Hundreds of volunteers help ‘Pick Up the Poconos’ – Hundreds of volunteers spent April 24 removing trash from roads throughout four counties. The effort was part of the “Pick Up the Poconos” spring cleanup in honor of Earth Day, organized by the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. More than 200 volunteers participated in Jim Thorpe, Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg, Milford, Honesdale and Hawley/Lake Wallenpaupack. Participants included students and staff of East Stroudsburg University and the Wallenpaupack Area School District. Families with children under the age of 18 cleaned local parks.

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