Around Town

Watershed Celebration The Brodhead Watershed Association (BWA) Members & Friends Celebration, an annual gathering of local environment-minded people, will be held Friday, Sept. 28, at Camelback Resort’s Aquatopia in Tannersville. The event will honor John (read more)

Puppy Palooza at Shawnee

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Pocono Puppy Palooza will be held at Shawnee Mountain on Saturday and Sunday, September 22-23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will include a variety of demonstrations, such as treibball (urban herding), rally-obedience and explosive/narcotic demonstrations. (read more)

What's Happening

To have your school, church or nonprofit social event in “What’s Happening,” email: Exact dates must be listed. NO EVENTS WILL BE TAKEN BY PHONE. EVENTS ARE PRINTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. Deadline — noon on Friday for t (read more)

Stroud foot bridge opens

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Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation Commission (SROSRC) partnered with Stroud Township and the Stroudsburg Area School District to construct the Pocono Creek Pedestrian Bridge, as a key connection of the Stroud Greenway. There was a ribbon cutting and (read more)

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; 09-14-18

HEARTY VEGETABLE CHOWDER 1 large potato, peeled and cubed 3 tablespoons margarine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 large onion, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1 tablespoon low-fat margarine 1/2 cup brocco (read more)

World War I memorials

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The Monroe County Historical Association will present a free program open to the public. Local historian Jim Werkheiser will give his presentation, “Monroe County Memorializes Its World War I Doughboys,” as part of the Third Thursday lecture series. The p (read more)

Area church celebrates 50th anniversary

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Our Lady of Victory (OLV) Church is marking its 50th anniversary as a parish in 2018 with several events, culminating in a special Mass celebrated by the Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera, bishop of the Diocese of Scranton, on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m., follo (read more)

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Readers' Choice 2018 - Vote Now!

Give us your votes for the Pocono’s best! Enter the names of your favorite businesses and you will be entered to win gift certificates from a business in the Monroe County area. (read more)