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Crash halts traffic on Rt 209 Thursday

Crash halts traffic on Rt 209 Thursday

Traffic came to a halt this morning in Monroe County after an accident.

Tobyhanna Twp. Volunteer Fire Company receives grant money

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to Tobyhanna Township Volunteer Fire Company.

Schuylkill County teen drowns

Schuylkill County teen drowns

A Schuylkill County teenager drowned in West Mahanoy Township Tuesday night.

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St. Luke's awards scholarships to 14 seniors

Fourteen graduating high school seniors are receiving academic scholars from St. Luke's Hospital's Miners Campus in Coaldale.

Hiker rescued after falling at Glen Onoko falls

Woman rescued, taken to hospital after fall at Glen Onoko Falls

Rescue crews responded to a fall at Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe, Carbon County Sunday afternoon.

Fatal accident in Smithfield Twp

Man killed in single vehicle accident in Monroe County

UPDATE: Police have identified the victim as 38-year-old Brian Antoni Dos Santos of Tobyhana, Pa.

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17-yr-old reported missing from group home found safe

Relatives of 17-year-old Geovanys Sanchez said he was found safe Tuesday. 


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