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BARRETT TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Taking the spooky season to a whole other level that’s what one family in the Poconos does every year to have a howling Halloween.

What’s your biggest fear? Clowns? Dolls? Maybe something out of a movie? You’ll most likely find it at the home of Eric Rosencrance and Jennifer Stapleton in Barrett Township.

“I absolutely love scaring people,” Stapleton says, “I get to be somebody different for the night.”

In Pennsylvania polling locations are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. All voters standing in line by 8:00 pm will be allowed to vote.

Weiler Abrasives, a Cresco, Pa., provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, has named Lynn Rich as vice president of global human resources and a member of the executive committee.

Sunday, 22 October 2023 07:55

Be On Lookout: Red Toyota RAV4 (rental)

See attached screenshots re: Facebook thread

Location: 191 Bridge near Barrett Library

This is a follow-up for the unsolved murders for John and Madeleine Leonard who lived in Barrett Township, Cresco, PA.  At the time these murders took place, their 5 children under the age of 18 lived here in Cresco, PA  their entire lives.  The only two surviving children left are Lori and Debbie Leonard, Twins, who have started a Go Fund Me Page in order to have both their parents bodies exhumed. 

Barrett Township, PA (October 11, 2023) – A major collision occurred on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at the intersection of Rt 390 and Skytop Drive. Around 11:49 a.m., a box truck collided with a pole, leading to a rollover. As a result, communication wires fell to the ground.

Emergency units from PMRP, Station 22, and EMS 1125 rushed to the scene following the distress call radioed in by 22-9-1. The extent of injuries remains unconfirmed, but there were reports of casualties at the crash site.

Wednesday, 04 October 2023 09:53

2023-2024 Citizen of the Year

Rotary of the Pocono Mountains would like to announce the 2023-2024 Citizen of the Year winner, Elaine Sekula! Elaine will have a tree planted at Ice Lake in her honor and will also be the Grand Marshal at the Barrett Township Halloween Parade.

Sunday, 01 October 2023 10:12

Haunted Woods at Skywood Park

Sunday, 01 October 2023 10:03

Barrett Halloween Parade (2023)

October 22, 2023

Rain Date October 29, 2023

Monroe County - The Monroe County District Attorney’s Office/Criminal Investigation Division is conducting an ongoing criminal investigation into the business practices of Michael BAXTER & Associates Commercial Real Estate and Property Management, formerly located in Stroudsburg, PA.

Thursday, 21 September 2023 08:49

10 Most Scenic the Poconos Towns (WorldAtlas.com)


Travelers come to Skytop for some of the best golf courses in the state and stay for the breathtaking views of the Pocono Mountains. Skytop presents a serene retreat from the busy day-to-day of life. Amongst lush woodlands and gorgeous lakes, this town is tucked away in Barrett Township, Monroe County.

The enchanting landscape and timeless architecture make it a popular destination for relaxation and recreation. The town is known for its historic Skytop Lodge, which has been standing for over 90 years. Guests can stay in the grand lodge or nearby deluxe cottages, and the resort features private trails that lead to unique sights such as Indian Ladder, Upper Ladder Falls, and Leavitt Falls.

Man arrested by police
Local Press Release
Monday, September 18, 2023

NEWARK, N.J. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Newark Liberty International Airport prevented a traveler from Monroe County, Pa., from bringing a loaded handgun onto his flight on Saturday, Sept. 16. The 9mm handgun was removed from the man’s backpack.