Unemployment Scam

Unemployment Scams Increasingly Common, Police Say

Est. Read Time: 2 mins

Perhaps due to the large number of people who continue to receive unemployment compensation there has recently been an uptick in reports of phony UC claims. As a result, some area police departments are urging the public to report anything suspicious to the appropriate agency, as well as to local law enforcement officials, if required.

William Henry Harrison Hellertown

Olden Days, 1840: Hellertown Loved William Henry Harrison in 1813

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

In our oldest “Olden Days” to date–by far–we examine an editorial published by an early Pocono newspaper in June 1840. Remarkably, the story is partly about an event that had occurred 27 years earlier in Hellertown, that being a celebration of Gen. William Henry Harrison’s defeat of British forces at the Battle of the Thames during the War of 1812.