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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wiltsie Center to host Neil Diamond impersonator in concertSept. 30, where he sang “Sweet Caroline” for 110,000 cheering fans. The Wiltsi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted an hour ago
Sept. 30, where he sang “Sweet Caroline” for 110,000 cheering fans. The Wiltsie Center is located at 700 N. Wyoming St., Hazleton, at the Historic Castle. Parking is free. For more information, email wiltsiedirector@gmail.com or call 570... Read more
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Times Leader
LCCC craft show draws big crowd, almost 150 vendorsa background in culinary arts, has been selling her cookies at the show for six
Times Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
a background in culinary arts, has been selling her cookies at the show for six years and also owns Jagger’s Doggy Deli in Hazleton. “I was making wedding cakes when I was 15, so this is easy for me,” she said. The treats are 95 percent organic... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Jermyn man dies in crash on I-80L. Sephton, 61, was traveling east when his rig crossed into a roadside embankm
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
L. Sephton, 61, was traveling east when his rig crossed into a roadside embankment, according to state police at Hazleton. The crash happened at 9:53 a.m. at mile marker 258.1 Valley Regional Fire Chief Matthew Balliet said the... Read more
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The Brown and White
Trucker pronounced dead after Interstate 80 accidentarea, PennDOT reported. Police were withholding information on the driver pend
The Brown and White / Posted 11 hours ago
area, PennDOT reported. Police were withholding information on the driver pending notification of family. State police at Hazleton determined the eastbound tractor-trailer crossed into the northern roadside embankment and the cab of the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
LFC Standings in Week 957, Holy Redeemer 14 GAR 30, Hanover Area 13 Wyoming Area 58, Williamsport 42
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
57, Holy Redeemer 14 GAR 30, Hanover Area 13 Wyoming Area 58, Williamsport 42 Pittston Area 21, Coughlin 14 Hazleton Area 16, Dallas 14 Northwest Area 23, Meyers 21 Towanda 42, Tunkhannock 35 Today’s gameDivision I Scranton at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Penn State vs. Michigan: Where to watch(6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) vs. No. 19 Michigan (5-1, 2-1 Big Ten) When: 7:30 p.m., Sat
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
(6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) vs. No. 19 Michigan (5-1, 2-1 Big Ten) When: 7:30 p.m., Saturday Where: Beaver Stadium TV: ABC Web: www.gopsusports.com Radio: WILK 910 AM (Scranton), 980 AM (Wilkes-Barre) and 1300 AM (Hazleton); Sirius Ch. 81; XM... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Comets fall to Valley Westscoring in the final quarter. “We need to regroup,’’ said Myers, whose team wi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
scoring in the final quarter. “We need to regroup,’’ said Myers, whose team will close the regular season against rival Hazleton Area at home. “We have at least two weeks of football to play. We need to fix some things and focus on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars top Dallaspostseason is still two weeks away, but Friday night’s football game in the Bac
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
postseason is still two weeks away, but Friday night’s football game in the Back Mountain sure had a playoff feel to it. Hazleton Area and Dallas, two teams who are on the rise and are already heading to the postseason, went toe to toe for 48... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
My plan can help change Hazleton My plans can help change cityArticle Tools Editor, As a candidate for Hazleton City Council I ask for your
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
Article Tools Editor, As a candidate for Hazleton City Council I ask for your support in November. Fixing Hazleton’s long-term problems will not be an easy task. I believe my business experience as well as my public service has provided me with the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Irene D. BrennanArticle Tools , 95, of Bennett Court, Hazleton, died Wednesday evening at The
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
Article Tools , 95, of Bennett Court, Hazleton, died Wednesday evening at The Laurels where she had been a guest. She was born in Hazleton, the daughter of the late Ben and Frances (Kowalski) Chaiko. She was a former member of St.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 21Article Tools FOSTER TWP. PennDOT workers, including candidate, struck by veh
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
Article Tools FOSTER TWP. PennDOT workers, including candidate, struck by vehicle A Hazleton City Council candidate was one of the state workers hit by a passing vehicle while working on a highway Friday morning. The Pennsylvania Department of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Armando A. AlmeidaArticle Tools Sr., 101, of West Hazleton, passed away Thursday evening at The
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
Article Tools Sr., 101, of West Hazleton, passed away Thursday evening at The Gardens at Butler, Drums, where he was a guest. He was born in Cabo Verde, Africa, son of the late Antoino Jose and Maria (Engargiola) Almeida, and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Failure to use turn signal results in drug chargeArticle Tools A Hazle Twp. man was recently charged after state police at Hazl
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
Article Tools A Hazle Twp. man was recently charged after state police at Hazleton say they found marijuana in his vehicle during a July 23 traffic stop in Hazle Twp. A vehicle driven by Adam J. Matarese, 27, was stopped by a trooper around 5 a.m.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Oct. 21and corruption of minors was withdrawn by police. ■ A count of simple assault
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
and corruption of minors was withdrawn by police. ■ A count of simple assault filed against Jahaade R. Davis, 24, Hazleton, by city police after a Sept. 7 assault was reported at 120 E. Fourth St., was withdrawn by police. Davis pleaded... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ditching policy, board makes fast hiresBefore they hired eight administrators whose salaries total more than $590,000
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
Before they hired eight administrators whose salaries total more than $590,000 on Thursday, Hazleton Area School Board members said nothing publicly about their plans. Jared O’Donnell, the board president, said the members held executive sessions to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Salvage yard shredder gets go-ahead ... with stipulationsin court will result in Green Ridge and/or Interstate paying $2,500 for each co
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
in court will result in Green Ridge and/or Interstate paying $2,500 for each court-ordered correction to either Hazle Twp. Little League, Hazleton Area Public Library, or Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership for its Rails to Trai... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HCA may trash garbage pactHAZLETON — Citing favorable garbage removal contracts that were awarded by two
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 hours ago
HAZLETON — Citing favorable garbage removal contracts that were awarded by two local municipalities, Hazleton City Authority board members announced plans for soliciting bids for trash removal services rather than granting contract extensions with... Read more
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Times Leader
Latest scores for Friday’s high school football gamesArea 7, Coughlin 0, second quarter WVW 32, Crestwood 7, second quarter Berwic
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
Area 7, Coughlin 0, second quarter WVW 32, Crestwood 7, second quarter Berwick 14, Lake-Lehman 7, second quarter Hazleton Area 7, Dallas 6, halftime GAR 14, Hanover Area 7, second quarter Wyoming Area 21, Williamsport 21, second... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
High School Football Scores Week 9investigation by the FBI and the state police resulted in the indictments of fi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
investigation by the FBI and the state police resulted in the indictments of five men from Wilkes-Barre, Pittston and Hazleton on charges they operated a white slave ring in a six-state area. (read more) A man who lost the primary race for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PennDOT workers injured in work-zone crashArticle Tools A Hazleton City Council candidate was one of the state workers h
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools A Hazleton City Council candidate was one of the state workers hit by a passing vehicle while working on a highway Friday morning. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation crew members weren’t seriously injured, Foster Twp.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Dunmore on historic run2-4 CLASS 6A(Four qualify) W L Pts. x-Delaware Valley 8 0 1030 x-Williamspor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
2-4 CLASS 6A(Four qualify) W L Pts. x-Delaware Valley 8 0 1030 x-Williamsport (Dist. 4) 6 2 760 x-Scranton 5 3 560 x-Hazleton Area 4 4 490 DISTRICT 2 CLASS 5A(Three qualify) W L Pts. x-Wallenpaupack 4 4 440 x-Wyoming Valley West 2 6... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Maddon's 2017 postseason: Roses or woes-es— a World Series championship that also was the first for Joe Maddon as a major
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
— a World Series championship that also was the first for Joe Maddon as a major-league skipper. Those who hail from his Hazleton homeland know Maddon’s backstory: son of an Italian father and Polish mom; grew up surrounded by siblings and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
College rivalries take center stagethe Standard-Speaker Sports Department. In hopes of increasing that margin, le
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
the Standard-Speaker Sports Department. In hopes of increasing that margin, let’s get started with our Week 9 picks ... Hazleton Area at Dallas— Cougars have rebounded from each of their first three losses this season with a win. Look for them... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lady Cougars clinch top seed for field hockey playoffsArticle Tools The Hazleton Area field hockey team rolled past Tunkhannock 9-0
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools The Hazleton Area field hockey team rolled past Tunkhannock 9-0 on Wednesday night, and in doing so clinched the No. 1 seed for the upcoming District 2 Class 3A Field Hockey Championships. The Lady Cougars will receive a bye into the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 20Article Tools HAZLETON Fake check results in forgery charge An Allentown man
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools HAZLETON Fake check results in forgery charge An Allentown man cashed a fake payroll check at a Hazleton business, according to court records. Stefan W. Franklin, 20, faces a felony for forgery as a result, along with misdemeanors... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Teams battle for playoff seedings in Week 9TDs) are his primary targets. ...Klusewitz leads defense with 3 interceptions.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
TDs) are his primary targets. ...Klusewitz leads defense with 3 interceptions. NEXT WEEK: Coughlin at Wyoming Valley West; Hazleton Area at Crestwood Minersville at Marian WHO: Minersville Battlin’ Miners (2-6, 1-2) vs. Marian Catholic Colts... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars need bounce-back game against DallasArticle Tools One of the things that has set this year’s Hazleton Area footbal
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools One of the things that has set this year’s Hazleton Area football team apart from other Cougar teams of the recent past is its resiliency. When a bad play or a bad series or two has occurred, the Cougars have been able to respond with... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Thelma Smithand many nieces and nephews. All services will be private and at the convenien
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
and many nieces and nephews. All services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Turnbach Funeral Home, 423 W. Broad St., Hazleton. Online condolences may be sent to turnbachfuneral home.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No baked goods harmed in Hazleton bakery fireHAZLETON — Fire melted a roof vent at Longo’s Bakery on Thursday afternoon, but
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
HAZLETON — Fire melted a roof vent at Longo’s Bakery on Thursday afternoon, but will not prevent the bakery from operating, Deputy Fire Chief Shawn Jones said. Jones said the grease fire began when the bakery at 21st and North Church streets was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Irene D. BrennanArticle Tools , 95, formerly of Bennett Court, Hazleton died Wednesday evening
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools , 95, formerly of Bennett Court, Hazleton died Wednesday evening at The Laurels were she had been a guest. Arrangements under the direction of the Frank J. Bonin Funeral Home Inc. and will be announced in Saturday’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
In the black ... not quitein five years and is $8 million in the black over the last two years, the count
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
in five years and is $8 million in the black over the last two years, the county manager said. David Pedri told a Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet Breakfast crowd at Sand Springs development Thursday morning the secret behind the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Oct. 20to Desiree Sharkey et al., $175,000; Hazle Twp. Anthony Ferdinand et al. to An
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
to Desiree Sharkey et al., $175,000; Hazle Twp. Anthony Ferdinand et al. to Angela Marilis Bernabel Pena et al., $104,900; Hazleton. Donald W. Weaver et al. to Luis E. German, $124,900; North Laurel Street, Hazleton. John J. Yuscavage to Melissa... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Oct. 20Article Tools Hazleton woman jailed for theft A Hazleton woman is headed to s
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools Hazleton woman jailed for theft A Hazleton woman is headed to state prison after a Schuylkill County judge sentenced her Monday for a March 2015 theft in Rush Twp. Melissa J. Hoegler, 37, must serve six to 24 months in a state... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘No one is here’: Couple with Hazleton ties see lack of help in Puerto RicoHazleton native Michael Cortese said living in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurri
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Hazleton native Michael Cortese said living in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria hasn’t been easy. “It’s been rough here but my wife and I are taking it one day at a time,” Cortese wrote in a message to the Standard-Speaker. His wife,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
100 Years Ago: Giddy up!become popular at Wilkes-Barre and parties go out regularly. Some years ago, be
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
become popular at Wilkes-Barre and parties go out regularly. Some years ago, before the auto came into such general use, Hazleton had a riding club whose members made weekly trips through the surrounding country for exercise. — From Hazleton’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
McAdoo church loses pastorKennedy Drive during the Christmas season. Volunteers from St. Mary’s Ukrainia
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Kennedy Drive during the Christmas season. Volunteers from St. Mary’s Ukrainian and All Saints churches in McAdoo and from Hazleton helped with the food sales recently, Klesh said. Holy Trinity is one of 10 churches in the Frackville Deanery,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton Area school hires draw criticismIn sweeping changes to its administration, Hazleton Area School Board on Thursd
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
In sweeping changes to its administration, Hazleton Area School Board on Thursday hired as assistant superintendent a person who previously sued the district, named a Wilkes-Barre administrator as the new curriculum director, accepted early... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former St. Joseph’s Hospital has new ownerA former hospital in Hazleton that has caught the attention of city leaders for
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
A former hospital in Hazleton that has caught the attention of city leaders for code violations and unpaid taxes could soon have a new owner. Five parcels that make up the former St. Joseph’s Hospital, 661-673 N. Church St., have been sold at... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Teen sentenced in cop’s death pleads guilty in separate casein possession of a stolen vehicle on Interstate 81. According to a police affi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
in possession of a stolen vehicle on Interstate 81. According to a police affidavit, troopers were dispatched to I-81 near Hazleton the afternoon of June 18, 2015, to a report of a vehicle crash. They found a silver Toyota Sienna on the side of the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
75 years ago: Five men indicted for running white slave ringinvestigation by the FBI and the state police resulted in the indictments of fi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
investigation by the FBI and the state police resulted in the indictments of five men from Wilkes-Barre, Pittston and Hazleton on charges they operated a white slave ring in a six-state area. White slavery was a term for forced... Read more
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Times Leader
Luzerne County Council contenders air views at forumadditional state revenue as chair of council’s legislative committee. • Chris
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
additional state revenue as chair of council’s legislative committee. • Chris Perry, 67, of Fairview Township, a retired Hazleton Area School District athletic director and teacher, commended sitting council members for seeking savings,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Personnel hirings, retirements lead HASB agendaArticle Tools The new superintendent is sworn in and a former superintendent c
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools The new superintendent is sworn in and a former superintendent candidate gets a job during tonight’s Hazleton Area School Board meeting. Brian Uplinger formally begins his job as he is sworn in by Judge Joseoph Zola. Pat Patte, one of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fire at Hazleton bakery causes little damageHAZLETON — Fire melted a roof vent at Longo’s Bakery on Thursday afternoon, but
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
HAZLETON — Fire melted a roof vent at Longo’s Bakery on Thursday afternoon, but will not prevent the bakery from operating, Deputy Fire Chief Shawn Jones said. Jones said the grease fire began when the bakery at 21st and North Church streets was... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
H.S. GIRLS' TENNIS: North Pocono, Prep teams earn doubles crownsChampionships at Kirby Park. Not having to overcome early deficits both times.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Championships at Kirby Park. Not having to overcome early deficits both times. Not staring down three set points against Hazleton Area’s Lily Nowak and Sofia Losen before winning the opening set of the final and going on to win the championship,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Dallas sweeps at Narkiewicz Meetsenior and former state qualifier Mitchell Martin was the race’s runner-up in 1
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
senior and former state qualifier Mitchell Martin was the race’s runner-up in 16:23. Two spots and eight seconds behind was Hazleton Area senior Franklin Cunningham, a three-time state qualifier who ran with Dallas’ Wyandt all the way for a 16:31... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. TENNIS... North Pocono team claims D2-4 3A doubles titleDoubles Championships. Not having to overcome early deficits in both matches.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Doubles Championships. Not having to overcome early deficits in both matches. Not staring down three set points against Hazleton Area’s Lily Nowak and Sofia Losen before taking the opening set of the final. Not squandering a seemingly safe... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Visions of grace, goodnessdone great things for me! All generations shall call me blessed!” I attended s
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
done great things for me! All generations shall call me blessed!” I attended services at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hazleton that were held to commemorate this great anniversary. After the service, the people gathered in the church hall for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 19driven by Christopher R. Parise, 51, Weatherly, hit him, knocking Komishock to
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
driven by Christopher R. Parise, 51, Weatherly, hit him, knocking Komishock to the ground, according to state police at Hazleton. He was brought by ambulance to the hospital for evaluation after complaining of leg and elbow pain. His injuries... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ross J. Mosser Oct. 17, 2017Article Tools Ross J. Mosser, 74, of Hazleton, passed away early Tuesday morni
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Ross J. Mosser, 74, of Hazleton, passed away early Tuesday morning in Lehigh Valley Hospital- Hazleton. He was born in Bethlehem on July 26, 1943, the only child of the late Earl L. and Julia V. (Fuschich) Mosser and was looked upon... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
George Nicholas Demshock Oct. 18, 2017Article Tools George Nicholas Demshock, born Nov. 1, 1926, in Hazleton, passed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools George Nicholas Demshock, born Nov. 1, 1926, in Hazleton, passed away at his home Wednesday. He was 90. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Sr. and Susan Fritz Demshock, and his brother, Joseph Demshock Jr. of... Read more
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