Honorary Chair

According to the United Way of Monroe County (UWMC), Denny Douds will serve as Campaign Honorary Chairperson for the 2014 annual campaign. Coach Douds has lived in the Pocono Mountains for almost 50 years and he is heading into his 41st year as head football coach at East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg. “It’s a great honor,” Douds stated. “To be able to give back to the community and give back in this particular way, is exciting, and an honor.” (read more)

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The Poconos in the news

Strike up the Bands: North Pocono, Western Wayne

They march in parades and perform at special events throughout the year, but for the hundreds of instrumentalists, color guard members and majorettes in local high school marching bands, the fall field show is the apex. It’s time to show they have what it takes. It’s time to make their schools proud. And starting today and running Fridays throughout the fall, the Lifestyles section will profile these dedicated, multitalented students and their shows in “Strike Up the Bands.” (read more)

Pocono Medical Center, schedules free depression screenings in October

Free, confidential 15- to 20-minute screenings with a behavioral health professional, sponsored by Pocono Medical Center, will be held: ■ Monday, Oct. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. Homeless Street2Feet Day Center 130 N. First Street, Stroudsburg ■ Tuesday, Oct.

Weekend Entertainment Guide 8/29/2014

CLUBS ABINGTON MEMORIAL VFW POST 7069, 402 Winola Road, Clarks Summit: Saturday, FullCircle. ARLO'S TAVERN, 10340 Route 171, Union Dale: today, Mike Miz Duo; Sunday, Clarence Spady Band.

Namedropper, August 29, 2014

Tobyhanna groups award scholarships Tobyhanna Army Depot commander Col. Gerhard P.R. Schröterassisted in the presentations when The Women’s Club and the Tobyhanna Commissary awarded seven students with a combined $5,000 in scholarships. Michelle Kaminski

Carbon commissioners commend DA for his service

JIM THORPE — Carbon County commissioners thanked District Attorney Gary F. Dobias for 34 years of service in the district attorney’s office, including 22 years as the county’s top prosecutor, as he retires today. Commissioner William O’Gurek, a long-time