Latest The Poconos Stories

2010-08-18 16:09:00

OAKLAND, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroFirst, Inc., a leading provider of digital content and technology, has agreed to deliver an extensive line-up of gaming options for the Mount Airy Casino Resort, based in Mt. Pocono, Pa.

2010-08-11 15:49:00

MOUNT POCONO, Pa., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa DeNaples, owner and managing trustee of Mount Airy Casino Resort, has announced the appointment of Jennifer Grieves as the new Director of Advertising and Promotions.

2010-07-08 12:00:00

BUSHKILL, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Fernwood Hotel and Resort has joined with Shawnee Mountain to create a two day Wurst Festival package for the Shawnee Mountain Wurst Festival July 17 - 18 from 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm on Saturday and noon to 6:00 pm on Sunday. Fernwood Hotel and Resort Wurst Festival packages include four tickets to the Shawnee Mountain Wurst Festival and Fernwood Hotel accommodations starting from $348.

2010-06-29 12:27:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort welcomes internationally acclaimed musician, Sergio Mendez, Saturday, August 14th at Gypsies Lounge and Nightclub, Mt. Pocono, PA, at 6:00 pm & 9:00 pm. Tickets are $40, $65 and $100 at the door.

2010-06-25 06:50:00

NORWOOD, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners were selected today from over 200 entries for New Image Weight Loss Camp's 4th Annual Essay Contest.

2010-06-08 07:20:00

NORWOOD, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The pound dropping power of Camp Pocono Trails is huge. This summer will mark a total of 100,000 pounds lost since the camp's inception in 1999. Over 700 children ages 7-19 will attend Camp Pocono Trails in Reeders, PA for an average of 4-5 weeks.

2010-05-07 13:19:00

MOUNT POCONO, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort, the re-born travel destination offering incomparable casino gaming, picturesque setting, ambiance, fine dining, luxury accommodations, outdoor activities and unrivalled amenities today announced Vincent L.

2010-04-30 19:30:00

BUSHKILL, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- May is the time for moms and Fernwood Hotel and Resort in the Poconos has created a no cook weekend with a Mother's Day Package May 7 - 10, that includes two tickets to the Mother's Day Buffet, a complimentary late check-out at 3 pm on Sunday and hotel accommodations for two nights for just $199.

2010-04-28 14:12:00

CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The ECHO Chain Saw Carving Team plans on "Keeping the Dream Alive" by carving masterpiece wood sculptures at Pocono Raceway from June 4-6 to benefit Victory Junction, a special camp for children with serious medical conditions, founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty and now a NASCAR community project.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.