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Poconos Woman, 56, Killed In Early Morning Crash: Police
Police were called to Route 314 between Summit Road and Swiftwater Avenue around 6:45 a.m., the department said in a release. They arrived to find a 56-year-old passenger in a 2010 Kia Soul dead from her injuries, the release says. Her name was not reported though police said she was a resident of Pocono Summit.
Woman hit and killed on I-380 in Coolbaugh Twp.
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) report a New Jersey woman was hit and killed by a car Sunday night in Monroe County. Around 11:00 p.m., while traveling northbound, troopers say a 21-year-old man from New York saw a disabled car on the eastern shoulder of Interstate 380 near mile marker […]
Three charged with selling fentanyl and heroin
EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — Three people have been charged for allegedly selling fentanyl and heroin in Monroe County. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced the following individuals have been indicted by the federal grand jury for selling drugs; According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Oliver, Duran, and […]
Stroudsburg residents fight I-80 expansion
Stroudsburg’s residents are fighting plans to expand I-80, fearing that proposed changes will strain emergency response times and the local economy. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) plans to widen a 3.5 mile stretch of I-80 from four to six lanes and to remove several highway interchanges. Borough officials, emergency services personnel, and House Representative Tarah Probst spoke out against the project at a town hall meeting in early Nov.
10 arrested during PSP DUI checkpoints
MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police conducted sobriety checkpoints over Thanksgiving weekend, resulting in 10 people’s arrest for various DUI violations. According to Pennsylvania State Police, from November 22-25, troopers conducted DUI checkpoints on various roadways in Monroe County. The checkpoints resulted in 10 driver’s arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled […]
Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision in Monroe County Claims Life
• One person, identified as Allison Melendez, died in a crash in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. • The crash occurred at around 7 a.m. on Monday on Route 314 in Pocono Township.
Coroner's Office called to fatal crash on I-80 East in Carbon County
KIDDER TOWNSHIP, CARBON CO. (WOLF) — The Carbon County Coroner's Office was called to the scene of a crash on Interstate 80. The Coroner's Office confirmed with FOX56 that a deputy coroner is currently at the scene of a crash on I-80 East in Kidder Township. The crash reportedly...
Bank employee thwarts $20K online theft attempt
TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police in Monroe County say a call from a bank employee stopped a woman from losing nearly $20,000 in an attempted wire fraud scheme. Troopers say they were called about an attempted theft on November 22 around 1:30 p.m. They say a woman from Tobyhanna Township was contacted […]
Jake of All Trades: What it Takes to be a Helicopter Pilot
TOBYHANNA, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — Hi-Tech Helicopters Inc., will take you up in the air if you want to tour the area, or even get your pilot license and teach you how to do that too. So that’s why I came out for my Jake of All Trades to...
Juvenile charged with throwing rock at store
SCOTRUN, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — A juvenile was arrested after throwing a rock at the window of a store in Monroe County, police said. According to Pocono Township Police, at around 1:17 a.m. on Nov. 26, a suspect was pictured on security cameras throwing a rock at the front window of the Planet Earth Gallery, a store in Scotrun, before fleeing on a bicycle.
'A dream come true' for Jim Dempsey to lead Pocono Mountain West girls basketball
Jim Dempsey has some big shoes to fill as he prepares to succeed Chrissy Campos as head coach of Pocono Mountain West girls basketball. Dempsey sat down with the Pocono Record to discuss his basketball journey and expectations for the upcoming season. Where were you coaching before you took the job at Pocono...
See all homes sold in Monroe County, Nov. 20 to Nov. 26
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Monroe County reported from Nov. 20 to Nov. 26. There were 34 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 2,496-square-foot home on Spangenburg Avenue in East Stroudsburg that sold for $276,100.
Police seek public's help in solving 1981 Monroe County axe murder case
DELAWARE WATER GAP, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — Pennsylvania State Police are asking the public to come forward with information regarding the 1981 murder of a man in Monroe County. Edward "Eddie" James Joubert was found dead on November 28, 1981, at his place of employment at the Bottom of the Fox Tavern in Delaware Water Gap.
Next-of-kin search for deceased Stroudsburg woman
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Lehigh County Coroner is searching for the next-of-kin of a Monroe County woman who died at the hospital. According to Coroner Daniel Buglio, 82-year-old Dorothy Whitaker, of Stroudsburg, Hamilton Township, was pronounced dead Tuesday, November 21 at 8:00 a.m. at St. Luke’s University Hospital. Whitaker died of natural causes […]
10 most expensive homes sold in Monroe County, Nov. 20-26
A house in Pocono Lake that sold for $1 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Monroe County in the past week. In total, 33 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $302,650. The average price per square foot ended up at $192.
Stroudsburg residents worried about scope of Interstate 80 expansion project
STROUDSBURG, Pa. — An Interstate 80 expansion project is causing concern for people who live in Stroudsburg after PennDOT proposed removing a downtown exit. "They're taking away the Dreher Avenue exit, which, as we know, is the first line to come into Stroudsburg. So, everyone will have to get off at West Main Street and work their way into town," said Kris Battle, chair of the I-80 Project Impact Task Force.
Unveiling the Secrets of Coolbaugh Township's Indian Caves
In the heart of Monroe County's Coolbaugh Township, a historical enigma beckons explorers—the Indian caves. These natural wonders are more than just geological formations; they are gateways to the past, holding secrets of the Lenape tribes and other Native Americans. Believed to have been used for shelter and ceremonies, these caves whisper tales from as far back as 8000 BC. Artifacts found within tell stories of a people deeply connected with the land, their cultural and spiritual legacy now a treasured part of the Pocono Mountains' history.
Santa to kick off Camelback Winter Village, featuring festive entertainment, vendors and food
TANNERSVILLE, Pa. - A popular Poconos resort is celebrating the holidays with a new enchanting event. Camelback Resort, at 301 Resort Drive in Tannersville, will present its Winter Village – featuring festive vendors, holiday entertainment, seasonal food and more, Dec. 1-24, according to a news release. On Friday, Dec....
Kalahari Resorts pledges $50 million to provide clean water for one million people in Africa
POCONO MANOR, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — For this Giving Tuesday, Kalahari Resorts & Conventions has announced a pledge to provide one million people in Africa with clean water. Todd and Shari Nelson, the owner and founders of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, pledged a commitment of $50 million, saying that safe water is a basic human right.
Analomink: Echoes of Railroad Grandeur and Prospects of Renewal
In the picturesque landscape of Monroe County, Pennsylvania, the town of Analomink stands as a silent witness to a bygone era of railroad prowess. Once a critical node on the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad (DL&W), Analomink's station, established in 1911, exemplified the importance of coal transportation from Pennsylvania's mines to the energy-hungry cities of the Northeast. The town's evolution from a bustling railroad stop to a quiet waypoint epitomizes the broader narrative of America's industrial zenith and subsequent transition.