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Police arrest accused accomplices in Poconos shooting

STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— The Pocono Township Police have arrested two individuals they said were involved in a shooting that happened in Monroe County on June 6. Officials said Javier D. Giraldo Jr. and Alexander Santos, both East Stroudsburg residents, were charged as accomplices in the shooting of another individual in a Tannersville park that […]
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Jury awards ex-Easton Area wrestling coach $250K in discrimination trial

Former Easton Area High School wrestling coach JaMarr Billman was awarded $250,000 in compensatory damages after he sued the school district for racial discrimination. The seven-day civil trial ended in Billman’s favor, his attorney, John S. Harrison of Bethlehem, said Thursday. He proved he was the subject of racial discrimination, retaliation and a hostile work environment, according to Harrison.

Widespread water main break in East Stroudsburg

EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A water main break is impacting residents in one section of East Stroudsburg Thursday. According to the East Stroudsburg Department of Public Works (DPW), the main break is at the intersection of Brodhead Avenue and Centre Street, and it’s a 10-inch break. A neighbor told Eyewitness News he noticed […]

You know you’re from Flemington, NJ if …

Flemington was chosen as the Hunterdon County seat in 1785. It was formed as a municipality by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 14, 1870. Flemington was also where a trial found Bruno Richard Hauptman guilty of the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's baby boy. Among...

Great Wolf Lodge announces phase two of expansion

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. — The Sharpe family from Rochester has been visiting Great Wolf Lodge near Tannersville for the past 12 years. "We feel like family. You know, like we got the vacation but never feels like leaving home because everybody, just everybody here, is wonderful," Lori Sharpe said. The...

UPDATE: Police arrest two in park shooting

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — An update on a shooting at a park basketball court in the Poconos. Police have arrested Javier Diraldo and Alexander Santos, both of East Stroudsburg. They are charged as accomplices in the shooting at TLC Park, where police say one person was shot following a...

Northampton Racecar Ace Zooms into the Sport’s History Books

In 2021, Northampton resident Matt Hirschman drove himself to the racecar history books, becoming the first four-time winner of a high-profile race in Mass. For 2022, however, he cemented his top spot, winning the title consecutively (a record) and the fifth time overall. Race Day Connecticut covered the achievement. Hirschman’s...

Cocktail Bar Hop/Scotch Gains BBQ Pop-Up

Holy 'Que Smokehouse pitmaster Tom Peters.Image via Holy 'Que Smokehouse at Facebook. A section of the back patio of Doylestown cocktail bar Hop/Scotch is being allocated to Holy ‘Que Smokehouse. Over the summer, it will become a pop-up food-service extension of the Texas-style barbecue’s Lahaska brick-and-mortar site. Maggie Mancini grilled the principals of both sides of the arrangement for details in PhillyVoice.

Native Plant Garden Dedicated at Lower Saucon Trailhead

Just like their human counterparts are, Monarch butterflies and other beneficial species will soon be drawn to a popular trailhead on the Saucon Rail Trail in Lower Saucon Township. They won’t be there to bicycle or jog, but they will be thankful for the efforts of those who do, some of whom recently created a native plant garden along Reading Drive.

Colony Meadery: Saucon Valley Farmers’ Market Vendor Spotlight

Whether you’re a longtime mead drinker or simply curious to know more about the honey-based beverage, you’ll enjoy a visit to the Colony Meadery booth at the weekly Saucon Valley Farmers’ Market. Originating in ancient times, the drink that is today enjoyed as mead has a fascinating...