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Monroe County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Man ordered out of prison pending possible new trial in daughter's Poconos arson death

    A federal judge has ordered Han Tak Lee released from prison pending a possible new trial in the 1989 arson death of Lee's mentally ill daughter at a Stroud Township church camp. U.S. District Judge William J. Nealon's ordered the release Tuesday,...
  • Players losing more money at Sands tables than any other Pennsylvania casino

    Casino slot machine losses may be falling in Pennsylvania, but table games revenue continues to rise, thanks largely to the Sands casino in Bethlehem. Sands easily led the state in July revenues from table games such as blackjack, roulette and craps by...
  • Monroe County road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Monroe Municipality: Smithfield Twp. ROAD NAME: Foxtown Hill Road BETWEEN: PA 611 AND I 80 Type of Work: Other Work being Done By: PENNDOT Maintenance...
  • Northampton County road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Northampton Municipality: Moore Township ROAD NAME: Bushkill Drive BETWEEN: Moorestown Road AND Allentown Road Type of Work: Other Work being Done By:...
  • Massage business, Subway and Supercuts coming to Bethlehem and other company news

    Elements Massage, Supercuts, Subway to lease spaceat Madison Farms David Nicholson and Blake Gross of LMS Commercial Real Estate, a privately owned real estate company based in Lancaster, have arranged 1,803-square-foot, 1,413-square-foot and 1,287-...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ROBERT S. BOWEN JR. has been selected president of First Savings Insurance Inc. in Perkasie, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Savings Bank. Bowen has more than 29 years of experience in the insurance industry and brings a variety of leadership...
  • New season begins a new era in high school sports

    New season begins a new era in high school sports
    Late Monday morning I hopped on Route 33 heading toward East Stroudsburg. On the southbound lanes, about six yellow school buses passed me, one right after the other. How symbolic, I thought. On the first day of the 2014-15 scholastic sports year,...
  • Two Monroe County nurses have licenses suspended for drug use

    The State Board of Nursing has suspended the licenses of two Pocono area women, both because of drug use. According to an order by the board, in March 2010, Elizabeth Petrone of Stroudsburg was found to have withdrawn a controlled substance from a...
  • Poconos traffic stop yields synthetic marijuana, cocaine

    Three people traveling from New York City to northwestern Pennsylvania early Saturday were pulled over in the Poconos and a search of their car revealed synthetic marijuana, marijuana and cocaine, state police at Swiftwater said. All three, from...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1210 Hamilton St., will host the Wilhelm Brothers for a free indie rock concert at 2 p.m. Aug. 9. Info: 610-820-2400, http://www.allentownpl.org. ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT has openings for middle school students...
  • Toomey amendment to highway bill fails in Senate

    — Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania sought unsuccessfully Tuesday to skip most environmental reviews for road and bridge repairs triggered by natural disasters, describing the review process as time-consuming and costly. Opponents said there is...
  • Sandhill crane spotted in Trexlertown

    Sandhill crane spotted in Trexlertown
    Trexlertown doesn't just draw cyclists from all over the world. The home to the world-renowned Valley Preferred Cycling Center is also making some area news for birders. For the second straight year, a sandhill crane has been a verified visitor to the...