Conservation camp

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The Conservation Leadership Academy (CLA), hosted by Lacawac Sanctuary, was held recently. Sixteen campers from Wayne, Pike and surrounding counties were treated to a week of outdoor adventures. Many professionals volunteered their time to give the studen (read more)

Around Town

Pajama Program The “Pajama Program” is a national program that provides new pajamas and new or gently used books to children in need. Throughout the months of August and September, Frailey Insurance will collect new children’s pajamas (Sizes 2T to 12 year (read more)

What's Happening

To have your school, church or nonprofit social event in “What’s Happening,” email: poconotimes@timesshamrock.com. Exact dates must be listed. NO EVENTS TAKEN BY PHONE. EVENTS ARE PRINTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. Deadline — noon on Friday for the next (read more)

AED Donation

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Pocono Medical Center recently presented its donation of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the East Stroudsburg Softball Little League. From left: Brendon Abbazio, community relations specialist at Pocono Medical Center; Jamie Frailey, presiden (read more)

Learning Conservation

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The 42nd annual Monroe County Conservation Camp was held recently at Stony Acres, a 119-acre wildlife sanctuary/recreational facility owned by the students of East Stroudsburg University in Marshalls Creek. A total of 34 campers, ages 14-18, completed the (read more)

Pocono State Craft Festival

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The 30th annual Pocono State Craft Festival will be held Aug. 20-21, at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg. The event, co-sponsored by the Pocono Arts Council and the Pocono Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, celebrates the he (read more)

School retirees meet

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The Wayne/Pike Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees held its recent meeting at Central House in Beach Lake. The guest speaker was Mike Dougherty, who is blind, along with his guide Mac. He spoke about the history of Seeing Eye dogs a (read more)


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