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    Different Reasons Draw Lackawanna County Voters

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Republicans and Democrats in our area have their chance Tuesday to pick the person they would like to see as the nominee for President of the United States. Pennsylvania is among five states in the Northeast picking presidential nominees. We stopped at several polling places throughout Lackawanna County and for the most part, voter turnout is higher than in most primary elections. In Taylor, it’s the presidential race that’s most interesting to voters. In other parts of […]

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    It’s “A-Trout” Time for Opening Day

    STROUDSBURG — It’s almost time for trout fishing in all of Pennsylvania. Opening day for the northern part of the state begins Saturday at 8 a.m. It looks like opening day should be beautiful for anyone wanting to fish the McMichael’s Creek or any stream, lake or pond in the Poconos.  But you’ll need to make sure you have just a few things before trying to hook a trout or two. The wait is almost over for anglers in Monroe […]

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    ‘Good Morning JTL’ Celebrates 2,000th Broadcast

    EAST STROUDSBURG — Most schools start the day with the Pledge of Allegiance and some announcements. At J.T. Lambert Intermediate in Monroe County, they start the day with an entire morning TV show. Tucked away in a small studio at J.T. Lambert Intermediate in East Stroudsburg, seventh and eighth graders work hard every morning to bring their fellow classmates the news. The project started 11 years ago under the guidance of teacher Terry Toth. “We started with two really old […]

  • Trout Season Underway in Schuylkill County

    SCHUYLKILL COUNTY — Thousands of anglers hit local rivers and streams in many parts of Southeastern Pennsylvania for the trout season opener. In Schuylkill County, the cold weather played a big role in how many fish people were able to reel in. Their lines were cast and reels ready. Hundreds of anglers in Schuylkill County braved the spring cold to open up trout season. Elijah Howe of Wilkes-Barre said, “Just trying to catch some trout on the first day and […]

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    Watch Live: Partial Solar Eclipse

    (CNN) — The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a partial solar eclipse. The moon will clip the sun, making it look like a fingernail as it sets in the west for most of the country and Canada. The show will reach its height between 5:45 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET, NASA says, meaning the Eastern half of the country should get a view before the backdrop of golden twilight hues. People living in the […]

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    Beaches Closed For Holiday Weekend In Tobyhanna State Park

    TOBYHANNA STATE PARK — Swimmers at one state park in the Poconos won’t be able to hit the beach this weekend due to high bacteria levels. This sunny weather is just what visitors in the Poconos would hope for on this holiday weekend, but anyone looking to cool off with a swim at Tobyhanna State Park is going to be a little disappointed. The beach is closed until further notice. No swimming signs are posted at Tobyhanna State Park as […]

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    Escaping The Cold At Early Bird Sports Expo

    BLOOMSBURG — In the middle of all this extreme cold there’s a place to go this weekend to think of warmer times. The Early Bird Sports Expo has taken over the buildings at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. The place was packed on Friday with people dreaming of spring and summer in the outdoors and people trying to cure their cabin fever. The outdoors have gone indoors at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. It is early to be thinking hunting and fishing and other […]

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    Nice Weather, Cash Draw Anglers To Lake

    LAKE WALLENPAUPACK — As the weather gets warmer, more and more people are getting out to enjoy it, but at Lake Wallenpaupack, it’s not only the nice weather attracting visitors, it’s also the chance to become a millionaire. The sound of a boat engine humming in the water of Lake Wallenpaupack is a welcome noise signifying the warmer weather has finally arrived “It’s a beautiful day. Look at the sky, not a cloud in the sky,” said Jim Durkin of […]

  • Vote To Rename The Race

    POCONO RACEWAY — A contest is underway to rename the Pocono 400 NASCAR race.  Pocono Raceway has teamed up with Walmart in what they’re calling the “Fan Driven 400.”  Fans will actually choose the name of the NASCAR race at Pocono in June. For decades it was the Pocono 500.  Last year it got a number change, down to the Pocono 400.  Over the years, there were a few corporate names mixed in.  Who can forget the Gillette Fusion Proglide 500 […]