Around Town

Historical Talk Past propulsion in the Poconos — like in the rest of the world — has consisted of more than just trains and boats and planes. Hear of the many forms of transportation through the ages used in the Poconos, at the October meeting of the Hist (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)

Honesdale students get employment opportunity

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It may be a bit early to assess his new “job” in environmental services at Wayne Memorial Hospital, but so far so good for Honesdale High School senior Zack Potter. “I like the print shop,” he said, “lots to do.” Zack is one of seven students from Honesda (read more)

Dinner celebrates Pike County enviromental resources

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The Pike County Conservation District annual dinner will feature a live performance of “TREES” by NACL Streets. “TREES” is about the connectivity, communication and co-operative existence in forests. The annual dinner, which is open to the public, will be (read more)

Empty Bottles: Red blends serve as convenient bridge for drinkers with specific tastes

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Take me to the bridge wine. Red blends are on the rise. But these aren’t wines that emulate blends of Bordeaux or Rhône. The trend started with E&J Gallo’s hit Apothic Red spawned imitators. None of them seem to taste like specific varieties used to make (read more)

Scholarships awarded

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The Willing Workers of Paradise Valley have named its scholarship winners. All are graduates of Pocono Mountain East High School. Above: Brett Wagner (left) will attend Penn State University to pursue a degree in golf management. Tyler Salobecke will atte (read more)

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Oct. 5, 2018

PEANUT BUTTER AND HONEY BREAKFAST SQUARES (Good source of fiber.) 1 large egg white 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup natural creamy-style peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup oat bran 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup raisins P (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)