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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 16center at 550 Oak Ridge Road in Hazle Twp., police said. He fled the location w
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 hours ago
center at 550 Oak Ridge Road in Hazle Twp., police said. He fled the location with the item, valued at $354.89. WEST HAZLETON Charges made after wallet found A wallet left in a grocery store shopping cart last fall was recovered but... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Edward R. Fritz Dec. 15, 2017a former member of the McAdoo Lions Club, former vice president of the McAdoo F
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 hours ago
a former member of the McAdoo Lions Club, former vice president of the McAdoo Fire 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... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No meter fees along Broad St., thanks to law firmcost) is different in each block, depending upon the number of reserved or spec
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 hours ago
cost) is different in each block, depending upon the number of reserved or specialized spaces,” Cusat said. Zola Law Offices is a personal injury law firm practicing out of West Hazleton. Contact the writer: jdino@standardspeaker.com; 570-501... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No tax increase in West HazletonArticle Tools WEST HAZLETON — Borough council ratified a roughly $2.25 million
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools WEST HAZLETON — Borough council ratified a roughly $2.25 million budget that contains no tax or fee increases for 2018. Council approved the spending plan with little discussion, as a budget ordinance and two accompanying tax... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
POLICE, Dec. 15Area School District police: ■ Two males, ages 13 and 14, were charged with di
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
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 School. ■ A 10-year-old male was charged with disorderly conduct after assaulting another... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Joan E. Dovan Dec. 11, 2017by her daughter, Tamalynn J. (Dovan) Leek, and son, John E. Dovan, with whom sh
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
by her daughter, Tamalynn J. (Dovan) Leek, and son, John E. Dovan, with whom she resided; granddaughter, Lauren K. Dovan, West Hazleton; great-grandchildren, Yianna Rose and Yedni; as well as many nieces and nephews. Joan was employed throughout... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Dec.15Butler Twp. Alliance Road Associates LP to Brian Victor, $182,000; Butler Twp.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Butler Twp. Alliance Road Associates LP to Brian Victor, $182,000; Butler Twp. Paul L. Kluck to Ramona Santos, $110,000; West Hazleton. Kenneth G. Jacoby Jr. et al. to Alicia M. Chorba et al., $145,000; Butler Twp. Peter J. Falk et al. to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
No tax increase in W. HazletonArticle Tools WEST HAZLETON — Borough council ratified a roughly $2.25 million
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools WEST HAZLETON — Borough council ratified a roughly $2.25 million budget that contains no tax or fee increases for 2018. Council approved the spending plan with little discussion, as a budget ordinance and two accompanying tax... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shenandoah Valley downs Lady Prepperslead the Indians past Marian. Julian Richert was the Colts’ high man with 10.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
lead the Indians past Marian. Julian Richert was the Colts’ high man with 10. Eighth Grade Boys’ Basketball Freeland 43 West Hazleton 10 Chris Catrone and Nick Biasi sparked the Whippets with seven points apiece. For the Wildcats, Jair Henao... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 14life is, I gotta get my money,” police wrote. Police charged Morales with thef
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
life is, I gotta get my money,” police wrote. Police charged Morales with theft and receiving stolen property Nov. 15. WEST HAZLETON Tip leads cops to man, paraphernalia A report of a suspicious male near a business led police to a man... Read more
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Times Leader
Case against alleged child-rapist on hold pending competency hearingWILKES-BARRE — It remains to be known if a West Hazleton man who allegedly admi
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — It remains to be known if a West Hazleton man who allegedly admitted to raping a 6-year-old boy will be deemed competent enough to even have a preliminary hearing. Sebastian Wardingo, 19, was in court for a competency hearing on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Robert Simon Hinkle Dec. 9, 2017Article Tools Robert Simon Hinkle, 96, formerly of West Hazleton, passed away
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools Robert Simon Hinkle, 96, formerly of West Hazleton, passed away peacefully Saturday at the Masonic Village of Elizabethtown. He was born Feb. 26, 1921, in Trenton, N.J., to the late Simon and Elizabeth (Kisthardt) Hinkle. He is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Robert L. Fry Sr. Dec. 10, 2017in Hazleton and retired in 1995 as material sub-foreman. A member of the forme
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
in Hazleton and retired in 1995 as material sub-foreman. A member of the former Christ Memorial United Church of Christ in West Hazleton, Bob was a charter member and first consistory president of Faith United Church of Christ. Over the years, he... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lady Cougars pick up first winlead the Indians past Marian. Julian Richert was the Colts’ high man with 10.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
lead the Indians past Marian. Julian Richert was the Colts’ high man with 10. Eighth Grade Boys’ Basketball Freeland 43 West Hazleton 10 Chris Catrone and Nick Biasi sparked the Whippets with seven points apiece. For the Wildcats, Jair Henao... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Blue Santa makes sure area kids avoid a blue Christmasbox, they can call Green at 570-459-4940. Drop-off locations for Blue Santa:
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
box, they can call Green at 570-459-4940. Drop-off locations for Blue Santa: Hazleton City Hall, 40 N. Church St. West Hazleton Police Department, 122 E. Broad St. Hazle Auto Parts, 864 S. Church St. Dollar General Store, 220 E. Diamond... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
School Times, Dec. 12Lincoln Leadership on Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. MID-SCHOOL BASKETBALL: The
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Lincoln Leadership on Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. MID-SCHOOL BASKETBALL: The mid-school basketball team will be playing West Hazleton at MMI on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., and at Heights on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. UPPER-SCHOOL HOLIDAY CONCERT:... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse Notes, Dec. 12Hazleton. Kavin Yakubowski to Emma Dominguez, $92,000; Freeland. Paul W. Maku
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Hazleton. Kavin Yakubowski to Emma Dominguez, $92,000; Freeland. Paul W. Makuta et al. to Suhary Rosario, $97,000; West Hazleton. Daniel Zola et al. to Daihanny Peralta, $110,000; West Hazleton. Christopher Spock et al. to Digna L.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 7them to identify the perpetrator as Densky, troopers wrote. Woman faces retail
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
them to identify the perpetrator as Densky, troopers wrote. Woman faces retail theft charge Myrta Gonzalez Vega, 57, of West Hazleton, was arrested by state police on a charge of retail theft after loss prevention associates at Walmart in Hazle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 102281 Hudson Drive on Oct. 31 from an account he knew was closed and didn’t have
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
2281 Hudson Drive on Oct. 31 from an account he knew was closed and didn’t have enough money in it to cover the costs. WEST HAZLETON Passenger hit with paraphernalia charge Arrest papers say a West Hazleton man faces charges after borough... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Robert D. ‘Bobo’ Makara Dec. 8, 2017Hazleton on Feb. 5, 1953, he was a son of the late Lucille B. Lindenmuth and Th
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Hazleton on Feb. 5, 1953, he was a son of the late Lucille B. Lindenmuth and Thomas M. Makara, Sr. A 1971 graduate of the West Hazleton High School, he was retired, having been employed by Fabri-Kal in West Hazleton, then retiring from ADM in... Read more
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Times Leader
Car crashes into West Hazleton homeWEST HAZLETON — A car crashed into the corner of a home at 401-403 Broad St. in
Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
WEST HAZLETON — A car crashed into the corner of a home at 401-403 Broad St. in West Hazleton while snow was making roads slippery on Saturday afternoon. No one was injured in the wreck, police say. Officers were still on scene about 3:30 p.m. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Clara Marie SiepietowskiTwp. High School. Throughout her life, Clara had worked at Geissler’s Knitting
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Twp. High School. Throughout her life, Clara had worked at Geissler’s Knitting Mill and Carmen’s Restaurant. She resided in West Hazleton for most of her life until moving to Jersey Shore in July of 2010. She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Area native’s book brings attention to ‘forgotten war’West Hazleton native Dr. Joseph P. McCallus was doing research in a Manila libr
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
West Hazleton native Dr. Joseph P. McCallus was doing research in a Manila library when he came across journals penned by those who served in a war that many don’t know much about. “The Philippine-American War has always intrigued me because even... Read more
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Times Leader
Second set of charges against ‘one-man crime spree’ suspect sent to county courtpolice, Bolling began his day on Nov. 6 by allegedly attempted to rob Buddies’
Times Leader / Posted 10 days ago
police, Bolling began his day on Nov. 6 by allegedly attempted to rob Buddies’ Bagles and the nearby Weis Market, both in West Hazleton, early that morning. From there, he allegedly moved north to Plains Township. Police say he robbed a Family... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Video poker machine bandits bustedidentified as the alleged culprits behind similar instances at two other busine
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
identified as the alleged culprits behind similar instances at two other businesses — one in Foster Twp., and the other in West Hazleton. State police at Hazleton charged Juan F. Jerez Madera, 32, with a last known address in Hazleton; Rolando J.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Crossing guards cut in West HazletonWest Hazleton council followed through with a six-month old proposal to reduce
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
West Hazleton council followed through with a six-month old proposal to reduce the number of crossing guard positions that will be stationed throughout the borough. Public outcry that accompanied previous discussions for reducing crossing guard... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Funeral notices for Aug. 26, 2010Moscow. Arrangements: Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Dunmore. Condolenc
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Moscow. Arrangements: Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Dunmore. Condolences: www.cgd funeralhome.com. CARR, BETTY, West Hazleton, Mass, Saturday, 11 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi Church, 544 N. Broad St., West Hazleton, by the Rev. Eugene R.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former West Hazleton man to be deported after prisonsaid was his indecent assault against a young girl in March 2016 in Tamaqua. A
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
said was his indecent assault against a young girl in March 2016 in Tamaqua. Amador, 37, of Pottsville, and formerly of West Hazleton, must serve four to 10 years in a state correctional institution, Judge John E. Domalakes ruled. Domalakes... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘Stand-down’ rises up for homeless“The fire department came with a tent so they be able to sit down to eat, and a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
“The fire department came with a tent so they be able to sit down to eat, and a tent to warm themselves.” Hazleton and West Hazleton fire departments brought volunteers. Lehigh and Lausanne Volunteer Fire Company from the Weatherly area brought... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 4Article Tools WEST HAZLETON Man charged with stealing from store A Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Article Tools WEST HAZLETON Man charged with stealing from store A Hazleton man faces charges after taking tools from a West Hazleton home improvement store in August, according to court papers. John Brogan, 38, of West Sixth Street, was charged... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Remember When - 1964: Golf tournament championsto win the Eastern Conference Class A championship. ... Ed Lynett ran for 98 ya
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
to win the Eastern Conference Class A championship. ... Ed Lynett ran for 98 yards and two touchdowns as Scranton Prep beat West Hazleton, 21-7, in the Eastern Conference Class B Northern Division championship. ... Brian Hales scored 14 points for... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
30-20-10 Dec. 3, 2017to win the Eastern Conference Class A championship. ... Ed Lynett ran for 98 ya
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
to win the Eastern Conference Class A championship. ... Ed Lynett ran for 98 yards and two touchdowns as Scranton Prep beat West Hazleton, 21-7, in the Eastern Conference Class B Northern Division championship. ... Brian Hales scored 14 points for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 3said. He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Casimir Kosciolek and
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
said. He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Casimir Kosciolek and is free after posting $50,000 cash bail. WEST HAZLETON Man suspected of breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home A Hazleton man faces charges after breaking into his... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Dec. 2and a search turned up a small bag of cocaine, two iPhones and nearly $600 in c
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
and a search turned up a small bag of cocaine, two iPhones and nearly $600 in cash, court papers state. Pot charge for West Hazleton man A West Hazleton man faces charges after giving another man marijuana in July. Zachary Claypotch, 27, was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
7 locals graduate from Lackawanna police academyfor the new long-term director. Local graduates of Class 238 are Abviud Carvaj
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
for the new long-term director. Local graduates of Class 238 are Abviud Carvajal of Hazleton; Jeuri Alberto Castillo of West Hazleton; Zachary Evans of Lehighton; Brandon Gonzalez of Hazleton; Thomas V. Sabulsky of McAdoo; Paul P. Vlcek of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Police academy cadets salute hero and role model, the late Maryann GrippoClass 238 graduates are: Jeffrey T. Carter of Dallas Twp.; Abviud Carvajal of H
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Class 238 graduates are: Jeffrey T. Carter of Dallas Twp.; Abviud Carvajal of Hazleton; Jeuri Alberto Castillo of West Hazleton; Zachary Evans of Lehighton; Brandon Gonzalez of Hazleton; Kyle R. Hippenstiel of Berwick; Tarik Moore of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Dec. 1J. Murray et al. to Philip Wharton et al., $79,900; Hazle Twp. Goliath Propert
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
J. Murray et al. to Philip Wharton et al., $79,900; Hazle Twp. Goliath Properties Inc. to Nina Ciarla, $76,000; West Hazleton. Bank of New York Mellon et al. to Shannon K. Gong, $127,050; Butler Twp. SCHUYLKILL COUNTY Zizelmann... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Liking the lights in West HazletonArticle Tools Editor, The trees that line North Broad Street in West Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Article Tools Editor, The trees that line North Broad Street in West Hazleton got bigger this summer, and Santa’s West Hazleton Borough elves have yet again done a spectacular job decorating the trees. The ride along Broad Street is a sight to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, Nov., 30Article Tools W. Hazleton man waives child porn preliminary hearing A West Ha
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Article Tools W. Hazleton man waives child porn preliminary hearing A West Hazleton man on probation after pleading guilty to child pornography charges waived his right to a preliminary hearing on new child pornography charges before Magisterial... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
CAN DO plans new building in Valmontto hear if we will be invited to apply for an ARC grant to rebuild Rotary Drive
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
to hear if we will be invited to apply for an ARC grant to rebuild Rotary Drive,” McElwee said. “We are working with West Hazleton. They maintain the road.” Representatives of the state Department of Community and Economic Development and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Hazleton Recreation Club pulls plug on popular holiday partyThe party is over for West Hazleton Recreation Club. A longstanding tradition
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
The party is over for West Hazleton Recreation Club. A longstanding tradition for the club and younger residents of West Hazleton has ended. Club President Jerry Sauers announced the recreation club will not host a Christmas party this year. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Enduro race will benefit local familythe event as race day nears and judging by the track's website forum, the hype
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
the event as race day nears and judging by the track's website forum, the hype is building. Fellow driver Cory Student of West Hazleton, driver of the 1x, is bringing along a load of giveaways. According to Student's post he has been able to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Caryn Lutz marriesJoseph PawlowskiCaryn Lutz, daughter of Debbie and Carl D. Lutz Jr., Drums, and Joseph Pawlowsk
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
Caryn Lutz, daughter of Debbie and Carl D. Lutz Jr., Drums, and Joseph Pawlowski, son of Stella and Walter Pawlowski, West Hazleton, were married on June 17, 2017, at Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church, Hazleton. Mass was offered by the Rev.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton Area adding to kindergarten staffhire the teachers on Tuesday, and Superintendent Brian Uplinger said they will
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
hire the teachers on Tuesday, and Superintendent Brian Uplinger said they will teach in the Drums, Freeland, Valley and West Hazleton elementary/middle schools. In schools without an extra room, a new teacher will share a room and teach as a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
9 members of ‘Greatest Generation’ feted by West Hazleton organizationcreating apparel programs for the Keystone Job Corps Center and the Hazleton Ar
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
creating apparel programs for the Keystone Job Corps Center and the Hazleton Area Career Center, where he taught. The West Hazleton Improvement Club celebrated Fierro and eight other veterans on Sunday during the 13th annual Greatest... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Robert J. Yurickaway peacefully on Wednesday at Einstein Montgomery Medical Center in East Norr
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
away peacefully on Wednesday at Einstein Montgomery Medical Center in East Norriton. Mr. Yurick was born and raised in West Hazleton and was the son of the late John Yurick and the late Permilla Farrow Yurick. He was the devoted husband of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse Notes, Nov. 25COUNTY Robinson Flores Quezada, Hazleton; v. Clarielis Jimenez, Hazleton. Mar
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
COUNTY Robinson Flores Quezada, Hazleton; v. Clarielis Jimenez, Hazleton. Marvel Alexander Olmos Taveras, West Hazleton; v. Gissel Charlot Rosa Reyes, Capitol Heights, Maryland. Mark David Gusditis, Mountain Top; v. Nicole Noel... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Thanksgiving fire displaces manyassisted due to the size of the building and in case city crews had to be pulle
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
assisted due to the size of the building and in case city crews had to be pulled from it, Leshko said. Firefighters from West Hazleton responded and a ladder truck from McAdoo covered the rest of city along with two city pumpers that were... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City fire displaces as many as 15 on holidayassisted due to the size of the building and in case city crews had to be pulle
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
assisted due to the size of the building and in case city crews had to be pulled from it, Leshko said. Firefighters from West Hazleton responded and a ladder truck from McAdoo covered the rest of city along with two city pumpers that were... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Nov. 23Article Tools Property transfers LUZERNE COUNTY Shamanya C. Santana to Isaac
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
Article Tools Property transfers LUZERNE COUNTY Shamanya C. Santana to Isaac Benderly et al., $166,000; West Hazleton. Louis C. Ferrello et al. to Peter L. Marycz, $300,000; Sugarloaf Twp. Saverio M. Saullo et al. to Ricardo Nunez et al.,... Read more
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