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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 7 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
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
Officials have tough job disposing of drug labEnvironmental officials are categorizing and preparing to remove chemicals from
Officials have tough job disposing of drug lab
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Environmental officials are categorizing and preparing to remove chemicals from a Hazle Township home and Hazleton garage used by a former nightclub owner who has been charged with manufacturing MDMA, the drug known as ecstasy. Agents of the state... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Albert M. DelessioAug. 27, 2015 , 58, of Hazle Township died early Thursday morning in Hershey M
Albert M. Delessio
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Aug. 27, 2015 , 58, of Hazle Township died early Thursday morning in Hershey Medical Center. He was born in Hazleton, son of Albert Sr. and Anna Marie (Sisack) Delessio of Hazleton. He was a member of Queen of Heaven Parish,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former Friendly’s sold to investorsFor 42 years, it was an Elby’s Big Boy, a Franklin’s and a Friendly’s restauran
Former Friendly’s sold to investors
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
For 42 years, it was an Elby’s Big Boy, a Franklin’s and a Friendly’s restaurant. But the building at 564 Susquehanna Blvd. in Hazle Township will not be a restaurant anymore. Charlotte Franklin-Rosenfeld said Tuesday she sold the building June 23... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Hazleton fire quickly extinguishedFirefighters from West Hazleton and two other departments made quick work of a
West Hazleton fire quickly extinguished
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Firefighters from West Hazleton and two other departments made quick work of a small porch fire that broke out on a second story of a building on West Broad Street on Wednesday. Emergency responders closed part of West Broad Street, between Fourth... 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 4 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
West Hazleton apartment fire quickly extinguishedFirefighters from West Hazleton and two other departments made quick work of a
West Hazleton apartment fire quickly extinguished
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Firefighters from West Hazleton and two other departments made quick work of a small porch fire that broke out on a second story of a building on West Broad Street on Wednesday. Emergency responders closed part of West Broad Street, between Fourth... 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 5 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
Police, Aug. 26Man charged for punching door State police at Hazleton cited Paul T. Delorenzo
Police, Aug. 26
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Man charged for punching door State police at Hazleton cited Paul T. Delorenzo, 35, of Hazle Township, with criminal mischief after he punched a door on the Tonya Rae Uliano’s vehicle Saturday morning on Wedgewood Drive in Hazle Township. City... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Luzerne-wide education program secures more than $1MWILKES-BARRE — The after-school SHINE program is ready to start in Luzerne Coun
Luzerne-wide education program secures more than $1M
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — The after-school SHINE program is ready to start in Luzerne County and has secured more than $1 million in funding, officials announced Monday. The program will start at seven schools in October and serve roughly 500 students from... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Eckley players welcome Wings of Freedom tourRegina R. Drasher stood on the tips of her toes to catch a glimpse of the crew
Eckley players welcome Wings of Freedom tour
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Regina R. Drasher stood on the tips of her toes to catch a glimpse of the crew exiting the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress at the Hazleton Regional Airport. Wearing a 1940s style dress and white gloves, she waved a handkerchief and called, “James!... 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 8 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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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Jennifer Brady and Stephen Renfer wed - WeddingsJennifer Kathryn Brady, daughter of John and Nancy Brady, Hazle Township, and S
Jennifer Brady and Stephen Renfer wed - Weddings
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Jennifer Kathryn Brady, daughter of John and Nancy Brady, Hazle Township, and Stephen Scott Renfer, son of Donald and Wendy Renfer, Mount Joy, were united in marriage at St. John Bosco Church, Conyngham. The double ring ceremony was performed by the... 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 9 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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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
I’ll taxi state officials for a pittanceEditor, To all state officials with personal drivers: I would like to apply fo
I’ll taxi state officials for a pittance
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Editor, To all state officials with personal drivers: I would like to apply for one of those positions. I believe the salary mentioned in the articles about our attorney general is $90,000. I am receiving Social Security benefits since I turned 62,... 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 10 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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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Back to class: Area schools make changes for new yearAs the beginning of the new school year inches closer, local schools have news
Back to class: Area schools make changes for new year
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
As the beginning of the new school year inches closer, local schools have news to share about how they are improving education in a multitude of ways. The changes that the schools are undertaking involve all aspects of the business of education,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
BB&T will have 8 locations in Hazleton areaBranch Banking and Trust Co. will go from having no locations in the Hazleton a
BB&T will have 8 locations in Hazleton area
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
Branch Banking and Trust Co. will go from having no locations in the Hazleton area to eight by mid-2016 following recent acquisitions. BB&T, based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, announced Monday it has agreed to buy National Penn Bancshares,... 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 10 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
Police, Aug. 21Police seek man linked to attempted robbery in city A masked man attempted to
Police, Aug. 21
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Police seek man linked to attempted robbery in city A masked man attempted to rob Merf’s Newsstand late Wednesday afternoon, Hazleton police said. A dark-skinned man about 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a medium build entered the store at 48 N. Wyoming... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Board discusses City View Park’s futureWith plans in the works for addressing some maintenance needs at its park syste
Board discusses City View Park’s future
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
With plans in the works for addressing some maintenance needs at its park system in the Hazleton Heights, a Tri-Area Recreation Authority board member wants to focus on governance. Neil Oberto asked the roughly dozen people who met Wednesday at... 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 11 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 11 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
Shots fired from vehiclePolice are looking for the person who fired a handgun while in a moving vehicle
Shots fired from vehicle
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Police are looking for the person who fired a handgun while in a moving vehicle Wednesday night in Hazle Township. The shooter was inside a mid-size black sport utility vehicle with tinted windows when multiple rounds from a handgun were shot into... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 20City pharmacy robbed Tuesday Hazleton police are investigating a Tuesday robbe
Police, Aug. 20
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
City pharmacy robbed Tuesday Hazleton police are investigating a Tuesday robbery at a city pharmacy. A male walked into CVS Pharmacy, 64 S. Locust St., around 6:30 p.m., police said, and displayed a note to the cashier demanding money. He also... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Highway occupancy permit is needed to build new CVSDevelopers of a CVS Pharmacy eyed for a busy Hazle Township intersection must s
Highway occupancy permit is needed to build new CVS
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Developers of a CVS Pharmacy eyed for a busy Hazle Township intersection must secure a state permit before the planning department and supervisors can review its land development plan, according to a township engineer. Hazle Township’s planning... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Gas grill causes patio fire in Hazle Twp.A patio fire involving a gas grill started in a semi-enclosed back porch in the
Gas grill causes patio fire in Hazle Twp.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
A patio fire involving a gas grill started in a semi-enclosed back porch in the Green Ridge section of Hazle Township just before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Hazle Township Fire Chief Scott Kostician said resident was cooking supper at 811 North St. when she... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Geraldine MandzakAugust 14, 2015 Geraldine “Geri” Hutnyan Mandzak, 71, of Harleigh died Friday
Geraldine Mandzak
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
August 14, 2015 Geraldine “Geri” Hutnyan Mandzak, 71, of Harleigh died Friday evening at St. Luke Pavilion where she had been a guest. She was born in the Youngstown section of Drifton to the late Michael and Anna (Sapar) Hutnyan. She was a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 19Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases alleging the following. Any
Police, Aug. 19
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases alleging the following. Anyone with information can call 570-459-4940 or 911. ■ Stereo equipment was stolen from the 500 block of North Vine Street between 11 p.m. Sunday and 3 p.m. Monday. ■... Read more
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Times News
Carbon drivers in Luzerne crashCarbon County drivers were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Luzerne County on
Carbon drivers in Luzerne crash
Times News / Posted 13 days ago
Carbon County drivers were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Luzerne County on Aug. 14 at 5:45 a.m. State police at Hazleton said Kyra L. Krick, 26, of Albrightsville, driving a 2009 Subaru Impreza, was driving eastbound on Route 924 and attempting... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 18Hazleton incidents Hazleton police reported the following incidents. Anyone wi
Police, Aug. 18
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Hazleton incidents Hazleton police reported the following incidents. Anyone with information can call 570-459-4940 or 911: ■ Vehicle registration K22520K was stolen in the 500 block of East Mine Street between 9 p.m. Friday and 5:30 a.m.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wilkinson captures top prize in turkey contestTrevor Wilkinson of White Haven devised a perfect setup and practiced good call
Wilkinson captures top prize in turkey contest
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Trevor Wilkinson of White Haven devised a perfect setup and practiced good calling to down the prize bird for the second consecutive year in the junior division of the Joe “Lucky” Lukashunas Memorial 2015 Spring Turkey contest. While hunting with... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two dogs died in Tresckow house fireTwo dogs died in a house fire in Carbon County this morning. Firefighters enco
Two dogs died in Tresckow house fire
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Two dogs died in a house fire in Carbon County this morning. Firefighters encountered moderate smoke at the back of the house at 14 W. Cherry St, in Tresckow, just after 6:30 a.m., said Tresckow Fire Chief Joe Geusic. Crews entered the home and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Saul award applications due ThursdayThe Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors will present the Ray S
Saul award applications due Thursday
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
The Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors will present the Ray Saul Memorial Youth Sports Monetary Award for the seventh straight year. Local youth sports organizations must submit an application to be considered for the award.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
BirthsHAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL ❏ A son, Ethan Michael, born Feb. 9 to Tara E. (Fl
Births
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL ❏ A son, Ethan Michael, born Feb. 9 to Tara E. (Flynn) and Edward R. Zaboski, Hazle Township. Maternal grandparents are Patrick E. and Alice M. Flynn. Paternal grandparents are Edward F. and Anne M. Zaboski. OUT OF... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 15Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases on the following incidents
Police, Aug. 15
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases on the following incidents and ask that anyone with information to call them at 570-459-4940 or 911. • A Hazleton woman reported someone stole a blue Mongoose bicycle, a bright green Hot Wheels... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Happenings, Aug. 7Conyngham ■ The Conyngham Valley Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesda
Happenings, Aug. 7
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
Conyngham ■ The Conyngham Valley Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Conyngham Borough Building. The museum is located at 470 Main St., Conyngham, and is open Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Visits to the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Pet food plant regrets being a smelly neighborThe manager of a pet food processing plant in Hazle Township said plant officia
Pet food plant regrets being a smelly neighbor
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
The manager of a pet food processing plant in Hazle Township said plant officials will continue monitoring and searching for sources of odors that have prompted complaints from residents of Harwood and Sheppton. Jay Wangler, plant manager at Vita... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard SpeakerCharges following dispute dropped Charges for simple assault and harassment fi
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
Charges following dispute dropped Charges for simple assault and harassment filed against Raymond D. Trevorah, 42, of Tamaqua by borough police following a physical domestic dispute June 26 were withdrawn by police on Aug. 4, according to a court... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Stinky neighbor: Resident says plant odor ‘smells like death’Harwood resident Mike Voyda has to put his home on lockdown when odors from a n
Stinky neighbor: Resident says plant odor ‘smells like death’
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
Harwood resident Mike Voyda has to put his home on lockdown when odors from a nearby pet food processing plant waft throughout his neighborhood. The problem, he said, occurs at all hours of the day and often enough to force drastic lifestyle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 12Woman found injured at home Freeland police are still investigating the circum
Police, Aug. 12
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
Woman found injured at home Freeland police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding an injured woman found Tuesday night. Police said the woman from Freeland was found injured at a home on Main and Ridge streets around 10 p.m. She... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Valley Day baby parade winners announcedCVCO’s annual baby parade took place Aug. 1 during Valley Day. More than 30 of
Valley Day baby parade winners announced
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
CVCO’s annual baby parade took place Aug. 1 during Valley Day. More than 30 of the area’s infants and children from 2 months to 5 years old participated in the event. Each child entered in the event received goldfish crackers, a certificate for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 12State police probe incidents State police at Hazleton issued releases allegin
Police, Aug. 12
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
State police probe incidents State police at Hazleton issued releases alleging the following. Anyone with information can call 570-459-3890. ■ A 32-inch television and two tablets, owned by Thomas M. Petrus, 60, Dorrance, were taken from a home at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mother faces new child assault caseA West Hazleton mother, already charged with assaulting her daughter, faces cha
Mother faces new child assault case
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
A West Hazleton mother, already charged with assaulting her daughter, faces charges in a new case in which she’s accused of hitting her son. Lourdes M. Rodriguez, 24, of Alter Street, Hazleton, faces simple assault, a misdemeanor, and harassment, a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazle supervisor quitsA long-time Hazle Township supervisor whose use of a township-issued gas card d
Hazle supervisor quits
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
A long-time Hazle Township supervisor whose use of a township-issued gas card drew public scrutiny and an investigation by a local attorney resigned Monday. Supervisor Anthony "Midge" Matz needed just a few minutes to end his roughly eight-year... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
New car dealership in Hazle requires beltway changesEngineers on behalf of Hazle Township are seeking state approval for a highway
New car dealership in Hazle requires beltway changes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
Engineers on behalf of Hazle Township are seeking state approval for a highway occupancy permit and traffic signal modifications along Airport Beltway as construction continues on a car dealership complex planned for 45 acres of land between Wal-Mart... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
More work required on Hazle Twp. car dealershipEngineers on behalf of Hazle Township are seeking state approval for a highway
More work required on Hazle Twp. car dealership
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
Engineers on behalf of Hazle Township are seeking state approval for a highway occupancy permit and traffic signal modifications along Airport Beltway as construction continues on a car dealership complex planned for 45 acres of land between Wal-Mart... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 11Driver reportedly involved in garage crash identified Hazleton police released
Police, Aug. 11
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
Driver reportedly involved in garage crash identified Hazleton police released the name of the driver who slammed into a Hazleton garage Saturday afternoon. Police said Jennifer Parades, 18, crashed her vehicle into a garage at 444 W. Spruce St.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 10City man charged with sexual assault A Hazleton man faces charges after police
Police, Aug. 10
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
City man charged with sexual assault A Hazleton man faces charges after police investigated the sexual assault of a child. Kelvin Lopez, 19, was arrested for involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, a first degree felony, following the investigation... Read more
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