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Monroe County (Pennsylvania)

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  • New info for the Old Growth Forest #hikes

     
    Adventures to the Ancients Pocono Area Old Growth Forest/Open Space Hikes 2011 Registration required: Contact Bill Sweeney at Jacobsburg E.E. Center (610) 746-2808 or by e-mail wisweeney@state.pa.us Program Hike hours 12:00 / 1:00 – 5:00 pm...
  • U.S. is “Failing its Families” with lack of paid maternity leave

     
    I was lucky when I had my son. I got six weeks of paid leave - (although as any mom will tell you, six weeks isn't much time) - but for millions of other parents who have little or no paid family leave it's a different story. A report released this week...
  • Judge puts contractor Ed Mara out of business

     
    A Monroe County judge has ordered pool and landscape contractor Edward Mara Sr. to get out of the business and repay customers nearly $400,000. (Download Edward-Mara-Order-12-16-2010) Mara, of Bushkill Township, was accused by the state attorney general's...
  • SSHE Chancellor: "We Give The Best Value Out There."

     
    Facing A 50 Percent Cut ... ... in state funding, the chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities boasted Monday that when Hollywood looks for animators for hit films such as “Toy Story” it turns to Edinboro University in...
  • Send "Mother of the Decade" viral video to your favorite mom

     
    Two years ago Moms Rising, a grassroots organization working to provide economic security for all families, created its “Mom of the Year” a personalized video which featured a news anchor breaking the story that the recipient is mom of the...
  • Your right to know may be changing

     
    Two years ago, state legislators had a brief flash of decency and honesty and rewrote Pennsylvania's Right to Know Law to make many more records available to the public. The law has worked wonders, giving thousands of people access to......
  • Licensing boards sanction Lehigh Valley area professionals

     
    I've suggested in the past that it's a good idea to check up on the professionals you trust with your health, finances and other important details of your life, like your hair. Hopefully, you'll find that all of the people......
  • House Passes The #PaBudget: Next Stop Governor's Desk.

     
    HARRISBURG _ The Pennsylvania Legislature has sent Gov. Tom Corbett a key part of what is widely expected to be the first on-time state budget in nine years, though a last-minute push to legalize public school vouchers stalled before reaching......
  • Licensed professionals sanctioned

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions against licensed professionals from the Lehigh Valley area, as reported by the PA Department of State in June and July. The statewide list is here. July 2011 PA Board of Barber Examiners Bucks County......
  • The Sunday Brunch: In Redistricting, It's Give A Little To Get A Little.

     
    For political junkies, the once-a-decade redrawing of Pennsylvania's legislative district lines is a board- game geek's paradise: It's "Risk," "Stratego" and "Battleship" all rolled into one, with the balance of power for the next 10 years as the prize....
  • Is your doctor on this list of sanctioned professionals?

     
    The Pennsylvania Department of State recently released its monthly list of professionals who were sanctioned by their licensing boards. Here are the professionals who were disciplined from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding counties. Don't miss Thursday'...
  • Wednesday's Redistricting Hearing Today.

     
    The Legislative Reapportionment Commission ... ... has released its list of scheduled speakers for tomorrow's (Wednesday's) public hearing at the Lehigh County Government Center. The hearing starts at 11 a.m. While we are not possessed of an advanced...