Stroudsburg residents oppose I-80 widening proposal
A plan to widen one of our region's most dangerous highways is facing a bumpy road. PennDOT says an Interstate 80 expansion project could force the demolition of more than 100 homes and businesses. One of those belongs to Tony DeBuono, who loves his quiet neighborhood in Stroudsburg, Monroe County. "It's just a beautiful place to live," he said. "It's a tight-knit community. Everybody knows ...
Stroundsburg residents oppose Rt 80 widening proposal
A plan to widen one of our region's most dangerous highways is facing a bumpy road. PennDOT says an Interstate 80 expansion project could force the demolition of more than 100 homes and businesses. One of those belongs to Tony DeBuono, who loves his quiet neighborhood in Stroudsburg. "It's just a beautiful place to live," he said. "It's a tight-knit community. Everybody knows everybody." Under ...
Quick Chord: Backstory, Residual Kid, and Forth Wanderers
BackstoryEast Stroudsburg, Pa.Sounds like: Melodic hardcore/punk influenced by array of bands including Comeback Kid, Title Fight, Basement, and The Chariot.Fun fact: The members of Backstory sing random things while talking to each other. Backstory said...
ESSA Bancorp, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
STROUDSBURG, PA--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2014) - ESSA Bancorp, Inc. ( NASDAQ : ESSA ) announced that the Board of Directors declared a dividend of seven cents ($0.07) per share to shareholders of record as of December 16, 2014, payable on December 30, 2014. This will be the twenty-seventh consecutive quarter ESSA Bancorp, Inc. has paid a dividend to its shareholders.
Twenty PA residents arrested for insurance fraud
Residents of Berks, Bucks, Monroe and Schuylkill counties are among 20 individuals across Pennsylvania who have been arrested for a variety of unrelated insurance fraud offenses. Such offenses are among some of the most commonly committed crimes, according to state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who announced the arrests Friday. The recent sweep is the result of investigations by the attorney ...
Stroud Area PD donates gifts with Santa to family of fallen officer
The widow of a fallen Stroud Area Regional Police officer and his 11 children got a very special Christmas surprise, a little bit early. Officer Ruben Torres lost his life this past July after battling cancer. His wife is now raising their 6 biological children and 5 adopted children with special needs. "One biological child had down syndrome and that inspired us to adopt more from Ukraine and ...
Death for man who dismembered homeless woman
STROUDSBURG, Pa. - A jury on Tuesday sentenced a Pennsylvania man to death for the first-degree murder of a homeless woman whose body parts were found stuffed in garbage bags strewn along two highways.
Judge stops hearing criminal cases, eavesdropping alleged
A judge in the Poconos has stopped hearing criminal cases in the wake of allegations from the district attorney?s office that the judge may have eavesdropped on confidential conversations over a courtroom recording system, a possible violation of Pennsylvania?s wiretap law. According to a source, the district attorney?s claims against Judge Jennifer Sibum surfaced not through an investigation ...
LORRAINE BUCKHEIT, formerly of Forest Hills, died on Sunday, December 14, at the age of 85. read more
RoNetco Supermarkets honors longtime employees
Back row, from left, Andrew Pilkington, resident of Newton, Marc De Matteo, resident of Blairstown; front row, from left, David P. Romano, Karen Kistle, resident of Dingman■─˘s Ferry, Pa., Wanda Weber, resident of Washington, Marie Miller, resident of Branchville, Frances Pitera, resident of Andover, Dominick J. Romano, Hank Ramberger.