12-year-old threatened administrators of Monroe County school, police say
A 12-year-old boy is accused of making violent threats toward administrators at the Monroe County middle school he attended, state police said. The boy was arrested Monday and charged with causing or risking a catastrophe, threat to use weapons of mass destruction, making terroristic threats and reckless endangerment in the case. He was sent to a Northampton County juvenile detention center.
Thousands without power across NEPA
EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — Thousands are without power in Northeastern Pennsylvania in several counties. PPL is reporting over 16,000 customers without power Wednesday as of 10:45 p.m. Of that number, almost 4,000 of the customers without power are in Monroe County, according to PPL. West Penn Power is also reporting that almost 5,000 customers are […]
Taste of Brodheadsville: The 3 Pizzas That Are Redefining Delicious
This article presents three amazing pizza places in Brodheadsville. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Uncovering Stroudsburg's Nightlife: A Guide to the 3 Ultimate Pubs
In this article, we're exploring three outstanding pubs in Stroudsburg. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these establishments yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below:
Students in Monroe County celebrate Science Day
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Students in Monroe County put on their lab coats and goggles to become scientists for a day. Teachers not only hoped students got experiment results out of the day but a new love for science. “Science Day here is for fifth graders, we’re trying to instill a sense of […]
The coldest February in Monroe County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Discover the Top 4 Pubs in Northampton: A Must-Visit Guide
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional pubs located in Northampton. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
NWS issues wind advisories for Poconos, much of East Coast
The National Weather Service has issued wind advisories for the Poconos and much of the East Coast. In Carbon and Monroe counties, the advisory is in effect from 4 p.m. Wednesday to 4 a.m. Thursday. Winds of 20 to 30 mph are expected, with gusts of 40 to 50 mph, according to the Philadelphia/Mount Holly NWS office.
PA Driver Of Disabled Car Killed In Fiery Route 80 Crash In NJ: State Police
At 4:16 a.m., troopers responded to Route 80 west in Knowlton Township, Jeffrey Lebron, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police said. A Nissan SUV became disabled in the right lane of travel and a Hino box truck collided with the rear of the vehicle, Lebron said. Pasqual Franco,...
See all homes sold in Monroe County, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Monroe County reported from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. There were 34 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,344-square-foot home on North Third Street in Stroudsburg that sold for $275,000.
One dead in Monroe County fatal crash
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One man is dead after a fatal motor vehicle crash occurred in Monroe County on Sunday. According to the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) on Sunday around 2:30 a.m. 22-year-old, Steven McKenna, was driving South on Interstate 380 (I-380) at mile marker 5.1 when for an unknown reason, McKenna abruptly […]
Woman charged in bleacher-clearing melee at N.J. youth wrestling match
A woman was charged with aggravated assault for allegedly kicking a man in the head during a bleacher-clearing melee last month during youth wrestling championships at Phillipsburg High School. Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer on Wednesday announced a charge of second-degree aggravated assault against 47-year-old Jennifer D. Takach of Montague,...
Thunderstorms with marble-sized hail to hit Pennsylvania Wednesday
A report was issued from the National Weather Service on Wednesday at 2:06 a.m. for strong thunderstorms until 2:30 a.m. for Lehigh, Northampton and Bucks counties. The storms could bring marble-sized hail (0.5 inches). "At 2:06 a.m., Doppler radar tracked a strong thunderstorm over Springtown, or 9 miles southwest of...
New camera system in Monroe County aims to ease traffic concerns
MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — It's always a busy day at the intersection of Route 715 and Sullivan Trail in Tannersville. But on this day it's busy because of something other than traffic. Crews are installing a new camera system at the intersection to help ease traffic concerns. The new...
PSP: Homeowner paid man to burn house down so he could receive insurance money
LANSFORD, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police say a homeowner in Carbon County was involved in a scheme back in 2016 to burn down his house in order to receive insurance money. Crews responded to the fire at an unoccupied double-block home at East Front Street in Lansford on January 11, 2016, according to a news release from state police.
New McDonald’s eatery to open in March, 5 other chain eateries to follow at Westgate Mall
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Fans of Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and Filet-O-Fish sandwiches will soon have a new restaurant to be “lovin’ it” in the Lehigh Valley. A new McDonald’s restaurant will open this spring, and several other chain eateries are set to follow at Bethlehem's Westgate Mall amid an ongoing redevelopment project.
Stormy Weather strikes Lehigh Valley| PHOTOS
A pop of color is provided during the Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, storm, by the IceHouse along Monocacy Creek in Bethlehem.
PD: Driver wanted for hit-and-run after striking pedestrian
POCONO TWP., MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police say they are investigating a hit-and-run where a driver fled the area after hitting a pedestrian. According to the Pocono Township Police Department, on February 24 around 3:00 p.m., officers were called to Birchwood Road in East Stroudsburg for a crash involving a pedestrian. Officers say they found […]
The Greater Northampton Area Restaurant Week begins Sunday, March 3rd!
The Greater Northampton Area, PA: March 3rd – 9th, 2024 Event. The Greater Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce, a proud partner of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, is bringing back the most delicious week with their annual Restaurant Week!. From Sunday, March 3rd – Saturday, March 9th,...