Around Town

Polar Plunge for Animals The Animal Welfare Society of Monroe (AWSOM) invites the community to Go Jump in a Lake on Saturday Jan. 28, at Memorytown USA, 432 Grange Road in Mount Pocono. Registration begins at noon with participants taking the plunge at 2 (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)

Library News

At Western Pocono Community Library, 131 Pilgrim Way, Brodheadsville: • The Heritage Center’s new exhibit, “Old Time Delaware Water Gap,” will be displayed through February at its headquarters, 149 Bond Lane, in Brodheadsville. This exhibit consists of ol (read more)

Moscow mayor honored

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a proclamation to Daniel Edwards, in recognition of his retirement as Mayor of Moscow. Edwards served the borough for more than 32 years, starting as a councilman in 1984 and winning the Mayor’s post in 1990. (read more)

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Jan. 13, 2017

CHICKEN-VEGETABLE SOUP WITH ORZO 1 (3 pound) package chicken pieces 3 quarts water 1 medium onion, cut into 8 wedges 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped celery 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 1-1/2 cups sliced carrots1 cup diced celery2 tablespoons chopped (read more)

Award-winning videos

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It took one day for the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) at East Stroudsburg University (ESU) to film two videos that received national awards. Students traveled to Burbank, Calif., for the National Broadcasting National Convention and entered a compet (read more)

Gifts for the homeless

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While the holidays have officially come to an end, the spirit of giving has not at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono as they donate close to 1,000 gifts to the VALOR Clinic Foundation of Brodheadsville. Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono donated 100 winter gloves, (read more)