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Kuck leaving Pocono Medical Center
EAST STROUDSBURG (April 23) - Kathleen Kuck is stepping down as President and CEO of Pocono Health System/Pocono Medical Center, effective immediately

Pike development receives state loan for water filtration
HARRISBURG  (April 23) - Hemlock Farms Community Association will use $1.2 million to install a new filtration system to eliminate iron and manganese

Stroudsburg shooting suspect appears for hearing
STROUDSBURG (April 22)  - Special security arrangements reportedly were needed at a preliminary hearing for Shicomn Jordan, facing multiple charges, including attempted homicide

Tobyhanna man found with heroin, cocaine
COOLBAUGH TWP (April 22)  - Rodney Wilcox, 46, was found in possession of 87 packets of heroin

Matamoras residents jailed on drug charges in NY
MONROE NY (April 21) - Two Matamoras residents and a third from Port Jervis jailed on felony and misdemeanor charges

Victim of fatal crash identified
PARADISE TWP (April 19) - Michael Hayes, 55, of Cresco, was the man who died in a fiery crash on Carlton Road early Thursday morning

Body found in Lackawaxen River identified
HAWLEY (April 19) - The coroner’s office determined that Richard Calvitti, 68, who disappeared three months ago, apparently committed suicide

Accident causes fuel spill
TUNKHANNOCK TWP (April 18) - Truck strikes pump pulling out of a service station on Route 115

Sandwich shop robber gets nothing
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (April 17) - Man tried to rob a Subway shop on Route 209 Tuesday night

PA table games revenue up in March
HARRISBURG (April 17) - Mount Airy posts slight gain from previous year

Light coating of wet snow hits region, causes some problems
POCONOS (April 16) - Several accidents reported in western portions of the region, including I-380

Monroe receives West Nile Virus control grant
HARRISBURG (April 16) - Monroe County will receive $30,000; Pike and Wayne get none.

Park Service restoring historic pre-Revolution structure
BUSHKILL (April 16) - Work is underway to fix up the Peters House on Route 209 at Bushkill Road

Legislation would reward and recruit volunteer firefighters
HARRISBURG (April 15) - Bipartisan bill cosponsored by area senator Lisa Baker

Pike County Court sentencing
MILFORD (April 15) - Burglary, terroristic threats, were among the cases that resulted in sentences last week.

Met-Ed continues tree trimming
READING (April 15) - Pruning essential to enhance system reliability in its territory, including Stroudsburg area

Two Delaware Valley teams headed to OM world finals
BERWICK (April 14) - Two teams from Dingman-Delaware Middle School placed first at state Odyssey of the Mind competition

Reconstruction of I-84 could mean years of slow traffic
WESTFALL TWP (April 12) - Get used to slow going for an eight-mile stretch on both sides of the Delaware River; the major work is on the PA side

Monroe County woman charged with hate crime against Pike doctor
GREENE TWP (April 11) - Roseanne Simeone, 26, of Long Pond, faces six counts of ethnic intimidation for spray-painting swastikas on a doctor’s home

Daughter charged with assaulting mother
TOBYHANNA (April 11) - Amanda Saldonis, 18, arrested after police responded to a domestic call

Bill to make AEDs available in schools sent for governor’s approval
HARRISBURG (April 10) - Legislation, sponsored by Rep. Rosemary Brown (R, Monroe/Pike), establishes a new AED program within the state Department of Education

Second suspect charged in motel shooting
STROUDSBURG (April 10) - Michell Walden, of Portland, accused of conspiring with Shicon Jordan, who fired shots at three people in a car

Pennsylvania records lowest number of traffic deaths ever
HARRISBURG (April 9) - 2013 lowest since recordkeeping started in 1928; Pocono counties hold steady with last year

Illegal alien charged in domestic assault
SWIFTWATER (April 9) - Antonio Figuaroa-Zamora arrested following three reported incidents including one in which he attacked a pregnant estranged girlfriend with a knife

Baker to chair Labor and Industry Committee
HARRISBURG (April 9) - State Senator Lisa Baker (R, 20) says “creating consensus on the issues that matter to workers and employers is critical”

Guilty plea to Monroe County murder, as trial was about to begin
STROUDSBURG (April 8) - Rico Herbert, 33, of Montrose, accused of killing a retired  87-year-old teacher, was immediately sentenced to up to 62 years in prison

Hotel interlude with minor gets Monroe County man long prison term
MILFORD (April 8) - Man sentenced up to ten years for molesting minor he enticed over the internet

Man who attempted to assault a state trooper gets long jail term
MILFORD (April 7) - Bushkill man sentenced to almost two years in the Pike County Jail for crimes that include terroristic threats, simple assault

Troiano announces independent congressional campaign
MILFORD (April 7) - Nick Troiano is running for the 10th Congressional district seat held by Republican Tom Marino

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