Stroudsburg attorney, Jerry Geiger, announced that he will run for Monroe County Judge. Geiger has practiced law in Monroe County since 1986 and is a shareholder at the Newman Williams law firm in Stroudsburg where he focuses his practice on civil litigation. He is a 1982 honors graduate of Lafayette College where he received the…

Route 80 Injuries While traveling on Route 80 in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, a chunk of ice flew off a tractor trailer. It crashed into the windshield of a car, severely injuring the passenger. The truck driver did not stop and the State Police will not likely be able to identify him. In fact, because…

Monroe County Reassessment Project: Episode #2 In our last post about Monroe County’s reassessment project, we announced a series of informational meetings scheduled for February in each of the County’s school districts. If you were unable to attend one of these sessions, this information is still available to you. Newman Williams Attorney Aaron DeAngelo attended…

The Poconos has long been a tourist destination. President Teddy Roosevelt used to vacation here as well as many notables, including Fred Astaire and Jackie Gleeson. The photo at left shows Jackie playing golf at the Shawnee Inn with golf legend, Arnold Palmer. The canoe photo below shows a young Fred Astaire canoeing in Delaware…

“Breaker 1-9, you’ve got smokey in your tail.” Remember the “good” old days? Yes, I’m dating myself. Mullets, leisure suits, CB radios and Friday evenings with “Knight Rider.” Truckers and car drivers bought CB radios to alert fellow drivers about police checkpoints on the highway. Drivers referred to the police as “Smokey.” Apparently, they came…

Many property owners in Monroe County, PA are understandably anxious about the property reassessment results soon to be announced. For that reason, we are introducing a series of videos to explain the process, how to get more information, and how to challenge your reassessment. The County’s last reassessment was about 30 years ago and, because…