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Police investigating possible homicide of woman missing since 1983, reward offered

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by Emily Cherkauskas
Thursday, Nov 2nd 2023
Susan Cerritelli

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the disappearance of a woman who has not been seen since 1983.

26-year-old Susan Cerritelli was last seen in her Long Pond home on May 11, 1983. She is believed to be the victim of homicide.

Her husband, Andrew Cesar Cerritelli, said he had left their home at noon to go to Philadelphia, and when he returned at 6 p.m., she was gone, troopers said.

Tunkhannock Township News

TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE CO. (WOLF) — 22-year-old Lee Vanluvender was killed while hunting 16 years ago, and his case is still unsolved.

The 31-year-old Philadelphia man was at Emerald Lakes in Tunkhannock Township, according to coroner Tom Yanac.

TUNKHANNOCK TWP., Pa. – The Monroe County coroner confirmed that one person drowned in a kayaking accident in Emerald Lakes Thursday.

Crews responded to a call for three people in the water along Beaver Dam Road in Tunkhannock Township. Author:

  • Paddock Plus area to undergo second wave of upgrades and new features.
  • 100 more reserved camping spots added as a result of continued fan demand.
  • Great ticket and camping offers, including three-day bundles, money-saving four packs, and a free camping option, now available for July 12-14 event featuring the NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and CRAFTSMAN Truck Series.


October 30, 2023 – Pocono Raceway has been awarded “Event of the Year” by the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) at its annual Conference and Awards Gala which took place at the Omni Bedford Springs October 23-25, 2023. The designation is part of the Spirit of Hospitality Awards. Each year, PRLA honors individuals and businesses statewide from the hospitality and tourism industry for their dedication, service, community involvement, and successes.

TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania State Police have charged two men as troopers say they had over 15000 untaxed ...

Letters: Readers weigh in on the Pike County commissioner, Monroe County register/recorder and Tunkhannock Township supervisor races.

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  • Annual NASCAR race weekend moves up a week from this season to July 12-14, 2024.
  • Pocono Raceway coming off a sold-out 2023 Cup race with its largest crowd since 2010.
  • CRAFTSMAN Truck Series race moves to Friday evening to kick off the three-day weekend featuring all three of NASCAR’s National Series.
  • 2024 renewal and pre-sale campaigns already underway for the NASCAR weekend.


Smoke clears after warehouse fire in Tobyhanna Township

Responding departments included West End Fire Co., Barrett Township Fire Co., Blue Ridge Hook and Ladder Co., Tunkhannock Township Volunteer Fire Co., Jackson Township Fire Department, Coolbaugh Township Volunteer Fire Co., Stroudsburg Fire Department, Gouldsboro Volunteer Fire Co. and Covington Independent Fire Co.

LONG POD, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A couple of weeks ago Pocono Raceway was filled with NASCAR fans, this weekend it will be filled with fans of art and music.

The Elements Music and Arts Festival is one of the largest EDM festivals on the East Coast and it has made Pocono Raceway its home for the second time.

An experience like no other.

The immersive three-day Elements Festival takes guests on a unique journey of the senses

  • Denny Hamlin breaks tie with legend Jeff Gordon for most wins before a sold-out main grandstand at Pocono Raceway.
  • The Joe Gibbs Racing veteran also recorded his 50th career Cup win and provided Toyota with its 600th NASCAR National Series victory.

LONG POND, Pa. (July 23, 2023) – This time around Denny Hamlin actually took the Pocono Raceway’s iconic Eagle trophy home.


Rt 115 South from Rt 903 to Pocono Raceway is 3 Lanes at this time. 1024hrs   Long Pond Rd to Gate 5 is One Way at this time. 1033hrs   Rt 115 Southbound from I-80 to Pocono Raceway is One Way.

LONG POND, Pa. (July 22, 2023) – Hendrick Motorsports driver William Byron collected his third pole of the season during Saturday’s qualifying for the 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.

LONG POND, Pa. (July 21, 2023) – JR Motorsports driver Josh Berry secured his first Xfinity Series pole of the season – and just his second in 81 career series races –

during Friday’s qualifying for the Explore the Pocono Mountains 225 at Pocono Raceway.

LONG POND, Pa. (July 20, 2023) – A limited number of 200 Level grandstand seats, beginning as low as $80, are the only option remaining for attending Sunday’s 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.

The interest has been brisk for NASCAR’s lone visit to the “Tricky Triangle” that features all three National Series (Cup, Xfinity, CRAFTSMAN Truck) and the ARCA Menards Series.

WHAT: NASCAR Xfinity Series Explore the Pocono Mountains 225, NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series CRC Brakleen 150 and ARCA Menards Series Sunset Hill Shooting Range 150.

WHERE: Pocono Raceway, a 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pa.

WHEN: Friday-Saturday.


LONG POND, Pa. (July 18, 2023) – With four races across three days including all three of NASCAR’s National Series, storylines abound ranging from the final appearance by a former
Cup Series champion who owns the most Pocono Raceway starts among active drivers to an actor playing the role of contender in the ARCA Menards Series.

  • Global Technology Infrastructure Solutions Provider headquartered in Sparta, NJ, will sponsor the 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, July 23.
  • 400 highlights the July 21-23 weekend that also features the NASCAR Xfinity Series, CRAFTSMAN Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series.

Note-To download the new 400 race logo as well as other race weekend logos, please click HERE.

LONG POND, Pa. (July 12, 2023) – Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) has signed a multi-year agreement as the entitlement sponsor of the Ally Bark Park at Pocono Raceway. The Ally Bark Park, the first permanent dog park located inside a NASCAR racetrack, will be bustling with activity during the July 21-23 Pocono 400 NASCAR race weekend.

  • Action-packed on-track schedule with four races in three days is complemented by a wide assortment of activities for all ages throughout the July 21-23 weekend.
  • Kids 12 and under are FREE all weekend with Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital Kids Day on Saturday, July 22, offering additional fun and activities.
  • Limited camping and race tickets remain available for NASCAR’s only visit.

LONG POND, PA (July 10, 2023) – While the NASCAR drivers will provide the excitement on track for fans during the July

LONG POND, Pa.—Attorney General Michelle Henry announced that her office is again partnering with Pocono Raceway for its annual Drug Take Back event during a NASCAR race weekend at the track from July 21-23.

Attendees on all three days can bring unneeded and outdated prescription medications to the track and safely dispose of them at the OAG’s take back location outside of the main entrance at the raceway.

Two men died in a crash early Monday on Interstate 80 in the Poconos.

According to state police at Stroudsburg, two vehicles were traveling west in Tunkhannock Township, both at a high rate of speed, about 12:30 a.m. Monday. One of the two vehicles left its lane of travel and crashed into the second vehicle, sending both off the road.

Both cars rolled over several times, ejecting the drivers: Donn Innes, 68, of Weatherly and Jeffrey Bates, 31, of Danville, Montour County. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

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