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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
John E. WilliamsArticle Tools July 26, 2016 John Edward Williams, 74, of Hazle Township passe
John E. Williams
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted an hour ago
Article Tools July 26, 2016 John Edward Williams, 74, of Hazle Township passed away early Tuesday morning in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton, with his family by his side. Born in Milnesville on July 10, 1942, he was the son of the late John and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Difficult intersection subject of traffic studyA Hazle Township supervisor hopes a traffic study that state transportation off
Difficult intersection subject of traffic study
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted an hour ago
A Hazle Township supervisor hopes a traffic study that state transportation officials will conduct at Stockton Road and Route 93 will address safety concerns regarding an uptick in truck traffic at the heavily traveled intersection. Trucks that have... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Milan F. Sigmundto retiring, he was employed by Penn State and previously by All Steel and Dorr
Milan F. Sigmund
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
to retiring, he was employed by Penn State and previously by All Steel and Dorr-Oliver. He was a graduate of Hazle Township High School, Class of 1949. He was a member of the McAdoo Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by his... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton Active Adults enjoy some outdoor timeHarley Bobby and her staff closely monitored weather forecasts in the days lead
Hazleton Active Adults enjoy some outdoor time
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Harley Bobby and her staff closely monitored weather forecasts in the days leading up to the center’s annual picnic at Hazle Township Community Park. “They were calling for an 80 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms,” Bobby said. “We were... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Jan. 22theft at Hazle Walmart Amanda Elizabeth Murgitroyde was charged with criminal
Police, Jan. 22
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
theft at Hazle Walmart Amanda Elizabeth Murgitroyde was charged with criminal conspiracy and retail theft after she allegedly attempted to steal two computers from Walmart in Hazle Township at 12:45 a.m. Saturday, state police at Hazle... Read more
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Times News
Franklin Twp. LL teams post winsknocked in a run. Hazle Twp. 7-8 Tournament FT-Valley West Franklin Township
Franklin Twp. LL teams post wins
Times News / Posted yesterday
knocked in a run. Hazle Twp. 7-8 Tournament FT-Valley West Franklin Township advanced to the championship game of the Hazle Township 7-8 year-old Little League Tournament with an 8-7 victory over Valley West. Franklin (8-0) remained... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former HHS great Piehota bound for Hallperiodically over the next few months in advance of the annual Hall induction b
Former HHS great Piehota bound for Hall
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
periodically over the next few months in advance of the annual Hall induction banquet on Sept. 18 at Genetti’s Catering, Hazle Township. Call Ron Marchetti at 570-956-1532 for ticket information or information on how to purchase an advertisement... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Margaret Shaller22, 2016 Margaret “Kitzer” Shaller, 90, of Freeland died Friday at Mountain Ci
Margaret Shaller
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
22, 2016 Margaret “Kitzer” Shaller, 90, of Freeland died Friday at Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hazle Township. Born in Jeddo, she was the daughter of the late John and Susan (Patruska) Lapchak. Preceding her in death,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Auto parts business, neighbor take each other to court over shredderKress wants to install a Wendt shredder at Harry’s U-Pull-It, his automobile re
Auto parts business, neighbor take each other to court over shredder
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Kress wants to install a Wendt shredder at Harry’s U-Pull-It, his automobile recycling yard at 1010 Winters Ave., Hazle Township. Frank Skokoski wants to stop Kress from installing the shredder to prevent noise and other intrusions onto... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police team up to nab fugitive wanted for fight, gun incidentreckless endangerment, disorderly conduct for engaging in fighting and harassme
Police team up to nab fugitive wanted for fight, gun incident
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
reckless endangerment, disorderly conduct for engaging in fighting and harassment. Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township, arraigned him late Wednesday night, setting bail at $30,000, which he was unable to immediately post, and was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 23after a July 8 offense. ■ Jessalyn Peltz, 20, Freeland, harassment by state po
Police, July 23
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
after a July 8 offense. ■ Jessalyn Peltz, 20, Freeland, harassment by state police at Hazleton after a July 9 offense in Hazle Township. ■ Joelene Moon, 28, Hazleton, harassment by state police at Hazleton after a July 9 offense in Hazle... Read more
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Times News
Tamaqua Blue, FT White get LL winsWhite both posted victories in the Panther Valley 9-10 Tournament, while Frankl
Tamaqua Blue, FT White get LL wins
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
White both posted victories in the Panther Valley 9-10 Tournament, while Franklin Township continued its roll in the Hazle Township 7-8 Tournament. LITTLE LEAGUE PV 9-10 Tournament Tamaqua Blue-FT Maroon Behind a balanced offensive attack... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Barking dog leads searchers to lost, injured manHigh-tech devices helped Hazle Township firefighters locate an injured 79-year-
Barking dog leads searchers to lost, injured man
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
High-tech devices helped Hazle Township firefighters locate an injured 79-year-old man early Thursday morning in the area of North Park Drive in the Humboldt Industrial Park. But it was the incessant barking of the man’s pet dog that made it easier... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspected drug dealer nabbedarrest. Liriano was taken to jail after failing to post $50,000 bail set by Ma
Suspected drug dealer nabbed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
arrest. Liriano was taken to jail after failing to post $50,000 bail set by Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township, during his arraignment around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. He remained incarcerated as of Thursday morning. Arrest... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Property transfersYarmey to Ruth A. Hughes for $208,000, Penn Lake Park. Oren E. Evans Jr. et al
Property transfers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Yarmey to Ruth A. Hughes for $208,000, Penn Lake Park. Oren E. Evans Jr. et al. to Kayleigh Tucker for $143,125, Hazle Township. Debra Herring et al. to James M. Yurcho et al. for $118,500, Sugarloaf Township. Daniel A. Zola et al. to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Route 93 roadwork to last 2 weeksWork along Route 93 in Sugarloaf Township will last approximately two weeks and
Route 93 roadwork to last 2 weeks
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Work along Route 93 in Sugarloaf Township will last approximately two weeks and include a strip of road in Hazle Township, James May, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, said Thursday. Workers from Popple Construction of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Couple collared following Hazle Twp. armed robberyPolice say they arrested two people who played a role in a Tuesday night armed
Couple collared following Hazle Twp. armed robbery
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Police say they arrested two people who played a role in a Tuesday night armed robbery at a Hazle Township gas station. Samantha Rose Fisher, 21, is accused of robbing the Valero gas station, 1623 Route 309, at knife-point while Jesus M. Martinez,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazle supers approve plans for health care centerValley-based Coordinated Health, which has operated a clinic in the Church Hill
Hazle supers approve plans for health care center
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Valley-based Coordinated Health, which has operated a clinic in the Church Hill Mall for three years, got approval from the Hazle Township supervisors Wednesday afternoon to build a 42,000-square-foot walk-in clinic, ambulatory surgery center and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two charged in armed robberyTools State police at Hazleton arrested two people for a Tuesday night armed r
Two charged in armed robbery
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Tools State police at Hazleton arrested two people for a Tuesday night armed robbery at Valero gas station on Route 309 in Hazle Township early this morning. Samantha Rose Fisher, 21, whose last know address was on Gross Road, Sugarloaf Township,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man arrested on drug chargesresisting arrest. Liriano was taken to jail after failing to post $50,000 set
Man arrested on drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
resisting arrest. Liriano was taken to jail after failing to post $50,000 set by Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township, during his arraignment around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. He remained incarcerated as of Thursday morning. Arrest... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Injured man found in woods after searchArticle Tools Hazle Township firefighters searched for an injured person early
Injured man found in woods after search
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Article Tools Hazle Township firefighters searched for an injured person early this morning in the area of North Park Drive in the Humboldt Industrial Park. The victim was approximately 3,000 feet into the woods, injured and unable to walk,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Left-wing media deter my donationsthe Arts, a taxpayer-funded organization, So, for those of you who are true pa
Left-wing media deter my donations
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
the Arts, a taxpayer-funded organization, So, for those of you who are true patriots, please think twice before funding such organizations. And to Charles Sipple, I have this to say: Keep the faith, brother. Molon Labe! Ted Bartol, Hazle Town... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 21police said, but failed a field sobriety test. Thief targets Hazle Twp. busin
Police, July 21
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
police said, but failed a field sobriety test. Thief targets Hazle Twp. business twice A Shenandoah man stole from a Hazle Township business twice in April, court papers say. Andrew J. Machinsky IV, 25, faces one count of retail theft by... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Teresa SerafiniArticle Tools July 19, 2016 of Hazle Township passed away Tuesday afternoon
Teresa Serafini
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Article Tools July 19, 2016 of Hazle Township passed away Tuesday afternoon in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest after being hospitalized for the past three weeks. Teresa was born in West Hazleton, the daughter of the late Robert... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fugitive in jail after traffic stop, chaseWest Hazleton, crossing Broad Street in a westerly direction and traveling on N
Fugitive in jail after traffic stop, chase
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
West Hazleton, crossing Broad Street in a westerly direction and traveling on North Street into the Green Ridge section of Hazle Township, where he ditched the pickup at the end of the road and attempted to flee into woods. Miller ignored... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Diane E. JarrinArticle Tools July 18, 2016 , 63, of Hazle Township died Monday evening at Ce
Diane E. Jarrin
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Article Tools July 18, 2016 , 63, of Hazle Township died Monday evening at Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Parish of Ss. Cyril and Methodius at the Church of St.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wanted man apprehended after pursuitWest Hazleton, crossing Broad Street in a westerly direction and traveling on N
Wanted man apprehended after pursuit
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
West Hazleton, crossing Broad Street in a westerly direction and traveling on North Street into the Green Ridge section of Hazle Township, where he ditched the pickup at the end of the road and attempted to flee into woods. Miller ignored... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Franklin Twp. wins West Hazleton 7/8 tournamentArticle Tools West Hazleton 7/8 Semifinals ❒ Franklin Township 2, Hazle Town
Franklin Twp. wins West Hazleton 7/8 tournament
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Article Tools West Hazleton 7/8 Semifinals ❒ Franklin Township 2, Hazle Township 1 — CJ Dietz had three hits and struck out five in two innings of work to lead Franklin Township past Hazle Township. Aiden Solt, Jayse Lawrence and Austin Green... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Van problems have me looking elsewhere for ridesoff in Ebervale, which is about halfway to my house. The driver said we were no
Van problems have me looking elsewhere for rides
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
off in Ebervale, which is about halfway to my house. The driver said we were not going to my house but back to Wal-Mart in Hazle Township for a lady and her son. They live in Freeland. As was mentioned in another letter to the editor, what a waste... Read more
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Times News
Franklin wins championshipO’Donnell. W - Serfass. L - Klitsch. W. Hazleton 7-8 Tournament Franklin Twp.
Franklin wins championship
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
O’Donnell. W - Serfass. L - Klitsch. W. Hazleton 7-8 Tournament Franklin Twp.-Hazle Twp. Franklin Township defeated Hazle Township 2-1 in the West Hazleton 7-8 year-old Little League Tournament semifinal. CJ Dietz led Franklin with three... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courts, July 18vehicle or property filed against Jendiya Sheffield, 21, Hazleton, by state pol
Courts, July 18
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
vehicle or property filed against Jendiya Sheffield, 21, Hazleton, by state police at Hazleton after a Feb. 23 offense in Hazle Township, was withdrawn by troopers Wednesday. She did plead guilty to four summary traffic violations for the same... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard Speakeralcohol intoxication, was flown to Lehigh Valley Medical Center for his injurie
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
alcohol intoxication, was flown to Lehigh Valley Medical Center for his injuries. Drowsy driver gets careless driving A Hazle Township man fell asleep at the wheel early Sunday morning, police said, causing a one-car crash with property... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Supervisor has faith in road remodelingArticle Tools History won’t repeat itself when Hazle Township Boulevard is reb
Supervisor has faith in road remodeling
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools History won’t repeat itself when Hazle Township Boulevard is rebuilt later this year, the board of supervisors insists. The roadway, which sparked public outcry last spring after part of it crumbled, will undergo a complete overhaul,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
It's cold, but families fishmembers of all three families came out Saturday for the first day of the state'
It's cold, but families fish
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
members of all three families came out Saturday for the first day of the state's trout fishing season at Lake Irena at Hazle Township Community Park. They had a lot of company, as the parking lot for the park was filled. An overflow of cars... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 17fight between Lakata and Kenneth Foster, 33, Drums, had ensued just before 10 p
Police, July 17
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
fight between Lakata and Kenneth Foster, 33, Drums, had ensued just before 10 p.m. after Foster believed Lakata caused a Hazle Township crash he was involved in earlier that day. However, Foster accused the wrong person as the men were involved... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Blanked on grants, mayoris miffedTools For West Hazleton Mayor Frank Schmidt, the numbers aren’t adding up. Wi
Blanked on grants, mayoris miffed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
Tools For West Hazleton Mayor Frank Schmidt, the numbers aren’t adding up. With neighboring communities of Hazleton, Hazle Township, Butler Township and Sugarloaf Township recently receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in gaming grants... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HCA to ‘cut and cap’ Stockton’s unregulated water systemofficials said. All but a few “punch list” closeout items remain in the grant-
HCA to ‘cut and cap’ Stockton’s unregulated water system
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
officials said. All but a few “punch list” closeout items remain in the grant-funded project for connecting homes in the Hazle Township villages to HCA’s water system. The authority will soon turn its attention to permanently shuttering the old... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
States can best monitor gun buysdoing the background checks is the better way to do this. I for one think havi
States can best monitor gun buys
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
doing the background checks is the better way to do this. I for one think having this done by the states would be more effective in keeping guns from irresponsible people than the proposals the feds are talking about. RJ Toole, Hazle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HCA to ‘cut and cap’ Stockton’s unregulated water system HCA to ‘cut and cap’ Stockton’s unregulated water systemofficials said. All but a few “punch list” closeout items remain in the grant-
HCA to ‘cut and cap’ Stockton’s unregulated water system HCA to ‘cut and cap’ Stockton’s unregulated water system
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
officials said. All but a few “punch list” closeout items remain in the grant-funded project for connecting homes in the Hazle Township villages to HCA’s water system. The authority will soon turn its attention to permanently shuttering the old... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Property transfersal. to Casandra Creasy et al. for $100,000, Freeland. Melanie M. Cunningham et
Property transfers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
al. to Casandra Creasy et al. for $100,000, Freeland. Melanie M. Cunningham et al. to Yesenia Abad Tavarez for $110,000, Hazle Township. Christopher Scott Mooney to Nicholas A. Musto et al. for $158,000, Fairview Township. Hans P. Cassagnol et... Read more
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Times News
Taschler leads Towamensing to playoff winover Tamaqua. Carter Bellis, Aiden Solt, and CJ Dietz also contributed two hit
Taschler leads Towamensing to playoff win
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
over Tamaqua. Carter Bellis, Aiden Solt, and CJ Dietz also contributed two hits for the winners. Franklin Township-Hazle Township CJ Dietz struck out seven batters over three innings to aid Franklin Township’s 5-1 win over Hazle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 1555, faces retail theft by state police at Hazleton. She was arraigned July 6 b
Police, July 15
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
55, faces retail theft by state police at Hazleton. She was arraigned July 6 by Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township who released her on $2,500 unsecured bail. Troopers wrote that on May 10 Segilia took $132.72 worth of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Barry James TomkoArticle Tools June 22, 2016 , 51, of Hazle Township passed away suddenly June
Barry James Tomko
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Article Tools June 22, 2016 , 51, of Hazle Township passed away suddenly June 22 at his home. He was born in Hazleton, son of the late Elizabeth Tomko, and resided in the area for all of his life. Preceding him in death, in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Solicitor pleads guilty to stealingArticle Tools A former solicitor for Hazle Township pleaded guilty before a fe
Solicitor pleads guilty to stealing
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Article Tools A former solicitor for Hazle Township pleaded guilty before a federal magistrate judge to stealing more than $105,000 that was held in escrow as part of a development agreement, a federal official said Thursday. Charles Pedri, 64,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Little League resultsall had three hits to lead the winners. K. Nolassgo had two hits to lead Freel
Little League results
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
all had three hits to lead the winners. K. Nolassgo had two hits to lead Freeland. District 18 11/12 ❒ Tri-County 14, Hazle Township/White Haven/Weatherly 4 — Jake Chulock hit a home run and two singles to lead Tri-County to a win in a game... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ex-township solicitor pleads guilty to stealing federal fundsArticle Tools A former solicitor for Hazle Township pleaded guilty before a fe
Ex-township solicitor pleads guilty to stealing federal funds
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Article Tools A former solicitor for Hazle Township pleaded guilty before a federal magistrate judge to stealing more than $105,000 that was held in escrow as part of a development agreement, a federal official said Thursday. Charles Pedri, 64,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Babe Ruth resultsArticle Tools Booty’s Place 5, Hazle Township 0 — Jake Sachse and Jared Paisle
Babe Ruth results
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
Article Tools Booty’s Place 5, Hazle Township 0 — Jake Sachse and Jared Paisley combined on a complete game, five-hit shutout to help Booty’s place get to the Valley Senior Babe Ruth title game. Zach Johnson, Mike Latoff, Scott Baran and Brian... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Property transfersFairview Township. Eric J. Feussner to Brandon Z. Fennell et al. for $157,000,
Property transfers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
Fairview Township. Eric J. Feussner to Brandon Z. Fennell et al. for $157,000, Butler Township. Joyce Ann Chunko to Paul Eugene Hendricks et al. for $117,500, Hazle Township. Steven R. Perry et al. to Guy V. Scatton for $154,000, Butler Town... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Eugene T. HudockSenior Living Community for more than 10 years, died Saturday evening at Mounta
Eugene T. Hudock
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
Senior Living Community for more than 10 years, died Saturday evening at Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hazle Township, where he had been a guest for the past year. Born in Hazleton on Nov. 18, 1933, he was a son of the late... Read more
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Times News
Retail theft chargesStephanie McEntee, 38, of Shenandoah, who took merchandise valued at $436 at 7:
Retail theft charges
Times News / Posted 13 days ago
Stephanie McEntee, 38, of Shenandoah, who took merchandise valued at $436 at 7:03 p.m. on June 14. • Roxanne Sabia, 35, of Hazle Township, who took goods worth $649 at 9:01 p.m. on June 16 and $119.99 in merchandise on June 25. • Joel Vermillion,... Read more
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