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

Community Event Listing, Sept. 2, 2014

Abingtons Annual festival: Abington Area Joint Recreation Board and the Greater Scranton YMCA harvest moon fest, Sept. 28, noon-4 p.m., Hillside Park, 1188 Winola Road, South Abington Twp. Carbondale Class reunion: Carbondale Area class of 1979 35th anniv

College Graduates

PENN STATE UNIVERSITY Nicole E. Adamski, Scranton, Bachelor of Science in forensic science and biological anthropology; Shannon M. Agredo, Montrose, Bachelor of Arts in art; Caitlin M. Anderson, Milford, Bachelor of Science in food science, with distincti

Weekend Entertainment Guide 8/31/2014

CLUBS ARLO'S TAVERN, 10340 Route 171, Union Dale: today, Clarence Spady Band. BAR LOUIE, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Plains Twp.: today, Just Press Play. BAR ON OAK, 900 Oak St., Pittston: Tuesday, line dancing with Danny Star; Wednesday, line dancing wi

Symphony of service Music teacher uses talents to improve community

One of Michele Conaboy’s favorite quotations is by U2 lead singer Bono — “Music can change the world because it changes people.” Everyday, Ms. Conaboy strives to put that sentiment into practice.

Shamokin Area board to vote on random drug test policy

COAL TOWNSHIP - A new policy mandating random drug testing will be put to a vote by the Shamokin Area School Board during a special meeting Wednesday. The proposed policy applies to any student from seventh through 12th grade involved in extracurricular