Around Town

Winter Break Nature Camp The Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center, 93 MacKenzie Road in Covington Township will hold a Winter Break Nature Camp, Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 27-29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. There will be plenty of outdoor (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)

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen

The holiday season is upon us, and there is no better time to start your baking. Here are some of my favorites. Enjoy. CHRISTMAS HONEY COOKIES 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1/2 pound honey 2 teaspoons allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teasp (read more)

Camaro: Great handling

2017 Chevrolet CamaroEntry Price: $25,905 Price as tested: $38,130 This week, we’re behind the wheel of the 50th-anniversary, sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro, delivered in RS trim with a turbocharged four-cylinder for power. The new sixth generation deb (read more)

Fundraisers help cancer patients

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Two fundraisers at Mountain View Vineyard and Winery collected money for breast cancer patients in the area. Mountain View Vineyard and Winery donated 10 percent of the proceeds from all pink wine purchases. Every Saturday morning the winery offered Winer (read more)

Record-breaking food drive

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North Pocono High School student council organized its annual canned food drive for the local North Pocono Food Pantry. In 2016, they collected about 7,000 cans. This year, the students more than doubled that total, to 18,729 cans. North Pocono students w (read more)

High School Twirlers

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The Double “R” Twirlettes were well represented this football season as fourteen group members twirled with seven different high school band fronts at games, pep rallies and other events throughout the fall. Among the teams the Twirlettes performed with w (read more)

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Readers' Choice 2017 - 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)