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DA to seek death for Frein
MILFORD (January 28) - Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin reportedly plans to seek death for Eric Frein, accused of killing a state police corporal and wounding a trooper

Pike man will spend up to 10 years in prison for fleeing police
MILFORD (January 28) - Joseph Delrio, Jr’s sentence of up to five years will run consecutive to a sentenced handed down in Wayne County

Storm fizzles but no one is taking chances
POCONOS (January 27) - No more than six inches of snow expected today, with most areas getting less; schools in eastern parts of the Poconos are closed but check with your own district

Matamoras man convicted of felony theft
MILFORD (January 27) - Jake Lazier convicted following a trial in Pike County Court
Tonkin seeks third term as Pike DA
MILFORD (January 27) - Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin will face a May Republican primary challenge from attorney Kelly Gaughan
Two-day snowstorm
POCONOS (January 26) - Some parts of the Poconos could get up to a foot of snow before it ends tomorrow.  Travel not advised.  Speed limit on I-84 reduced to 45 mph.
Pike to be part of national survey of homeless persons
MILFORD (January 26) - The “Point in Time Survey of the Homeless” happens the night of January 28

College Internships Available at Grey Towers
MILFORD (January 25) - Internships open to students interested in natural resource conservation, history, art, gardening, landscape architecture, forestry, museum services and recreational or visitor services

Heavy snow buries region
POCONOS (January 24) - Anywhere from four to eight inches of snow will cover the region by the time it tapers off

Upper Delaware Council elects 2015 officers
NARROWSBURG (January 24) - Berlin Township, PA Representative Alan Henry will serve as its 2015 chairperson

Two fatal crashes in Monroe County
MONROE COUNTY (January 23) - Unrelated crashes happened Thursday in Stroud Township, and Wednesday in Pocono Township

Two Pike County residents sentenced to state prison in separate convictions
MILFORD (January 22) - Dingmans Ferry man will spend up to seven in prison for selling heroin

Mount Airy posts solid slot machine revenue gain
HARRISBURG (January 22) - Mount Airy Casino Resort revenue up 5 percent in December 2014, from December 2013; statewide revenue up almost six percent

Music teacher charged with sex abuse
STROUD TWP (January 21) - Brandon Flatley, who teaches at the Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary School, will face at least a dozen felony charges involving a young student

Pike County sex offender guilty for failing to register
MILFORD (January 21) - Frederick Joseph Decker, with a last known address in Matamoras, is a Tier 3 sexual offender

Second victim of I-84 crash dies
MILFORD TWP (January 20) - Matthew Pons, 13, of Honesdale, died a day after the Sunday morning chain reaction crash that also killed his father

Federal inmate sentenced for weapon possession
SCRANTON (January 20) - An inmate at the federal prison in Wayne County was sentenced to an additional two years in prison for possessing a “shank” 

Pike commissioner appointed to State Sewage Advisory Committee
HARRISBURG (January 20) - Matt Osterberg will fill the balance of an unexpired term

Icy roads blamed for deadly crash on I-84
MILFORD TWP (January 19) - Honesdale man dead, two family members injured in chain reaction crash outside Milford

Burglary suspects caught in the act
STROUD TWP (January 19) - Two alleged burglars arrested in unrelated incidents

Accused sex offender arrested for assaulting teen girl
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (January 19) - Police arrested Joseph Roselli, of East Stroudsburg, charging him with several crimes

Four suspects arrested following armed robbery at store
STROUD TWP (January 17) - Several police departments combined forces to apprehend those believed responsible for an armed robbery at Kohl’s on Route 611

DEP approves air quality plan for modifications at Milford compressor station
WILKES-BARRE (January 16) - Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC will replace two existing engine-driven compressors with two new natural gas-fired compressor turbines

DV School Board hears about Campaign for Fair Education Funding In Pennsylvania
SHOHOLA (January 16) - The three priorities are to have funding to school districts accurate, stabile and evenly distributed

NYC fugitive arrested in Monroe County
COOLBAUGH TWP (January 15) - Saquan Scott, 23, wanted for robbery in New York City, was tracked to a residence at 7172 Robinwood Drive

Reps Brown, Peifer, in new offices
EAST STROUDSBURG (January 15) - Rep. Rosemary Brown’s new office is at 143 Seven Bridge Road; Rep. Mike Peifer moved into his new office, near Hawley, last November

Peifer bill to help schools with emergencies
HARRISBURG (January 14) - State Representative Michael Peifer (R, Pike/Wayne) wants to give the state Secretary of Education the power to issue school emergencies

Ice closes schools, will hamper travel for much of today
POCONOS (Januarey 12) - A predominantly icy mix is likely to bring the region to a standstill today

Three shot at Mount Pocono motel
MOUNT POCONO (January 10) – All three are alive, following incident Friday night at the Travel Lodge motel on Route 611

Monroe County man charged with Internet sexual exploitation of minors
STROUD TWP (January 10) – Louis Sanabria, 27, of Stroud Township, accused of exchanging explicit messages with a 14-year-old girl

Fire department president gets probation for theft
LAKE ARIEL (January 9) - Aaron Rossignol  must repay the $7,000 he admitted stealing from the Lake Ariel Fire Company

Brutal cold hits region, but won’t last
POCONOS (January 8) - Most area schools on a delayed opening, with temperatures around or below zero this morning

Choir director sentenced to prison for sex crimes
STROUDSBURG (January 8) - The founder of the Singing Boys of Pennsylvania will spend at least four years in prison for having inappropriate contact with a teenage boy

One dead in Pike crash
DINGMAN TWP (January 8) - Head-on crash on Route six happened midday Wednesday

New reps sworn in as state legislative session begins
HARRISBURG (January 15) – David Parker and Jack Rader, both Monroe County Republicans sworn in to the House; former Rep Scavello is now a state senator

Hicks sentenced to death
STROUDSBURG (January 15) – Charles Hicks of Tobyhanna was convicted of murdering and dismembering a Deanna Hull six years ago

Frein to stand trial
MILFORD (January 6) - A judge ordered accused cop killer Eric Frein to stand trial on all charges against him

Ten-year-old murder suspect will go to juvenile court
HONESDALE (January 6) - Tristin Kurilla will not stand trial as an adult in the death of an elderly woman

Neglected dog found
COOLBAUGH TWP (January 6) - Police are looking for the owner of a pit bull that was found wandering in Pocono Country Place

Frein hearing today
MILFORD (January 5) - Accused cop killer Eric Frein to appear in Pike County Court in Milford

Hearing today for 10-year-old murder suspect
HONESDALE (January 5) - Attorneys for a young boy accused of killing an elderly woman are expected to ask a judge to move the case to juvenile court

Couple pleads guilty in death by neglect
STROUDSBURG (January 3) - John and Tina Tedesco, of Ross Township were supposed to be caring for a 70-year-old woman

Game Commission reminds hunters to report deer harvests
HARRISBURG (January 2) - Taking a few minutes to submit a report makes a valuable contribution to deer management

Stroudsburg woman surrenders in overdose death of child
STROUDSBURG (December 31) - Mary Winbush gave her four-year-old daughter oxycodone last May

Honesdale charity gets holiday grant from PPL
ALLENTOWN (December 31) - Less fortunate residents in PPL Electric Utilities’ service area are getting some extra help from the utility as winter officially gets underway

School athletic field damaged
PALMYRA TWP (December 29) - Vandals with vehicles did doughnuts at Wallenpaupack Middle School

Monroe County bank robbed
CHESTNUTHILL TWP (December 27) - Armed robber hit the ESSA Bank on Route 209 in Broadheadsville Friday afternoon

Pike County Court sentencing
MILFORD (December 26) - Several sentences issued recently by Pike County Court of Common Pleas Judge Gregory Chelak

Pipeline company fined for dumping in Pike, Wayne, other counties
WILKES-BARRE (December 24) - $800,000 Settlement against Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company for illegal dumpsites in four counties including Pike and Wayne

Grey Towers thanks volunteers
MILFORD (December 24) - More than 2,000 hours are donated annually by volunteers who give tours and perform other services

Sex offender sentenced for failing to register
MILFORD (December 23) - Jeremy Daniel Rose, 38, with a last known address of Bushkill, was sentenced to 5 to 10 years in a state correctional facility

Monroe County man sentenced to prison for heroin trafficking
SCRANTON (December 23) - Kyle Westry, 21, who pleaded guilty to distributing and possessing, will spend ten months in prison

Police report arrest of suspect in child assault cases
TOBYHANNA TWP (December 22) - Patterson NJ man was jailed in lieu of $1 million bail on charges he raped a mother and her 6-year-old daughter

Police seek suspect in attempted abduction
POCONO TWP (December 22) - Incident happened last week on Route 940 in Mount Pocono
Two, already in jail, sentenced to additional time additional in state prison
MILFORD (December 22) - Sentences were handed down in Pike County Court for several defendants convicted of a variety of crimes

Two sentenced to state prison for sex crimes in Pike County
MILFORD (December 20) - Prison terms were handed out in Pike County court for two guilty of sexual offences

DV school board member resigns
DELAWARE TWP (December 20) - Susan Schor resigned, citing family priorities

PUC to investigate rate increase requests for Pike County Sewer Company
HARRISBURG (December 19) - Delaware Sewer Company, serving 38 customers, is seeking a 285 percent rate increase

Inmate at Wayne County prison indicted for assault
SCRANTON (December 19) - Incident happened at the United States Penitentiary at Canaan

Casino resort approved for adjacent New York county
ALBANY NY (December 18) - New York State approves a full casino resort in Sullivan County, just across the Delaware River from Pike and Wayne counties

Father of teen driver in fatal crash charged, along with daughter
HONESDALE (December 18) - A Scarsdale, New York man, who let his 15-year-old daughter drive an SUV to a vacation home in the Poconos, now faces several charges stemming from a crash that killed three teens

Concession operator selected for DWGNRA
PHILADELPHIA (December 17) - National Park Service selects John Lonergan to oversee operations in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area including camping, retail, equipment rentals

Victim of fatal crash identified
POCONO TWP (December 17) - Kenneth Kehler was dead at the scene of the late Monday night accident on Golden Slipper Road

ESU plans merger of hotel, tourism, recreation programs
EAST STROUDSBURG (December 16) - Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management and Recreation Services Management Departments to merge Effective January