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Detectives seek man who fled during Stroudsburg prostitution arrest
STROUDSBURG (July 31) - John Dealbertis, who allegedly gave a prostitute a ride to a hotel in the Stroudsburg area Wednesday, fled after being confronted by an undercover detective
Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program seeks help
MILFORD (July 31) - The program needs donations and volunteers
Monroe jail inmate injures three COs
SNYDERSVILLE (July 30) - An inmate awaiting trial for homicide charges at the Monroe County Correctional Facility injuring three officers, after to refuse accepting a cellmate
State park beach closed
LEHIGHTON (July 30) - High bacteria level will keep the Beltsville State Park swimming beach closed until further notice
Eleven indicted in Monroe County drug conspiracy
SCRANTON (July 29) -  Federal grand jury charged ten men and one woman with conspiring to distribute cocaine and heroin
Monroe County man killed in motorcycle crash
BARRETT TWP (July 29) - Canadensis man hit a guard rail on Route 191
Bridge replacement project updates in Monroe County
ALLENTOWN (July 29) - Bridges in Tobyhanna, Hamilton, Paradise, Chestnuthill, and Coolbaugh townships to be replaced 
Man dies while kayaking on Monroe County pond
COOLBAUGH TWP (July 28) - An elderly New Jersey man was found dead in Pocono Summit Lake on Monday
Narrowsburg Bridge rehabilitation subject of public meeting
NARROWSBURG (July 27) - Upper Delaware Council session on Wednesday to update plans for major repairs to the bridge linking PA and NY
VFW service officer available to help veterans
HAWLEY (July 27) - Rep will be at Senator Baker’s Hawley office on August 5
Festival of Wood offers new activities, events
MILFORD (July 26) - Popular annual event is next weekend at Grey Towers in Milford
Convicted sexual predator arrested on child porn charges
EAST STROUDSBURG (July 25) - David Bohm was discovered on a file sharing network allegedly offering to share files of child pornography
Adams Creek closed for trail bridge construction project
BUSHKILL (July 25) - Work starts on Monday and should be finished by early September
Home invasion suspect sought
BARRETT TWP (July 23) - Police are Darnell Singleton, 27, who allegedly stole blank checks from a 93-year-old widow
Man caught with heroin in Monroe County indicted
SCRANTON (July 23) - Rhode Island man indicted for trafficking over a kilogram of heroin
Challenge Family Americas Triathlon in DWGNRA
BUSHKILL (July 22) - The event will take place on Sunday, August 16
Cleanup volunteers rescue man in Delaware River
WESTFALL TWP (July 22) - Two men taking part in the annual Kittatinny Canoes Delaware River cleanup rescued a swimmer who was in serious trouble
Tonkin will continue campaign
MILFORD (July 21) – The incumbent Republican Pike County DA will run as a Democrat against Republican primary winner Kelley Gaughan
Pike County man arrested in online sex sting
STROUD TWP (July 21) – Corey Kimble held in lieu of $75,000 bail on charges that tried to have sex with a 14 year old girl
Cliff jumper seriously injured at Adams Creek
BUSHKILL (July 21) – Incident, on Sunday, was the fifth time since April that rangers have responded to rescue calls at Adams Creek
Major renovation project continues at Tobyhanna Army Depot
TOBYHANNA (July 20) - Old unused structures are coming down to make way for modern housing
Senate approves tax exemption for active duty military pay
HARRISBURG (July 20) - Bill, introduced by area Senator Lisa Baker, would restore the exemption that ended three years ago
Man drowns trying to swim across the Delaware
BUSHKILL (July 19) – The man from Myerstown, not wearing flotation, went under about 2:30; the body was recovered two hours later
Motorcyclist killed in crash identifed
PAUPACK TWP (July 19) - A 52-year-old Hawley man died when he failed to negotiate a curve on Route 590
Car thief arrested after snatching vehicle from car wash
STROUD TWP (July 18) - Stroudsburg man faces several charges, including aggravated assault, after taking car, leading police on a chase
Brooklyn man accused of long-term reign of terror against Monroe County woman
STROUDSBURG (July 17) - Miguel Santiago, 26, accused of ignoring protection orders, assaulting the victim
Heroin arrest in Monroe County
STROUDSBURG (July 17) - Investigation led to the arrest of Joseph Coda, 63, who was caught with 20 bags of heroin on him
Monroe County man sentenced to prison for trafficking conspiracy
SCRANTON (July 15) - Multi-County Drug trafficking ring operated in three counties, including Monroe

Police looking for East Stroudsburg fugitive
STROUDSBURG (July 15) - Curtis Green, 21, failed to appear for his preliminary hearing on drug charges

Homebuyer email scam hits victims in Monroe County
STROUDSBURG (July 15) - Scam, involving closing costs, is targeting homebuyers with pending purchases in Monroe County

Surprise pre-trial guilty plea in in death of pedestrian three years ago
MILFORD (July 14) - Philip Cise, of Dover NJ, entered a guilty plea moments before jury selection was to begin in the death of Gabrielle Reuveni three years ago, on Route 507 near Lake Wallenpaupack

Police release details on fatal Monroe County crash
STROUD TWP (July 14) - Elderly Greentown man died following the Saturday morning three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Routes 191 and 447
Mount Airy casino fined for underage violations
HARRISBURG (July 14) - Gaming Control Board approves $67,500 in fines against four casinos
Standoff ends with arrest
POCONO TWP (July 13) - John Daley, 39, of Bartonsville, charged with several crimes after allegedly beating up his girlfriend then refusing to leave his house for several hours 
Serial car burglar sentenced to state prison
MILFORD (July 13) - Nicholas Rosario, 39, of Port Jervis, was one of several defendants sentenced recently in Pike County Court
Drought watch over across PA
HARRISBURG (July 13) - Pocono counties were on the list in effect since late March
UDC 27th Annual Raft Trip
BARRYVILLE (July 12) - Reservations Due by July 24 for the August 2nd event
Domestic dispute leads to slashing, arrest
EAST STROUDSBURG (July 11) - Hector Castillo, 23, charged with attempted murder, other crimes, after allegedly slashing a man with a straight razor
Former psychiatrist, caught in online sex sting, heading to prison
STROUDSBURG (July 11) - Michael Kessler, 45, of Cresco, sentenced in to 1½ to 5 years for having sexually graphic conversations with an undercover detective
Father of teen driver in triple fatal pleads guilty
HONESDALE (July 10) - Michael Ware, who let his unlicensed teenage daughter take his SUV, faces up to 21 years in prison

Another guilty plea in drug trafficking case
SCRANTON (July 9) - Fifth Monroe County defendant pleads guilty to federal methamphetamine trafficking charge

Monroe fugitive captured
STROUDSBURG (July 9) - Qualuani Anthony, of Wilkes-Barre arrested after being admitted to a hospital in the Wilkes-Barre
Monroe County man sentenced on heroin trafficking and firearms charges
SCRANTON (July 8) – Joseph Crawford gets three years in federal prison; second man pleads guilty to related charges
Damascus completes UDC grant project
NARROWSBURG (July 8) – The township revised its Township Communications Ordinance in response to new developments in wireless facilities technology
Fatal ATV crash in Wayne County
BUCKHINGHAM TWP (July 7) - Police say speed an apparent factor when the 31-year-old man from New Jersey left the trail and hit a boulder
Man involved in Monroe County crash dies
STROUD TWP (July 7) - John Chighiine, 53, of East Stroudsburg died a week after the accident
Drowning victim identified as Long Island man
PAUPACK TWP (July 7) - Investigators are still trying to determine how Gabriel Pierro, of East Meadow, got into a part of Paupacken Lake typically not used for swimming
Drowning reported in Wayne County pond
PAUPACK TWP (July 6) - 29-year-old man reportedly drowned in Paupackan Lake late Sunday night
UDC seeks Technical Assistance Grant applications
NARROWSBURG (July 6) - Applications from the UDC’s member municipalities must be received by August 28

Rain postpones fireworks
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