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Stroudsburg residents fight I-80 expansion
Stroudsburg’s residents are fighting plans to expand I-80, fearing that proposed changes will strain emergency response times and the local economy. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) plans to widen a 3.5 mile stretch of I-80 from four to six lanes and to remove several highway interchanges. Borough officials, emergency services personnel, and House Representative Tarah Probst spoke out against the project at a town hall meeting in early Nov.
GoFundMe set up to help family of man seriously injured in 3-vehicle crash in Warren County
ALLAMUCHY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help the family of a man seriously injured following a three-vehicle crash in Warren County last week. The crash happened on Nov. 22, at around 3:18 p.m., at the intersection of County Route 517 and...
N.J. woman struck, killed while walking on Pennsylvania highway
A 27-year-old Hackettstown woman was struck and killed Sunday night while walking along I-380 in Coolbaugh Township, Monroe County, state police said. Chantalle Cecconi died following the 11 p.m. crash near mile marker 6, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Stroudsburg. A 21-year-old Buffalo, New York man was driving an...
Three charged with selling fentanyl and heroin
EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — Three people have been charged for allegedly selling fentanyl and heroin in Monroe County. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced the following individuals have been indicted by the federal grand jury for selling drugs; According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Oliver, Duran, and […]
10 arrested during PSP DUI checkpoints
MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police conducted sobriety checkpoints over Thanksgiving weekend, resulting in 10 people’s arrest for various DUI violations. According to Pennsylvania State Police, from November 22-25, troopers conducted DUI checkpoints on various roadways in Monroe County. The checkpoints resulted in 10 driver’s arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled […]
Stroudsburg residents worried about scope of Interstate 80 expansion project
STROUDSBURG, Pa. — An Interstate 80 expansion project is causing concern for people who live in Stroudsburg after PennDOT proposed removing a downtown exit. "They're taking away the Dreher Avenue exit, which, as we know, is the first line to come into Stroudsburg. So, everyone will have to get off at West Main Street and work their way into town," said Kris Battle, chair of the I-80 Project Impact Task Force.
PLCB to celebrate reopening of Northampton County liquor store with discounts, tastings
LOWER NAZARETH TWP., Pa. - Following six months of renovations, a Lehigh Valley liquor store is set to reopen Wednesday with discounts and free tastings. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will celebrate the grand reopening of a Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection store at the Northampton Crossings, 3718 Easton-Nazareth Highway in Lower Nazareth Township, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release.
Lehigh Twp. Police looking for man charged with home improvement fraud
LEHIGH TWP., Pa. - Police in part of Northampton County are looking for a man they say committed home improvement fraud and theft. Brian M. Fosko, 30, was offered to do concrete work for a homeowner, received a deposit, then failed to return to do work or return money, according to the Lehigh Township Police Department.
See all homes sold in Northampton County, Nov. 20 to Nov. 26
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Northampton County reported from Nov. 20 to Nov. 26. There were 68 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,062-square-foot home on Dante Street in Bangor that sold for $320,000. Bangor.
10 most expensive homes sold in Northampton County, Nov. 20-26
A house in Nazareth that sold for $710,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Northampton County in the past week. In total, 67 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $344,976. The average price per square foot was $195.
Juvenile charged with throwing rock at store
SCOTRUN, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — A juvenile was arrested after throwing a rock at the window of a store in Monroe County, police said. According to Pocono Township Police, at around 1:17 a.m. on Nov. 26, a suspect was pictured on security cameras throwing a rock at the front window of the Planet Earth Gallery, a store in Scotrun, before fleeing on a bicycle.
Lehigh Valley weather: Scattered snow showers could cut visibility
Scattered snow showers were passing through the Lehigh Valley region on Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. In a special weather statement, the weather service said these snow showers could briefly cut visibility to less than a mile — and cause some light snowfall accumulation. “Bridges, overpasses, and...
Ghost Lake: The Haunting Echoes of Harmony's Past
In the quaint town of Harmony, the mysterious Ghost Lake serves as the centerpiece of local legend and supernatural folklore. Shrouded in a perpetual mist, the lake is said to be haunted by the spirits of Native Americans, whose graves were disrupted by its creation. This spectral phenomenon has not only given the lake its name but has also woven a rich tapestry of history and myth into the town's identity. Ghost Lake stands as a haunting reminder of a past that refuses to be forgotten, intertwining the history and supernatural lore of Harmony in its eerie mists.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in stroudsburg, PA
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of stroudsburg..
Police seek public's help in solving 1981 Monroe County axe murder case
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — Pennsylvania State Police are asking the public to come forward with information regarding the 1981 murder of a man in Monroe County. Edward "Eddie" James Joubert was found dead on November 28, 1981, at his place of employment at the Bottom of the Fox Tavern in Delaware Water Gap.
Sketch plan calls for 264 garden apartments on old V-7 site
BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. – The Bethlehem Township Planning Commission reviewed a sketch plan for 264 garden apartments on the site of the old V-7 miniature golf course and restaurant Monday night. The proposal, offered by Charles Chrin Cos., is slated for the southeastern intersection of William Penn Highway and...
Bank employee thwarts $20K online theft attempt
TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police in Monroe County say a call from a bank employee stopped a woman from losing nearly $20,000 in an attempted wire fraud scheme. Troopers say they were called about an attempted theft on November 22 around 1:30 p.m. They say a woman from Tobyhanna Township was contacted […]
Rediscovering Palmer Park Mall: A Hidden Gem in Easton, PA
Palmer Park Mall stands in Easton, Pennsylvania, at the intersection of PA Route 248 and Park Avenue. It is a testament to the evolution of retail spaces in small American towns. This one-story shopping mall, sprawling over 457,700 square feet, opened on August 16, 1973. It marked the beginning of...
Driver Dies In Head-On Rt. 31 Crash In Hunterdon County: State Police (UPDATE)
A 56-year-old man was killed after his car collided with a truck on Route 31 in Hunterdon County on Monday, Nov. 27, state police said.Christopher Jones, of Hampton, was heading north in a Subaru when he entered the left lane going against the flow of traffic, and collided with a southbound Ma…
Roseto Fire Company’s generosity to veterans deserves recognition | Letter
Roseto’s Fire Company has served our community for a great many years as a volunteer fire company. They served our community with pride, respect and quick responsiveness to protect our community for whatever emergency takes place. I participated in your Saturday free sandwich for veterans and I’m grateful for...