Around Town

Discounted Ski Tickets West End Park & Open Space Commission is offering discounted ski tickets for Blue Mountain, Jack Frost/Big Boulder, Shawnee and Elk Mountain. Tickets are available at the Chestnuthill Park office, 221 Rt 715-Brodheadsville. Call 570 (read more)

What's Happening

To have your school, church or nonprofit social event in “What’s Happening,” email: poconotimes@timesshamrock.com. 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)

Troopers Visit McHugh

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Monsignor McHugh Elementary School in Cresco recently invited state troopers to play basketball with students in honor of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Corporal Christian Saldibar and Troopers Dario Korpita, Seth Brown and William Jenkins attended pra (read more)

Pink Lights walk returns

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During the month of October volunteers and teams participated in a walk at Moonlit Lake (VIP) at Saw Creek Estates, Winona Falls Road in Bushkill, to raise money for breast cancer awareness. Recently chairperson, Betty Ann Ricci-Gorman and other committee (read more)

Sanofi employees hold Adopt-a-Family drive

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Sanofi employee Saskia DeJesus carries a gift of a child’s bicycle into Pocono Services for Families and Children’s Mountain Center. This was one of thousands of gifts donated by employees and delivered as part of the Swiftwater site’s 24th annual Adopt-A (read more)

Animal rescues benefit from annual Paw-rogi sale

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How to help Paw-rogie is closed for the season and typically begins taking orders in November. For more information, email pawrogi@gmail.com. When it comes to food-based fundraisers, Local Flavor is like a dog with a bone. Through Local Flavor Gives Back, (read more)

Three natural health products to help you feel your best

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Although they aren’t meant to replace prescribed medication or doctor-approved therapies, herbal supplements can be good additions to your care plan. Here are three that are worth knowing about. Ginkgo Biloba The leaves of the ginkgo biloba tree have been (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)