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Fire At ESU

A fire broke out at the ESU Innovation Center near East Stroudsburg University campus, causing smoke and water damage to the building. Firefighters responded swiftly to evacuate the building, and the cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

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Debate Over Remote Voting By State Lawmakers Continues

In Harrisburg, remote voting remains a contentious issue for Pennsylvania House lawmakers. Initially implemented during the period of COVID scares, remote voting continues to draw scrutiny. Critics argue that remote voting could potentially lead to legal challenges and procedural concerns, while supporters say it ensures all members can participate in crucial votes.

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Troubled Past Pocono Property Now On The Market

A short-term rental property in Pocono Manor, subject to numerous complaints from neighbors, is now listed for sale at $650,000. The property, located at 205 Lake Road, faced scrutiny for noise disturbances and safety concerns, prompting the withdrawal of its license renewal appeal.

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Tornado Damage In Schuylkill County

It’s now official… The National Weather Service says it was an EF1 tornado with winds up to 90 mph that tore through Mahanoy City in Schuylkill County. The twister covered 1.5 miles with a width of 75 yards, causing damage to roofs and windows, including at a local elementary school. Fortunately, there were no reported […]

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Aqua Pennsylvania Seeking Rate Increase

Aqua Pennsylvania is seeking a rate increase for water and wastewater customers, potentially raising bills by $16.10 per month for residential water and wastewater services. The increase, if approved, would generate $126.7 million for infrastructure improvements and regulatory compliance.

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EF1 Tornado Confirmed In Wayne County

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF1 tornado touched down in Wayne County. Meteorologists reported the tornado occurred in West Damascus Township around 6:20pm Monday with maximum winds reaching 90 miles per hour.

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Pike County Woman Shot Dead

Pennsylvania State Police in Blooming Grove are probing the death of Karen Kistle, a 60-year-old Pike County woman found with a gunshot wound in Dingman Township last week. Despite efforts to airlift her to Geisinger Community Medical Center, Kistle succumbed to her injuries. The Pike County DA’s Office, along with the Coroner’s Office are involved […]

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PPL Power Outage

Hundreds of PPL customers in Monroe County experienced a power outage, attributed to a tripped breaker or blown fuse. Crews swiftly addressed the issue. Approximately 927 customers in the Stroudsburg area were affected, but power has been restored, according to PPL.

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Manhunt Underway After Fatal Bar Shooting In Middle Smithfield Township

State Police are on the hunt for Matthew Herberto Morales, wanted in connection with a fatal shooting at My Place Bar and Grill in Middle Smithfield Township, near East Stroudsburg. The incident occurred just before 11 p.m. Friday. Police say Morales may be armed and dangerous. The victim died at Lehigh Valley Pocono Medical Center, […]

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Kohberger Back In Court Thursday

Accused killer Bryan Kohberger appeared in court Thursday as his lawyers allege prosecutors are withholding evidence in the case. Kohberger… from the Poconos… faces charges for the murder of four University of Idaho students in 2022. No trial date has been set yet.

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