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Monroe man sentenced to prison for heroin and sex trafficking
SCRANTON (November 21) - Jose Velazquez admitted participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy that stretched from Stroudsburg to Maine
Food cart operator charged with fraud
KUNKLETOWN (November 17) - Robert Scifo, Jr., faces several felony and misdemeanor charges alleging $28,000 in fraudulent collections
New Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono West Campus planned
ALLENTOWN (November 16) - Lehigh Valley Health Network confirms plans to begin construction in Tannersville next spring
Visitors center coming to Milford
MILFORD (November 16) - The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau will open a new Visitors Bureau in the Community House at the corner of Broad and Harford
Monroe man guilty on several drug charges
STROUDSBURG (November 15) - David Haywood, 31, of Tobyhanna convicted of several felonies and misdemeanors following a one-day jury trial
Delaware Water Gap Welcome Center to close for renovations
DELAWARE WATER GAP (November 15) - The center, just off I-80 West, will close on November 28 for approximately six months
Wrestling coach pleads guilty to sex abuse charges
STROUDSBURG (November 4) - Ron Gorman, formerly of Stroud Township, faces up to 40 years in prison in plea deal
One dead, another wounded, when dispute between neighbors turns violent
DINGMAN TWP (November 3) - Gunfire erupted early Thursday afternoon on Route 2001.
Monroe inmates wanted on out-of-state warrants
SNYDERSVILLE (November 3) - Routine records checks at the Monroe County Correctional Facility revealed the warrants
Police still investigating Eburg gunshots
EAST STROUDSBURG (November 2) - The incidents happened late in the same area late Halloween night and ten days earlier, when one person was struck in the leg
Tobyhanna teen killed by car
COOLBAUGH TWP (November 1) - The 17-year-old victim was struck on Route 196 after getting off a bus
Bartonsville man, hotel charged with sex and drug trafficking
SCRANTON (October 30) - The indictment alleges that that for the past three years, the manager of a hotel in Bartonsville facilitated and profited from drug trafficking and commercial sex
Monroe County citizens honored by state police
FERN RIDGE (October 30) - Outstanding Citizenship Awards given to Hericson Torres and Brandon Caron, for actions that likely saved the life of a woman under attack
River commission supports 10-year extension of the Flexible Flow Management Program
WEST TRENTON NJ (October 27) - Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) says the new agreement helps to balance the water supply needs for millions of people, and protects the river’s ecosystem
Pike County sentencing
MILFORD (October 27) - Two sentenced to state prison terms in Pike County Court
Monroe man indicted on robbery, other crimes
SCRANTON (October 26) - The federal indictment alleges Nicolaus Harman and others conspired to rob a heroin dealer
College courses offered in Port Jervis
PORT JERVIS (October 26) - SUNY Orange to open extension center; Pike County residents encouraged to take advantage
You can leave the sticker on your PA license plate
HARRISBURG (October 25) - PennDOT stopped issuing registration stickers, to save money and some driver say they have been stopped in other states
Prostitution arrest in Monroe County
STROUDSBURG (October 25) - Stroudsburg woman arrested twice this month for allegedly soliciting sex on the internet and getting caught by law enforcement
Long-term Delaware River flow management agreement reached
NEW YORK (October 23) - Ten-year program protects public health for millions and preserves natural ecology
NY appeals court upholds attempted murder conviction of Monroe County man
GOSHEN NY (October 23) - Anthony DiValentino, of Pocono Summit, tried to kill his girlfriend by running her off Interstate 84, and then while in jail, tried to hire someone to kill her
Pumpkin tossed from I-84 overpass
STERLING TWP (October 23) - The pumpkin smashed the windshield of a truck
Business owner, walking in road, killed by car
COOLBAUGH TWP (October 20) - The victim, wearing dark clothing, was walking in Route 196 in front of his business Wednesday night
Woman killed in Wayne County crash
LAKE TWP (October 18) - Passenger died after the car she was in washit by a dump truck on Route 191 Tuesday afternoon
Half-century in prison for man guilty of several crimes
STROUDSBURG (October 18) - Eddie Quick sentenced to up to 52 years for stealing a car, leading police on a high-speed chase
Driver arrested after brief chase, crash
BLOOMING GROVE (Oc tober 16) - State police say Timothy Culver, of Dingmans Ferry, refused to stop
Pike County Court sentencing
MILFORD (Oc tober 16) - Several sentences were issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Chelak
Monroe man gets long prison term for several thefts
STROUDSBURG (October 14) - Michael Moya could spend over six years in prison for six thefts in Monroe County
Guilty plea in heroin trafficking conspiracy
SCRANTON (October 14) - Briani Gomez admitted participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy that stretched from Stroudsburg to New York to Maine
Father of son who accidentally shot himself to death charged
CHESTNUTHILL TWP (October 11) - Ryan Koch, 21, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with involuntary manslaughter in death of 4-year-old son who shot himself with a loaded gun
Two Pike sex offenders sentenced to state prison
MILFORD (October 11) - Alexander Ghidella, of Bushkill, and Joseph Santora, of Milford, convicted in unrelated cases
Monroe man convicted on felony drug charges
STROUDSBURG (October 11) - Tyree Hargroves, of Tobyhanna, found guilty following a two-day jury trial
Man charged for fighting sheriff's deputies after court hearing
STROUDSBURG (October 6) - Bangor man faces a long list of charges after acting out in the Monroe County Courthouse
Milford man to spend up to six years in prison for fatal crash
MILFORD (October 4) - Jonathan Woodruff had almost four times the legal limit of alcohol prior to a head-on crash on Route 739 in 2014
NPS issues request for proposals for lease of Marie Zimmermann property
BUSHKILL (October 3) - The ten-year lease includes the house, garage, and 3.4 acres of property
Funeral director facing additional charges for tampering with evidence
STROUDSBURG (October 3) - Angeliegha Stewart, who worked at the Lanterman and Allen Funeral Home, now charged with taking inappropriate photos and deleting some of them
Park Service Superintendent Donahue to retire
BUSHKILL (September 28) - Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John Donahue will end his 38-year National Park Service career on December 3
Man convicted of assaulting and fleeing from Park Service ranger
SCRANTON (September 28) - Damari Roulhac, of East Stroudsburg, found guilty of assaulting a ranger with his vehicle
Man missing in Wayne County found
SALEM TWP (September 27) - State police say Dean Hadley, 75, who away from his home late Tuesday afternoon has been located.
Monroe County man sentenced on child porn charges
TUNKHANNOCK TWP (September 27) - James Lamie, of Tunkhannock Township, who pled guilty in May, sentenced to at least 15 months in state prison.
Former Rep. McDade dies
FAIRFAX VA (September 26) - Joseph McDade, who represented the 10th district for 36 years, died Sunday in Virginia, at age 85
Funeral home director charged with abuse of corpse, other crimes
STROUDSBURG (September 23) - Angeliegha Stewart accused of taking gruesome photos of bodies, showing them to acquaintances
ESU football player convicted of burglary, assault
STROUDSBURG (September 23) - Marquis Brownlee found guilty of burglary, assault, stemming from a string of events at local bars
Registration plate stolen from bus
PAUPACK TWP (September 23) - Plate was taken from Diminos Bus Service on Route 590 near Hawley
Police say man tried to kill EMS worker
POCONO TWP (September 22) - A 64-year-old man, off his meds, threatened the worker with a knife
Pike residents to pay more for car registration
MILFORD (September 22) -  County Commissioners expect the additional $5.00 per car will help pay for the upkeep of the 17 county-owned bridges
Stroud Area Regional Police chooses Jennifer Lyon as new Chief
EAST STROUDSBURG (September 21) - Lyon is the first woman to head a police department in Monroe County