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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
George BredbennerBredbenner, 88, of 1156 Rear Schwabe St., Freeland, died Saturday at Mountain C
George Bredbenner
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 56 minutes ago
Bredbenner, 88, of 1156 Rear Schwabe St., Freeland, died Saturday at Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hazle Township. Born in Freeland, son of the late Peter and Anna Barna Bredbenner, he was predeceased by three brothers,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Penn State Hazleton soccer loses 1-0enough for Delaware Valley to get past Penn State Hazleton 1-0 in a tight non-c
Penn State Hazleton soccer loses 1-0
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 56 minutes ago
enough for Delaware Valley to get past Penn State Hazleton 1-0 in a tight non-conference men’s soccer game on Saturday in Hazle Township Winning goalkeeper Connor Hedgepeth made five saves in keeping the Lions off the scoreboard. Penn State... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 25stole her Galaxy S7 Active cellphone while she was at the Pennsylvania Driver’s
Police, Sept. 25
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 56 minutes ago
stole her Galaxy S7 Active cellphone while she was at the Pennsylvania Driver’s License Center, 1052 S. Church St. in Hazle Township, between 11 and 11:45 a.m. Saturday. The phone is gold and valued at $70, police said. Anyone with... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Distribution firm buys toxic spill site in Valmont Industrial Parkthe former factory and toxic spill site that it had been renting and using as a
Distribution firm buys toxic spill site in Valmont Industrial Park
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 56 minutes ago
the former factory and toxic spill site that it had been renting and using as a warehouse at the Valmont Industrial Park in Hazle Township. Karchner/Riccetti Partners paid $650,000 for the Chromatex plant. Harold Karchner said his firm obtained... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazle Twp. supers award $283G road repair contract, OK $30G change order on anotherHazle Township Supervisors awarded a nearly $283,000 contract for rebuilding a
Hazle Twp. supers award $283G road repair contract, OK $30G change order on another
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Hazle Township Supervisors awarded a nearly $283,000 contract for rebuilding a deteriorated stretch of Hazle Township Boulevard to the same firm that originally installed the road. Meanwhile, costs of an unrelated milling and paving project along... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill coroner: Man killed himself in hostage standoffthat Howard was suicidal and refusing to leave the home with his child. Author
Schuylkill coroner: Man killed himself in hostage standoff
Times News / Posted yesterday
that Howard was suicidal and refusing to leave the home with his child. Authorities believe Howard shot himself at 4:45 p.m. after first releasing the child unharmed. Police haven’t said what prompted the standoff. Howard was from Hazle Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
Armed man barricaded inside home with 2-old kills himself during police standoffan autopsy will be performed today to determine the cause of death, but at pres
Armed man barricaded inside home with 2-old kills himself during police standoff
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
an autopsy will be performed today to determine the cause of death, but at present it appears Howard, 4106 Hollywood Blvd., Hazle Township, died of a self-inflicted wound. Police were called to the scene about 1 p.m. after a report was received... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Coroner: Man apparently killed himself in hostage standoffwas suicidal and refusing to leave the home with his child. Authorities believ
Coroner: Man apparently killed himself in hostage standoff
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
was suicidal and refusing to leave the home with his child. Authorities believe Howard shot himself about 4:45 p.m. after first releasing the child unharmed. Police haven't said what prompted the standoff. Howard was from Hazle Township. Ringt... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lady Lions soccer team drops close onechallenge the opposing keeper. Schuylkill packed in the defense and held on to
Lady Lions soccer team drops close one
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
challenge the opposing keeper. Schuylkill packed in the defense and held on to run out the clock and escape the confines of Hazle Township Community Park with the win. Hazleton was led by Lauren Degler with four shots on goal followed by sophomore... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
John KitlanArticle Tools Sept. 21, 2016 , 96, of New Cranberry, Hazle Township, died Wed
John Kitlan
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Sept. 21, 2016 , 96, of New Cranberry, Hazle Township, died Wednesday afternoon at the Manor at St. Luke Village, Hazleton, where he was a guest. He was born in Buck Mountain, the son of the late John and Julia (Vrabez)... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Jr. high field hockeyEmily Sontag recorded a hat trick and goalie Elaina Ashman was perfect as the L
Jr. high field hockey
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Emily Sontag recorded a hat trick and goalie Elaina Ashman was perfect as the Lady Cougars (5-1) blanked GAR on Thursday in Hazle Township. Sontag put in her three goals at the 10:23, 15:06 and 12:49 marks of the opening half. Haylee Petroski... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Property transfersto John M. Fermin et al. for $120,000, Butler Township. Chromatex Inc. et al.
Property transfers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
to John M. Fermin et al. for $120,000, Butler Township. Chromatex Inc. et al. to Karchner/Riccetti Partners for $650,000, Hazle Township. Schuylkill County Barbara A. Seresky, by attorney in fact John J. Seresky, to Robert J. Litwak, Patricia... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ryan J. MorresiArticle Tools Sept. 20, 2016 , 32, of Hazle Township passed away Tuesday even
Ryan J. Morresi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Sept. 20, 2016 , 32, of Hazle Township passed away Tuesday evening peacefully in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton. Ryan was born in Wilkes-Barre and was the son of Diana (Gloss) Morresi and the late Louis Morresi, and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 23with information can call police at 911. Vehicle strikes man in Hazle Twp. A
Police, Sept. 23
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
with information can call police at 911. Vehicle strikes man in Hazle Twp. A man was hit by a vehicle in Hazle Township Thursday. State police at Hazleton said a woman operating a vehicle hit the man, who was walking near Airport... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Highway work continues in Hazleton areainstallation of handicapped ramps at corners. Federal Community Development Blo
Highway work continues in Hazleton area
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
installation of handicapped ramps at corners. Federal Community Development Block Grants pay for those improvements. In Hazle Township, workers are milling and repaving streets. Harwood Road was milled on Wednesday, but a reader said no sign... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Standoff involving Hazle Twp. man ends with suicidewill be performed Friday to determine the cause of death, but at present it app
Standoff involving Hazle Twp. man ends with suicide
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
will be performed Friday to determine the cause of death, but at present it appears Howard, of 4106 Hollywood Blvd., Hazle Township, died of a self-inflicted wound. Police were called to the scene about 1 p.m. after a report was received... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Property transferset al. to Kristopher B. Jones for $235,000, Penn Lake Park. Theresa Kibler et
Property transfers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
et al. to Kristopher B. Jones for $235,000, Penn Lake Park. Theresa Kibler et al. to Wilson Jay Budgeon for $100,000, Hazle Township. Arun Mickey Gahoke to Christine Schaffer for $400,000, Dorrance Township. Deborah Poproch et al. to Wilton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
John KitlanArticle Tools Sept. 21, 2016 of New Cranberry, Hazle Township, died Wednesda
John Kitlan
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools Sept. 21, 2016 of New Cranberry, Hazle Township, died Wednesday afternoon at the Manor at St. Luke Village, Hazleton, where he was a guest. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Frank J. Bonin... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Plans for Lehigh Valley campus under wrapsArticle Tools Hazle Township Planning Department wants more time to review a p
Plans for Lehigh Valley campus under wraps
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Article Tools Hazle Township Planning Department wants more time to review a proposed zoning change that would give Lehigh Valley Health Network the ability to build a new health care campus that could include a hospital off Airport Beltway. A... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Million-dollar fire strikes RVs in East Union Twp.injured, Mummey said. Firefighters from three counties were on scene, includin
Million-dollar fire strikes RVs in East Union Twp.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
injured, Mummey said. Firefighters from three counties were on scene, including Ringtown Valley, Shenandoah, Mahanoy City, Hazle Township, Harwood, Aristes and Nuremberg-Weston. A state police fire marshal was investigating the cause Tuesday. —... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Aug. 5Thrift Store, according to the criminal complaint. - Kelly Monitz Man who vio
Court, Aug. 5
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Thrift Store, according to the criminal complaint. - Kelly Monitz Man who violated PFA headed to court for charges A Hazle Township man who police say violated a protection from abuse order, and stole the victim's purse and car, waived... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fire destroys motor homesMummey said. Firefighters from three counties were on scene, including Ringtow
Fire destroys motor homes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Mummey said. Firefighters from three counties were on scene, including Ringtown Valley, Shennandoah, Mahanoy City, Hazle Township, Harwood, Aristes and Nuremberg-Weston. A state police fire marshal will investigate the cause today. --... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
WVIA plans congressional debateswill pit former Hazleton mayors against each other, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-H
WVIA plans congressional debates
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
will pit former Hazleton mayors against each other, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Hazleton, and Democrat Mike Marsicano of Hazle Township. Debate panelists include: Borys Krawczeniuk, politics writer for The Times-Tribune, a Times-Shamrock... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 1918 offense. ■ Joseph J. Disabella, 36, Hazleton, two counts DUI by state polic
Police, Sept. 19
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
18 offense. ■ Joseph J. Disabella, 36, Hazleton, two counts DUI by state police at Hazleton after a June 11 offense in Hazle Township. ■ Brett Shafer, 36, Hazleton, use or possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Guests eat up Italian festivalUnlucky number 13 was lucky at the pasta-eating contest at Saturday’s Bell’ Ita
Guests eat up Italian festival
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Unlucky number 13 was lucky at the pasta-eating contest at Saturday’s Bell’ Italia Festival at Hazle Township Community Park. It was good to be 13 years old — the age of the three winners of the pasta-eating contest in the youth division at the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 18in Beaver Meadows. ■ Matthew Wyatt, 29, Sugarloaf, retail theft by state polic
Police, Sept. 18
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
in Beaver Meadows. ■ Matthew Wyatt, 29, Sugarloaf, retail theft by state police at Hazleton after an Aug. 31 offense in Hazle Township. ■ Katrina Hall, 22, Freeland, retail theft by borough police after a Sept. 11 offense. ■ Jason Zapotosky,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 17at Hazleton also filed a summary citation for retail theft against him Thursday
Police, Sept. 17
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
at Hazleton also filed a summary citation for retail theft against him Thursday for an offense that happened Sept. 14 in Hazle Township, according to court papers. In the West Hazleton case, court papers state, Wisda is accused of taking a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Local communities to share $2.5M in PLCB licensing fee moneyTownship, $2,000; Dennison Township, $300; Dorrance Township,, $1,000; Fairview
Local communities to share $2.5M in PLCB licensing fee money
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Township, $2,000; Dennison Township, $300; Dorrance Township,, $1,000; Fairview Township, $1,300; Foster Township, $100; Hazle Township, $1,600; Sugarloaf Township, $1,200; Wright Township,, $800; county total, $99,400. Schuylkill... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Sept. 17incident. She was found guilty Aug. 17 and ordered to pay a total of $1,266.30
Court, Sept. 17
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
incident. She was found guilty Aug. 17 and ordered to pay a total of $1,266.30 by Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township. The citations state her dog inflicted severe injury on another dog, resulting in the victim’s dog having to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City teen cited for threatening HASD studenta witness and retaliation against a witness and was arraigned Thursday by Magis
City teen cited for threatening HASD student
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
a witness and retaliation against a witness and was arraigned Thursday by Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township, who set bail at $25,000. Unable to post the money, Baez was taken to jail where he remained incarcerated... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Eleanor C. Esposito15, 2016 , 89, of Hazleton, passed away Thursday at Mountain City Nursing and
Eleanor C. Esposito
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
15, 2016 , 89, of Hazleton, passed away Thursday at Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hazle Township. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Susan (Angelo) Romeo and was a member of Holy... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Residents, officials seek solution to traffic issues at Hazle Twp. intersectionAn uptick in truck traffic at Stockton Mountain Road and Route 93 is taking its
Residents, officials seek solution to traffic issues at Hazle Twp. intersection
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
An uptick in truck traffic at Stockton Mountain Road and Route 93 is taking its toll on Hazle Township resident Doris Pollock. Pollock pleaded with the township supervisors recently for help in curbing a continuous flow of truck traffic that she... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard Speakerserved. ■ Michelle Loveless, 18, Mountain Top, underage drinking by state poli
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
served. ■ Michelle Loveless, 18, Mountain Top, underage drinking by state police at Hazleton after an April 30 offense in Hazle Township. ■ James V. Martino, 18, Mountain Top, underage drinking by state police at Hazleton after an April 30... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Theresa Silveri Faduledaughter, Angela Fadule Smith and her husband, Reginald, Upper Darby; and sons,
Theresa Silveri Fadule
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
daughter, Angela Fadule Smith and her husband, Reginald, Upper Darby; and sons, Anthony Fadule and his wife, Jean Marie, Hazle Township; Matthew Fadule and his wife, Susan, Hackettstown, N.J.; James Fadule and his wife, Jill, Wellesley, Mass.;... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 15disorderly conduct and public drunkenness by West Hazleton police after a Sept
Police, Sept. 15
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
disorderly conduct and public drunkenness by West Hazleton police after a Sept. 3 offense. Nicole C. Tokash, 21, Hazle Township, disorderly conduct by Hazleton police after an Aug. 5 offense. Courtney A. Blaser, 27, Drums, disorderly... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Another successful Ice Bucket Challengedisease and is always fatal. It is difficult to diagnosis and treat, as every p
Another successful Ice Bucket Challenge
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
disease and is always fatal. It is difficult to diagnosis and treat, as every patient is different. The challenge was another successful event this year and we also want to thank all who participated and donated. Ginny Raimann, Hazle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Federal drug, firearms charges for city man linked to homicideA Hazleton man arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Hazle Townsh
Federal drug, firearms charges for city man linked to homicide
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
A Hazleton man arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Hazle Township man now faces federal drug and firearms charges. Hazleton police charged 26-year-old Christian F. Rosado, 220 E. Hemlock St., with two felonies, one for unlawful... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Butler Township to hold public hearing onnew institutional zonethat would allow it to create a healthcare campus or hospital on the 70 acres i
Butler Township to hold public hearing onnew institutional zone
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
that would allow it to create a healthcare campus or hospital on the 70 acres it owns north of Airport Road in Butler and Hazle townships. LVHN made a similar request in Hazle Township. Also to be addressed at the hearing will be the supervisors’... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Gutsie earns Hall of Fame nodalso founded and is the current owner of Gutsie Sports Academy, West Hazleton.
Gutsie earns Hall of Fame nod
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
also founded and is the current owner of Gutsie Sports Academy, West Hazleton. The son of Tim and Paula Gutsie, Justin earned his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from East Stroudsburg University in 2012. He currently lives in Hazle Town... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
4 years later, new drug charges for West Hazleton womanin West Hazleton from April through July 2015. She was arraigned Friday by Mag
4 years later, new drug charges for West Hazleton woman
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
in West Hazleton from April through July 2015. She was arraigned Friday by Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township, who set bail at $100,000. Unable to post the money, she was taken to jail where she remained Tuesday. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
W. Hazleton man charged with car break-ins, theftsCieniawa is in jail, unable to post bail in two other pending criminal cases, o
W. Hazleton man charged with car break-ins, thefts
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Cieniawa is in jail, unable to post bail in two other pending criminal cases, one of which involves a June 4 burglary in Hazle Township. In his latest arrest, court papers state Cieniawa was caught on video surveillance arriving in a white... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 14simple assault and harassment. She was released on $5,000 unsecured bail set by
Police, Sept. 14
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
simple assault and harassment. She was released on $5,000 unsecured bail set by Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township. Arrest papers state that police were called to intervene in a fight at 1002 Centre St. around 7:25 p.m.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
4 years later, new drug charges for W. Hazleton womanin West Hazleton from April through July 2015. She was arraigned Friday by Mag
4 years later, new drug charges for W. Hazleton woman
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
in West Hazleton from April through July 2015. She was arraigned Friday by Magisterial District Judge James Dixon, Hazle Township, who set bail at $100,000. Unable to post the money, she was taken to jail where she remained Tuesday. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Raising a glass to event supportersthere would have been no celebration, as well as the bands Kartune and Ostrich
Raising a glass to event supporters
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
there would have been no celebration, as well as the bands Kartune and Ostrich Hat. Special thanks to the Greater Hazleton/Hazle Township Babe Ruth Association and the Hazle Township supervisors for the use of the Babe Ruth baseball field. Also, we... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 13refused treatment on the scene. Valley Regional Fire and Ambulance assisted. C
Police, Sept. 13
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
refused treatment on the scene. Valley Regional Fire and Ambulance assisted. Crash driver flees, charged with DUI A Hazle Township woman was intoxicated when she crashed her vehicle into another and then fled the scene, court papers... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazle Twp. road fix to waitArticle Tools Hazle Township supervisors want more time before awarding a cont
Hazle Twp. road fix to wait
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Article Tools Hazle Township supervisors want more time before awarding a contract for rebuilding a deteriorated stretch of Hazle Township Boulevard. But that didn’t stop audience members from inquiring about oversight on a “complete rebuild” of a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Stockton water project completedofficials announced the completion Thursday of a nearly $2.2 million project th
Stockton water project completed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
officials announced the completion Thursday of a nearly $2.2 million project that connected more than 40 homes in the Hazle Township villages of Stockton No. 6 and Stockton No. 8 to the public water system. Gov. Tom Wolf, state Department of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two tragedies commemoratedscheduled to begin at 2:30 and to feature units from the military, fire compani
Two tragedies commemorated
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
scheduled to begin at 2:30 and to feature units from the military, fire companies and police. Boy Scouts from Troop 790 of Hazle Township set up a hospitality tent at Broad and Laurel streets where veterans can enjoy cool drinks and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Restaurant to host fundraiser for arts academy studentsArticle Tools Booty’s Place restaurant at the Church Hill Mall in Hazle Townsh
Restaurant to host fundraiser for arts academy students
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Article Tools Booty’s Place restaurant at the Church Hill Mall in Hazle Township will host a fundraiser for students of the Hazleton Area Arts & Humanities Academy from 1 to 6 p.m. today. The students are trying to raise enough money to travel to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 11lost her wristlet. Troopers said they found the brown wristlet owned by Regan
Police, Sept. 11
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
lost her wristlet. Troopers said they found the brown wristlet owned by Regan E. Price, Nuremberg, at 128 Campbell St., Hazle Township, at 10:10 p.m. Monday. Anyone with information on Price can call police at 570-459-3890. Man charged with... Read more
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