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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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River Runner Shuttle To Operate This Weekend

The River Runner shuttle kicks off its free service this Saturday, offering hourly rides for hikers, bikers, and boaters in the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area. The shuttle includes a trailer for kayaks, canoes, and bikes. For details and schedules, visit the Monroe County Transportation Authority website.

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Big Concern Now Over Little Insect

May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and when it comes to 2024’s Worst States for Tick-Borne Illnesses, Pennsylvania lands near the top, ranking 2nd in total Lyme disease cases and 5th in blacklegged tick distribution.

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Inflation, Rising Costs, Economy In General Affecting Hotel Demand

Despite the fact that inflation has taken a bite of of overall hotel demand, Pocono resorts are gearing up for a busy Memorial Day weekend. Great Wolf Lodge is expecting 90-100% bookings. Governor Josh Shapiro’s “Great American Getaway” campaign aims to boost state tourism, which historically generates over $76 billion annually and supports nearly 500,000 […]

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New Owner Reveals Plans For Iconic Pocono Resort

We recently reported that Pocono Palace Resort had been sold. Now we have learned that the former couples resort went for a whopping $17.8 million. The new owners now say they plan to expand its appeal with renovations and amenities for all types of travelers, including business travelers and families.

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Truck Stolen In Stroudsburg

Police are on the lookout for four suspects after a red 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck was stolen in Stroudsburg. The truck… with “FC Pocono” soccer club magnets on it… was taken from behind a business on North 9th Street. The suspects were said to be dressed in dark clothing and masks. Anyone with information should […]

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New Tourism Campaign Launched

Pennsylvania is launching a new campaign, “Pennsylvania: The Great American Getaway,” aimed at attracting more tourists to the state. The campaign includes a summer marketing push targeting regional markets and a new tourism brand . Governor Josh Shapiro kicked it off with a trip to Barley Creek Brewing Company in his RV., where he checked […]

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Fraud Vehicle Sale Costs Man $35,000

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a fraudulent vehicle sale in Monroe County, where a 58-year-old man from Baltimore, Maryland, lost $35,000. The incident involved a 2020 Toyota 4-Runner and occurred on Route 115 in Chestnuthill Township. Troopers from Fern Ridge are handling the investigation.

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2 Injured When Motorcycle Hits Deer

Two people were injured in a motorcycle crash in Monroe County. According to Monroe County Communications, the motorcycle collided with a deer on Rolling Hills Road in Ross Township. Both victims were taken to the hospital. No names have been released, and there has been no update on their conditions.

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Vape Shop Robber Hunted

Stroud Area Regional Police are on the lookout for a man suspected of stealing merchandise from a vape shop in Stroudsburg. The theft occurred at Cloud King on Main Street just before 9:30 Saturday night. The suspect fled the store without paying after asking a clerk to retrieve an item from the back. Anyone with […]

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