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- 10/26/17--14:24: _PA Woodmobile Trave...
- 11/10/17--13:24: _Crews Get the Snowb...
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- 02/09/17--17:09: Fire Destroys Vacation Home in the Poconos
- 02/24/17--08:52: Monroe County Robbery Suspect in Custody
- 02/28/17--14:49: Restaurant in the Poconos to Reopen Come Spring
- 05/08/17--13:25: Camelbeach Gearing Up for Opening Day
- 05/11/17--12:59: Free Day of Service at Auto Shop in the Poconos
- 05/26/17--14:30: Tourists Headed to the Poconos for Holiday Weekend
- 06/10/17--20:06: Honoring Flag and Country in Monroe County
- 06/28/17--14:38: Pocono Pipeline Now Open
- 07/14/17--20:02: Woman Arrested for Road Rage in the Poconos
- 08/14/17--14:32: Veterans Looking for Community Help
- 08/18/17--13:19: Veterans Hit Jackpot for Memorial Repairs
- 08/28/17--14:53: Robbers Dressed as Nuns Attempt Bank Heist
- 09/18/17--14:49: Teacher Receives Award in Computer Science
- 10/03/17--14:54: Butchers Busy Processing Deer in the Poconos
- 10/26/17--14:24: PA Woodmobile Travels Through the Poconos
- 11/10/17--13:24: Crews Get the Snowball Rolling at Camelback Mountain Resort
- 11/22/17--13:47: Resorts in the Poconos Busy for Thanksgiving
- 11/30/17--13:59: Power To Save: Recycling Holiday Boxes
POCONO TOWNSHIP — Crews responded to reports of a house fire Thursday afternoon in Monroe County. Flames broke out around 3:45 P.M. on the 2000 block of Birchwood Road in Pocono Township. Nobody was home at the time of the fire, and there is no word yet on a cause.
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POCONO TOWNSHIP — Resorts in the Poconos are hoping the snow brought in from the overnight storm will help create a winter wonderland for couples looking to getaway for the Valentine’s Day weekend. Two resorts offering starkly different ways to enjoy the snowy weather say they are expected big crowds over the next four days. Here at Pocono Manor Resort and Spa, love is in the air. The resort is decked out in red, ready for the weekend`s Valentine`s Day […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — One person is in FBI custody after a bank robbery in Monroe County. The suspect entered the First National Bank branch in Tannersville around 4:30 p.m. Thursday and showed the teller a note. The thief got some cash, but authorities caught him before he could get away. Authorities say investigators knew about the plan the suspect had to rob the bank.
POCONO TOWNSHIP — In this corner, a fresh pizza and pasta station and in this corner, homemade furniture. The place? Pocono Brewing Company near Mount Pocono. Owners of the building are reopening the restaurant that closed in July. “It’s awesome. I’ve owned this place since 2014. My restaurant burned down in Gilbert — Luna Rosa — and we bought this building and then we ended up leasing it for a couple years. Things did not work out for the previous […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — From ski slopes to water slides–it’s that time of year again at Camelback Mountain Resort near Tannersville. Camelbeach Water Park is set to open Memorial Day weekend, and there’s plenty to do in a short amount of time. “Well, now that we got the snow off the mountain–well most of it, there are still some patches up there–we have really been able to crank through getting everything cleaned up and getting everything turned over from winter to […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — Repairs to cars can often be very expensive but that wasn’t the case on Thursday for some customers at an auto shop in the Poconos. More than a dozen customers received free service at a garage near Tannersville as part of ACDelco’s day of service. Mechanics at Best Auto Service Center near Tannersville have been very busy giving back to the community. More than $5,000 worth of parts and labor were handed out to those who qualified […]
MONROE COUNTY — Interstate 80 near Delaware Water Gap is bustling with traffic. Thousands of people are headed to the Poconos for the long Memorial Day weekend. Many of them stopped at The Visitors Center in Delaware Water Gap. “We stopped to use the restroom. We are so excited to finally hit PA but we had to use the bathroom and then we are headed to Kalahari Resort,” said Stephanie Wist, New Jersey. Other like this crew from New Jersey […]
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POCONO TWP. — Folks in Monroe County honored our flag and celebrated those who served our country. The community gathered at the Tannersville War Memorial to retire old flags and celebrate the 70th anniversary of American Legion Post 903. One vet explained why they burn flags to retire them. “It’s a symbol of our freedom. So they have to be retired with respect. This is the only way dignified to do it,” Tom Bowditch said. There was a barbecue after Saturday’s […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — It’s been years since Tyler Swoyer from Reading has been to Camelback Mountain Resort near Tannersville. He and his family decided to make the trip this year and spend this sunny June day at Camelback Mountain Adventures. “We came here as little kids. It’s been many, many years and now we have our own little families now and we wanted to come back and ride the slide again,” said Swoyer. The slide Tyler is talking about is […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — A woman has been charged with aggravated assault — among other charges — after a road rage incident in the Poconos on Friday. The video was posted online of the incident along Route 611 in Pocono Township. According to police, Shannon Henry threw a milkshake at a motorcyclist, then struck the motorcycle with her car, causing the rider to fall off. Henry is being held on $5,000 bail.
POCONO TOWNSHIP — Commander Thomas Bowditch with the American Legion Post 903 has put a lot of work into making the Tannersville War Memorial look presentable for visitors. This year, he’s hoping to do a little more, but can use some help from the community. “We’ve been trying to fix up and rebuild the war memorial for the last five years. We are a small group of 45 veterans. We don’t have a post. We don’t have a way to […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — It was just a few days ago that Newswatch 16 spoke with American Legion Post 903 Commander Tom Bowditch about plans to repair the Tannersville War Memorial. The veterans were asking the community for donations to fix cracks and other wear and tear. This gloomy August day got a little brighter when representatives from Mount Airy Casino showed up with a check. Members of American Legion Post 903 now have the funding to make repairs to the […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — Police say two women dressed as nuns tried to hold up a bank in the Poconos on Monday. The attempted robbery happened at Citizens Bank on Route 611 near Tannersville just after noon. Authorities say two women, dressed as nuns, showed tellers a handgun but left without taking anything. Police believe one of the tellers activated the automatic alarm and scared the two women off. Pocono Township police officers initially responded to the call, but now Newswatch […]
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POCONO TOWNSHIP — It looked like something out of a movie — security camera images of two women, armed and dressed as nuns, trying to hold up Citizens Bank near Tannersville. The bizarre attempt has people asking why. “I think it’s nuts. It’s different. It’s really crazy, two nuns,” said Alcides Catrino of East Stroudsburg. “What is the world coming to?” According to the FBI, one of the women wearing the full nun habit, veil, and wimple covering her hair, […]
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POCONO TOWNSHIP — Computer Science teacher Robert Luciano spends his days in the lab at Pocono Mountain East High School near Swiftwater. But this year, he added a new title to his name: award winner. This summer, Luciano received a Computer Science Teaching Excellence Award. “I was unbelievably excited to get the award, but the biggest thing I was happiest with is the recognition we got for our students and our school,” said Luciano. Luciano is one of only 10 kindergarten […]
Editor’s note: Some of the video may be upsetting to some viewers. POCONO TOWNSHIP — Archery season began statewide on Saturday and already butchers at Martinell’s Deer Processing near Tannersville have received more than a dozen deer to be processed. Lucky hunters aren’t the only reason for the rush to the butcher shop; warm weather is also a big factor. “We do have plenty of cooler space, so we can get them in and cooled down. In this temperature you want […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — There is a lot of learning to be had inside a 34-foot trailer. The Pennsylvania “Woodmobile” made a stop at St. Paul’s Church near Tannersville. This traveling exhibit gives visitors an up-close look at the forest industry and all that is has to offer. “The forestry is really near and dear to our hearts so we thought we would have the ‘Woodmobile’ come out and educate our students,” said Kieran Adair, Peak Academy for Community Learning. Visitors were […]
CAMELBACK SKI RESORT — It’s still fall but it’s looking more like winter at some of the ski resorts in our area. Camelback Mountain Resort near Tannersville is one of the resorts that started making snow Friday morning and Camelback plans to continue it throughout the weekend. Managers at Camelback say is actually early for them to start making snow but because it’s going to continue to be cold throughout the weekend, they couldn’t pass up the opportunity. The leaves on […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — The line in the lobby of Great Wolf Lodge kept growing Wednesday as early check-ins filled the resort in Pocono Township. One crew came from Maryland for a little “Turkey Day” vacation. “Well, we came here before, so it was easy for us to make a decision on where we wanted to go,” said Chris McQuereerir, Maryland. “It’s good. I really like it here. It’s so much fun here, and the food is awesome,” said Regygan McQuereerir, Maryland. […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP — With Cyber Monday come and gone, plenty of Amazon, FedEx, and other boxes will soon be piling up on porches. Many of those boxes will end up at recycling sites, such as one near Tannersville. “A lot of people like shopping on their computers and everything, therefore, there’s going to be more boxes than usual,” said Otis Brooks, Pocono Township. The Monroe County Waste Authority says this is the time of year when cardboard piles build up […]