Brodheadsville March 5, 2014 Help ‘Close the Loop’ make the 6th Annual FREE Give & Take Day the biggest and best yet, at Chestnuthill Township Park in Brodheadsville! Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 26th. From 11am-1pm GIVE and from 1pm-4pm TAKE! All leftover goods will be donated to charities within the local area. Help reduce waste and clean up […]
Brodheadsville March 5, 2014 Help ‘Close the Loop’ make the 6th Annual FREE Give & Take ...
STROUDSBURG November 14, 2013 A preliminary hearing will be held Thursday in Monroe County for a man charged with opening fire inside a municipal meeting, killing three people. The tragedy in Ross Township made national headlines. Now local officials are closing streets and beefing up security ahead of Rockne Newell’s planned court appearance. When Rockne […]
Gilbert September 24, 2013 On August 27th at 8pm, State Police from Fern Ridge conducted a stop for a traffic violation on Gilbert Road, just north of 209 in Chestnuthill Township. When troopers approached the vehicle, they witnessed numerous indicators of criminal activity and suspected that the vehicles occupants were in possession of a controlled […]
By Manuel Gamiz Jr., Of The Morning Call September 24, 2013 State police arrested a New Jersey couple in a stolen car Monday after a 13-mile pursuit through Monroe County, according to court records. Saheem Wallace, 24, fled from troopers at 12:18 p.m. Monday after they attempted to stop him on Interstate 80 in Pocono Township, […]
Jonas September 23, 2013 A 23 year old Effort man was assaulted and robbed in Robinhood Lakes Development in Kunkletown on Monday September 16th at 2:30pm. James Labar, 23, was walking on Greenwood Dr when he was approached by two white males and a black male. The suspects assaulted Labar, stole his wallet, cell phone, […]
Kunkletown September 20, 2013 An 89-year-old Carbon County woman who died in a crash on Kunkletown Road Friday morning may have suffered medical event prior to the accident, according to authorities. Eleanor Flick of Penn Forest Township was pronounced dead at the scene of the 7 a.m. accident. The Monroe County coroner’s office said an […]
Nearly 3,000 people died 12 years ago on September 11, 2001 in the Word Trade Center in Manhattan, the Pentagon in Washington D.C, and near Shanksville, Pa. Some of those victims were from the Poconos. They include: Harry Blanding Jr. , 38, of Blakeslee Joseph Calandrill0, 49, of Hawley Joseph W. Flounders, 46, of East […]
HAMILTON TWP – A 27-year-old Effort man was killed in a car crash Saturday night in Monroe County. Police said a car driven by 46-year-old Anthony Joseph Valusek of Lake Harmony was turning left when it was hit from behind by another car. That car was driven by Kenneth Mackes, who was pronounced dead at […]
September 7, 2013 Gilbert Today marks the 250th anniversary celebration for Chestnuthill Township along with Ross, Polk and Eldred Townships that were all part of Chestnuthill long ago. The event will be held at the West End Fairgrounds. The gates of the fairgrounds will open at 7:00 AM and the parade will begin at 10:00 AM. […]
Pocono Medical Center will host “Helping Our Community Heal” in response to the Ross Township tragedy. Those wishing to attend must RSVP by September 12th. Click the link for more info.
Snydersville September 2, 2013 Ross Township Supervisors approved a plan to build a new township building at their Tuesday night meeting. The township will participate in a land swap with Monroe County to gain a new piece of land for the new building. Once the land deal is final, the Township will apply for a […]
Brodheadsville September 2, 2013 A ground breaking ceremony was held today for the new Pocono Medical Center (PMC) West End Healthcare Center along 209 near ESSA Bank in Brodheadsville. The new center will be two stories tall and 30,000 square feet. Main access to the center will be on Lake Mineola Road behind ESSA Bank. […]
Brodheadsville September 1, 2013 Work is being done at the West End Plaza on 209 in Brodheasdville in preparation for Dollar Tree. West End Supporter first broke the news in June that the Chesapeake, Virginia based franchise will be occupying approximately 18,000 square feet of available space in the Plaza. In the past, the building […]
The West End Parks & Open Space Commission and Chestnuthill Township will host an End of Summer Concert featuring the SteelCreek Trio at the Chestnuthill Park, Rt. 715-Brodheadsville as part of the FREE summer concert series on Sunday, Sept 22nd at 5pm. SteelCreek performs popular music form the 60’s all the way to current tunes in all genres of music, including pop, […]