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Suspect torches potato chips in Monroe County store

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Troopers are looking for the person who torched a display rack of potato chips, causing thousands of dollars in damage to a store in Monroe County. It happened inside a Turkey Hill store on Winona Falls Road in Middle Smithfield Township, near East Stroudsburg, on Thursday.
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NJ rape victim finds herself in sex videos she didn’t know existed

A Hackettstown woman learned she had been repeatedly raped by a man after finding videos on a digital device and a Google account, according to Hackettstown police. The woman shared a residence in Hackettstown with Andres M. Cardenas Ortega, 32, of Middletown, between September 2018 and July 2019 but did not give consent for the sexual activity in the video or for anything to be recorded, police said.
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Driver charged in hit-and-run death of man walking on N.J. highway, cops say

A driver accused of hitting a man with his car Sunday on Route 3 in Clifton and leaving the scene was arrested Friday, authorities said. Bryan Meza-Roca, 26, of Moonachie was charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in death and endangering an injured victim, according to a joint statement from the Clifton Police Department and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
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Bear sightings on the rise

MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — There’s been another bear sighting in a residential area, this time in the Poconos. So, we wanted to know, what's the deal with all the bears invading our yards?. Brian Ptashinski says he got some surprise visitors at his home near Jim Thorpe Thursday afternoon. “The...

Soarin' Eagles Rail Tours Open in Hawley

A new way to tour the Poconos is up and running in Wayne County. The "Soarin' Eagle Rail Tours" held its ribbon cutting ceremony this morning at the Hawley Train Station. That's where the railbiking recreational adventure begins. The scenic route runs for two hours along the Lackawaxen River, and the four-wheeled bikes are powered by gently pedaling.
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State Police in Monroe County search for arson suspect

EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — The Pennsylvania State Police Troop N Fire Marshal Unit is investigating an incident that occurred at the Turkey Hill Store on Winona Falls Road, East Stroudsburg. The pictured individual allegedly walked into the store and ignited a display rack of potato chips on fire...
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Warren County Man, 31, Accused Of Selling Meth, Heroin, Prosecutor Says

A Warren County man accused of selling meth and heroin is behind bars, the county prosecutor’s office said Friday. Johnathan Neceda, 31, is facing six third-degree distribution offenses following a five-week investigation by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office and police departments in Hackettstown, Mansfield Township, Phillipsburg and Washington Township, Prosecutor James L. Pfeiffer said in a release.
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Man in New Jersey arrested on drug dealing charges

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. | Following a five-week investigation into the distribution of CDS (heroin) in Mansfield Township, which involved the purchase of both heroin and methamphetamine, police say they have arrested a dealer. Jonathan Neceda was arrested in Phillipsburg, police say allegedly for buying and selling drugs. He has been primarily...

Dispatcher Carol Mindnich named 2021 Pupil Transportation Leader of the Year

Warwick Valley Central School District’s Carol Mindnich, a Dispatcher in the Transportation Department, was awarded the 2021 Pupil Transportation Leader of the Year from the Tri-County Association for Pupil Transportation. The award is given each year to public school transportation employees who display leadership in their position. “Carol has been...