Senior Citizens Staying Cool in the Heat

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Kathy Neubert from Mount Pocono has been volunteering for Meals on Wheels in Stroudsburg for many years. She says she enjoys going out and meeting people in her community.

Deer smashes through Pennsylvania paint store’s window

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Scranton woman arrested after child found outside unattended

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Gunman’s web posts suggest disconnect with the real world

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Deer crashes through window into Pennsylvania paint store

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Paint Shop in the Poconos Gets a Surprise Customer

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A deer crashed through the window of the place on Route 940 in Mount Pocono last week. It jumped passed Steven Gleason who was helping a customer.

New Township Historical Marker in the Poconos Uses Modern Technology

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Before the Jubilee Restaurant near Mount Pocono became a family-run restaurant, it was home to a summer resort. The Naomi Pines House was a tourist hot spot in the late 1800s, owned by the Miller family.

Veterans’ Jar Stolen in Poconos

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The donation jar filled with poppies marked for veterans in need was swiped sometime in the past few weeks from Wendy's in Mount Pocono. “Oh, the whole thing.

Tractor Trailer Driver Faces Charges for Deadly 2015 Crash

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A tractor trailer driver faces homicide by vehicle and other charges more than two years after a deadly collision with a tour bus in the Poconos. His big rig was heading south on Interstate 380 on June 3, 2015 when it crossed the median near the Mount Pocono exit.

Birth announcements, Sunday, June 4, 2017

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Shante Burgman of East Stroudsburg announces the birth of a son on May 9 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown, weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces. The baby has been named Aliaff Jasire Weatherington.

Uplifting Breakfast to Benefit Special Olympics of Monroe County

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From powerful planes to helicopter rides, a group in the Poconos is getting ready to take you to new heights this weekend! It all surrounds Sunday's 22nd annual Community Aviation Day which includes a Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast in Monroe County. The event is organized by the Rotary Club of Mount Pocono and is held at Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport near Mount Pocono.

Tobyhanna man tries to rob phone from woman recording him

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Police charged an 18-year-old Tobyhanna man with attempted robbery and assault after trying to grab a cell phone from a woman recording him in a fight at a grocery store. Kean Wheatle was arraigned Wednesday and incarcerated at the Monroe County Correctional Facility in lieu of $25,000 cash bail.

Memorial Day in the Poconos

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Bake It: Patriotic Memorial Day Flag Pie, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Barrett Paradise Friendly Library, 6500 Route 191, Cresco. Your creation will have strawberries, blueberries, stars and stripes, a great wind-up for your Memorial Day picnic.

Pocono Pot: A Family Affair?

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Police say Paul Ward, 26, of Mount Pocono, was running the pot operation and using heroin at 128 Knob Road in Mount Pocono. Police say they got information about the drugs in the home and last week, they went into the place where Ward lives with his sister, his mother and 6-year-old nephew.

Drug raid nets 36 pot plants, guns

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Police charged Paul Ward 26, of Mount Pocono with multiple counts of drug distribution and conspiracy counts on May 19, in an operation he said had been passed down to him by his father. According to a criminal complaint and affidavit of probable cause, officers with Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department executed a search warrant for a home on Knob Road in Mount Pocono Borough at 9:30 a.m. on May 19. They initially encountered Mary and Rachel Ward in the home.

Police: Transue aimed to silence 14-year-old victim

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In a case that involves a murder for hire and a sexual relationship between an adult and 14-year-old boy, Keith Transue, of Mount Pocono, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of intimidating two witnesses and obstruction of administrative law on Tuesday. He was released on $25,000 unsecured bail.

Mount Pocono man charged with beating, strangling girlfriend Updated May 10, 2017 at

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A judge arraigned a Mount Pocono man Tuesday on charges he beat and tried strangling his former girlfriend while they were having intimate relations. On Jan. 6, according to a police report, Rafael Dinarte Jr., 30, and the victim were drinking before returning to his Mount Pocono Borough home.

moe., Railroad Earth returning to Sherman Theater Summer Stage

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The summer outdoor stage operated by Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater will return to the Pocono Mountain Carnival grounds this summer, and returning to that stage will be a popular festival jam band, it has been announced. Moe., which has played at most every summer jam festival, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and even the 30th anniversary of Woodstock in 1999, will headline the Sherman Summer Stage at the carnival grounds at Pocono Mountain Volunteer Fire Company, 20 Murray St., just off Route 611 in Mount Pocono.

Mount Pocono man advances on a The Voicea Updated at

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Singer Mark Isaiah Peralta, 19, of Mount Pocono, has made it to the Top 10 list of competitors on the hit TV series, “The Voice.” Known simply by his stage name, “Mark Isaiah,” Peralta and other Top 10 competitors will be performing live on the Monday, May 8, broadcast airing at 8 p.m. on NBC.

Crash victima s widow awarded $4 million Updated at

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The Monroe County Court of Common Pleas approved a $4 million settlement involving a 2013 fatal crash on Interstate 80 in Pocono Township, when a construction vehicle used an emergency access road/highway turn around, killing a trailing driver who could not stop in time. The crash took the life of disc jockey Philip Caroselli, 41, of East Stroudsburg, who was returning home from a Mount Pocono gig, a sideline to his regular job as an account manager for Coca-Cola Bottling in Mount Pocono.

Kmart in East Stroudsburg Set to Close This Summer

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There are only a few months left for shoppers, including Samantha Camel, to load up carts at Kmart in East Stroudsburg. “I think it's terrible because this is the only Kmart up here now.

Ruthless MS-13 street gang spreads its evil

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A news story from our archives in 2008 reported that Monroe County police were investigating graffiti left at more than a dozen locations in Mount Pocono. Messages at a bank location referenced the violent street gang known as MS-13 and contained derogatory statements to police.

Easter weather warm in the Poconos

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We are expecting a very warm, June-like Easter holiday this year in the Poconos, with readings ranging into the lower 80s Sunday afternoon, just ahead of a cold front that will likely trigger some late-day showers and storms as the humidity rises. Perhaps no holiday encompasses a wider range of weather possibilities than Easter Sunday, mostly because the date historically falls between March 23 and April 25, following the first full moon after the vernal equinox.

Key Control: Barcoding Technology Aids Casino Security

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Barcoding Inc., a leader in supply chain efficiency, accuracy, and connectivity, has deployed its Active Asset Tracker solution at Mount Airy Casino Resort. Using bluetooth low-energy beacons and the power of the internet of things , Barcoding's AAT is helping the Mount Pocono, Penn., casino enhance security and maintain regulatory compliance by preventing keys from leaving the casino floor.

Making Space for New Opportunities This Spring with AAA Self-Storage

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With the average temperature on the rise, right now is the perfect time for people to get started on some of those long-overdue home improvement projects they've been waiting all winter to complete. One of the most important tasks will include cleaning and organizing the home.

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Three people are running for the Coolbaugh Township magisterial district judge seat being vacated at the end of this year by Thomas Fluegel. A married father of four, Cummings, 48, of Tobyhanna, is the public safety director at A Pocono Country Place, one of northeast Pennsylvania's largest residential communities.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police manpower concerns discussed

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Formed to oversee the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department, the 11-member commission meets monthly and consists of elected representatives from Barrett, Coolbaugh, Tobyhanna and Tunkhannock townships and Mount Pocono Borough- the five municipalities the police department serves. Wednesday's discussion stemmed from Michael Oser, one of the commissioners representing Mount Pocono, raising a question at the February meeting about a crash he witnessed on Route 611 one Saturday afternoon in January.

Third suspect arraigned in Mount Pocono home invasion

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The third suspect sought in a May 22 home invasion/robbery on Fairview Avenue in Mount Pocono, Richard Nublett Jr. was arraigned this week on charges. Nublett, 30, of Schenectady, N.Y., and co-defendants Joel Contreras, 26, of Nanticoke, and Amaryllis Castillo, 26, of Kingston, are charged with robbery, conspiracy to robbery, burglary, criminal trespassing, theft, unlawful restraint, weapon possession, terroristic threats and simple assault.

Expansion Coming to Pocono Mountain Municipal Airport

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The hope is that the extra space will not only create more room for those who already park their planes there, but also welcome more members to the Poconos. If you take a look around the inside of a hangar at Pocono Mountain Municipal Airport near Mount Pocono, you'll notice most of the small aircraft sit very close to one another.

Woman pleads a guilty but mentally illa in gunfire incidents

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Marylouise Check told a Monroe County Court judge Monday that she doesn't recall firing a gun into an occupied apartment in Mount Pocono, but recognizes there's a factual basis for the charges against her in this incident. With what defense attorney James Swetz said is a significant history of psychiatric and drug addiction issues, Check, 55, of Mount Pocono, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to certain charges in two June 14 incidents.