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Times News
Schuylkill burglary being investigatedState police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County
Schuylkill burglary being investigated
Times News / Posted 6 hours ago
State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence. Troopers said a garage on Arnot Street in New Castle Township was entered sometime Sunday between 4 a.m. and 4 p.m. A 2004 Yamaha Raptor all-terrain vehicle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Mahanoy to upgrade street lighting to LEDsprogram will address large and small areas of roads in the township, including
West Mahanoy to upgrade street lighting to LEDs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 hours ago
program will address large and small areas of roads in the township, including two sections of Industrial Road in the Frackville Industrial Park in the Altamont section. After review of the potential sites, five sections were removed from the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Nico BotchTools July 25, 2016 , 46, of Hazleton passed away Monday at Broad Mountain He
Nico Botch
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 hours ago
Tools July 25, 2016 , 46, of Hazleton passed away Monday at Broad Mountain Health and Rehabilitation Center, Frackville. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of Kathleen Tomaino and the late William Botch. Nico loved anything dealing... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Nico BotchTools July 25, 2016 , 46, of Hazleton passed away Monday at Broad Mountain He
Nico Botch
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Tools July 25, 2016 , 46, of Hazleton passed away Monday at Broad Mountain Health and Rehabilitation Center, Frackville. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12th St., Hazleton, will be... Read more
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Times News
Carbon driver injured in Mahanoy Twp. crashone-vehicle crash that occurred at 3:57 p.m. Monday along Route 54 in Mahanoy T
Carbon driver injured in Mahanoy Twp. crash
Times News / Posted yesterday
one-vehicle crash that occurred at 3:57 p.m. Monday along Route 54 in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said Devon H. Horn, 20, of Summit Hill, was driving a 2013 Hyundai Veloster eastbound in the passing lane passing... Read more
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Times News
Mischief incident involving vehicleState police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident that
Mischief incident involving vehicle
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
State police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred in the Schuylkill County borough of Girardville. A woman on E. Mahanoy Avenue reported someone scratched the driver’s side of her vehicle while parked in front... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police investigate murder-suicide in East Brunswick Townshipdead by Deputy Schuylkill County Coroner Joseph Pothering at the locations wher
Police investigate murder-suicide in East Brunswick Township
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
dead by Deputy Schuylkill County Coroner Joseph Pothering at the locations where the shootings occurred. State police at Frackville are investigating. The investigating officer is Trooper First Class Edward J. Lizewski, according to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Schuylkill man kills himself after killing Lehighton man, police sayfiring a handgun at him 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Joe's Used Auto Parts i
Schuylkill man kills himself after killing Lehighton man, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
firing a handgun at him 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Joe's Used Auto Parts in East Brunswick Township, state police at Frackville said. Baver was a former employee of Joe's Used Auto Parts, on 2401 Summer Valley Road; Greene was a current... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fundraiser planned to help Coaldale family healwon’t be the last chance to help the Wetzel family, either. “In September, the
Fundraiser planned to help Coaldale family heal
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
won’t be the last chance to help the Wetzel family, either. “In September, there is a benefit bike run planned in Frackville, too,” she said. “They have a long road ahead of them, but hopefully this helps pave the... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill man jailed for assaultCounty man was jailed on Monday on a charge of simple assault as the result of
Schuylkill man jailed for assault
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
County man was jailed on Monday on a charge of simple assault as the result of a domestic dispute. State police at Frackville said Lee Dutill, 33, of the 800 block of Barnesville Drive, Barnesville, was arrested following an incident at 9... Read more
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Times News
Man faces charges in house, car arsonswas nowhere to be found during the time of this incident. On July 9, Tom recei
Man faces charges in house, car arsons
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
was nowhere to be found during the time of this incident. On July 9, Tom received a call from Pennsylvania State Police in Frackville, saying troopers came across Curley during the night. Curley openly admitted to setting his vehicle on fire in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 20Article Tools Money missing from theater State police at Frackville said $940
Police, July 20
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Article Tools Money missing from theater State police at Frackville said $940 was reported missing at Schuylkill Mall Theaters, 670 Schuylkill Mall Road, New Castle Township. The missing funds were noticed as a manager counted the daily deposit.... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill driver facing DUI count after crashvehicle with her. The crash occurred about 11:30 a.m. on July 13 along Plane S
Schuylkill driver facing DUI count after crash
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
vehicle with her. The crash occurred about 11:30 a.m. on July 13 along Plane Street in Gordon borough. State police at Frackville said Chantelle A. Klinger, 34, of Pottsville, was driving a 1997 Subaru Outback northbound when she failed to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Tech-savvy student takes gold at national skills competitionHigh School, Graff, 18, was a student in the small engine technology course at
Tech-savvy student takes gold at national skills competition
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
High School, Graff, 18, was a student in the small engine technology course at Schuylkill Technology Center North Campus at Frackville for three school years with instructor Jason Wright, and worked for one and a half years during that time at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sugarloaf Twp. man dies in crashvehicle left the road around 12:18 a.m., rolled over and crashed, ejecting him,
Sugarloaf Twp. man dies in crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
vehicle left the road around 12:18 a.m., rolled over and crashed, ejecting him, the coroner’s office and state police at Frackville said. Troopers said the crash happened as Manganelli was traveling downhill and negotiating a curve in the road.... Read more
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Times News
Spitting on door leads to chargesA Schuylkill County man has been charged with disorderly conduct for spitting o
Spitting on door leads to charges
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
A Schuylkill County man has been charged with disorderly conduct for spitting on a door in his hometown. State police at Frackville said Scott Andrew Roche, 23, of Girardville, was charged after a video recording showed him spitting on the front... Read more
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Times News
Theft incident at theaters investigatedState police at Frackville are investigating a reported theft incident at the S
Theft incident at theaters investigated
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
State police at Frackville are investigating a reported theft incident at the Schuylkill Mall Theaters in the Schuylkill Mall in New Castle Township. Troopers said the manager of the theaters was counting the daily register deposit and noticed that... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill woman cited for assaultthat occurred on Friday along Bobb Alley in the village of Cumbola, Blythe Town
Schuylkill woman cited for assault
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
that occurred on Friday along Bobb Alley in the village of Cumbola, Blythe Township, about 4:30 p.m. State police at Frackville said Melissa Ann Rossin, 41, engaged in a domestic dispute with a 46-year-old maleand during it she subjected the... Read more
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Times News
Attempted break-in being investigatedAn attempted burglary at a Schuylkill County residence is being investigated by
Attempted break-in being investigated
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
An attempted burglary at a Schuylkill County residence is being investigated by state police at Frackville. Troopers said the incident occurred in the area ofEast Pine Street, Sheppton, in East Union Township. Criminals gained entry to a detached... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Local man dies after Sunday crashroad just after 12 a.m., rolled over and crashed, ejecting him from the inside,
Local man dies after Sunday crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
road just after 12 a.m., rolled over and crashed, ejecting him from the inside, the coroner’s office and state police at Frackville said. Troopers said the crash happened as he was traveling downhill and negotiating a curve in the road. His... Read more
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Times News
Luzerne man dies in Schuylkill crashinjuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday about 12:18 a
Luzerne man dies in Schuylkill crash
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday about 12:18 a.m. in Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville identified the victim as Pasquale Manganelli, 23, of Sugarloaf. Troopers said he was flown from the scene by... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard Speakerflown via MedEvac after sustaining serious injuries in a one-car crash early Su
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
flown via MedEvac after sustaining serious injuries in a one-car crash early Sunday morning. According to state police at Frackville, at approximately 12:18 a.m., the driver of a 1994 Mazda pickup was traveling on Buck Mountain Road in North Union... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mahanoy City man arrested on drug chargesarrest and prohibited offensive weapons. Friel was arraigned by on-call Magist
Mahanoy City man arrested on drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
arrest and prohibited offensive weapons. Friel was arraigned by on-call Magisterial District Judge Christina E. Hale, Frackville, and committed to Schuylkill County Prison unable to post $50,000 straight cash bail. The charges against Friel... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mahanoy City man arrested on drug charges; police injured in chase Mahanoy City man arrested on drug charges; officer injured in wild chasearrest and prohibited offensive weapons. Friel was arraigned by on-call Magist
Mahanoy City man arrested on drug charges; police injured in chase Mahanoy City man arrested on drug charges; officer injured in wild chase
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
arrest and prohibited offensive weapons. Friel was arraigned by on-call Magisterial District Judge Christina E. Hale, Frackville, and committed to Schuylkill County Prison unable to post $50,000 straight cash bail. The charges against Friel... Read more
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Times News
Group gives Breathalyzers to Palmerton policeof the American Cancer Society Telethon. Judy Hoppes, the community manager/sp
Group gives Breathalyzers to Palmerton police
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
of the American Cancer Society Telethon. Judy Hoppes, the community manager/special events for the American Cancer Society Frackville hub office, said, “We are thrilled to receive the donation.” In general, donations fund education, advocacy,... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill man cited for harassmentfollowing an incident that occurred at 4 p.m. Tuesday at a location on Valley S
Schuylkill man cited for harassment
Times News / Posted 13 days ago
following an incident that occurred at 4 p.m. Tuesday at a location on Valley Street in New Philadelphia. State police at Frackville said Corey Michael Cromyak, 29, of New Philadelphia, got into an argument with another man. During the argument a... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill man is charged with arsonA former Shenandoah man faces charges in connection with arson cases in two dif
Schuylkill man is charged with arson
Times News / Posted 13 days ago
A former Shenandoah man faces charges in connection with arson cases in two different counties. State police at Frackville and Shenandoah borough police will charge John Robert Curley, 53, formerly of 132 S. Market St., Shenandoah, with arson and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shenandoah man charged with arsonsaid Curley admitted to the trooper that he set his SUV on fire. Curley was ta
Shenandoah man charged with arson
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
said Curley admitted to the trooper that he set his SUV on fire. Curley was taken back to the state police at Frackville barracks where he again admitted lighting the vehicle on fire. At that point troopers transported Curley to the... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill couple killed in crash Tuesday morningClair. The couple was identified as John A. Yanchulis, 87, and his wife Jean Y
Schuylkill couple killed in crash Tuesday morning
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
Clair. The couple was identified as John A. Yanchulis, 87, and his wife Jean Yanchulis, 82, of 240 S. Second St., Apt. 17, Frackville. According to reports Mrs. Yanchulis was operating a Chevrolet Cobalt southbound on Route 61 and attempted to... Read more
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Times News
Results of new police initiative releasedState police at Troop L, based in Reading and includes barracks at Schuylkill H
Results of new police initiative released
Times News / Posted 16 days ago
State police at Troop L, based in Reading and includes barracks at Schuylkill Haven and Frackville in Schuylkill County, has launched a new aggressive driver initiative called Operation TEAM, or Troop L Eliminating Aggressive Motorists. The two-week... Read more
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Times News
Minor injury reported in Schuylkill crashcrash that occurred at 7:40 a.m. Sunday along Mountain Road in North Union Town
Minor injury reported in Schuylkill crash
Times News / Posted 19 days ago
crash that occurred at 7:40 a.m. Sunday along Mountain Road in North Union Township, Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said Sophia M. Levardi, 17, of Sugarloaf, Luzerne County, was driving a 2011 Ford Escape southbound and up a hill... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Anna Kurtzshe was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Mashack) Dowger. Anna was a
Anna Kurtz
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Mashack) Dowger. Anna was a member of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church, Frackville. Prior to retiring, Anna was employed in the area garment industry. She was a member of the International Ladies... Read more
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Times News
Theft of gun from vehicle investigatedState police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a revolver from a veh
Theft of gun from vehicle investigated
Times News / Posted 20 days ago
State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a revolver from a vehicle in Schuylkill County. Troopers said Gary Schrepple Sr., 60, of Back Road, Barnesville, Ryan Township, reported the gun was removed from his unlocked pickup while... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 17unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after the incident that involved Maraia Del
Police, July 17
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after the incident that involved Maraia Delcarmen Ortiz at 10:40 p.m., state police at Frackville said. Hit-run vehicle strikes Beaver Meadows vehicle Beaver Meadows police said a white vehicle hit a parked car... Read more
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Philly.com
After 37 years, inmate pleads for end to solitary confinementis seeking a preliminary injunction to be released back into the general popula
After 37 years, inmate pleads for end to solitary confinement
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
is seeking a preliminary injunction to be released back into the general population at the State Correctional Institute at Frackville, so he can live out the remainder of his life. The Department of Corrections is fighting his motion, saying he... Read more
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Times News
Model to reduce inmate violence headed to Frackville prisonsnine other state prisons. The system — known as the Swift, Certain & Fair mode
Model to reduce inmate violence headed to Frackville prisons
Times News / Posted 21 days ago
nine other state prisons. The system — known as the Swift, Certain & Fair model — will be implemented at prisons in Muncy, Frackville, Camp Hill, Houtzdale, Benner, Albion Coal Township, Mercer and Dallas, Brett Bucklen, director of research for... Read more
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Times News
Hit-and-run crash on I-81 in SchuylkillState police at Frackville are investigating a hit-and-run incident that occurr
Hit-and-run crash on I-81 in Schuylkill
Times News / Posted 21 days ago
State police at Frackville are investigating a hit-and-run incident that occurred along Interstate 81 in Delano Township, Schuylkill County on Tuesday. Troopers said Jacob T. Caiello, 19, of Syracuse, New York, was driving a 2016 Toyota Yaris... Read more
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Times News
Model to reduce inmate violence headed to 9 more prisonsnine other state prisons. The system — known as the Swift, Certain & Fair mode
Model to reduce inmate violence headed to 9 more prisons
Times News / Posted 21 days ago
nine other state prisons. The system — known as the Swift, Certain & Fair model — will be implemented at prisons in Muncy, Frackville, Camp Hill, Houtzdale, Benner, Albion Coal Township, Mercer and Dallas, Brett Bucklen, director of research for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
District 24 Little LeagueHaven 0 3 *Pine Grove 3 0 *Upper Dauphin County 3 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 1 4 M
District 24 Little League
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
Haven 0 3 *Pine Grove 3 0 *Upper Dauphin County 3 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 1 4 Mahanoy City 0 3 #Minersville 4 0 Frackville 1 2 Upper Schuylkill 0 3 # Pool champion * Clinched playoff berth Saturday, June 25 Millersburg 14, Railway... Read more
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Philly.com
Solitary inmate: 'I done forgot how it feels to touch another person...'Frackville, Pa. - On a warm morning last week, couples were hugged up on comfy
Solitary inmate: 'I done forgot how it feels to touch another person...'
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
Frackville, Pa. - On a warm morning last week, couples were hugged up on comfy sofa chairs and buying snacks and soft drinks from vending machines. Happiness was everywhere, despite the setting: the visiting room at one of Pennsylvania's... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Happenings, April 14Township Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meeting today at 6 p.m. a
Happenings, April 14
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
Township Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meeting today at 6 p.m. at the Foster Township Municipal Building. Frackville - A chicken pot pie dinner will be held at Zion's Lutheran Church, Frackville, on April 28 from 4 to 6... Read more
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TribLIVE
Prisons to follow discipline model set by Somerset facilityand staff, she said. Bucklen said the program will be implemented at the follo
Prisons to follow discipline model set by Somerset facility
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
and staff, she said. Bucklen said the program will be implemented at the following of the state's 27 prisons: Muncy, Frackville, Camp Hill, Houtzdale, Benner, Albion, Coal Township, Mercer and Dallas. Punishments in state prisons are decided... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
District 24 Little LeagueHaven 0 3 *Pine Grove 3 0 *Upper Dauphin County 3 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 3 M
District 24 Little League
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
Haven 0 3 *Pine Grove 3 0 *Upper Dauphin County 3 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 3 Mahanoy City 0 3 *Minersville 3 0 Frackville 1 1 Upper Schuylkill 0 3 # Pool champion * Clinched playoff berth Tuesday, June 28 Pottsville Rotary 9,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Mumia Abu-Jamal's Fourth of JulyFRACKVILLE, Pa. -- Tens or even hundreds of thousands of Americans, like those
Mumia Abu-Jamal's Fourth of July
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 days ago
FRACKVILLE, Pa. -- Tens or even hundreds of thousands of Americans, like those in the visiting room of the State Correctional Institution at Mahanoy, drove often for hours on the Fourth of July weekend to visit relatives or friends who are locked in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shen Valley honors those who joined PSPand the Pottsville Republican-Herald editor Brian Smith, reporters Ed Schreppel
Shen Valley honors those who joined PSP
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
and the Pottsville Republican-Herald editor Brian Smith, reporters Ed Schreppel and John Usalis; Cpl. Leo Luciani from the Frackville Barracks, and retired trooper Michael Yanavich from Mahanoy City for their assistance in helping to identify the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
District 24 Little LeagueHaven 0 3 *Pine Grove 3 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Mahanoy City 0 2 Saint C
District 24 Little League
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
Haven 0 3 *Pine Grove 3 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Mahanoy City 0 2 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 2 *Minersville 3 0 Frackville 1 1 Upper Schuylkill 0 3 * Clinched playoff berth Tuesday, June 28 Pottsville Rotary 9, Millersburg 2 Ashland... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Franklin B. Coffmanmay call at the funeral home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial donations may b
Franklin B. Coffman
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 W. Frack St., Frackville, PA 17931. Condolences may be entered and more information is available at www .harmanfuner... Read more
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Times News
FireworksRoad, dusk • East Stroudsburg: Dansbury Park, Day Street, 9:15 p.m. • Skytop:
Fireworks
Times News / Posted 26 days ago
Road, dusk • East Stroudsburg: Dansbury Park, Day Street, 9:15 p.m. • Skytop: Skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop Lodge Road, dusk • Frackville: Little League/Softball Complex, West High Street, dusk • Hazleton: Downtown, dusk, Rain date July 5 •... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
District 24 Little LeagueHaven 0 2 Pine Grove 2 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Mahanoy City 0 1 Saint Cl
District 24 Little League
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
Haven 0 2 Pine Grove 2 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Mahanoy City 0 1 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 2 Minersville 2 0 Frackville 1 1 Upper Schuylkill 0 2 Saturday, June 25 Millersburg 14, Railway Park 9 Ashland 14, Schuylkill Haven 2, 5... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Independence Day events plannedFrackville — Sunday at dusk from the Little League complex. Rain date is Tuesda
Independence Day events planned
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
Frackville — Sunday at dusk from the Little League complex. Rain date is Tuesday. Hazleton — Monday at 9:45 p.m. Fireworks will cap a day-long event that begins at 4 p.m. at City Park, North Laurel and Broad streets. Live entertainment and vendors... Read more
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