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Luna Rossa fire

Fire destroys well-known Poconos restaurant

A fire has destroyed a well-known restaurant in in the Poconos.

Penn Forest Twp closes Friday after workman s comp issue

Penn Forest Twp. closes Friday after workman's comp issue

The offices of a Carbon County municipality were closed for business Friday.

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Beltzville Beach reopens to swimmers

Swimmers heading to Carbon County got good news on Friday.

Patient dead after blood transfusion

Patient dead after blood transfusion

A patient at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton is dead after an apparent botched blood transfusion.

Lightning causes fire in Schuylkill County home

Lightning caused a fire that damaged a Schuylkill Haven home Wednesday afternoon.

Poconos pooch to shine on national TV

A dog in Stroudsburg, Monroe County is set to make his big television debut next month.

ladder into swimming pool

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Male drowns in pool of Days Inn

An unidentified male's leisurely afternoon at a hotel pool turned deadly Wednesday in Monroe County.

70 miles per hour speed limit sign


Parts of I-80, I-380 to see 70 mph speed limits in PA

Speed limits on more than 100 miles of two interstates maintained by Pennsylvania's highway department will rise to 70 mph for the first time.

Route 611 sign

Next phase of repair work to begin on heavily traveled bridge

PennDOT is set to begin the next phase of a project to repair a heavily traveled bridge on Route 611 in the Poconos.

Parents charged in baby s death heading to trial

Parents charged in baby's death heading to trial

A Schuylkill County couple charged in connection with their baby's death are heading to trial.

Sanofi Pasteur announces first shipment of flu vaccines

The peak of flu season is still months away, but a Monroe County vaccine maker is ready.

Pa State Trooper car

I-80 WB closed due to tractor trailer fire

Officials in Monroe County have closed a portion of Interstate 80 Tuesday morning due to a tractor trailer fire.


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