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Wayne County woman sentenced to prison on drug charges
MILFORD (February 24) - Beach Lake woman was one of several sentenced in Pike County Court
Monroe man sentenced for selling explosives
SCRANTON (February 23) - Ronald Scheu, of Kunkletown, was sentenced to home confinement, three years of probation
Two dead in motorcycle crash
PARADISE TWP (February 20) - The driver and a passenger both died when their cycle hit a tree near Mount Pocono Sunday afternoon
Parolee, caught with heroin, gets additional prison time
MILFORD (February 20) - Dingman Township man, presently in jail, gets another 1 year to 2 years
Murder by neglect conviction of Monroe County man upheld
HARRISBURG (February 18) - John Tedesco, and his wife Tina, were convicted of third degree murder in the death of a 70-year-old woman who was deprived of medical care
Effort man charged in Monroe County murder
CHESTNUTHILL TWP (February 16) - Kyle Kresge allegedly shot Lawrence Purcell, Jr., during an argument on February 14
Wayne County woman charged with bankruptcy fraud
SCRANTON (February 16) - Federal authorities allege Linda Ferris, of Newfoundland, failed to disclose $194,000 in assets
Monroe couple guilty of felony child ware offences
STROUDSBURG (February 15) - Rafael Ray Olivo and Christine Nazario, both of East Stroudsburg convicted of multiple felony and misdemeanor counts
Shooting at Saw Creek
LEHMAN TWP (February 14) - State Police say a 53-year-old man was shot late Monday afternoon at a residence on Woodridge Drive East

Stroudsburg schools open today
STROUDSBURG (February 13) - Teachers agreed to end a week-long strike, but could walk out again in May if no contract is reached by then

Roads still sloppy, some schools on delay this morning
POCONOS (February 13) - Delaware Valley and Wallenpaupack among districts opening two horus late this mornign
Three Monroe County men indicted on drug and firearms charges
SCRANTON (February 11) -  Deshaun Lipscomb, of Bushkill, Pablo Martinez, and Orrett Campbell, both of East Stroudsburg, face federal charges
Wally Ice Fest cancelled
HAWLEY (February 11) -  Unsafe ice conditions on Lake Wallenpaupack blamed; many family activities are still scheduled for February 25-26
Second armed robbery in two days in Stroudsburg area
EAST STROUDSBURG (February 10) - Police believe the man who robbed the Dunkin Donuts in East Stroudsburg Wednesday night may be the same man who robbed a Turkey Hill Tuesday night
PUC to investigate rate increase request for UGI Penn Natural Gas Inc.
HARRISBURG (February 10) - Residential customers, including in parts of Pike and Wayne counties, could see a more than ten percent rate hike
Major snow storm buries region
POCONOS (February 9) - Six to ten inches expected in most areas, closing schools, turning roads into a mess
Armed robbery at convenience store
STROUDSBURG (February 9) - A lone man with a gun robbed the Turkey Hill Store on 9th Street in Stroudsburg late Tuesday night
Fire damages off-campus apartment near ESU
EAST STROUDSBURG (February 7) - No one was injured but up to ten East Stroudsburg University students had to find temporary accommodations
Mount Airy casino revenue down almost nine percent in 2016
HARRISBURG (February 7) - Gaming officials say statewide, revenue was up, exceeding $3.2 billion
State prison sentence for theft of firearms
MILFORD (February 6) - New York State man gets up to 6 years for stealing several weapons from a Dingman Township residence
Stroudsburg school district prepares for strike
STROUDSBURG (February 4) - No school on Monday, according to a statement posted on the district website
Mount Airy Casino fined for serving too much booze to patron
HARRISBURG (February 2) - The operator of the Mount Airy Casino Resort in Monroe County fined $25,000 for allowing a visibly intoxicated patron to gamble
Stroudsburg man faces felony drug charges
MOUNT POCONO (February 1) - Routine traffic stop led to discovery of several pounds of high-grade pot
Man accused of fraudulent vehicle sale
HAWLEY (February 1) - State police say a Hawley man seriously misrepresented the mileage on a pickup truck he cold on Craigslist
Drunk driving convictions result in long sentences
MILFORD (January 30) - Two drivers, each guilty of driving under the influence, could spend up to five years in jail
Hallet Road bridge repairs to begin today
STROUD TWP (January 30) - The bridge was closed after receiving significant damage from flood waters produced from heavy rains on February 24, 2016
EMT charged with sexually abusing victims in ambulance
STROUDSBURG (January 28) -  Matthew Menist, 31, faces multiple felony and misdemeanor charges in three incidents
Long Pond man arrested on child porn charges
TUNKHANNOCK TWP (January 28) - James Lamie accused of engaging in sexually graphic conversations with minors on website
Stroudsburg man arrested for crack cocaine near county courthouse
STROUDSBURG (January 28) - Carmen Diacheysn was already on probation from a prior drug arrest
Waymart prison to remain open
HARRISBURG (January 27) - Department of Corrections will close only a prison near Pittsburg; four others on the list will remain open
Man charged with selling a lot of pot on ESU campus
EAST STROUDSBURG (January 26) - Police say Jahmir Mapp, 18, admitted knowing the “hot spots” and selling to about a dozen students a day
Pike Hands of Hope seeking volunteers
MILFORD (January 26) - Christian-centered organization wants volunteers for its new Hopeline
Pike jury convicts man for sexual relationship with underage girl
MILFORD (January 24) - Dingman Township man convicted of statutory sexual assault
Met-Ed residential rates to go up almost ten percent
HARRISBURG (January 20) - PUC approves lower rate increases than requested by First-Energy
Assailant flees after stabbing
HAMLIN (January 20) - Incident happened Thursday afternoon in a parking lot on Route 590
Delaware River basin drought watch lifted
WEST TRENTON NJ (January 19) - The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) announced on Wednesday the termination of its drought management special permit in effect since Nov. 23, 2016, when the basin was placed in a drought watch.
Monroe prostitution sweep nabs 19
STROUDSBURG (January 18) - Arrests for crimes relating to human sex trafficking, prostitution and the sale of heroin
ESU begins new semester with new brand identity
EAST STROUDSBURG (January 18) - East Stroudsburg University unveils new logos for the university and athletics
Little change in Pennsylvania slot machine revenue in 2016
HARRISBURG (January 17) - Mount Airy, in Monroe County posted about a 1.5% gain for the year
Wilson promoted in Pike County DA office
MILFORD (January 16) - Sarah Wilson, who has been with the office for nine years, promoted to senior deputy district attorney