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North Jersey Chinese Restaurant is Best in State

Eat This, Not That has compiled up The Best Chinese Takeout in Every State (Read Full List). They say it’s the “ultimate comfort food” with a recent study recently determining Chinese takeout “made people the happiest” over all others. This “definitve list” is compield using...
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6 of our Favorite Things About Middletown, New York

It's a city with some "hometown" flavor and we LOVE IT!!. With Hudson Valley being one of the largest regions in the state of New York, we have so many small towns that don't get the recognition they deserve. We at the Wakin' Up with CJ and Jess Show are here to change that with the weekly celebration of our "hometown of the week".
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Burst water pipe displaces some in retirement community

STROUDSBURG, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — The Stroudsburg Fire Department responded to an elderly highrise retirement community Sunday morning for a burst water pipe. Fire crews responded to an automatic fire alarm at the Meadows, an active lifestyle and retirement condos for 55 and over in LaBar Village in Stroudsburg.

Winter weather blankets Monroe County

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. — It was a slippery start to the week for many in Mount Pocono - as several inches of snow fell overnight into this morning. At the five points intersection where Routes 196, 611, and 940 meet, snow whipped around, creating a scene straight out of a snow globe.

Mount Pocono sees treacherous road conditions after winter storm

MOUNT POCONO, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The winter weather is causing problems across the region leaving roads slippery and unsafe. Especially those roads in Mount Pocono where snow is still falling. PennDOT is recommending you don’t head out on the roads this morning unless absolutely necessary. Vehicle restrictions reflect Tier 2 of the commonwealth’s weather […]

Monroe County residents get a workout digging out of the snow

STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Poconos was one area that saw several inches of snow overnight and into Monday morning. Many residents of downtown Stroudsburg spent most of their Monday digging out and cleaning up as they have been shoveling to clear what’s left of the storm. Eyewitness News spoke to Stroudsburg Borough Officials […]

Local Man Retires After 51 Years at the West Rock Paper Company

A man that means a lot to his community is retiring after working 51 years at the same company. Yesterday was Thomas Kemmerer's last day on the job in Delaware Water Gap. He started working at the West Rock Paper Company in 1970 after he got back from serving in the U.S. Army. He credits his time in the military with helping him become a good worker by making him more disciplined. Kemmerer shares with News 13 his advice for how to have a long career and get along with coworkers.

Philadelphia Weather: Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley As Snow Moves In

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Snow has been overspreading the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys over the last several hours and is now falling across much of the region, with the exception of the New Jersey coast and southern Delaware. That’s where the precipitation type is and will remain rain. A Winter Weather Advisory is effect for Philadelphia and surrounding counties until 10 p.m. tonight, and for the Lehigh Valley, Berks and our far northern and western suburbs until 1 a.m. Monday. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the Poconos through noon Monday. Later this evening, as warmer air builds in on an...

Rockaway Township Mayor Michael Puzio expected to resign

Rockaway Township Mayor Michael Puzio is stepping down from office, multiple sources confirm. Council President Joe Jackson said he expects Puzio to turn in his letter of resignation on Monday, elevating Jackson to the position of acting mayor. The council meets on Tuesday. "It took me by surprise," Jackson said....

Icy road conditions during Monday morning commute

EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — The early morning commute Monday was dangerous in some areas before roads were plowed. In Pittston Township, the roads look much better in the afternoon compared to Monday morning. A winter storm wreaked havoc on Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, creating many issues for drivers. Overnight restrictions left tractor-trailer drivers stranded. “We’re […]
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Port Jervis polar plunge, for real

PORT JERVIS – The air temperature was 4 degrees, and wind chill factor minus 11, as approximately 40 daring swimmers plunged into the Delaware River at Port Jervis first thing Saturday morning. Port Jervis Fire Department chiefs and crew provided these numbers, along with a river temperature reading of...