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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Candidates dismiss flier claimsweek. The fliers state that they are paid for by Mundie and show a photo of Co
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
week. The fliers state that they are paid for by Mundie and show a photo of Colombo, Perry and Keegan standing with Mayor Jeff Cusat and four other people whose faces were blotted out. The photo was taken at a Republican Party outing held earlier... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Laurel Street to get major repairs; motorists should expect detoursFactoring in those costs reduces the number of blocks that the city can afford
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Factoring in those costs reduces the number of blocks that the city can afford to rebuild each year. Neverthelesse, Mayor Jeff Cusat and his administration are mapping out streets that the city can pave during the next five years. For example,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Firm to help city plan its recoverysaid David Smith, communications director with the state Department of Communit
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
said David Smith, communications director with the state Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). Mayor Jeff Cusat met with PEL representatives twice this week. They discussed the process for developing the plan and he shared a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Council considers doubling cost for property registrybeen requesting fees — with interest and penalties — from 10 years ago. The di
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
been requesting fees — with interest and penalties — from 10 years ago. The discussion took place in the absence of Mayor Jeff Cusat, who said later Tuesday that contrary to comments made by council, the city created a vacant property database and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton officials may go after drugmakersthat have sued prescription opioid manufacturers and wholesale distributors to
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
that have sued prescription opioid manufacturers and wholesale distributors to recoup costs related to the epidemic. Mayor Jeff Cusat said the city has been meeting with law firms and should have a proposal in hand at some point this month for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton blight committee crumbling?committee faces an uncertain future. With the city deemed a financially distre
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
committee faces an uncertain future. With the city deemed a financially distressed municipality under state Act 47, Mayor Jeff Cusat said Saturday that he cannot justify paying a solicitor and spending money on legal advertisements for a committee... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police money: What came in, where it went in past yearpurchasing equipment, rather than supplementing operational costs and other asp
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
purchasing equipment, rather than supplementing operational costs and other aspects that have already been budgeted, Mayor Jeff Cusat has said. Both Cusat and police Chief Jerry Speziale said they couldn’t be more thankful for the response. “We... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Developer seeks to turn former school into 18 unitsI get the permits, then I’ll start working inside,” he added. Although the ren
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
I get the permits, then I’ll start working inside,” he added. Although the renovations are a private project, Mayor Jeff Cusat said his administration has been marketing the Poplar Street School for years. He called the apartment project “a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Snake-free Altmiller Park reopens todayAltmiller Playground after reported snake sightings near the park prompted the
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
Altmiller Playground after reported snake sightings near the park prompted the city to close it Friday afternoon, Mayor Jeff Cusat said. Cusat said the park should reopen today after a half-dozen traps that were set at the park in response to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Altamont project in jeopardyto tax records. The parcel, which Shamany believes is a parking lot, will be av
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
to tax records. The parcel, which Shamany believes is a parking lot, will be available for upset sale Thursday. Mayor Jeff Cusat said issues regarding the outstanding water bills have been brought to his attention a few weeks ago by a local... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Old fees may soon returnand Stephanie Milewski outlined a plan for Hazleton, as well as fees that would
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
and Stephanie Milewski outlined a plan for Hazleton, as well as fees that would be levied for carrying it out. Mayor Jeff Cusat said Hazleton should’ve implemented its MS4 program “a few years ago.” The $2,500 penalty was levied before he... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Chamber honors top area studentsand also certificates from U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, state Sen. John Yudichak, st
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
and also certificates from U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, state Sen. John Yudichak, state Rep. Tarah Toohil and Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat. The event, made possible through contributions from area businesses, including premier sponsor American Eagle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Altmiller Playground closed after vipers foundtemporarily close Altmiller Playground until a trapper clears snakes that were
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
temporarily close Altmiller Playground until a trapper clears snakes that were found at the park on Friday afternoon, Mayor Jeff Cusat said. Cusat said a trapper was called to the park after Director of Public Works Frank Vito received a report... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Snakes close city parktemporarily close Altmiller Playground until a trapper clears snakes that were
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
temporarily close Altmiller Playground until a trapper clears snakes that were found at the park on Friday afternoon, Mayor Jeff Cusat said. Cusat said a trapper had been called to the park on Friday afternoon after Director of Public Works Frank... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
When’s snow season?continues rejecting changes that would make parking regulations coincide with n
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
continues rejecting changes that would make parking regulations coincide with new signs that have been posted, Mayor Jeff Cusat said. Cusat announced the development after council recently shot down amended parking regulations that he said... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Pension plan payment to increaseof administration. In other business, the pension super board organized and an
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
of administration. In other business, the pension super board organized and announced its members, which include Mayor Jeff Cusat, Pribula, police Chief Jerry Speziale, fire Chief Donald Leshko, Mundie, non-uniform workers’ representative John... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Council faced city in need of loanofficials recommended the loan in a consultative report that was prepared in re
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
officials recommended the loan in a consultative report that was prepared in response to a request made Aug. 8 by Mayor Jeff Cusat for a determination of financial distress under Act 47. Hazleton was officially declared a “distressed”... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mayor to visit pension board to discuss issues, head off ‘problems’Article Tools Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat hopes to iron out a few outstanding is
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat hopes to iron out a few outstanding issues with the city’s pension board when it meets later this week. With a recent review of pension board records revealing a number of potential “problems,” Cusat said the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Vigil held at playground for city shooting victimbasketball court, with tears shed and friends embracing. Some approached the ma
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
basketball court, with tears shed and friends embracing. Some approached the makeshift memorial and knelt to pray. Mayor Jeff Cusat, who was at the vigil Sunday night, said the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office will provide further... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City in financial distressThose services are provided by consultants that specialize in developing financ
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted a month ago
Those services are provided by consultants that specialize in developing financial recovery plans, Kelley said. Mayor Jeff Cusat and council President Jack Mundie were notified of the development on Friday. The development puts the city in a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
State declares Hazleton ‘financially distressed’ under Act 47management services from consultants that specialize in developing financial re
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted a month ago
management services from consultants that specialize in developing financial recovery plans, Kelley said. Mayor Jeff Cusat and council President Jack Mundie were notified of the development Friday, Kelley said. The development puts the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HCA will examine impact of a sale on customersHCA and Greater Hazleton Joint Sewer Authority for turning over bylaws, financi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 1 months ago
HCA and Greater Hazleton Joint Sewer Authority for turning over bylaws, financial documents and employee contracts. Mayor Jeff Cusat has said he has been gathering information on all city assets — including the parking garage on South Wyoming... Read more

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