(28/22 NEWS) — A Tobyhanna man was sentenced to six years in prison for fentanyl, heroin and cocaine trafficking.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that Darius Jamal Scott, 46, of Tobyhanna, PA, was sentenced on December 7, to six years in prison to be followed by 4 years of supervised release, for heroin, fentanyl and cocaine trafficking.
According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, from around April 2022 until June 15, 2022, Scott conspired with others to distribute and did distribute over 40 grams of a mixture of heroin and fentanyl, as well as over 100 grams of cocaine, in Tobyhanna and surrounding areas in Monroe County.
The basketball season kicked off last night. Both the girls’ and boys’ basketball had their first game on December 6.
The opponent was Pocono Mountain East: the boys were away and the girls were home at 7 PM.
The senior varsity girls are Ella Henritzy, Zoe-Marie Brown, and Sydney Curry.
The senior varsity boys are Michaiah Brown, Mekhi Clair Christopher Desimone, Richard Gilmore, Dukuzumuremyi Inniss, Denzel Key, Kevin Polonia, Anthony Quezada, Zachary Smith, Kamoni Smith Johnson, Tymel Welcome.
The record for the Boys’ team last year was 5-15, and for the Girls’ it was 0-8. Get out and support our athletes.
SHS Wrestling has deep historic roots with Hall-of-Fame coaches, two state championship wrestlers, and consistently ranked the best in the region.
After a 14-6 record last season and placing 11th in the district, the 2023-2024 team is no doubt looking to improve this season.
This year, the team welcomes the return of standout wrestlers Hunter Brown and Zach Berwick. Berwick has displayed his skills with a 60-17 record and two top-5 finishes in the district over his two years on varsity. Brown placed 5th in the district this past season after a 23-win regular season.
Varsity seniors Victor Chapman, Wilgen Santos, Shaun Kelly, Michael Juliano, and Eryk Wozniak will wrestle alongside of Berwick and Brown. They open their 2023 campaign against Pocono Mountain West tonight at 7 pm.
Some people find keeping wild animals as pets exotic. However, the idea of it is not fully thought out.
Not only would they eventually hurt you or, possibly even others, but it’s also unethical. Spending thousands of dollars for wild animals to keep as pets shouldn’t be allowed.
Research isn’t usually done before the purchase of these animals are made. Tigers are one of the most popular wild animals that are kept as pets. Surprisingly, there are some wild animals you can keep as pets depending on what state you live in.
Some of them include anteaters, tigers, foxes, tarantulas, alligators, kangaroo, llama, cougars, and sometimes, even bears.
An animal being tamed doesn’t necessarily mean its domestic. A domesticated animal has purposely bred to live with humans.
Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Rick Siger today announced the approval of five new low-interest loans through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to support business expansion and boost the economy in Bucks, Lehigh, Monroe, Perry, and Philadelphia counties. The projects supported through these loans will create 256 new, full-time jobs and retain 46 existing jobs.
These newly approved loans build upon Governor Josh Shapiro’s commitment to create a stronger economy across Pennsylvania. So far in 2023, PIDA has approved over $51 million in low interest loans that have resulted in more than $149 million in private investment and created and retained a total of 1,331 full-time jobs.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, the school celebrated its annual Music Fest. Students in sixth through twelfth grade performed for friends and family.
The performers did an amazing job and we give our congratulations to them all.
“MusicFest was great and everything went smoothly. The Stroudsburg Area Music Supports (SAMS) helped and organized everything, so a special thank you to them,” says orchestra teacher, Ms. Wendy Wilson, “The performances of the tenth and eleventh-grade orchestra were awesome.”
During the performance, the orchestra played a Trans-Siberian piece called “Mass Russian’s Christmas” and announced that student Ethan Custard, 12, will be playing with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra on Dec. 21 in Wilkes-Barre at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. He will be joined by Ms. Wilson.
...Light snow may cause slippery roads this morning... An area of light snow is moving into the region, with snow being most likely northwest of Interstate 95. With cold air temperatures, many road surfaces are presently below freezing. Any untreated surfaces may quickly become slippery with just a light coating of snow when combined with rush hour traffic. Morning
Pocono Arts Council’s Annual Meeting took place Tuesday, November 28 at 6:30pm via Zoom. At the annual meeting, members of the Pocono Arts Council approved the budget for the new fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2023 – Sep. 30, 2024) and voted on the Board of Directors slate for the coming year.
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