frein
MILFORD (January 28) - Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin reportedly plans to seek death for Eric Frein, accused of killing a state police corporal and wounding a trooper

Pike man will spend up to 10 years in prison for fleeing police
MILFORD (January 28) - Joseph Delrio, Jr’s sentence of up to five years will run consecutive to a sentenced handed down in Wayne County

Storm fizzles but no one is taking chances
POCONOS (January 27) - No more than six inches of snow expected today, with most areas getting less; schools in eastern parts of the Poconos are closed but check with your own district

Matamoras man convicted of felony theft
MILFORD (January 27) - Jake Lazier convicted following a trial in Pike County Court
Tonkin seeks third term as Pike DA
MILFORD (January 27) - Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin will face a May Republican primary challenge from attorney Kelly Gaughan
Two-day snowstorm
POCONOS (January 26) - Some parts of the Poconos could get up to a foot of snow before it ends tomorrow.  Travel not advised.  Speed limit on I-84 reduced to 45 mph.
Pike to be part of national survey of homeless persons
MILFORD (January 26) - The “Point in Time Survey of the Homeless” happens the night of January 28

College Internships Available at Grey Towers
MILFORD (January 25) - Internships open to students interested in natural resource conservation, history, art, gardening, landscape architecture, forestry, museum services and recreational or visitor services

Heavy snow buries region
POCONOS (January 24) - Anywhere from four to eight inches of snow will cover the region by the time it tapers off

Upper Delaware Council elects 2015 officers
NARROWSBURG (January 24) - Berlin Township, PA Representative Alan Henry will serve as its 2015 chairperson

Two fatal crashes in Monroe County
MONROE COUNTY (January 23) - Unrelated crashes happened Thursday in Stroud Township, and Wednesday in Pocono Township

Two Pike County residents sentenced to state prison in separate convictions
MILFORD (January 22) - Dingmans Ferry man will spend up to seven in prison for selling heroin

Mount Airy posts solid slot machine revenue gain
HARRISBURG (January 22) - Mount Airy Casino Resort revenue up 5 percent in December 2014, from December 2013; statewide revenue up almost six percent

Music teacher charged with sex abuse
STROUD TWP (January 21) - Brandon Flatley, who teaches at the Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary School, will face at least a dozen felony charges involving a young student

Pike County sex offender guilty for failing to register
MILFORD (January 21) - Frederick Joseph Decker, with a last known address in Matamoras, is a Tier 3 sexual offender

Second victim of I-84 crash dies
MILFORD TWP (January 20) - Matthew Pons, 13, of Honesdale, died a day after the Sunday morning chain reaction crash that also killed his father

Federal inmate sentenced for weapon possession
SCRANTON (January 20) - An inmate at the federal prison in Wayne County was sentenced to an additional two years in prison for possessing a “shank” 

Pike commissioner appointed to State Sewage Advisory Committee
HARRISBURG (January 20) - Matt Osterberg will fill the balance of an unexpired term

Icy roads blamed for deadly crash on I-84
MILFORD TWP (January 19) - Honesdale man dead, two family members injured in chain reaction crash outside Milford

Burglary suspects caught in the act
STROUD TWP (January 19) - Two alleged burglars arrested in unrelated incidents

Accused sex offender arrested for assaulting teen girl
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (January 19) - Police arrested Joseph Roselli, of East Stroudsburg, charging him with several crimes

Four suspects arrested following armed robbery at store
STROUD TWP (January 17) - Several police departments combined forces to apprehend those believed responsible for an armed robbery at Kohl’s on Route 611

DEP approves air quality plan for modifications at Milford compressor station
WILKES-BARRE (January 16) - Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC will replace two existing engine-driven compressors with two new natural gas-fired compressor turbines

DV School Board hears about Campaign for Fair Education Funding In Pennsylvania
SHOHOLA (January 16) - The three priorities are to have funding to school districts accurate, stabile and evenly distributed

NYC fugitive arrested in Monroe County
COOLBAUGH TWP (January 15) - Saquan Scott, 23, wanted for robbery in New York City, was tracked to a residence at 7172 Robinwood Drive

Reps Brown, Peifer, in new offices
EAST STROUDSBURG (January 15) - Rep. Rosemary Brown’s new office is at 143 Seven Bridge Road; Rep. Mike Peifer moved into his new office, near Hawley, last November

Peifer bill to help schools with emergencies
HARRISBURG (January 14) - State Representative Michael Peifer (R, Pike/Wayne) wants to give the state Secretary of Education the power to issue school emergencies

Ice closes schools, will hamper travel for much of today
POCONOS (Januarey 12) - A predominantly icy mix is likely to bring the region to a standstill today

Three shot at Mount Pocono motel
MOUNT POCONO (January 10) – All three are alive, following incident Friday night at the Travel Lodge motel on Route 611

Monroe County man charged with Internet sexual exploitation of minors
STROUD TWP (January 10) – Louis Sanabria, 27, of Stroud Township, accused of exchanging explicit messages with a 14-year-old girl

Fire department president gets probation for theft
LAKE ARIEL (January 9) - Aaron Rossignol  must repay the $7,000 he admitted stealing from the Lake Ariel Fire Company

Brutal cold hits region, but won’t last
POCONOS (January 8) - Most area schools on a delayed opening, with temperatures around or below zero this morning

Choir director sentenced to prison for sex crimes
STROUDSBURG (January 8) - The founder of the Singing Boys of Pennsylvania will spend at least four years in prison for having inappropriate contact with a teenage boy

One dead in Pike crash
DINGMAN TWP (January 8) - Head-on crash on Route six happened midday Wednesday

New reps sworn in as state legislative session begins
HARRISBURG (January 15) – David Parker and Jack Rader, both Monroe County Republicans sworn in to the House; former Rep Scavello is now a state senator

Hicks sentenced to death
STROUDSBURG (January 15) – Charles Hicks of Tobyhanna was convicted of murdering and dismembering a Deanna Hull six years ago

Frein to stand trial
MILFORD (January 6) - A judge ordered accused cop killer Eric Frein to stand trial on all charges against him

Ten-year-old murder suspect will go to juvenile court
HONESDALE (January 6) - Tristin Kurilla will not stand trial as an adult in the death of an elderly woman

Neglected dog found
COOLBAUGH TWP (January 6) - Police are looking for the owner of a pit bull that was found wandering in Pocono Country Place

Frein hearing today
MILFORD (January 5) - Accused cop killer Eric Frein to appear in Pike County Court in Milford

Hearing today for 10-year-old murder suspect
HONESDALE (January 5) - Attorneys for a young boy accused of killing an elderly woman are expected to ask a judge to move the case to juvenile court

Couple pleads guilty in death by neglect
STROUDSBURG (January 3) - John and Tina Tedesco, of Ross Township were supposed to be caring for a 70-year-old woman

Game Commission reminds hunters to report deer harvests
HARRISBURG (January 2) - Taking a few minutes to submit a report makes a valuable contribution to deer management