According to PennDOT, drivers in Monroe County can expect upcoming work on state roads this week. On July 5, the PennDOT Maintenance Forces will conduct Pothole Patching on Cherry Lane Road between PA 191 and Halett Road in Stroud Township. Restrictions will be in effect from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM. Due to lane restrictions, drivers should expect delays. PennDOT urges drivers to use caution while driving through the work zone. The Maintenance Forces expect to complete work on July 5 but could be delayed in the event of rain.
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SAYLORSBURG, Pa. - First responders rescued a woman who fell on the Appalachian Trail along the Northampton-Monroe County border. Emergency crews from both counties responded to the area near the LeRoy Smith shelter about 2 a.m. Tuesday. They made contact with the woman about an hour later and took her...
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announces the following road work this week, but be advised that road work schedules may change as needed during COVID-19 mitigation or due to changes in the weather:. Carbon County. • Penn Forest: Hatchery Road pothole patching between Route 903 and Pohopoco Road, 7 a.m....
Multiple fire departments responded to a fire Sunday evening at a house in Monroe County. The fire broke out at about 5:30 p.m. in the first block of Sleepy Hollow Lane in Middle Smithfield Township. The flames caused extensive damage to the front of the house as well as the...
A nurse practitioner at a Monroe County location has been charged with indecent assault. State police at Stroudsburg said on April 27 troopers began an investigation of an indecent assault reported at the Lehigh Valley Physicians Group, Endocrinology, located at 179 Independence Road, Smithfield Township. Troopers said a 70-year-old woman from Bushkill said that she had been inappropriately touched while being treated by her nurse practitioner, Timothy Clark, 50, of Scranton.
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 […]
The second phase of Great Wolf Lodge’s $125 million expansion project is underway in Monroe County. Representatives of the Pocono Township resort and indoor water park at 1 Great Wolf Drive announced plans for the second phase on Thursday. Great Wolf broke ground in March on the expansion’s first phase. When the entire expansion is complete by late spring or early summer 2023 it will be the largest of its kind, Great Wolf spokesman Jason Lasecki told lehighvalleylive.com Friday.
Dozens of family and friends came together at a prayer vigil for Dana Smithers held at Christian Life Assembly Tuesday night, where the community provided solace while calling for the safe return of the missing woman. The crowd of Smithers' loved ones congregated in the front lot of the Stroudsburg...
TOBYHANNA, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The rise in gas prices is impacting drivers across the country but a nonprofit in the Poconos says it’s one of the reasons why they’re short of volunteers. For the first time in ten years, the Feeding Families Ministry Food Pantry had to close because they didn’t have enough volunteers. The founder […]
Thursday, June 23, Federal prosecutors charged 53-year-old Jesse Diaz of Sciota with accessing and viewing child pornography. According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the criminal information charge alleges that Diaz accessed a private chat group dedicated to distributing and sharing child pornography. The chat was accessed through his Kik messenger account with the intent of viewing minors, including a minor under the age of 12 years old, engaging in sexually explicit conduct.
CHESTNUTHILL TWP, MONROE CO, (WOLF) — Four women between the ages of 70 and 76 received 'spoofed emails' from someone asking them to purchase gift cards earlier this month. State Police say the women, ages 70, 72, 73, and 76, lived in either Penn Forest Township, Carbon County or Chestnut Hill Township, Monroe County.
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STROUDSBURG, MONROE CO, (WOLF) — A former police officer in Monroe County accused of raping a woman who he pulled over for a traffic violation has now been sentenced. According to the Monroe County District Attorney's Office, Steven Mertz has been sentenced to 2.5 to 5 years for bribery and obstruction of justice.
MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — State police are searching for three men who robbed a family at gunpoint in Monroe County. Troopers say the men broke into a home near Effort just before 2 a.m. Tuesday morning. They then held the family at gunpoint before taking off with a gun...
Editor’s note: This article contains descriptions of sexual assault. The complainant’s name has been withheld to protect her identity. A former Pocono Mountain Regional Police corporal will face up to five years of prison time after being charged on counts of bribery and obstruction of justice in a controversial case concerning alleged sexual assault.
Pennsylvania State Police are on the lookout for three suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Chestnuthill Township early Tuesday morning. According to release from PSP, at approximately 1:52 a.m. on June 28, three Black men entered a residence on the 1200 block of Grand Mesa Drive by smashing a sliding glass door. The men held the residents of the home at gunpoint while they removed a safe from the residence. ...
CHESTNUTHILL TWP., Pa. - Police are looking for three men after an armed robbery in Monroe County early Tuesday morning. The three men broke into a home on the 1200 block of Grand Mesa Drive by smashing a sliding glass door shortly before 2 a.m., according to a news release from state police.
STROUDSBURG MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- It’s been one month since a Monroe County woman mysteriously disappeared. Tuesday night family, friends and community members gathered to pray for her safe return. 45-year-old Dana Smithers has been missing since May 28. As the search for answers in her disappearance continues, loved ones are staying hopeful […]