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Sergeant at the Monroe County Correctional Facility arrested for heroin possession at work

Sergeant at the Monroe County Correctional Facility arrested for heroin possession at work

Apr 6, 2017
Sergeant Tnishia Antoine, 35 years old of Blakeslee, was arrested today at the Monroe County Correctional Facility which triggered a complete lockdown and full search of the prison utilizing drug sniffing dogs from Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department, Scranton Police Department, and the Pennsylvania State Police. The investigation, led by Monroe County District Attorney detective Kim Lippincott resulted in the arrest of Antoine and her husband, Ronald Brnadon, 36 years old, also from Blakeslee. Today’s incident began when an MCCF employee discovered a bag of heroin lying on the floor i…

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513 charges held for court in ex-coach sex abuse case

513 charges held for court in ex-coach sex abuse case

Apr 6, 2017
Ron Gorman, 51, formerly of Stroud Township, Pennsylvania, currently of Marietta, Georgia, had his preliminary hearing on Friday, March 31, 2017 in front of Magisterial District Judge Daniel Higgins.  Prior to the preliminary hearing, Assistant District Attorney Julieane Fry withdrew the initial complaint filed on behalf of the second victim after new information had come forward which required additional charges to be filed for the same victim.  A new complaint was filed on the same date which mirrors the charges set forth in the complaint filed on behalf of the first victim.  Gorman is now…

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Hearing scheduled for court to appoint Constable in Chestnuthill Township

Hearing scheduled for court to appoint Constable in Chestnuthill Township

Mar 13, 2017
NOTICE TO CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS Court to Appoint Constable to Fill Vacant Seat Pursuant to a petition filed in accordance with 44 Pa. C.S.A. Section 7121 by Chestnuthill Township residents, the Court of Common Please of Monroe County has scheduled a hearing for May 1, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. in Courtroom No. 3 of the Monroe County Courthouse, 610 Monroe Street, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of considering the residents' request that the Court fill the vacancy of Constable for the township.   At the hearing, the Court will entertain applications timely submitted by person…

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Concealed carry seminar scheduled for May 17, 2017

Concealed carry seminar scheduled for May 17, 2017

Mar 9, 2017
Join State Representatives Jack Rader and Doyle Heffley, as well as Sheriff Todd Martin and our own First Assistant District Attorney Michael Mancuso and Chief County Detective Eric Kerchner, for a Concealed Carry Seminar at the Polk Township Volunteer Fire Company on May 17, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This seminar will discuss Pennsylvania concealed carry laws and the Castle Doctrine. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your seat now.   You can register online at www.RepRader.com or www.RepHeffley.com, or by calling Rep. Rader’s office at 570-620-4341 or 570-643-7683, or Rep. Heffle…

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Monroe County Community Night for Families - March 16, 2017

Monroe County Community Night for Families - March 16, 2017

Feb 27, 2017
**UPDATE** - This event has been postponed due to weather.  A new date will be announced shortly. The Monroe County Children's Roundtable will host its 3rd annual Community Night on March 16, 2017 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. at the Monroe campus of Northampton Community College. This event is free and open to all, and features information and resources for families on a variety of topics including: Substance abuse Mental health services Nutrition Child welfare Continuing education Youth programs Wildlife education Student art contest Library bookmobile Therapy dogs Child fing…

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