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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man robs Hazleton storeHazleton police are looking for the man who robbed the Pantry Quik on East Diam
Man robs Hazleton store
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
Hazleton police are looking for the man who robbed the Pantry Quik on East Diamond Avenue Tuesday night. A Hispanic man wearing dark clothing and a mask took an undetermined amount of cash from the store and fled on foot north on Seybert Street,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Improvements give pedestrians a safer way to walkAlthough some people were taught to stop and look both ways before crossing a s
Improvements give pedestrians a safer way to walk
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 hours ago
Although some people were taught to stop and look both ways before crossing a street, Pennsylvania law states the pedestrian has the right-of-way in a crosswalk, and the driver has to stop. As school begins today in the Hazleton Area School... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton police investigate shots firedHazleton police responded to the 200 block of East Mine Street for a report of
Hazleton police investigate shots fired
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 hours ago
Hazleton police responded to the 200 block of East Mine Street for a report of shots fired early Tuesday morning. Officers determined that an unknown individual fired five shots from a rifle in the area at 3:04 a.m., police said. Last week, two men... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton police investigate shots firedHazleton police responded to the 200-block of East Mine Street for a report of
Hazleton police investigate shots fired
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Hazleton police responded to the 200-block of East Mine Street for a report of shots fired early this morning. Officers determined that an unknown individual fired five shots from a rifle in the area at 3:04 a.m., police said. Last week, two men... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Hazleton man held for robberyWest Hazleton police arrested a borough man they say wrestled a wallet from a w
West Hazleton man held for robbery
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
West Hazleton police arrested a borough man they say wrestled a wallet from a woman and ran off Monday afternoon. Borough police said Brett Magula, 23, was to be taken to Luzerne County Correctional Facility after processing. The charges he is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City man facing charges for episodeA man found unresponsive in a car at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton on Sunday
City man facing charges for episode
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
A man found unresponsive in a car at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton on Sunday afternoon later turned combative inside the hospital when staff was tending to him, court papers say. Richard Hall II, 32, Hazleton, also had drugs in his possession,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 1West Hazleton incident reports West Hazleton police issued releases alleging t
Police, Sept. 1
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
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
Police arrest man they say swiped walletWest Hazleton police arrested a borough man they say wrestled a wallet from a w
Police arrest man they say swiped wallet
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
West Hazleton police arrested a borough man they say wrestled a wallet from a woman and ran off Monday afternoon. Borough police said Brett Magula, 23, would be taken to Luzerne County Correctional Facility after he was processed. The charges he is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police seek man who swiped walletWest Hazleton police are looking for a robbery suspect who grabbed a senior cit
Police seek man who swiped wallet
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
West Hazleton police are looking for a robbery suspect who grabbed a senior citizen’s wallet and ran off. Police said a man was seen pacing in front of Puff N’ Stuff, 13 N. Fourth St., around 1:15 p.m. while the female victim was inside the store,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 31Two robberies in city Sunday Hazleton police are looking for a masked man who
Police, Aug. 31
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Two robberies in city Sunday Hazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early Sunday morning. Officers responded to Turkey Hill, 800 Alter St., at 3:09 a.m. where they were told an unknown male wearing a red and blue... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton store robbed SundayHazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early
Hazleton store robbed Sunday
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Hazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early Sunday morning. Officers responded to Turkey Hill, 800 Alter St., at 3:09 a.m. where they were told an unknown male wearing a red and blue striped mask entered the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
NewsNow - News - Standard SpeakerHazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early
NewsNow - News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Hazleton police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Hazleton store early Sunday morning. Officers responded to Turkey Hill, 800 Alter St., at 3:09 a.m. where they were told an unknown male wearing a red and blue striped mask entered the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Golf tournamentsWhite Haven Center What: A golf tournament sponsored by White Haven Center Sta
Golf tournaments
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
White Haven Center What: A golf tournament sponsored by White Haven Center Staff Recognition Committee and White Haven Center AFSCME Local 2334. When: Friday, Sept. 4; 1 p.m. shotgun start. Where: Sand Springs Country Club Cost: $80 per golfer;... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Hazleton man accused of assaultFelony assault charges were filed against Sean Brogan, 36, of West Hazleton, fo
West Hazleton man accused of assault
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Felony assault charges were filed against Sean Brogan, 36, of West Hazleton, for an incident Tuesday at a borough apartment complex. According to court papers, West Hazleton police responded to a 911 call at about 10:50 p.m. for an attack at the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 30Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases on the following incidents.
Police, Aug. 30
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases on the following incidents. Anyone with information can call 570-459-4940 or 911. ■ Someone smashed the windows on a minivan that was parked in the 700 block of North Laurel Street overnight... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
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 4 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
Accused city shooter shot last monthA 24-year-old accused of shooting two people in Hazleton on Wednesday afternoon
Accused city shooter shot last month
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
A 24-year-old accused of shooting two people in Hazleton on Wednesday afternoon survived a similar incident last month on a Hazleton street. Jonathan M. Alvarez was shot July 1, but Hazleton police aren’t saying why they believe he gunned down the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Conga Lounge owner addresses concernsJose Francisco exhaled, sending a minty white cloud above a table where he sat
Conga Lounge owner addresses concerns
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Jose Francisco exhaled, sending a minty white cloud above a table where he sat smoking a hookah that his customers fill with fruity tobacco at the Conga Lounge in West Hazleton. “They find it amusing to have that taste,” said Francisco, adding that... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 28Police search for man who bothered children The Weatherly Police Department i
Police, Aug. 28
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Police search for man who bothered children The Weatherly Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident that occurred Wednesday evening. Eight children were playing in front of the Weatherly American Legion post on West Main Street when... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton shooting suspect arrestedHazleton police arrested the man who they believe shot two people at East Mine
Hazleton shooting suspect arrested
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Hazleton police arrested the man who they believe shot two people at East Mine and South Cedar streets on Wednesday afternoon. Police made the arrest about 24 hours after bullets riddled a neighborhood and sent two people to hospitals. Police on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspect arrested in downtown double shootingHazleton police arrested the man who they believe shot two people at East Mine
Suspect arrested in downtown double shooting
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Hazleton police arrested the man who they believe shot two people at East Mine and South Cedar streets on Wednesday afternoon. Police made the arrest about 24 hours after bullets riddled a neighborhood and sent two people to hospitals. Police on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police respond to shots fired on N. Cedar StreetThe owner of a home at 72-74 N. Cedar St. confronted a stranger on his property
Police respond to shots fired on N. Cedar Street
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
The owner of a home at 72-74 N. Cedar St. confronted a stranger on his property, who in an ensuing argument said he would come back and shoot the place up. Minutes later he did. Hazleton police, rushing to reports of shots fired at 11:15 a.m.... 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 6 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
Street closed after second round of gunshots reportedHazleton police closed a corridor of Cedar Street after receiving their second
Street closed after second round of gunshots reported
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Hazleton police closed a corridor of Cedar Street after receiving their second report of gunshots being fired there Wednesday. Police vehicles, fire apparatus and wooden barricades diverted traffic from seven blocks of Cedar Street between Oak... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Second shooting in downtown neighborhoodHazleton police closed a corridor of Cedar Street after receiving their second
Second shooting in downtown neighborhood
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Hazleton police closed a corridor of Cedar Street after receiving their second report of gunshots being fired there today. Police vehicles, fire apparatus and wooden barricades diverted traffic from seven blocks of Cedar Street between Oak Street on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shots fired near downtownHazleton police were investigating a report of shots fired in a downtown neighb
Shots fired near downtown
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Hazleton police were investigating a report of shots fired in a downtown neighborhood late this morning. Eight police vehicles, including one from West Hazleton, responded to the area of East Maple Street and Bennett Court, between Pine and Cedar... 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 7 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
Do the Conga: Lounge poised to reopenA hookah lounge in West Hazleton that was shut down earlier this month for fail
Do the Conga: Lounge poised to reopen
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
A hookah lounge in West Hazleton that was shut down earlier this month for failing to comply with code requirements and a borough ordinance could soon reopen, a borough code official said. Conga Lounge owner Gabriela Columna obtained a certificate... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HIP director cited by city policeEDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a production error, the complete version of this item did
HIP director cited by city police
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a production error, the complete version of this item did not appear in Tuesday’s edition. Hazleton police cited the executive director of the Hazleton Integration Project for disorderly conduct Sunday after they say he... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
High school golfHigh School ❒ Crestwood 167, Berwick 192 - The Comets began defense of their D
High school golf
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
High School ❒ Crestwood 167, Berwick 192 - The Comets began defense of their Division II title with a season-opening win over host Berwick Friday at Berwick Golf Club. Crestwood’s Shane Angle and John McGroarty shared medalist honors with nine-hole... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 25State police probe incidents State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the
Police, Aug. 25
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
State police probe incidents State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the following: • Jelena Lavinja Woodham, 30, Hazleton, faces a number of offenses related to an Aug. 16 incident in East Side Borough. Charges against Woodham include two... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Authorities name alleged dealers caught in sweepFederal drug agents, along with state and local authorities, rounded up 14 alle
Authorities name alleged dealers caught in sweep
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Federal drug agents, along with state and local authorities, rounded up 14 alleged drug dealers in a sweep last week. The alleged dealers were named in a one-count indictment handed up by a federal grand jury that said they conspired to sell more... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police investigating shots firedHazleton police are investigating two separate incidents of shots fired Sunday
Police investigating shots fired
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Hazleton police are investigating two separate incidents of shots fired Sunday night. The first incident happened at West Spruce and North Vine streets at 6:12 p.m., police said. Witnesses saw a white sedan and a white cargo van exchange shots at... 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 9 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
Sports - Standard SpeakerHigh School ❒ Crestwood 167, Berwick 192 - The Comets began defense of their D
Sports - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
High School ❒ Crestwood 167, Berwick 192 - The Comets began defense of their Division II title with a season-opening win over host Berwick Friday at Berwick Golf Club. Crestwood’s Shane Angle and John McGroarty shared medalist honors with nine-hole... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
BriefsTamaqua The Tamaqua Area School District Athletic Department is offering sever
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Tamaqua The Tamaqua Area School District Athletic Department is offering several season ticket packages for the 2015 fall athletic seasons and a Senior Citizen’s Gold Card throughout the year. The following season ticket packages for home games are... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
BriefsThe Hazleton Police Athletic League has openings for basketball coaches for the
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
The Hazleton Police Athletic League has openings for basketball coaches for the upcoming season in the junior division, for boys ages 7 to 10. Those interested in volunteering to coach must be 18 years or older and have the following clearances: a... 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 11 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
Conga Lounge may be allowed to reopenOfficials in West Hazleton are waiting to see if a hookah lounge that was shut
Conga Lounge may be allowed to reopen
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Officials in West Hazleton are waiting to see if a hookah lounge that was shut down in mid-August for failing to comply with code requirements and borough ordinance will reopen next week after representatives from the business failed to attend a... 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 12 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 12 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
News - Standard SpeakerWoman pleads guilty in drug case Brooke M. Baran, 33, Weatherly, entered a gui
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 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
City man charged with killing 2 dogsA Luzerne County humane officer says a Hazleton man snapped the necks of two do
City man charged with killing 2 dogs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
A Luzerne County humane officer says a Hazleton man snapped the necks of two dogs in May and then left them at a city park. Once the Luzerne County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals concluded its investigation, Cody R. Anderson, 26,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man charged with killing two dogsA Luzerne County humane officer says a Hazleton man snapped the necks of two do
Man charged with killing two dogs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
A Luzerne County humane officer says a Hazleton man snapped the necks of two dogs in May and then left them at a city park. Once the Luzerne County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals concluded its investigation they charged Cody R.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man attempts to rob city storeA masked man attempted to rob Merf’s Newsstand late Wednesday afternoon, Hazlet
Man attempts to rob city store
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
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 St. with his face covered with a red mask and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man attempted to rob city storeA masked man attempted to rob Merf’s Newsstand late Wednesday afternoon, Hazlet
Man attempted to rob city store
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
A masked man attempted to rob Merf’s Newsstand late Wednesday afternoon, Hazleton police said. A dark-skinned man about 5-foot, 6-inches with a medium build entered the store at 48 N. Wyoming St. with his face covered with a red mask and demanded... 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 13 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
BriefsTAMAQUA SEASON TICKETS— The Tamaqua Area School District Athletic Department is
Briefs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
TAMAQUA SEASON TICKETS— The Tamaqua Area School District Athletic Department is offering several season ticket packages for the 2015 fall athletic seasons and a Senior Citizen’s Gold Card throughout the year. The following season ticket packages for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
One taken to hospital after two-car crashAt least one person was taken to a hospital after a two-car crash in Hazleton,
One taken to hospital after two-car crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
At least one person was taken to a hospital after a two-car crash in Hazleton, near the West Hazleton boundary line, Wednesday afternoon. Hazleton police said a woman driving a black Toyota Corolla was northbound on Route 924, attempting a left-hand... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City resident faces federal drug chargesA Hazleton resident faces federal charges for distributing heroin, according to
City resident faces federal drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
A Hazleton resident faces federal charges for distributing heroin, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Criminal information alleges Edwin Guerrero-Guerrero, also known as “Angel Dueno Matos,” 35, who is a... Read more
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