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Times Leader
Wyoming Seminary off to fast start at X-Calibur Tournamentfinished as runner-up. Gavin D’Amato and Sam Rice both placed fifth for the Ti
Times Leader / Posted 4 hours ago
finished as runner-up. Gavin D’Amato and Sam Rice both placed fifth for the Tigers, while Connor Munley finished third. Hazleton Area took 19th in the event with three medalists, Shane Noonan (third at 195), Johnny Corra (106) and Michael... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Kline Twp. taxes, fees won't increase in 2018for the police pension fund and $13,417 for equipment repairs. Wesner said the
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 hours ago
for the police pension fund and $13,417 for equipment repairs. Wesner said the township tax rate is lower than that of the Hazleton Area School District and Schuylkill County. The county’s property tax rate is 14.98 mills and the school district’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 16Article Tools HAZLE TWP. HASD incidents The following charges were filed by
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Article Tools HAZLE TWP. HASD incidents The following charges were filed by Hazleton Area School District police: ■ A 10-year-old male threatened to shoot another student at Hazleton Elementary/Middle School on Dec. 5 and now faces a charge of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Edward R. Fritz Dec. 15, 2017Company Ambulance Association, and the West Hazleton Ambulance Association. He
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
Company Ambulance Association, and the West Hazleton Ambulance Association. He was a founding board member for the first Hazleton Area Paramedic Unit. He was also an American Red Cross CPR and EMT instructor. Eddie was a McAdoo Little League... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No meter fees along Broad St., thanks to law firmstress and bring more people to Broad Street to shop at some of our amazing loc
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 hours ago
stress and bring more people to Broad Street to shop at some of our amazing local businesses. “As a small business in the Hazleton area ourselves, we’re proud to be able to provide a small gesture of gratitude to all of those who own and support... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The Daily 202: Democrats risk overplaying their hand by pushing for Trump's resignationin the senator's party think he went too far. -- Casey's GOP challenger Lou Ba
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
in the senator's party think he went too far. -- Casey's GOP challenger Lou Barletta, a congressman who represents the Hazleton area, accused him Thursday of not focusing on the issues that directly impact the lives of everyday Pennsylvanians.... Read more
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Times Leader
College Corner: Coughlin grad Madisyn Hawkins providing depth for Lehigh indoor track and fieldRams Classic last Saturday in West Chester and junior Felicia Grega picked up a
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
Rams Classic last Saturday in West Chester and junior Felicia Grega picked up a number of points for the winners. The Hazleton Area grad finished third in the 400 IM (4:39.15), fifth in the 200 IM (2:10.00), fifth in the 200 butterfly... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
CYCLING: Zubris earns place on USA National Teamstatus as an outstanding competitive cyclist has reached a whole new level. Th
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
status as an outstanding competitive cyclist has reached a whole new level. Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colo., the Hazleton-area native was one of 51 athletes across BMX, cyclocross, mountain bike, road, and track cycling initially named to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars capture WVC wrestling openerHazleton Area rang up six wins by fall on Wednesday night, and rode them to a 4
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Hazleton Area rang up six wins by fall on Wednesday night, and rode them to a 49-28 victory over Wyoming Valley West in the Cougars’ home and Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling opener at the Hughie McGeehan Gymnasium. John Corra (106), Charles... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars, Parkland meet in Lehigh Valley Round Ball JAMboreeArticle Tools Cougars, Parkland meet in JAMboree The Hazleton Area boys’ bask
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools Cougars, Parkland meet in JAMboree The Hazleton Area boys’ basketball team will be one of the featured squads in the 2017 Lehigh Valley Round Ball JAMboree — a four-game event supporting Parkinson research and awareness — on Sunday at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
POLICE, Dec. 15Article Tools HAZLETON AREA School incidents The following charges were file
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools HAZLETON AREA School incidents The following charges were filed by Hazleton Area School District police: ■ Two males, ages 13 and 14, were charged with disorderly conduct following a Nov. 6 fight at West Hazleton Elementary/Middle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Weather possible factor in wrecksthroughout the area Thursday morning as motorists navigated snow-slicked roads.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
throughout the area Thursday morning as motorists navigated snow-slicked roads. The area received about 2 inches of snow overnight, causing the Hazleton Area and Weatherly Area school districts to first delay classes and then close for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
School board OKs proposal for weight, locker rooms at field houseArticle Tools Hazleton Area School Board approved a request from the head foot
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton Area School Board approved a request from the head football coach to convert garage space at the Harman-Geist Stadium field house into weight training and video film rooms at no cost to the district. Paul Marranca told the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Valley Regional firefighters handle 2 crasheswere reported throughout the area as motorists navigated snow-slicked roads thi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
were reported throughout the area as motorists navigated snow-slicked roads this morning. The area received about 2 inches overnight, causing the Hazleton Area and Weatherly Area school districts to first delay classes and then close for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shenandoah Valley downs Lady Preppers— 46JT (2-0) 19 9 8 14 — 50 3-point FGs: Figueroa 3, Turner, Forman 3, Valdez,
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
— 46JT (2-0) 19 9 8 14 — 50 3-point FGs: Figueroa 3, Turner, Forman 3, Valdez, Marykwas, Ni. Rosahac H.S. Boys’ Swimming Hazleton Area 122 Wyoming Area 32 Tony Goulstone and Paul Flowers each won two individual events and were part of two... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Amazon donates $10K of toys, giftson Economic Opportunity, and to fill some special requests. “We’re going to ma
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
on Economic Opportunity, and to fill some special requests. “We’re going to make sure that the neediest of children in the Hazleton area have a merry Christmas thanks to our new friends and partners at Amazon,” he said. “To quote from the old... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Candlemaker flourishes at CAN BE innovation center(CAN BE), an organization that helps start-up businesses grow, is going to help
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
(CAN BE), an organization that helps start-up businesses grow, is going to help Candelles grow even more at the Greater Hazleton Area Innovation Center in the Valmont Industrial Park. In just four years, Kelley Major and C.J. Graaf have... Read more
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Times Leader
H.S. Swimming: Abby Zolner leads Dallas girls past Lake-Lehmanrelay teams. Sara Felter was a double-winner for Tunkhannock, earning victorie
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
relay teams. Sara Felter was a double-winner for Tunkhannock, earning victories in the 50 and 500 freestyle events. Hazleton Area 135, Sarah Lloyd won in four events and Megan Llewellyn was three-time winner as the Cougars dominated the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lady Cougars pick up first winArticle Tools Nine players shared in the scoring as the host Hazleton Area gir
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools Nine players shared in the scoring as the host Hazleton Area girls’ basketball team whipped Williamsport 67-42 on Tuesday night for its first win of the young season. Maddie Mrochko led the balanced attack 14 points, including a pair... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton native wins $10K on game showthe episodes because she was at work when they aired. She taped the show and pl
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
the episodes because she was at work when they aired. She taped the show and plans to watch it with friends. A graduate of Hazleton Area High School, she is the daughter of Paul and Lorraine Marcus. Contact the writer:... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Blue Santa makes sure area kids avoid a blue Christmasin Hazleton police, who often take notice while they’re on patrol and answering
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
in Hazleton police, who often take notice while they’re on patrol and answering calls for help, that there are many in the Hazleton area whose parents are struggling financially. Realizing that for many kids the Christmas bounties may be light or... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Area schools assist Operation: CAN DO to help create military care packagessee each one of those military members receive a package in time for the upcomi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
see each one of those military members receive a package in time for the upcoming holiday season. Residents throughout the Hazleton area are encouraged to submit names and addresses of any family members or friends who are actively serving in the... Read more
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Times Leader
Girls Basketball: Strong third quarter carries Holy Redeemer past Abington Heightsthe second quarter before Andrejko hit a 3-pointer and Wasiakowski made a baske
Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
the second quarter before Andrejko hit a 3-pointer and Wasiakowski made a basket to pull the Lady Royals back within one. Hazleton Area 67, Williamsport 42 Maddie Mrochko scored 14 points and Virginia Yurchak added 13 as Hazleton Area defeated... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars heat up late, beat Scranton PrepHAZLE TWP. — When Scranton Prep and Hazleton Area met the past seasons, the tea
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
HAZLE TWP. — When Scranton Prep and Hazleton Area met the past seasons, the teams’ dynamic offenses took center stage. In their rematch Monday night at Hughie McGeehan Gymnasium, the defenses had their turn. That is, until Hazleton Area’s Da’mir... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
BOYS BASKETBALL: Run boosts HornetsValley 12 10 16 16 — 54 3-point goals: M. Palmiero (CRE) 5, S. Murphy (CRE) 2,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Valley 12 10 16 16 — 54 3-point goals: M. Palmiero (CRE) 5, S. Murphy (CRE) 2, C. Boris (CRE) 2, B. Gearhart (DV) 5. Hazleton Area 59 Scranton Prep 50 At Hazleton, Damir Faison scored 19 points and Joe Grula scored 18 to lead Hazleton... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sports - The Times-TribuneValley 12 10 16 16 — 54 3-point goals: M. Palmiero (CRE) 5, S. Murphy (CRE) 2,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Valley 12 10 16 16 — 54 3-point goals: M. Palmiero (CRE) 5, S. Murphy (CRE) 2, C. Boris (CRE) 2, B. Gearhart (DV) 5. Hazleton Area 59 Scranton Prep 50 At Hazleton, Damir Faison scored 19 points and Joe Grula scored 18 to lead Hazleton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars, Prep battle in basketball openerHAZLE TWP. — When Scranton Prep and Hazleton Area met the past seasons, the tea
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
HAZLE TWP. — When Scranton Prep and Hazleton Area met the past seasons, the teams’ dynamic offenses took center stage. In their rematch Monday night at Hughie McGeehan Gymnasium, the defenses had their turn. That is, until Hazleton Area’s Da’mir... Read more
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Times Leader
WRESTLING PREVIEW: Swingle takes over at Berwickbut we have experience coming back and the expectation is that we’re going to b
Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
but we have experience coming back and the expectation is that we’re going to be able to competitive in the conference.” Hazleton Area (3A) Coach: Keith Maurer, 18th season Last Year: 5-1 Division 1 (co-champion, District 2 Class 3A duals... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Shenandoah Valley win tournament title12 12 13 17 — 54 3-point FGs: Chinchay 5, Losar, McCole, Liscum 3, Dreher 2, H
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
12 12 13 17 — 54 3-point FGs: Chinchay 5, Losar, McCole, Liscum 3, Dreher 2, Hoover Cougars play host to Scranton Prep Hazleton Area’s highly touted boys’ basketball team will make its season debut tonight when the Cougars play host to Scranton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Home for the holidays and beyondtapestries and African masks that LeGrande has arranged. “I love decorating,”
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
tapestries and African masks that LeGrande has arranged. “I love decorating,” she said. The Fuller Center, previously Hazleton Area Habitat for Humanity, restores homes and provides them at low cost to families with low incomes that assist in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS SPORTS: Scranton Prep tops MeyersHoulihan scored 13 points and Hannah Kowalski added 12 to lead No. 2 Abington H
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Houlihan scored 13 points and Hannah Kowalski added 12 to lead No. 2 Abington Heights to a 55-46 win over Hazleton Area in the consolation game of the Lady Cougars Tip-off Tournament. Maddie Mrochko had 14 points to pace Hazleton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
College Cornerlast season. With Gwynedd Mercey leading 50-48, Yori buried a 3-pointer to giv
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
last season. With Gwynedd Mercey leading 50-48, Yori buried a 3-pointer to give King’s a 51-50 lead with 3:48 to play. The Hazleton Area graduated hit a second 3-pointer at the 1:51 mark to put the Lady Monarchs ahead to stay at 54-53. Through... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Abington Heights downs Lady Cougars in consolation gameHAZLE TWP. — District 2 girls’ basketball powers Hazleton Area and Abington Hei
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
HAZLE TWP. — District 2 girls’ basketball powers Hazleton Area and Abington Heights aren’t accustomed to playing in the consolation game of a tournament. Yet both found themselves in that spot Saturday, playing for third place in the annual Lady... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougar wrestlers place 7 at Top HatArticle Tools Hazleton Area wrestlers may not have come home from the Tom Best
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton Area wrestlers may not have come home from the Tom Best Memorial Top Hat Tournament with any individual titles on Saturday, but the Cougars made their presence felt at the prestigious season-opening event at Williamsport High... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Entrepreneurial spirit is alive at Hazleton Areaa solar car that generates electricity when parked are ideas that intrigue stud
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
a solar car that generates electricity when parked are ideas that intrigue students in a new entrepreneurial club at the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences. The gas-as-glare guard idea hit Andrew Vasinda like the sun’s rays as he was driving to... Read more
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Times Leader
Girls Basketball: MVP Reese Mensinger takes Berwick to another Nespoli titlegame of their Lady Cougars Tip-Off Tourney. Mrochko and Virginia Yurchak both
Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
game of their Lady Cougars Tip-Off Tourney. Mrochko and Virginia Yurchak both scored five points in the third quarter as Hazleton Area rallied from a six-point halftime deficit to within 38-36 with a quarter to play. But the Comets closed out... Read more
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Times Leader
H.S. Wrestling: Lake-Lehman strikes gold at tournamentteam’s victory, while three freshmen Nick Zaboski, Zack Stuart and Jake Trumbow
Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
team’s victory, while three freshmen Nick Zaboski, Zack Stuart and Jake Trumbower all finished third. Top Hat Tournament Hazleton Area’s Johnny Cora (106 pounds) and Charles Everdale (132) each took second at the event as the Cougars finished... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Chapman fuels Dunmore’s runadded 10 points. Harrisburg will play Lake-Lehman in the championship game tod
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
added 10 points. Harrisburg will play Lake-Lehman in the championship game today at 7:30 p.m. Abington Heights will play Hazleton Area in the consolation game at 6. Lake-Lehman defeated Hazleton Area, 59-55, in the first round. Harrisburg (1-0)... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sports - The Times-Tribuneadded 10 points. Harrisburg will play Lake-Lehman in the championship game tod
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
added 10 points. Harrisburg will play Lake-Lehman in the championship game today at 7:30 p.m. Abington Heights will play Hazleton Area in the consolation game at 6. Lake-Lehman defeated Hazleton Area, 59-55, in the first round. Harrisburg (1-0)... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
North Schuylkill, Tamaqua cagers win openers0-0 0. 11 2-9 24. Shen Vv (1-0) 12 16 12 10 — 50Wms Vy (0-1) 6 2 12 4 — 24 3-
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
0-0 0. 11 2-9 24. Shen Vv (1-0) 12 16 12 10 — 50Wms Vy (0-1) 6 2 12 4 — 24 3-point FGs: Kowalick, Conroy Boys’ Swimming Hazleton Area 107 Tamaqua 71 Freshman Anthony Goulstone made a splash in his high school debut, winning his two individual... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sports - Standard SpeakerHAZLE TWP. — The young Hazleton Area girls’ basketball team got off to a solid
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
HAZLE TWP. — The young Hazleton Area girls’ basketball team got off to a solid start in Friday night’s season opener. However, when it came to crunch time in the fourth quarter, it was Lake-Lehman that took control. The Black Knights outscored the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Phone call with ‘hitman’ leads to charge against Drums residentin a tissue and wept while repeating, “I just wanna go home.” Born in New York
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
in a tissue and wept while repeating, “I just wanna go home.” Born in New York City, N.Y., she said she had family in the Hazleton area and lived in the area since at least the 1980s. When Zola announced the seriousness of the charges forced him... Read more
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Times Leader
H.S. Basketball: Hanover Area boys get well-rounded effort in win over Pittston AreaBottger scored eight points in the win. Le’June Berry scored a team-high eight
Times Leader / Posted 8 days ago
Bottger scored eight points in the win. Le’June Berry scored a team-high eight points for Coughlin. Lake-Lehman 59, Hazleton Area 55 Lake-Lehman outscored Hazleton Area 23-13 in the fourth quarter to advance to the Lady Cougar Tip-Off... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HAHS season tickets on saleArticle Tools HASD season tickets available Season tickets for the Hazleton A
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Article Tools HASD season tickets available Season tickets for the Hazleton Area School District’s 2017-18 winter sports season are now available. The cost is $50 for adult reserved seats, $30 for adult general admission seats and $10 for a student... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
More than $47K headed for parksat the Arthur Street Playground while workers from American Eagle, clients of A
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
at the Arthur Street Playground while workers from American Eagle, clients of Avenues social services and students from the Hazleton Area and are among the volunteers who helped maintain the Hazleton railtrail. Kevin Lamont donated land for the... Read more
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Times Leader
Women’s Basketball: Hazleton Area grad Mackenzie Yori leads King’s past Gwynedd MercyHazleton Area product Mackenzie Yori scored a game-high 18 points, including th
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Hazleton Area product Mackenzie Yori scored a game-high 18 points, including the go-ahead bucket with 1:51 remaining, as the King’s College women’s basketball team posted a 58-53 victory over visiting Gwynedd Mercy University Thursday night in... Read more
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Times Leader
Hazleton man charged in undercover drug stingposting $50,000 bail, court records say. State police at Hazleton alleged Ruiz
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
posting $50,000 bail, court records say. State police at Hazleton alleged Ruiz Mora continued to sell illegal drugs in the Hazleton area while free on bail. According to the criminal complaint: A joint investigation with state police, the federal... Read more
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Times Leader
Italian student experiences life in US through exchange programhas made arrangements for students from Sweden, Thailand, Germany, Denmark and
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
has made arrangements for students from Sweden, Thailand, Germany, Denmark and Italy to attend Crestwood, Pleasant Valley, Hazleton Area, Dallas and Wyoming Area high schools. Hosting a student “is something Frank and I always wanted to do,” said... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougar bowlers capture openerArticle Tools The Hazleton Area bowling teams swept past Mifflin County in Tue
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools The Hazleton Area bowling teams swept past Mifflin County in Tuesday’s home and season opener at Bowl Arena. The varsity boys posted a 2,798-2,518 victory, while the varsity girls rolled to a 2,425-1,718 win. Meanwhile, the Hazleton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Coroner rules death a suicidesaid Whalen was reported missing around 1 p.m. Nov. 10 after he went to lunch a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
said Whalen was reported missing around 1 p.m. Nov. 10 after he went to lunch and did not return to his original location. Police said Whalen resided in the Pine Brook area but also listed an address in the Hazleton area. — FRANK AN... Read more
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