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Daily Liberal
Gulgong Terriers seek glory against Gilgandra | Player profileRUGBY LEAGUE: After Coonamble’s shock loss on the weekend, the Gulgong Terriers
Gulgong Terriers seek glory against Gilgandra | Player profile
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 hours ago
RUGBY LEAGUE: After Coonamble’s shock loss on the weekend, the Gulgong Terriers now know who they will be facing. Inspirational captain Jimmy Carter will lead the Terriers in their grand final against Gilgandra on Saturday. After Coonamble’s shock... Read more
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The Morning Call
LVHN partners with HumanaLehigh Valley Health Network and Humana Inc. have reached an agreement giving H
LVHN partners with Humana
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
Lehigh Valley Health Network and Humana Inc. have reached an agreement giving Humana members in-network access to LVHN hospitals, physicians and clinics throughout the Lehigh Valley and in the Hazleton region. The new network agreement, effective... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton police investigate shots firedHazleton police responded to the 200-block of East Mine Street for a report of
Hazleton police investigate shots fired
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 hours ago
Hazleton police responded to the 200-block of East Mine Street for a report of shots fired early this morning. Officers determined that an unknown individual fired five shots from a rifle in the area at 3:04 a.m., police said. Last week, two men... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Steven Joseph DeStefanoAug. 28, 2015 , 27, of Blakeslee died Friday at home after a brief illness bec
Steven Joseph DeStefano
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 hours ago
Aug. 28, 2015 , 27, of Blakeslee died Friday at home after a brief illness because, as he said quite often, “it’s always something.” Born in Philadelphia and raised in Hazleton, Steven was the son of Mary DeStefano-Molino,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HS girls tennis❒ Hazleton Area 4, Wyoming Valley West 1 - Stephanie Mazurek and Lily Nowak sco
HS girls tennis
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
❒ Hazleton Area 4, Wyoming Valley West 1 - Stephanie Mazurek and Lily Nowak scored 6-0, 6-0 singles wins against Bryden Peters and Madisen Jastremski, respectively, setting the tone in the Lady Cougars’ victory Monday. Emily Corrado also defeated... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. girls soccer capsulesAs the final few stragglers walked away from Hazleton Area’s girls soccer pract
H.S. girls soccer capsules
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
As the final few stragglers walked away from Hazleton Area’s girls soccer practice, coach Jim Paisley had reason to be excited for his squad’s attack. The Lady Cougars ran an intra-team scrimmage during that day’s workout. Sure, it pitted their... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. boys soccer capsulesIt didn’t matter much on the scoreboard, but Hazleton Area’s boys soccer team g
H.S. boys soccer capsules
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
It didn’t matter much on the scoreboard, but Hazleton Area’s boys soccer team gained ground on its opponents in 2014. The defense toughened up, allowing half the goals it let in the net in 2013. The offense became more dangerous, scoring twice as... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Hazleton man held for robberyWest Hazleton police arrested a borough man they say wrestled a wallet from a w
West Hazleton man held for robbery
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
West Hazleton police arrested a borough man they say wrestled a wallet from a woman and ran off Monday afternoon. Borough police said Brett Magula, 23, was to be taken to Luzerne County Correctional Facility after processing. The charges he is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Last dance for Conga LoungeA Sunday morning melee was the last strike. A West Hazleton hookah lounge has
Last dance for Conga Lounge
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
A Sunday morning melee was the last strike. A West Hazleton hookah lounge has been permanently closed, according to borough police, who responded to an altercation involving multiple people outside the Conga Lounge, 37 W. Broad St., early Sunday... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
For those who served, honors long overdueJohn Zedolick of Mountain Top didn’t know he was eligible for medals for his se
For those who served, honors long overdue
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
John Zedolick of Mountain Top didn’t know he was eligible for medals for his service in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1962 until he read a U.S. Navy publication that asked, “Were you there?” He looked at the units listed and he was, indeed, there. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City man facing charges for episodeA man found unresponsive in a car at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton on Sunday
City man facing charges for episode
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
A man found unresponsive in a car at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton on Sunday afternoon later turned combative inside the hospital when staff was tending to him, court papers say. Richard Hall II, 32, Hazleton, also had drugs in his possession,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
An institution on life supportEditor, “Move your toes” were the first words I heard. I pointed to a tablet a
An institution on life support
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
Editor, “Move your toes” were the first words I heard. I pointed to a tablet and scribbled the word “hurts.” “Jesus Christ suffered, died, descended into hell, and rose from the dead.” My recent pilgrimage gave whole new meaning to the allegory of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 1West Hazleton incident reports West Hazleton police issued releases alleging t
Police, Sept. 1
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 hours ago
West Hazleton incident reports West Hazleton police issued releases alleging the following: ■ Dustin Yoder, 32, of Mifflinville faces three misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance, along with a misdemeanor count of possession of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HS golf❒ MMI 175, GAR 225 - Jessica McClellan’s 42 topped teammates George Palermo and
HS golf
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 hours ago
❒ MMI 175, GAR 225 - Jessica McClellan’s 42 topped teammates George Palermo and Morgan Long by one stroke in MMI’s strong showing Monday. Eric Degenhart and Sydney Karpowich added 47s for the Preppers. Paul Leco led GAR with a 55. Luan Hoang and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Commonwealth Medical College holds commencement ceremonyWILKES-BARRE — On May 10 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Publ
Commonwealth Medical College holds commencement ceremony
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — On May 10 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Public Square, The Commonwealth Medical College conferred degrees upon its third class to receive the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and its sixth class to receive the Master of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police arrest man they say swiped walletWest Hazleton police arrested a borough man they say wrestled a wallet from a w
Police arrest man they say swiped wallet
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
West Hazleton police arrested a borough man they say wrestled a wallet from a woman and ran off Monday afternoon. Borough police said Brett Magula, 23, would be taken to Luzerne County Correctional Facility after he was processed. The charges he is... Read more
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Times News
Truskey Run overall results10 K Run Overall Male – Eric Oertner, New Tripoli, 44:53. Overall Female – Bo
Truskey Run overall results
Times News / Posted yesterday
10 K Run Overall Male – Eric Oertner, New Tripoli, 44:53. Overall Female – Bonnie Natt, Drums, 51:04. Age 14-18 – 1. Devin Steigerwalt, Lehighton, 48:21. Age 25-29 – 1. Andrew Feher, Tamaqua, 46:57. Age 30-34 – 1. Dave Frederickson, Northampton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police seek man who swiped walletWest Hazleton police are looking for a robbery suspect who grabbed a senior cit
Police seek man who swiped wallet
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
West Hazleton police are looking for a robbery suspect who grabbed a senior citizen’s wallet and ran off. Police said a man was seen pacing in front of Puff N’ Stuff, 13 N. Fourth St., around 1:15 p.m. while the female victim was inside the store,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lassie, come home — and make it fast!Lassie, where are you? When I was a kid, Lassie was our national dog. There we
Lassie, come home — and make it fast!
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Lassie, where are you? When I was a kid, Lassie was our national dog. There were a few beautiful collies on Seybert Street and we had a collie named Teddie, the only dog I would ever have. And certainly if one day I retire and the universe delivers... Read more
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Times News
No Header!Truskey Run overall results 10 K Run Overall Male – Eric Oertner, New Tripoli
No Header!
Times News / Posted yesterday
Truskey Run overall results 10 K Run Overall Male – Eric Oertner, New Tripoli, 44:53. Overall Female – Bonnie Natt, Drums, 51:04. Age 14-18 – 1. Devin Steigerwalt, Lehighton, 48:21. Age 25-29 – 1. Andrew Feher, Tamaqua, 46:57. Age 30-34 – 1.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fight shutters W. Hazleton lounge for goodA West Hazleton hookah lounge has been permanently closed, according to borough
Fight shutters W. Hazleton lounge for good
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
A West Hazleton hookah lounge has been permanently closed, according to borough police, who responded to a melee involving multiple people outside the business early Sunday morning. A neighbor in the area videotaped the events unfolding outside the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Marie MinneciAug. 28, 2015 , 71, of Weston passed away on Friday morning in Lehigh Valley H
Marie Minneci
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Aug. 28, 2015 , 71, of Weston passed away on Friday morning in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late August and Mary (Gadola) Kender. Prior to her retirement, Marie worked as a sales clerk... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Holy Name to pay respectsJeff Stock, president of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Holy Name Society at the Churc
Holy Name to pay respects
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Jeff Stock, president of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Holy Name Society at the Church of St. Joseph asks all members of the society to meet Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Frank J. Bonin Funeral Home Inc., 542 N. Wyoming St., Hazleton, to pay their respects and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Group to promote Christian principlesA conservative group that began in the Hazleton region six years ago is growing
Group to promote Christian principles
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
A conservative group that began in the Hazleton region six years ago is growing to include a council that holds Christian leaders responsible for what they do — or do not — preach. The offshoot, called Liberty Lighthouse Council on Christian... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Art show offers variety of photographic exhibitsThe east and west facing walls of a West Hazleton art gallery represents two wo
Art show offers variety of photographic exhibits
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
The east and west facing walls of a West Hazleton art gallery represents two worlds — one modern and the other, traditional. To the east wall of Studio 303 are Maurice Fierro’s vintage black and white photographs from 1947 through 1954 and to the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 31Two robberies in city Sunday Hazleton police are looking for a masked man who
Police, Aug. 31
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Two robberies in city Sunday Hazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early Sunday morning. Officers responded to Turkey Hill, 800 Alter St., at 3:09 a.m. where they were told an unknown male wearing a red and blue... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
1 fire company merger complete, another in worksThe merger of the McAdoo and Keystone fire companies is complete, but the inclu
1 fire company merger complete, another in works
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
The merger of the McAdoo and Keystone fire companies is complete, but the inclusion of the Tresckow Fire Company is still in the works, officials said. McAdoo Fire Chief Bob Leshko said McAdoo and Keystone continue to work on their merger while... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Aug. 30, 2015American Society of Business Publication Editors Dom Yanchunas, formerly of M
People on the Move, Aug. 30, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
American Society of Business Publication Editors Dom Yanchunas, formerly of Mountaintop, earned an election to national vice president of the society, a professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Experts look ahead to the city’s future energy usageWhat will Hazleton look like, in terms of energy consumption and production, no
Experts look ahead to the city’s future energy usage
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
What will Hazleton look like, in terms of energy consumption and production, not to mention green-living, in 2020, a little more than four years away? How about in 2030, 2040 and 2050? A number of experts have weighed in on how Hazleton can act... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carol Ann SkubaAug. 27, 2015 , 65, of Hazleton, passed away Thursday evening at St. Luke Pavi
Carol Ann Skuba
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
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 ad Mary T. (Boyle) Skuba. She had... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton store robbed SundayHazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early
Hazleton store robbed Sunday
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Hazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early Sunday morning. Officers responded to Turkey Hill, 800 Alter St., at 3:09 a.m. where they were told an unknown male wearing a red and blue striped mask entered the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
NewsNow - News - Standard SpeakerHazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early
NewsNow - News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Hazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early Sunday morning. Officers responded to Turkey Hill, 800 Alter St., at 3:09 a.m. where they were told an unknown male wearing a red and blue striped mask entered the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
FOOTBALL 2015: Past Champions listCLASS AAAA 1992 — Tunkhannock 1993 — Coughlin 1994 — Coughlin 1995 — Coughl
FOOTBALL 2015: Past Champions list
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
CLASS AAAA 1992 — Tunkhannock 1993 — Coughlin 1994 — Coughlin 1995 — Coughlin 1996 — Coughlin 1997 — Wyoming Valley West 1998 — Abington Hts. 1999 — Abington Hts. 2000 — Wyoming Valley West 2001 — Abington Hts. 2002 — Hazleton Area 2003... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Do it: Your guide to entertainment and events in Northeast Pa.BAZIL, 1101 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: Sundays, John Olcese and Geri Feathe
Do it: Your guide to entertainment and events in Northeast Pa.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
BAZIL, 1101 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: Sundays, John Olcese and Geri Featherby jazz duo; Wednesdays, Marko Marcinko Jazz Quartet. BLU WASABI, 223 Northern Blvd., South Abington Twp.: Tuesdays, live entertainment. BOTTLENECKS, 3 S. Main St.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Woman suspected of pocketing $87G in unemployment fundsA Hazleton woman arraigned Wednesday for theft of unemployment benefits was on
Woman suspected of pocketing $87G in unemployment funds
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
A Hazleton woman arraigned Wednesday for theft of unemployment benefits was on probation for stealing $8,000 from the Hazleton Area Youth Football League in 2013. Colleen E. Bresnock, 45, now faces charges for allegedly under-reporting her income to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
James B. HumenickAug. 28, 2015 , 82, of New Coxeville died Friday morning at his residence. He
James B. Humenick
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Aug. 28, 2015 , 82, of New Coxeville died Friday morning at his residence. He was born in Hazleton, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Slavick) Humenick. He was a member of the Parish of Ss. Cyril and Methodius at the Church of St.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former Hafey great Mahasky receives Hall honorEDITOR’S NOTE: This is another installment on the Hazleton Area Sports Hall of
Former Hafey great Mahasky receives Hall honor
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another installment on the Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Others will appear periodically over the next few weeks in advance of the Hall’s annual induction banquet on Sunday, Sept. 13 at Genetti Catering,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Golf tournamentsWhite Haven Center What: A golf tournament sponsored by White Haven Center Sta
Golf tournaments
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
White Haven Center What: A golf tournament sponsored by White Haven Center Staff Recognition Committee and White Haven Center AFSCME Local 2334. When: Friday, Sept. 4; 1 p.m. shotgun start. Where: Sand Springs Country Club Cost: $80 per golfer;... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Districts turn to borrowing as impasse continuesArea school districts should have received millions of dollars in payments from
Districts turn to borrowing as impasse continues
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Area school districts should have received millions of dollars in payments from the state on Thursday. However, as the state nears two months without a budget, districts received nothing, and instead are borrowing money and depleting reserves to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Hazleton man accused of assaultFelony assault charges were filed against Sean Brogan, 36, of West Hazleton, fo
West Hazleton man accused of assault
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Felony assault charges were filed against Sean Brogan, 36, of West Hazleton, for an incident Tuesday at a borough apartment complex. According to court papers, West Hazleton police responded to a 911 call at about 10:50 p.m. for an attack at the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Resisting arrest charge against woman dismissedA charge of resisting arrest filed against Brittany N. Pagliocca, 18, of White
Resisting arrest charge against woman dismissed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
A charge of resisting arrest filed against Brittany N. Pagliocca, 18, of White Haven was dismissed during a preliminary hearing Aug. 19 before Magisterial District Judge James Dixon. Charges of possession of a controlled substance and use or... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 30Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases on the following incidents.
Police, Aug. 30
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases on the following incidents. Anyone with information can call 570-459-4940 or 911. ■ Someone smashed the windows on a minivan that was parked in the 700 block of North Laurel Street overnight... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HASD superintendent hopes to help students overcome obstaclesCraig Butler’s journey to becoming superintendent of the Hazleton Area School D
HASD superintendent hopes to help students overcome obstacles
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Craig Butler’s journey to becoming superintendent of the Hazleton Area School District has been long and intricate, encompassing a career journey across a large swath of the United States. A native of Arizona, he began his career in that desert... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HASD chief’s goal: To stop trouble quicklyThe Hazleton Area School District has a new police chief to start the new year
HASD chief’s goal: To stop trouble quickly
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
The Hazleton Area School District has a new police chief to start the new year — and an equally new philosophy on how to run an educational police force. Frank Hacken was hired as police chief during the spring by the school board. A native of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
With rising costs, emergency services turn to billingA Beaver Meadows man got an ambulance bill for $823 for a four-mile trip to the
With rising costs, emergency services turn to billing
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
A Beaver Meadows man got an ambulance bill for $823 for a four-mile trip to the hospital. Among the charges were $75 for gauze and $48 for mileage. Blue Cross paid for the ride, but he questioned why the rates were so high. Dave Fatula, general... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Joe Maddon expects Javier Baez to join Cubs when rosters expand TuesdaySeptember is right around the corner and help is on the way for the Cubs. Cubs
Joe Maddon expects Javier Baez to join Cubs when rosters expand Tuesday
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
September is right around the corner and help is on the way for the Cubs. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Saturday that second baseman Javier Baez likely will be summoned when rosters expand Tuesday. "I would say he's probably going to be here sooner... Read more
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The Morning Call
Porn emailing probably common in many officesAfter the latest revelations about state prosecutors' sharing sexually explicit
Porn emailing probably common in many offices
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
After the latest revelations about state prosecutors' sharing sexually explicit emails at the office, some women — and even a few men — may be tempted to sneak a peek at the computer screen in the next cubicle. If lawyers in the Pennsylvania... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sandy A. WargoAug. 28, 2015 , 69, of Hazleton passed away Friday morning at St. Luke Pavilio
Sandy A. Wargo
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Aug. 28, 2015 , 69, of Hazleton passed away Friday morning at St. Luke Pavilion, where she had residing the past two years. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Sr. and Helen (Firchak) Wargo. She was preceded in... Read more
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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 3 days 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
Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.ABINGTON VFW POST 7069, 402 Winola Road, Clarks Summit: today, Marilyn Kennedy.
Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
ABINGTON VFW POST 7069, 402 Winola Road, Clarks Summit: today, Marilyn Kennedy. AUGUSTINE'S CLUB 17, 518 N. Main St., Old Forge: today, Facing the Giants. BAR LOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, U2NATION (U2 tribute). BAZIL, 1101... Read more
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