Newman | Williams Attorney Jerry Geiger, President of the Pocono Youth Orchestra (PYO), announced this week a wonderful opportunity for student musicians in eastern Pennsylvania. The Ulysses String Quartet will be presenting an Interactive Concert/Demonstration for regional string players at the Stroudsburg Middle School, 200 Mountaineer Drive, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, on April 14, 2018 at…

When he retires, NW Shareholder Jerry Geiger plans on pursuing a second career playing acoustic blues guitar. He’s not ready for prime time yet, but here’s a photo of Jerry just prior to playing a guitar/harmonica duet with PA Supreme Court Justice Mike Eakin at a Monroe County Bar Association conference. We know of a…

We support many local organizations but one of our favorites is the Pocono Youth Orchestra (PYO). The PYO is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. It just performed its winter concert series at East Stroudsburg University. We are pleased to report that our students played to a full house. The PYO gives students in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey the…

Pocono music lovers were treated to a wonderful performance this past Friday by the National Youth Orchestra of China (NYO-China) on the campus of East Stroudsburg University (ESU). If you think that “youth orchestra” suggests less than virtuosity, you’d be sadly mistaken. These are brilliant students with many attending Julliard and other top international music…

The Eastern Monroe Public Library is having its annual book sale beginning Saturday at the Hughes Branch on Route 611 in Stroud Township. The sale is coordinated by the “Friends” of the library, an enthusiastic group of volunteers that raise needed funds for the library by working on this project throughout the year. Our office…