Around Town

Raffle/Cook-Off/ Salsa Competition Monsignor McHugh and Most Holy Trinity schools in Cresco, will host a basket raffle/chili cook-off/salsa competition on Saturday, March 2. Ticket pricing the day of the event will be a sheet of 25 tickets for $10 or 3 fo (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)

ESU opens membership for Girls Who Code

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Some students at East Stroudsburg University (ESU) are aiming to close the gender gap in technology for girls (and women), particularly in the area of computer science. Members of ESU’s Girls Who Code Club is inviting girls in grades six through 12 who ar (read more)

Art show results

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The Pocono Arts Council held its 25th annual Juried Student Exhibition. Work by 40 students is on exhibit, with the following students receiving awards: • Best in show: Abigale Evans, Pocono Mountain East High School. • 2-D works: Ilija Chacon, Pocono Mou (read more)

Cancer awareness weekend at Shawnee

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Shawnee Mountain and the American Cancer Society teamed up recently to increase awareness for cancer prevention and raise money for cancer research, education, advocacy and patient services. Two events were held at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area: Paint the Mou (read more)

Entering the service

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Army National Guard Pvt. Jonathan Rosenblatt has enlisted in the Army National Guard. He will serve as a combat medic with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Medical Detachment. Rosenblatt is the son of Robert and Marie Elena Rosenblatt of Stroudsburg. (read more)

PEP award winners announced

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The Monroe County Historical Association (MCHA) named the winners of its annual PEP (Preserve, Enhance, Promote) Historical Preservation awards. Owners of historic buildings who have shown their dedication to preserving, enhancing and promoting Monroe Cou (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)