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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
MMI, Hazleton Area girls win tennis matchesArticle Tools MMI Prep and Hazleton Area both climbed to 2-0 on the young seas
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
Article Tools MMI Prep and Hazleton Area both climbed to 2-0 on the young season with girls’ tennis victories on Wednesday. MMI Prep 4 Crestwood 1 MMI breezed through the singles portion of the match to wrap things up with host Crestwood... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 24burnt marijuana, and also small plastic bag with marijuana. Stolen, pawned bik
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
burnt marijuana, and also small plastic bag with marijuana. Stolen, pawned bike brings charges McAdoo police charged a Hazleton man for stealing a mountain bike and pawning it in June. Officers received a report of a stolen mountain bike from... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Seamon earns Hall of Fame nodEDITOR’S NOTE: This is the sixth installment in a current series on the Hazleto
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the sixth installment in a current series on the Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Others will appear periodically over the next month in advance of the annual Hall induction banquet on Sept. 24 at Genetti’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Convicted felon faces gun, drug chargesArticle Tools A 27-year-old man faces gun and drug charges after gunshots rang
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
Article Tools A 27-year-old man faces gun and drug charges after gunshots rang out Tuesday evening on Hazleton’s east end, city police say. Adam J. Matarese was allegedly caught with the stolen gun, telling police he fired it for practice, after... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
GOP congressmen talk taxes, health care at MAEA meetingHAZLETON — A pair of Republican congressmen discussed tax reform and health car
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
HAZLETON — A pair of Republican congressmen discussed tax reform and health care Monday with regional business leaders. U.S. Reps. Lou Barletta, R-11, Hazleton and Charlie Dent, R-15, Allentown, attended the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lease deals pave way to expand rail trailArticle Tools Two land leases have been granted to pave the way for the Greate
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
Article Tools Two land leases have been granted to pave the way for the Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails to be built to the historic village of Eckley. The Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership — the organization spearheading the development of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Drums man accused of abusing multiple childrenvehicle on Foothills Drive, stopped his car and grabbed the girl with both hand
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
vehicle on Foothills Drive, stopped his car and grabbed the girl with both hands and strangled her, police said. When at a Hazleton restaurant and bar, Kranyak pushed the boy against a wall, causing the child to bang his head and in May 2017,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse Notes, Aug. 24Article Tools Property transfers Luzerne County Jean E. Galvin to Donald C.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
Article Tools Property transfers Luzerne County Jean E. Galvin to Donald C. Hillman et al., $120,000; West Hazleton. Jean E. Galvin to Donald C. Hillman et al., $117,000; Hazleton. Jean E. Galvin to Donald C. Hillman et al., $183,000;... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Corrections, Aug. 24eclipse resulted. It is 18 years, 11 days and eight hours. David Starling, assi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
eclipse resulted. It is 18 years, 11 days and eight hours. David Starling, assistant professor of physics at Penn State Hazleton, added information about eclipses. The moon rotates around the earth every 27.3 days, but the phases of the moon are... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Personal care home resident chargedArticle Tools A 74-year-old man living in a personal care facility in Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
Article Tools A 74-year-old man living in a personal care facility in Hazleton is accused of inappropriately touching another resident, police say. Edward E. Hutton, of 126 N. Church St., Davis Manor, was charged with three counts each indecent... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Closing time for charity pub runLast call has passed for a popular charity pub run held annually in West Hazlet
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
Last call has passed for a popular charity pub run held annually in West Hazleton since 2011. Organizers recently announced the end of the Chug-A-Lug run via a social media post. “I am sorry to inform everyone that there will no longer be a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
James Roberrt DoughteryGuard prior to his retirement, passed away on Aug. 17. He was 89 years of age.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 hours ago
Guard prior to his retirement, passed away on Aug. 17. He was 89 years of age. Mr. Dougherty was born Nov. 10, 1927 in Hazleton, and came to Venice, Fla. in 1987 from Pasadena, Md. A licensed and registered professional engineer he was a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Spectacular secret garden makeover stuns cancer victimwhilst Ms Day holidayed with her children in Cornwall, and jetted off for a few
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 hours ago
whilst Ms Day holidayed with her children in Cornwall, and jetted off for a few days to Croatia with partner Graham Hazleton last week. Mrs Ford said: "I just wanted to do something nice for Sarah to help keep her smiling through the tough... Read more
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Times News
Driver from Blakeslee cited after crashand continued to travel north in the median before traveling down a dirt/rock e
Times News / Posted 18 hours ago
and continued to travel north in the median before traveling down a dirt/rock embankment, coming to rest next to Route 1006 (Burma Road). Police said she was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton, where she was treated and re... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City man charged in crash that killed 1, injured 3In July 2016, a Hazleton man caused a crash that resulted in one man’s death an
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
In July 2016, a Hazleton man caused a crash that resulted in one man’s death and injury to three others, including himself, court paper say. State police at Hazleton filed three counts of accidents involving death or injury by a person not properly... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton man acquitted of 4 sex crimes vs. teenassault an Orwigsburg teenage girl in the autumn of 2014, a Schuylkill County j
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
assault an Orwigsburg teenage girl in the autumn of 2014, a Schuylkill County jury decided on Monday. Peters, 49, of Hazleton, sat quietly as the jury of six men and six women, after deliberating about 15 minutes, found him not guilty of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man nabbed after report of gunshotsArticle Tools A Hazleton man faces gun and drug charges after a report of guns
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
Article Tools A Hazleton man faces gun and drug charges after a report of gunshots Tuesday evening, city police said. Officers responded to the area of Columbus Court and Arthur Street around 7 p.m. and began checking a wooded area behind Columbus... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS GOLF: Major wins girls Jackman titlejunior Anna McCormick, C. Dauphin 42-41—83 Mariah Minter, Mid Valley 42-44—86
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
junior Anna McCormick, C. Dauphin 42-41—83 Mariah Minter, Mid Valley 42-44—86 Low sophomore Marian Dremock, Hazleton 44-44—88 Bella Reese, Central Dauphin 48-42—90 Low freshman Lena Reese, Central Dauphin 48-44—92 Taegan Mills,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Major wins girls Jackman titlejunior Anna McCormick, C. Dauphin 42-41—83 Mariah Minter, Mid Valley 42-44—86
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
junior Anna McCormick, C. Dauphin 42-41—83 Mariah Minter, Mid Valley 42-44—86 Low sophomore Marian Dremock, Hazleton 44-44—88 Bella Reese, Central Dauphin 48-42—90 Low freshman Lena Reese, Central Dauphin 48-44—92 Taegan Mills,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lady Cougar golfers debut in second at Jackman TournamentArticle Tools The Hazleton Area girls made their golf debut on Tuesday, playin
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools The Hazleton Area girls made their golf debut on Tuesday, playing in the Irving Jackman Tournament at a soggy Scranton Municipal Golf Club. The Lady Cougars made the most of their first-ever varsity action by placing second in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Margaret WashkoArticle Tools , 98, formerly of Humboldt died Monday morning at Lehigh Valley
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools , 98, formerly of Humboldt died Monday morning at Lehigh Valley Hazleton Hospital. She was born in Hazle Brook, daughter of the late Michael & Anna (Novak) Machesko. She was a member of the Parish of Ss. Cyril and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City’s Act 47 hearing resetArticle Tools A public hearing regarding Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat’s request t
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools A public hearing regarding Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat’s request to have state officials determine whether the city qualifies as a distressed municipality under state Act 47 will be held a week ahead of schedule. Jim Rose and Marita... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton man acquitted of 4 sex crimes vs. Orwigsburg teenassault an Orwigsburg teenage girl in the autumn of 2014, a Schuylkill County j
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
assault an Orwigsburg teenage girl in the autumn of 2014, a Schuylkill County jury decided on Monday. Peters, 49, of Hazleton, sat quietly as the jury of six men and six women, after deliberating about 15 minutes, found him not guilty of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City man charged for accident that killed 1, injured 3In July 2016, a Hazleton man caused a crash that resulted in one man’s death an
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
In July 2016, a Hazleton man caused a crash that resulted in one man’s death and injury to three others, including himself, court paper say. State police at Hazleton filed three counts of accidents involving death or injury by a person not properly... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Autism Walk, resource fair set at HAHSArticle Tools S.A.F.E. Autism Walk and Resource Fair 2017 will be held Sept. 1
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools S.A.F.E. Autism Walk and Resource Fair 2017 will be held Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hazleton Area High School. Families with autism spectrum disorder in Hazleton continue to describe a lack of support and resources in their... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Locals get completely creative to see partial eclipseSUGARLOAF TWP. — Students, professors, and visitors at Penn State Hazleton peer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
SUGARLOAF TWP. — Students, professors, and visitors at Penn State Hazleton peered at the solar eclipse on Monday through protective glasses, telescopes and even a kitchen strainer. “I actually liked the indirect image,” said Jack James, who had been... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor Model of inclusion Editor: Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon knows what U.S. Rep
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Model of inclusion Editor: Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon knows what U.S. Rep Lou Barletta, R-11, Hazleton, apparently does not: There is a way to welcome immigrants to a city where they will be appreciated, not to say wanted and needed. Perhaps... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
LOCAL GOLF ROUNDUPwere Elmhurst’s Marie Gregg and Marlene Smith, Glen Oak’s Hannah Yanoski, Elkvi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
were Elmhurst’s Marie Gregg and Marlene Smith, Glen Oak’s Hannah Yanoski, Elkview’s Katie Zefran, Wyoming Valley’s Karen Hazleton, and Irem’s Molly Gorman, Beth Lunger, Pat Noble, Merri Walter and Joann Von Saun. Country Club of Scranton’s Brad... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONModel of inclusion Editor: Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon knows what U.S. Rep
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Model of inclusion Editor: Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon knows what U.S. Rep Lou Barletta, R-11, Hazleton, apparently does not: There is a way to welcome immigrants to a city where they will be appreciated, not to say wanted and needed. Perhaps... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Golden, Comets win Tryba Preseason Tournamenta year ago. Dallas’ Brett Ostroski shot a 74 for fourth place, while Angle fin
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
a year ago. Dallas’ Brett Ostroski shot a 74 for fourth place, while Angle finished fifth. Other highlights included Hazleton Area freshman Joey Rebarchick — in his first-ever varsity event — making a hole-in-one on par-3 No. 11. The Cougars... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Property transfers, Aug. 22Article Tools Property transfers LUZERNE COUNTY ■ Amanda L. Christman to Ped
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Property transfers LUZERNE COUNTY ■ Amanda L. Christman to Pedro Sepulveda, $107,500; Harrison Street, Hazleton. ■ Lawrence L. Pitarra et al. to Robert Hires et al., $203,000; Black Creek Twp. ■ Stanley Hillegas et al. to Joseph... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Paul M. Koziel Aug. 19, 2017Article Tools Paul M. Koziel, 48, of Hometown, formerly of Hazleton died sudde
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Paul M. Koziel, 48, of Hometown, formerly of Hazleton died suddenly Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. He was born in Hazleton, the son of Sophia (Gorski) Koziel, Hazleton and the late Michael Koziel. He was a police... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 22smoking in the vehicle earlier in the day, and a blood test came back positive
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
smoking in the vehicle earlier in the day, and a blood test came back positive for components of marijuana, police wrote. Hazleton man faces possession charges A June 13 traffic stop in Weatherly led to the recent arrest of a Hazleton man, court... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Pauline A. DowdArticle Tools , Hazleton, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday after a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools , Hazleton, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday after a lengthy illness. Born and raised in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary (DeFina) DeNoia and was a 1943 graduate of Hazleton High... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Local eclipse watchers: They came. They saw. They oohed.SUGARLOAF TWP. — Students, professors, and visitors at Penn State Hazleton peer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
SUGARLOAF TWP. — Students, professors, and visitors at Penn State Hazleton peered at the solar eclipse on Monday through protective glasses, telescopes and even a kitchen strainer. “I actually liked the indirect image,” said Jack James, who had been... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
David Elijah Sluck Aug. 18, 2017Friday at his residence. He was born in Berwick, the son of David J. Sluck Jr.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Friday at his residence. He was born in Berwick, the son of David J. Sluck Jr., Hazle Twp., and Christine (Balas) Sluck, Hazleton. He was a member of St. John’s B.C. Church. A graduate of Hazleton Area High School’s Class of 2004, he excelled... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Charles F. Bettine Sr. Aug. 19, 2017F. Bettine Sr., of Hazle Twp. passed away on Saturday morning at Mountain City
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
F. Bettine Sr., of Hazle Twp. passed away on Saturday morning at Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Cecco) Bettine. Charles served in the U.S. Army. Prior to retiring, he... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Vintage visitors: WWII aircraft draw airport crowd during annual stopThree year-old Dale Derr Jr. was likely the youngest person to see the World Wa
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Three year-old Dale Derr Jr. was likely the youngest person to see the World War II aircraft that landed Monday at the Hazleton Regional Airport as part of the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour. “He loves planes,” explained his mother,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
100 years ago: Train theft foiledArticle Tools An unidentified man who tried to steal the traveling bag of a wo
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools An unidentified man who tried to steal the traveling bag of a woman on a Lehigh Valley train between Hazleton and Ashmore, and who leaped from the coach, is being sought. He dropped the bag and the article was returned to its owner. —... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Pattons observe their 30th anniversary todayat Marian Catholic High School, Tamaqua. Mr. Patton is the son of Lawrence and
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
at Marian Catholic High School, Tamaqua. Mr. Patton is the son of Lawrence and Rose Marie Patton of McAdoo. He is the operations manager at the Standard- Speaker, Hazleton. They are the parents of three children, Jessica, Janine and John Mi... Read more
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The Morning Call
Poll: 1 in 3 Pennsylvanians approve of President Trump's job performanceheard of him. The pollsters asked about only one of his potential challengers,
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
heard of him. The pollsters asked about only one of his potential challengers, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, a Republican from Hazleton who has not yet announced whether he will run for the statewide office. Barletta was largely unknown among the... Read more
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Times News
McAdoo policecited for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and for the
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
cited for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and for the traffic offense. • William Morfa, 21, of Hazleton, was a passenger in a car stopped at 12:10 a.m. on July 31. He admitted to smoking marijuana and handed officers a... Read more
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Times News
Stolen bike recoveredMcAdoo Police have charged Jose Lopez Guzman, 39, of Hazleton, with theft by un
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
McAdoo Police have charged Jose Lopez Guzman, 39, of Hazleton, with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property in connection with the theft of a Huffy mountain bike in June. The owner of the bike reported it was stolen from his backyard.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Woman hospitalized after being struck by her own vehicleArticle Tools A woman was taken to a hospital after getting hit by her own car
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools A woman was taken to a hospital after getting hit by her own car Sunday afternoon. Hazleton firefighters and police were dispatched to the crash at Chestnut and Pine streets around 2:20 p.m. and found the victim conscious and alert,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Vehicle travels over embankment, lands near homereported Sunday after a man’s car left a road and traveled over a landscaped em
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
reported Sunday after a man’s car left a road and traveled over a landscaped embankment, landing at the front door to a Hazleton home. The man was operating a blue Subaru sedan when, for an unknown reason, he traveled down the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Adela A. Durkay Aug. 19, 2017formerly of Coxeville, died early Saturday morning at Hometown Nursing Home, we
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
formerly of Coxeville, died early Saturday morning at Hometown Nursing Home, were she had been a guest. She was born in Hazleton daughter of the late Stanley and Louise Matuella Yackera. She was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Arthur F. Distler Aug. 18, 2017Tools Arthur F. Distler, 90, of Kline Twp. and formerly of Bayonne, N.J., pass
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Tools Arthur F. Distler, 90, of Kline Twp. and formerly of Bayonne, N.J., passed away Friday evening in St. Luke Pavilion, Hazleton. Born in Teaneck, N.J., he was the son of William and Carrie Scanlon Distler. Arthur was of the Roman Catholic... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Stand Down event to help area homeless populationand clothing similarly before they go back to their lives through VALOR Clinic
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
and clothing similarly before they go back to their lives through VALOR Clinic Foundation’s Stand Down event Sept. 17 in Hazleton at 702 W. Broad St., next to the Hazleton Shopping Center, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stand Down Hazleton will function... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Quick action helps BMX biker survive fallhas had his share of bumps and bruises. Nothing, however, compared to a recent
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
has had his share of bumps and bruises. Nothing, however, compared to a recent fall he suffered while riding his bike at a Hazleton skate park. Dakota, 15, could have died. “I knew something was wrong. I couldn’t breathe,” remembered Dakota, of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
5 things to know about the eclipseArticle Tools The total solar eclipse today is the first to touch any part of
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools The total solar eclipse today is the first to touch any part of the United States since 1979. Hazleton will see a partial lunar eclipse that will see the moon cover 73.7 percent of the sun at maximum coverage. Pennsylvania lies outside... Read more
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