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One killed in Monroe County accident

Darrell Tyree of East Stroudsburg dies in car accident

Thirty-five-year-old Darrell Tyree of East Stroudsburg died early Monday when the car in which he was a passenger crossed Route 209 and struck a business and then a boulder.

Fire destroys Gilbert restaurant

Fire destroys well-known restaurant in Poconos

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

WH Christmas tree coming from Carbon Co

Carbon County farm to provide White House Christmas tree

A tree farm from Carbon County will be once again be delivering a tree to the White House for the holidays.

Hiker rescued after fall

Man rescued after fall at Glen Onoko Falls

A man had to be rescued at a popular hiking area in Carbon County, after he fell while rock climbing.

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.

Beltzville Lake,  beach, water, lake, summer

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.


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