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Times Leader
Grilz and Nanticoke Area roll over Hazleton Area for 13th straight winrequests and turning them into nightmares. Grilz scored 15 points Monday and t
Times Leader / Posted an hour ago
requests and turning them into nightmares. Grilz scored 15 points Monday and the Trojanettes tortured fellow up-tempo team Hazleton Area with a dizzying press defense that forced 24 turnovers in a 53-32 victory in a high school girls basketball... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. BOYS' BASKETBALL: Reading flexes muscle, hands Cougars first lossREADING — With four starters standing 6-foot-5 and taller, Hazleton Area held a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
READING — With four starters standing 6-foot-5 and taller, Hazleton Area held a decided height advantage over Reading. The Red Knights’ strength was, well, their collective strength, which was evident the first time that the Cougars watched Reading... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Taxes a burdenin any situationArticle Tools Editor, I see the good mayor of Hazleton wants a 28 percent tax
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Article Tools Editor, I see the good mayor of Hazleton wants a 28 percent tax increase. The government always says tax on a $63,000 house is only $80, but what if you live in Eagle Rock and your house is $250,000. They never mention that. I get no... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Jan. 22Article Tools HAZLETON Watch out for fake $100 bills Hazleton police say so
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Article Tools HAZLETON Watch out for fake $100 bills Hazleton police say someone attempted to pass counterfeit $100 bills in the area. Police said they responded to two businesses in the city involving reports of a Hispanic female in her 20s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Marie Bonner Jan. 20, 2018Article Tools Marie Bonner of Hazleton passed away Saturday evening in Inova F
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Article Tools Marie Bonner of Hazleton passed away Saturday evening in Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Va., surrounded by her loving family. A funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday from Joseph B. Conahan Funeral Home Inc., 532 N. Vine St.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Robert L. Belletiere Jan. 15, 2018Article Tools Robert L. Belletiere, 58, of Cove Village, Zion Grove; passed aw
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Article Tools Robert L. Belletiere, 58, of Cove Village, Zion Grove; passed away Jan. 15 at his residence. Born in Hazleton on March 26, 1959, he was the son of the late Peter P. and Anne Yaniga Belletiere and resided in Zion Grove for the past 12... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Jan. 22Bayer, Tamaqua. ■ Charges for terroristic threats, simple assault and harassme
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Bayer, Tamaqua. ■ Charges for terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment filed against Michael P. Shirley, 24, by Hazleton police for a report of an Oct. 19 physical domestic dispute at 574 Carson St. were dismissed by Magisterial District... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
100 years ago: More power to youArticle Tools More power to you A portion of the Hazleton-Hauto power line at
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Article Tools More power to you A portion of the Hazleton-Hauto power line at No. 2 Tresckow is being changed for a distance so as to make it straighter and more capable of carrying current. — From Hazleton’s newspaper, The Plain Speaker.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
A whole new Y: Tamaqua site reopens with new offeringsits own gym a decade ago, it held community activities throughout the year, mak
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
its own gym a decade ago, it held community activities throughout the year, making the closest YMCAs in Pottsville and in Hazleton. The Tamaqua Y, Marcolla said, has something for everyone, from indoor basketball courts to gym equipment and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Future of training facility in jeopardyabout the future of the training center that was called obsolete 18 months ago.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
about the future of the training center that was called obsolete 18 months ago. Andre Marchese, facilities director for Hazleton Area School District, was glad no one was inside the house at 118 W. Oak St. because pieces of the cast iron went... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Free tax prep services offered throughout areaoffered by appointment only on Feb. 23; March 2, 9, 16 and 23, and April 6 from
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
offered by appointment only on Feb. 23; March 2, 9, 16 and 23, and April 6 from St. Gabriel Apartments, 142 S. Wyoming St., Hazleton. Drop-off applications will also be accepted by appointment, according to Diane Connolly, who helps oversee the... Read more
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Times Leader
Wilkes graduates more than 300Philosophy, Mocanaqua; Nichole Duden, Psychology, Kingston; Angelina Gucu, Elem
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
Philosophy, Mocanaqua; Nichole Duden, Psychology, Kingston; Angelina Gucu, Elementary and EarlyChildhood Education, Hazleton; Theresa Kingeter, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Kingston; Rosemary Martin,Elementary and Early... Read more
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Times Leader
Woman attempts to use counterfeit $100 bills in HazletonHAZLETON – Police are warning area business to utilize appropriate methods to v
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
HAZLETON – Police are warning area business to utilize appropriate methods to verify any currency they receive is authentic after a woman attempted to use counterfeit $100 bills at two locations on Saturday, according to a press release. Police were... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police warn of fake moneyArticle Tools Hazleton police say someone attempted to pass counterfeit $100 b
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools Hazleton police say someone attempted to pass counterfeit $100 bills in the area Saturday. Police said they responded to two different businesses in the city involving reports of a Hispanic female in her 20’s attempting to pass the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
BASKETBALL: Scranton Shamrocks make debut today(Williamsport/Indiana Univerity of Pennsylvania), Quindell Brice (Pocono Mounta
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
(Williamsport/Indiana Univerity of Pennsylvania), Quindell Brice (Pocono Mountain West/East Stroudsburg), Travis Buckner (Hazleton Area/Misericordia), Kyle McGee (Mahanoy Area/Elizabethtown), Tyriek Steward (Meyers/Bloomsburg), Lamont Tillery... Read more
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The Morning Call
Politics as Usualusers understand political topics and issues.” Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
users understand political topics and issues.” Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is backing U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta in the Hazleton congressman’s bid this year to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. In a video announcing his endorsement in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Preppers down Berwick for 2nd straight win14 23 20 17 — 74 3-point FGs: Chinchay 5, McNeil, McCole, Klembara 2 JV score
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
14 23 20 17 — 74 3-point FGs: Chinchay 5, McNeil, McCole, Klembara 2 JV score: Lourdes 37-35 H.S. Girls’ Basketball Hazleton Area 46 Whitehall 42 Maddie Mrochko and Faith Grula each scored 16 points as the Lady Cougars downed Whitehall in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Elaine C. Kaschak Jan. 19, 2018passed away peacefully Friday at her home. She was born to the late John and M
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
passed away peacefully Friday at her home. She was born to the late John and Mary Panco Fedzuga in the Heights section of Hazleton, where she lived her entire life. She was the beloved wife of Emil Kaschak, with whom she celebrated 56 years of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mario Benny Pecile Jan. 6, 2018Mario came home to family with many friends visiting. He was born April 20, 19
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Mario came home to family with many friends visiting. He was born April 20, 1939, to Mario and Jean (Trancucci) Pecile in Hazleton. He graduated in 1956 from Hazleton High School. Mario was an avid athlete in basketball and baseball. After... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Work to establish historic district in Hazleton to beginHAZLETON — Surveyors from Preservation Pennsylvania will begin making their way
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
HAZLETON — Surveyors from Preservation Pennsylvania will begin making their way through the proposed Church Street historic district this week. While here, they’ll record data on properties within the district’s approximate 50-square-block... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Freshman/junior high basketball roundupArticle Tools Unbeaten Hazleton Area spurted to a 31-1 lead after one quarter
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools Unbeaten Hazleton Area spurted to a 31-1 lead after one quarter on the way to a 69-15 win over Tunkhannock in Wyoming Valley Conference freshman boys’ basketball action on Friday. Matt Shamany, Dewin Concepcion and Chris Gargia were... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Jan. 21Article Tools HAZLETON Bad checks lead to arrest Over the course of two day
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools HAZLETON Bad checks lead to arrest Over the course of two days, a Scranton man passed four bad checks totaling more than $1,000 to a Hazleton store. Anthony Fazio, 40, faces two counts each theft and bad checks and was released on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Barletta blames Dems for shutdownimmediately reopen the government so that we can stay in session until we reach
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
immediately reopen the government so that we can stay in session until we reach a common-sense agreement.” Barletta, R-11, Hazleton, accused Democrats of “an astonishing neglect of duty” for voting against a government funding measure and the... Read more
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TribLIVE
High school scores, summaries, schedules for Jan. 20, 201890.23; 2. Springfield, 88.10; 3. Johnstown, 83.97; 4. Baldwin, 80.90; 5. North
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
90.23; 2. Springfield, 88.10; 3. Johnstown, 83.97; 4. Baldwin, 80.90; 5. North Allegheny, 80.53; 6. Ridley, 75.50; 7. Hazleton Area, 75.23; 8. Richland, 74.10; 9. Hempfield, 73.93; 10. Penn-Trafford, 73.93 1. Bishop McCort, 92.50; 2.... Read more
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Times Leader
Luzerne County restaurant inspections: Jan. 10 to 16Hickory Run State Park, White Haven: regular inspection, in compliance. Arthur
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Hickory Run State Park, White Haven: regular inspection, in compliance. Arthur Street Elementary School, 424 E. 9th St., Hazleton: regular inspection, in compliance. Convenient Food Mart No. 3010, 51 W. Juniper St., Hazleton: regular inspection,... Read more
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heraldscotland
The rise of the Zen Hen ... forget the fluffy handcuffs, and pack the yoga matseeing the women gathered round the fire the next day looking slightly dishevel
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
seeing the women gathered round the fire the next day looking slightly dishevelled and smelling of wood smoke." Rosie Hazleton who runs Wildrose Escapes in Beauly, Inverness-shire, said "out-doorsy hens" were increasingly popular, especially... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
With ‘deep regret,’ AAA closing office in Tamaquaas well as all new members, will be welcome and serviced from this location,” W
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
as well as all new members, will be welcome and serviced from this location,” Wachter wrote. An AAA office that served the Hazleton area from the strip mall near Walmart closed in late 2014. Other AAA offices are in Wilkes-Barre and Bloomsburg. —... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars start quickly, rout TunkhannockJosh Samec, Jeff Planutis and Da’mir Faison each knocked down a 3-pointer in th
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Josh Samec, Jeff Planutis and Da’mir Faison each knocked down a 3-pointer in the first quarter as unbeaten Hazleton Area jumped on top of Tunkhannock 23-7 and coasted to a 73-38 victory in Wyoming Valley Conference Division I-II crossover boys’... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
LOCAL ROUNDUP:Josh Samec, Jeff Planutis and Da’mir Faison each knocked down a 3-pointer in th
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Josh Samec, Jeff Planutis and Da’mir Faison each knocked down a 3-pointer in the first quarter as unbeatenHazleton Area jumped on top of Tunkhannock 23-7 and coasted to a 73-38 victory in Wyoming Valley Conference Division I-II crossover boys’... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Student allegedly caught with marijuanaArticle Tools A teenager was reportedly caught with cigarettes and marijuana a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools A teenager was reportedly caught with cigarettes and marijuana at Hazleton Area High School. Arrest papers state the items were found when Gianna E. Katz, 18, Sugarloaf Twp., passed through a metal detector Nov. 21. Charges of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
The city’s coming cultural awakeningso does poverty. Where racism persists, a feudal elite holds the reins of progr
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
so does poverty. Where racism persists, a feudal elite holds the reins of progress. That is the best scenario, the Hazleton area on a good day. The worst case is a frequent disintegration into pure tribalism. Hazleton is not a newcomer to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Jan. 20Article Tools HAZLETON Woman charged for separate incidents A West Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools HAZLETON Woman charged for separate incidents A West Hazleton woman faces charges in two separate criminal cases. Hazleton police filed theft and receiving stolen property charges against Melissa A. Trader, 43, on Jan. 12 and she... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
William A. Meyers Jan. 17, 2018Tools William A. Meyers, 91, of Dorrance Twp. passed away Wednesday at home, w
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Tools William A. Meyers, 91, of Dorrance Twp. passed away Wednesday at home, with his daughters by his side. Born in Hazleton on Feb. 14, 1926, he was the only child of the late Lawrence H. and Phyllis (Angove) Meyers. He attended Hazleton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Paul J. Saladigo Jan. 19, 2018Article Tools Paul J. Saladigo, 79, of Kelayres died Friday morning at his res
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Paul J. Saladigo, 79, of Kelayres died Friday morning at his residence. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Paul and Josephine (Mirowski) Saladigo. He was a member of Church of All Saints, McAdoo, and the former St.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Patricia Ann Yanick Jan. 16, 2018of White Haven. Patricia was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Ch
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
of White Haven. Patricia was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church. Born Friday, Aug. 22, 1941, in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Garber Meyers. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Philip... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Bernard G. Rebarchak Jan. 18, 2018Article Tools Bernard G. Rebarchak, 93, formerly of Hazleton and a guest at Pr
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Bernard G. Rebarchak, 93, formerly of Hazleton and a guest at Providence Place, died Thursday in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton. Arrangements are under the direction of Frank J. Bonin Funeral Home Inc., Hazleton, and will be... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
WVC SWIMMING: Cougars sweep past Valley WestHAZLE TWP . — Hazleton Area capitalized on its depth to sweep past Wyoming Vall
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
HAZLE TWP . — Hazleton Area capitalized on its depth to sweep past Wyoming Valley West in a Wyoming Valley Conference boys-girls’ swim meet Friday at Hazleton Area High School. The Cougars and Lady Cougars both won all three of their relay events... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City budget addresses job vacanciesArticle Tools An estimated $10.4 million budget that was approved on first rea
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools An estimated $10.4 million budget that was approved on first reading by Hazleton City Council includes funding to fill vacancies in the code and police departments, as well as a handful of other positions that will open due to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Casey urges more work on spending billto tie a deal on the dreamers to support for the spending bill could lead to a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
to tie a deal on the dreamers to support for the spending bill could lead to a shutdown. U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-11, Hazleton, issued a statement via email that cites “Casey’s disingenuous comments regarding government funding.” “I’m sure... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Area firefighters send gear to Dominican RepublicFirefighters from Northeast Pennsylvania are helping their counterparts in the
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Firefighters from Northeast Pennsylvania are helping their counterparts in the Dominican Republic. A drive organized by Hazleton firefighters collected used equipment from companies in the region. They gathered 40 suits of turnout gear, ladders,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
With ‘deep regret,’ AAA closing officeserving Tamaquaas well as all new members, will be welcome and serviced from this location,” W
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
as well as all new members, will be welcome and serviced from this location,” Wachter wrote. An AAA office that served the Hazleton area from the strip mall near Walmart closed in late 2014. Other AAA offices are in Wilkes-Barre and Bloomsburg. —... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
High school club helps homeless womenA club that helps young women at Hazleton Area High School envision wider futur
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
A club that helps young women at Hazleton Area High School envision wider futures for themselves hopes to give another boost to a shelter for homeless women. The Athena Club held its annual collection for Ruth’s Place in Wilkes-Barre, the women’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
CAPTURED: Suspect in attempted homicide arrested in HazletonValdez-Torres, 26, was on the run for 98 days before being apprehended without
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Valdez-Torres, 26, was on the run for 98 days before being apprehended without incident at a home on West Diamond Avenue in Hazleton on a felony warrant obtained by Tamaqua police. Woods charged Valdez-Torres, whose last known address was 322 Cedar... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
75 Years Ago - Four Luzerne County mines defy President Roosevelt“necessary steps to protect the nation against serious injury to the war effort
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
“necessary steps to protect the nation against serious injury to the war effort.” Some coal miners in the Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton region had been striking for the past three weeks. Scranton nurse saved 2nd Lt. Helen Jeffrey of Scranton and her... Read more
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Times Leader
Property Transfers3 Englewood Terr., Forty Fort Borough, $142,000. • The estate of Patricia Ann
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
3 Englewood Terr., Forty Fort Borough, $142,000. • The estate of Patricia Ann Ross to Rolando Perez, 580 Monges St., Hazleton, $62,000 • C&D Homes LLC to Christine Carlozzi, 18 Moosic St., Wyoming Borough, $138,000. • Peggy L. Mattern to... Read more
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Times Leader
Local running legend Vince Wojnar dies at 80years of the Striders running club and over the running boom years,” said Frank
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
years of the Striders running club and over the running boom years,” said Frank Gaval of Insta Results, a company from the Hazleton area that times and scores many Wilkes-Barre area races. Wojnar also served as the Striders secretary/treasurer and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Attempted homicide suspect apprehended in HazletonArticle Tools A suspect in an attempted homicide in Tamaqua was taken into cus
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools A suspect in an attempted homicide in Tamaqua was taken into custody by Hazleton police early Friday morning. Rafael Valdez-Torres, 26, was wanted on charges of criminal attempt-murder, two felony counts each of criminal... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Homicide suspect apprehended in HazletonArticle Tools A male suspect in a homicide was taken into custody by Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools A male suspect in a homicide was taken into custody by Hazleton police early Friday morning. Further details of that warrant service were expected to be released later today but city Police Chief Jerry Speziale said the U.S. Marshals... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lady Spartans rout Tamaqua6-2) 4 11 8 17 — 40LL 10 10 10 17 — 47 3-point FGs: S. Salas, Purdy. Makowski,
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
6-2) 4 11 8 17 — 40LL 10 10 10 17 — 47 3-point FGs: S. Salas, Purdy. Makowski, Hopkins, Richards. Boys’ Varsity Bowling Hazleton Area 2770 Gov. Mifflin 2700 On senior night at Bowl Arena Thursday, the Hazleton Area boys edged visiting Governor... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
LIAA schools to discuss proposed schedulefor the 2018 and 2019 seasons. Delaware Valley: Florida, TBA; West Scranton, W
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. Delaware Valley: Florida, TBA; West Scranton, Wallenpaupack, Honesdale, North Pocono, Hazleton Area, Abington Heights, Williamsport, Wyoming Valley West, Scranton. Scranton: Wyoming Valley West, Scranton Prep,... Read more
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