What's Happening

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  • What's Happening
  • ‘Nutcracker’ Tradition Returns to ESHS
  • Pocono Alliance Honors Award Recipients at Annual Breakfast
  • Around Town
  • Environmental Awards
  • Cleaning Up
  • Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Nov. 21, 2014


The Poconos in the news

Thundersnow a surprise guest on Thanksgiving eve

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Angela Marcantonini (mahr-kan-toh-NEE'-nee) says it's one of the strangest things she's ever heard. (read more)

‘Team’ Home Depot assists Women’s Resource Center of Monroe County

Women’s Resources of Monroe County (WRMC) got some much appreciated hands-on help from Team Depot volunteers from the Stroudsburg Home Depot. Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate-led volunteer program, has associates work together to create lasting and

Drivers, PennDOT prepare for snow

Richard Knapp’s phone won’t stop ringing. People need snow tires and Mr. Knapp, the manager of McCarthy Tire & Automotive Center in Scranton, can’t keep them on the shelves.

Sweet, tangy, seasonal: Elmhurst Twp. woman's autumn recipe lineup includes Cranberry Chicken

Tomorrow, most families will have cranberry sauce on the dinner table alongside the usual Thanksgiving staples. Susan Caparo has found another really good use for the sauce, though.

Schools closing Wednesday for expected snow storm

Several area school districts will be closed Wednesday for a storm expected to dump between four and eight inches of snow on the region. (read more)