Thinking about having your dog in your wedding??

Are you a dog person? It’s one of those things, you either are, or you’re not. Some people consider their pets to be a part of their family – I know I do. If you ever bought something silly, special, or extravagant for your pet, you probably also thought about »»Read Full Post

S-burg company gets military certificate of appreciation

MegaPhase recognized for Army program’s success MegaPhase, based in Stroudsurg, has been honored by the U.S. Army’s PM Prophet and General Dynamics Mission Systems with a Certificate of Appreciation, in recognition of the company’s performance and “significant contribution to the success of the Prophet Enhanced Program.” “We are honored to »»Read Full Post

From mansion to office building

From majestic Kitson House to modern Kitson building The old Victorian home that once stood at 745 Main St. in downtown Stroudsburg had had its share of identities — the mansion of a wealthy family, a diner, Mexican restaurant and a nightclub — before being demolished. Although the exact date of »»Read Full Post


“stuff ‘round the mill” “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt The Run for the Red or the Pocono Marathon began was a dream by Bob Wertz who inspired many of us here in this community to join him and make »»Read Full Post

Woodstock revisited

In her new book on aging, women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup advises that if you want to stay young, don’t ask for senior discounts. These reminders that you’re old enough for AARP will soon have you thinking of yourself as aged and infirm. In the same vein, here’s another »»Read Full Post

Weaving a Tapestry of Obscenities

If cursing were an Olympic sport, my dad would be a gold medalist. As my buddy Pedro has observed about "Mr. M" (as my friends call my dad): "He's a first-class sweargarian." I attribute some of dad's expansive profanity to having grown up in an ethnically mixed neighborhood and to »»Read Full Post

Germanwings Flight 9525

When I first learned about the crash of Germanwings Fight 9525, I was doing Internet research on my computer. As a freelance journalist, a lot of my time is devoted to thinking of story ideas and then investigating the viability of them. On the day of the tragedy, I happened »»Read Full Post

Tips for a Bathing Suit Body by Memorial Day!

10 Tips to Bathing Suit Body 1)                  Visualize yourself slim. This creates a road map in your subconscious which govern our habits and behavioral patterns.  Visualization can help to fire neurotransmitters throughout your body to make the feat possible.  Spend a few minutes everyday to creating your ideal body image. »»Read Full Post

Easter Bonnet cupcakes

In your Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it, you'll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade. -Irving Berlin   I made my own parade of hats, cupcake style.   I didn't go with outrageous. I was feeling all pastel-ee and took my inspiration from these pearl decorations »»Read Full Post