Around Town

Watershed Celebration The Brodhead Watershed Association (BWA) Members & Friends Celebration, an annual gathering of local environment-minded people, will be held Friday, Sept. 28, at Camelback Resort’s Aquatopia in Tannersville. The event will honor John (read more)

Puppy Palooza at Shawnee

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Pocono Puppy Palooza will be held at Shawnee Mountain on Saturday and Sunday, September 22-23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will include a variety of demonstrations, such as treibball (urban herding), rally-obedience and explosive/narcotic demonstrations. (read more)

What's Happening

To have your school, church or nonprofit social event in “What’s Happening,” email: poconotimes@timesshamrock.com. Exact dates must be listed. NO EVENTS WILL BE TAKEN BY PHONE. EVENTS ARE PRINTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. Deadline — noon on Friday for t (read more)

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Sept. 7, 2018

POTATO AND CABBAGE CHOWDER 1 (14-1/2-ounce) can chicken broth (not condensed) 3 medium potatoes (about 3 cups) peeled and cubed 1/2 cup skim milk 2 cups chopped cabbage 1/2 cup shredded carrot 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed 1/4 teaspoon pepper In a medium s (read more)

Money raised for homeless

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Family Promise was one of the benefactors from the Mt. Pocono Rotary Club’s fly-in/drive-in breakfast. Despite being rained out, they were able to donate $4,000 to this organization, which helps homeless children and their families in Monroe County. From (read more)

Move-in day at ESU

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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania welcomed 1,100 freshmen and transfer students to campus last week. Student, faculty, staff and alumni volunteers were on campus to help students and their families as the students moved in to their residence hal (read more)

Student awarded

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American Legion Post No. 254 presented the National Sons of the American Legion 10 Ideals program award and medal James J. Carbone, at their monthly meeting. The 10 Ideals program requires the student to complete and demonstrate a knowledge of character d (read more)