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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carol Ann SkubaAug. 27, 2015 , 65, of Hazleton passed away Thursday evening at St. Luke Pavil
Carol Ann Skuba
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted an hour ago
Aug. 27, 2015 , 65, of Hazleton passed away Thursday evening at St. Luke Pavilion, where she had been a resident for the past seven years. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary T. (Boyle) Skuba. She had... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesMARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Kyle Brian Reap and Kaitlin Grace Hennemuth, both of New Y
Lackawanna County Court Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
MARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Kyle Brian Reap and Kaitlin Grace Hennemuth, both of New York City. ■ Daniel John Marx and Shawna Patrice O’Malley, both of Scranton. ■ Thomas Moran and Tracie Pasold, both of Scranton. PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS ■ First National... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
RunningSUPURBAN RUN 5K AND MILE FUN RUN/WALK - The Thelma Urban Memorial Fund is holdi
Running
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 hours ago
SUPURBAN RUN 5K AND MILE FUN RUN/WALK - The Thelma Urban Memorial Fund is holding the inaugural Supurban Run 5K and Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Tamaqua Area School District’s sports complex, located at 500 Penn St. in Tamaqua. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Driver injured in Route 309 crash with cement truckA man suffered injuries when his car crashed into a cement truck along state Ro
Driver injured in Route 309 crash with cement truck
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 hours ago
A man suffered injuries when his car crashed into a cement truck along state Route 309 in Butler Township on Friday morning. Both vehicles were northbound just before 8 a.m. when the cement truck slowed to make a left turn into the Sand Springs... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
MMI hires five new coaches for 2015-16 school yearMMI Preparatory School recently hired five new head coaches who are beginning t
MMI hires five new coaches for 2015-16 school year
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
MMI Preparatory School recently hired five new head coaches who are beginning their tenures during the 2015-2016 school year. Tom Brown heads the MMI golf team, Michael Portonova D.C. coaches boys tennis, and Sean McLaughlin manages the baseball... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
MMI hires five new coachesfor 2015-16 school yearMMI Preparatory School recently hired five new head coaches who are beginning t
MMI hires five new coachesfor 2015-16 school year
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
MMI Preparatory School recently hired five new head coaches who are beginning their tenures during the 2015-2016 school year. Tom Brown heads the MMI golf team, Michael Portonova D.C. coaches boys tennis, and Sean McLaughlin manages the baseball... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 28Police search for man who bothered children The Weatherly Police Department i
Police, Aug. 28
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Police search for man who bothered children The Weatherly Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident that occurred Wednesday evening. Eight children were playing in front of the Weatherly American Legion post on West Main Street when... Read more
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Oxford Mail
FIXTURES: August 28-September 2Prelim round: Wantage Tn v Didcot Tn. SKY BET LEAGUE TWO Oxford Utd v Yeovil
FIXTURES: August 28-September 2
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Prelim round: Wantage Tn v Didcot Tn. SKY BET LEAGUE TWO Oxford Utd v Yeovil Tn. VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE SOUTH Oxford City v Weston-super-Mare. Prelim round: Chertsey Tn v Kidlington, Cheltenham Saracens v Milton Utd, Cove v North Leigh,... Read more
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South Maryland News
Maryland unveils standards to end discriminatory profilingMaryland has become the first state to follow federal guidance on profiling in
Maryland unveils standards to end discriminatory profiling
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
Maryland has become the first state to follow federal guidance on profiling in policing, with the publication of state standards to end discriminatory profiling Tuesday. Local law enforcement agencies say these standards are already in place. In... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County Court – drug casesA Carbon County woman admitted bringing drugs into the county prison and sharin
Carbon County Court – drug cases
Times News / Posted yesterday
A Carbon County woman admitted bringing drugs into the county prison and sharing it with fellow inmates. She was one of five defendants in pending drug-related cases entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court on Tuesday. Judge Joseph J. Matika... Read more
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South Maryland News
Judge finds county illegally withheld documents in Lusby resident’s PIA caseA Calvert County Circuit Court judge found that the county illegally withheld d
Judge finds county illegally withheld documents in Lusby resident’s PIA case
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
A Calvert County Circuit Court judge found that the county illegally withheld documents from a Lusby man's Public Information Act request and must disclose them. After a hearing June 5, Judge Mark Chandlee issued his decision Aug. 7 stating that the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
John A. ChincolaAug. 26, 2015 , 70, of Freeland died unexpectedly Wednesday in Lehigh Valley H
John A. Chincola
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Aug. 26, 2015 , 70, of Freeland died unexpectedly Wednesday in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Adam S. and Mary Ann (King) Chincola Sr. He was a member of St. John the Baptist... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 27Truck crash closed I-81 Two men escaped with minor injuries after their tracto
Police, Aug. 27
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Truck crash closed I-81 Two men escaped with minor injuries after their tractor-trailer crossed the median on Interstate 81 and crashed into a dirt embankment Monday morning, shutting down the northbound lanes, state police at Hazleton said. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man flown to hospital after crashOne man was extricated from a vehicle and flown to a regional trauma center fol
Man flown to hospital after crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
One man was extricated from a vehicle and flown to a regional trauma center following a two-vehicle crash in Butler Township on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Police said a man who was driving a green Subaru that was headed east on Butler Drive... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
One man flown to hospital from Butler Twp. crashOne man was extricated from a vehicle and flown to a regional trauma center fol
One man flown to hospital from Butler Twp. crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
One man was extricated from a vehicle and flown to a regional trauma center following a two-vehicle crash near Butler Drive and Freedom Road in Butler Township on Wednesday afternoon, township police said. Police said a man who was driving a green... Read more
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Toronto Star
Finance Minister Joe Oliver cancels speech at men’s club amid Twitter storm“Canadians are worried about the economy, stock markets are tumbling, yet Joe O
Finance Minister Joe Oliver cancels speech at men’s club amid Twitter storm
Toronto Star / Posted 2 days ago
“Canadians are worried about the economy, stock markets are tumbling, yet Joe Oliver is nowhere to be seen unless you’re a wealthy Conservative donor who happens to be a man,” Chrystia Freeland, who is running in the Toronto riding of... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Lawyer Recuses from Representing MilliganLITTLE ROCK - A Benton attorney has recused himself from representing Arkansas
Lawyer Recuses from Representing Milligan
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK - A Benton attorney has recused himself from representing Arkansas Treasurer Dennis Milligan in a potential ethics complaint investigation, citing a conflict of interest. Attorney Jonathan Camp confirmed in an email sent late Tuesday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Prosecute Corruption Cases At the ICC'Kenya has a history of classic corruption scandals that cost the treasury billi
'Prosecute Corruption Cases At the ICC'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kenya has a history of classic corruption scandals that cost the treasury billions of shillings. The most notable ones include the Goldenberg scandal of the early 1990s in which Kenya paid for nonexistent exports of gold and diamonds. Analysts have... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Sanderson Farms CEO, Joe Sanderson, Jr., Honored by Southern Miss College of BusinessThe following is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi Sa
Sanderson Farms CEO, Joe Sanderson, Jr., Honored by Southern Miss College of Business
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
The following is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi Say the name “Sanderson Farms” and two things immediately come to mind—chicken and success. Because of the company’s entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to core values,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fire destroys mobile home in East SideFlames destroyed a vacant mobile home in the Spring Hill Mobile Home Park in Ea
Fire destroys mobile home in East Side
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Flames destroyed a vacant mobile home in the Spring Hill Mobile Home Park in East Side borough early this morning. Firefighters arrived just after 4 a.m. and found flames through the roof of the structure, said White Haven Deputy Chief Mike Dotter.... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Sanderson Farms CEO, Joe Sanderson, Jr., Honored by Southern Miss College of BusinessThe following is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi Sa
Sanderson Farms CEO, Joe Sanderson, Jr., Honored by Southern Miss College of Business
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
The following is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi Say the name “Sanderson Farms” and two things immediately come to mind—chicken and success. Because of the company’s entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to core values,... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Ascension Health Michigan dissolves hospital boards, creates new governing structureAscension Health Michigan in Novi has remade its governance structure by dissol
Ascension Health Michigan dissolves hospital boards, creates new governing structure
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
Ascension Health Michigan in Novi has remade its governance structure by dissolving its hospital and regional system boards into a single nine-member statewide board with new regional sub-boards, officials announced Tuesday. “The move will benefit... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thailand wins guarded praise for destroying ivory stockpileBANGKOK: Wildlife officials in Thailand destroyed more than two tonnes of confi
Thailand wins guarded praise for destroying ivory stockpile
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
BANGKOK: Wildlife officials in Thailand destroyed more than two tonnes of confiscated ivory worth around US$3 million on Wednesday in what one rights group called a milestone in the fight against the illegal trade. Thailand is a top destination for... Read more
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The Star
Thailand wins guarded praise for destroying ivory stockpileBANGKOK (Reuters) - Wildlife officials in Thailand destroyed more than two tonn
Thailand wins guarded praise for destroying ivory stockpile
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Wildlife officials in Thailand destroyed more than two tonnes of confiscated ivory worth around $3 million on Wednesday in what one rights group called a milestone in the fight against the illegal trade. Thailand is a top... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Youth FootballWyoming Valley B Division ❑ Lake-Lehman 42, Freeland Whippets 6 - Brandon For
Youth Football
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Wyoming Valley B Division ❑ Lake-Lehman 42, Freeland Whippets 6 - Brandon Forte scored the Whippets’ lone touchdown while Collin had four sacks. C Division ❑ Freeland Whippets 26, Lake-Lehman 6 - Andrew Barron was a special teams standout and... Read more
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South Maryland News
Judge finds county illegally withheld documents in Lusby resident’s PIA caseA Calvert County Circuit Court judge found that the county illegally withheld d
Judge finds county illegally withheld documents in Lusby resident’s PIA case
South Maryland News / Posted 3 days ago
A Calvert County Circuit Court judge found that the county illegally withheld documents from a Lusby man’s Public Information Act request and must disclose them. After a hearing June 5, Judge Mark Chandlee issued his decision Aug. 7 stating that the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Skipwith Cottage has unclear future in OxfordErrol Castens | Buy at photos.djournal.com The Skipwith Cottage, built in 1865,
Skipwith Cottage has unclear future in Oxford
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Errol Castens | Buy at photos.djournal.com The Skipwith Cottage, built in 1865, long served as Oxford‘s visitor center after it was moved to its present perch next to City Hall. OXFORD – The little yellow house next to Oxford’s City Hall has an... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Cross country: Buckeye, Cloverleaf take titles, Colin Theis runs away with boys race — The Medina County GazetteLaGRANGE — The course may have been different this year, but the results Monday
Cross country: Buckeye, Cloverleaf take titles, Colin Theis runs away with boys race — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
LaGRANGE — The course may have been different this year, but the results Monday at the Keystone Icebreaker looked the same. Defending champions Shannon Wargo of Keystone and Colin Theis of Buckeye finished first, with the Cloverleaf girls taking the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
James Luciano DeMattAug. 22, 2015 , 79, of Hazleton passed away Saturday at his home. Born in Haz
James Luciano DeMatt
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Aug. 22, 2015 , 79, of Hazleton passed away Saturday at his home. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Daniel and Emelia (Bellucci) DeMatt. He was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Korean War. He was a local bartender. He... Read more
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Philly.com
Alleged Germantown kidnapper likely to plead guiltyAt some point, Barnes allegedly shoved Freeland-Gaither into his car trunk, whe
Alleged Germantown kidnapper likely to plead guilty
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
At some point, Barnes allegedly shoved Freeland-Gaither into his car trunk, where she lay "bound and cold" as he drove to Maryland, the feds have said in court documents. Barnes was arrested and Freeland-Gaither rescued Nov. 5 in a parking lot in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 24Charges, citations Charges or citations have been filed against the following,
Police, Aug. 24
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Charges, citations Charges or citations have been filed against the following, according to court documents. Violations for older offenses appear now because they have only recently been filed or served. • Edward A. Moyer, 34, Coaldale, two counts... Read more
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TechCrunch
Mirantis Announces Second Straight $100m Round And Intel PartnershipLast October, Marantis, the pure-play OpenStack vendor announced a $100 million
Mirantis Announces Second Straight $100m Round And Intel Partnership
TechCrunch / Posted 5 days ago
Last October, Marantis, the pure-play OpenStack vendor announced a $100 million round. Just 10 months later, it’s back with an identical announcement. This time the investment is led by Intel Capital and includes a partnership with Intel to help... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
NDP promise positivity in the face of partisan attacksNDP Leader Tom Mulcair is using the anniversary of his predecessor’s death to p
NDP promise positivity in the face of partisan attacks
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is using the anniversary of his predecessor’s death to promise he’ll run a positive campaign despite attacks from his rivals. Mulcair attended a corn roast on Saturday in St. Jerome, a Montreal-area suburb, where a moment of... Read more
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MLive.com
Back-school shoppers will spend $630 and jeggings are high on listSAGINAW TOWNSHIP, MI — Jeans and graphic T-shirts are among the back-to-school
Back-school shoppers will spend $630 and jeggings are high on list
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, MI — Jeans and graphic T-shirts are among the back-to-school must-haves for Kristen Simons' three kids this year. Three weeks before the start of the new school year, the 41-year-old Freeland mother was in JCPenney's children's... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 23State police at Hazleton probe incidents State police at Hazleton reported the
Police, Aug. 23
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
State police at Hazleton probe incidents State police at Hazleton reported the following incidents. Anyone with information can call troopers at 570-459-3890. ■ Six people were cited for trespassing on Hazleton City Authority property Friday... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Indians look to get over hump and back in playoffsThe Chesaning varsity football team consists of, front row, left to right: Keag
Indians look to get over hump and back in playoffs
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
The Chesaning varsity football team consists of, front row, left to right: Keagna Mcalpine, Kolin McAlpine, Drew Eastwood, Brennan Giesken, Bryan Moore, Eric Mark, and Dakoda Patterson. Second row, left to right: Manuel Spooner, Jacob Wright, Jacob... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Changes coming to Tri-Valley Conf.High school athletic leagues are always in flux, and the Tri-Valley Conference
Changes coming to Tri-Valley Conf.
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
High school athletic leagues are always in flux, and the Tri-Valley Conference is currently undergoing its share of change. Recently TVC West schools Merrill and Breckenridge informed the league they would be departing, creating vacancies. However,... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
New principal takes the helm at St. Charles schoolsParis named new middle and H.S. principal Robert Paris is the new middle and h
New principal takes the helm at St. Charles schools
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
Paris named new middle and H.S. principal Robert Paris is the new middle and high school principal at St. Charles Community Schools. (Courtesy Photo) ST. CHARLES – Robert Paris has been named the new middle and high school principal at St. Charles... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
CHS gals finish third at golf quadALMA – Lyndsey Schirle turned in the fourth-best individual score of the day to
CHS gals finish third at golf quad
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
ALMA – Lyndsey Schirle turned in the fourth-best individual score of the day to help Chesaning’s girls’ golf team to a third-place finish at a golf quad held near Alma last Thursday. Schirle carded a 48 at Pine River CC and the Lady Indians turned... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Blueberry Mud Bog winnersMONTROSE – The results are in for the Montrose Blueberry Festival Mud Bog held
Blueberry Mud Bog winners
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
MONTROSE – The results are in for the Montrose Blueberry Festival Mud Bog held Aug. 15 on McKinley Road. The event followed the regulations of the Concerned Racers 4WD Club. Organizer Joe Bennett reported the following results. In Street class,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Liberals aim to explode “myth” of prudent Conservative economic managementThe Liberals are taking aim at Stephen Harper’s assertion that the Conservative
Liberals aim to explode “myth” of prudent Conservative economic management
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The Liberals are taking aim at Stephen Harper’s assertion that the Conservatives are the best choice for voters seeking stability in the midst of global economic turmoil. The Liberal party trotted out some of its economic specialists on Saturday to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Liberals aim to debunk 'myth' of Conservative economic managementOTTAWA -- The Liberals are taking aim at Stephen Harper's assertion that the Co
Liberals aim to debunk 'myth' of Conservative economic management
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
OTTAWA -- The Liberals are taking aim at Stephen Harper's assertion that the Conservatives are the best choice for voters seeking stability in the midst of global economic turmoil. The Liberal party is trotting out some of its economic specialists... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Trash compactor blamed for smokeA jammed and smoking trash compactor was to blame for the Friday morning evacua
Trash compactor blamed for smoke
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
A jammed and smoking trash compactor was to blame for the Friday morning evacuation of the Freeland Senior Apartments at 246 Centre St. Freeland fire Chief Joe Stepansky said no one was injured. Stepansky said the department arrived to find a small... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
CampsA 3 on 3 basketball tournament and clinic will be held for both boys and girls
Camps
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
A 3 on 3 basketball tournament and clinic will be held for both boys and girls this weekend. The boys clinic and tournament will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. today, while the girls clinic and tournament will run from noon until 4 p.m. on Sunday,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 22Hazleton incidents Hazleton police reported the following incidents. Anyone wi
Police, Aug. 22
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Hazleton incidents Hazleton police reported the following incidents. Anyone with information can call 570-459-4940 or 911. ■ Officers are investigating a shooting incident in the area of North Pine and Hemlock streets at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday.... Read more
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Times News
Carbon aging agency director gone from positionLongtime Carbon County Area Agency on Aging administrator Cheri Santore no long
Carbon aging agency director gone from position
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
Longtime Carbon County Area Agency on Aging administrator Cheri Santore no longer holds that position as of Aug. 14. County commissioners on Thursday accepted a personnel report that lists Santore under “employment separations.” Asked for more... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wayne M. MaliskoAug. 19, 2015 , 60, of Weatherly passed away Wednesday morning at Lehigh Valle
Wayne M. Malisko
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Aug. 19, 2015 , 60, of Weatherly passed away Wednesday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton. He was born in Hazleton, son of the late Henry and Dorothy Glase Malisko and resided in the area for all of his life. Wayne had... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Aug. 21Woman pleads guilty in drug case Brooke M. Baran, 33, Weatherly, entered a gui
Court, Aug. 21
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Woman pleads guilty in drug case Brooke M. Baran, 33, Weatherly, entered a guilty plea to conspiracy for manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in Carbon County court. She was sentenced June 23 by Judge... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Street repair project receives little interestHazleton City Authority took no action on the lone bid it received Thursday for
Street repair project receives little interest
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Hazleton City Authority took no action on the lone bid it received Thursday for repairing streets that were disturbed during a water distribution system upgrade project that was completed last year. Authority directors asked Solicitor Peter... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard SpeakerWoman pleads guilty in drug case Brooke M. Baran, 33, Weatherly, entered a gui
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Woman pleads guilty in drug case Brooke M. Baran, 33, Weatherly, entered a guilty plea to conspiracy for manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in Carbon County court. She was sentenced June 23 by Judge... Read more
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