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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Armando A. Almeida Sr. Oct. 19, 2017Article Tools Armando A. Almeida Sr., 101, of West Hazleton, passed away Thurs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 hours ago
Article Tools Armando A. Almeida Sr., 101, of West Hazleton, passed away Thursday evening at The Gardens at Butler, Drums, where he was a guest. He was born in Brava, Cabo Verde, son of the late Antoino Jose and Maria (Ingargiola) Almeida, and lived... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Irene D. Brennanwife, Carol, West Chester; Diane Bissol and her husband, James, Hazle Twp.; a b
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
wife, Carol, West Chester; Diane Bissol and her husband, James, Hazle Twp.; a brother, Norbert Chaiko and his wife, Kathy, West Hazleton; five grandchildren, Laura and Matthew Brennan, Dorene Pongrazzi, Sharon Stanakis and Morgan Bissol; four... 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 yesterday
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
Court, Oct. 21Oct. 6 to a summary citation for disorderly conduct in the case and was ordered
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Oct. 6 to a summary citation for disorderly conduct in the case and was ordered to pay $461.44. ■ Alec W. Buchman, 21, West Hazleton, pleaded guilty to a count of use or possession of drug paraphernalia filed against him by state police at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Teams battle for playoff seedings in Week 9contenders. Meanwhile, Crestwood can better its standing in District 2 Class 4
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
contenders. Meanwhile, Crestwood can better its standing in District 2 Class 4A with a home win over Wyoming Valley West. Marian will entertain Minersville after the Colts’ field is dedicated and named for long-time head coach Stan Dakosty... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ross J. Mosser Oct. 17, 2017his country in the U. S. Army. Following his honorable discharge, he gained emp
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
his country in the U. S. Army. Following his honorable discharge, he gained employment with the former Chromatex Inc., West Hazleton, until its closing and continued his career at First Quality Nonwovens in Hazle Twp. until his... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Oct. 19et al. to Robert J. Machey et al., $200,000; Butler Twp. Gerald J. Pesock et a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
et al. to Robert J. Machey et al., $200,000; Butler Twp. Gerald J. Pesock et al. to Meurin Rodriguez Tejeda, $85,000; West Hazleton. SCHUYLKILL COUNTY Jerry A. Rentschler, executor of the Estate of Florence R. Frye, to Kenneth J. Dombrowski,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Car strikes 3 vehicles, forces closure of Route 93WEST HAZLETON — Route 93 was closed to traffic late Wednesday morning between N
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
WEST HAZLETON — Route 93 was closed to traffic late Wednesday morning between North Broad and Quincy streets after a vehicle crashed into three others. A person who appeared to have suffered a medical problem while operating a Lexus sport utility... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Season's latest snowstorm strikes after slow startvehicle accidents began to occur, with several reported in the city. A pickup t
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
vehicle accidents began to occur, with several reported in the city. A pickup truck also rolled on Interstate 81 near the West Hazleton exit in Sugarloaf Township, about the same time. At 1 p.m., state officials reduced to 45 mph the speed limit... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Multi-vehicle crash temporarily closes Route 93WEST HAZLETON — Route 93 was closed to traffic late this morning between North
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
WEST HAZLETON — Route 93 was closed to traffic late this morning between North Broad and Quincy streets after a vehicle crashed into three others. A person who appeared to have suffered a medical problem while operating a Lexus sport utility vehicle... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 18trailer struck a large rock, police said. The impact caused the tractor-trailer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
trailer struck a large rock, police said. The impact caused the tractor-trailer to overturn onto its side, police said. WEST HAZLETON Unwanted guest faces charges A Hazleton woman is accused of trespassing and faces other charges, court papers... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Oct. 18North Union Twp. Grace W. Rosenow to Sarah Jean Busbey, $224,900; Union Twp.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
North Union Twp. Grace W. Rosenow to Sarah Jean Busbey, $224,900; Union Twp. Divorce decrees LUZERNE COUNTY Kathleen Beltrami, Drums; v. Michael Beltrami, Sugarloaf Twp. Scott C. Thrash, West Hazleton; v. Karen Lee Levitsky-Thrash, H... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Correction, Oct. 18most recently The Manor at St. Luke Village, who passed away Friday at Lehigh V
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
most recently The Manor at St. Luke Village, who passed away Friday at Lehigh Valley Hoapital-Hazleton, is also survived by cousins, Karen Jesky, West Hazleton, and Carol Jones, Freeland. Incomplete information was provided to the Standard-Sp... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Local emergency personnel band together to help othersRegional Fire and EMS teamed up with the Fraternal Order of Police Christina Lo
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Regional Fire and EMS teamed up with the Fraternal Order of Police Christina Lodge 84 — comprised of police officers from West Hazleton, Freeland, Butler Twp., Conyngham, Weatherly and Sugarloaf Twp. — to organize a fundraiser and send a little... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Happenings, Oct. 17$20 in advance and are available by calling Teresa at 570-427-4317 or Becky at
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
$20 in advance and are available by calling Teresa at 570-427-4317 or Becky at 570-956-9154. Tickets are $25 at the door. West Hazleton ■West Hazleton Trinity Lutheran Church, Fifth and Green streets, West Hazleton, will hold a fall tricky tray... Read more
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Times Leader
Accused Hazleton robber pleads guilty for two robberiesMumie, 30, was arrested in April after police said he robbed two Hazleton conve
Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Mumie, 30, was arrested in April after police said he robbed two Hazleton convenience stores and an individual in West Hazleton, allegedly brandishing a handgun in all three cases. Mumie pleaded guilty to counts of robbery and terroristic... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Job Corps students impress at Tastes of Greater Hazletonthe sandwiches, foundation volunteer Tom Curney offered cups of hot tea. True
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
the sandwiches, foundation volunteer Tom Curney offered cups of hot tea. True to form, the Cinema & Drafthouse in West Hazleton handed out bags of popcorn to go along with its Sam Adams beef and cheddar sandwiches. “We had it on special... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Donna Welliver Hallson, Matthew R. Hall and his wife, Traci, Chapel Hill, N.C.; and her daughter,
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
son, Matthew R. Hall and his wife, Traci, Chapel Hill, N.C.; and her daughter, Melissa Budgeon and her husband, Richard, West Hazleton; and three grandchildren, Alexander and Ian Hall, and Jeremy Budgeon. Funeral services and burial in Mount... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
James Schneider honored as 50-year lawyerwas admitted to the bar in 1967. He is the son of the late Julius A. Schneider
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
was admitted to the bar in 1967. He is the son of the late Julius A. Schneider and Eleanor Schneider. He is a graduate of West Hazleton High School, Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. Schneider served on active duty... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Oct. 13Rohde to Dustin Tyler Steward, $245,000; Packer Twp. LUZERNE County Michele K
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Rohde to Dustin Tyler Steward, $245,000; Packer Twp. LUZERNE County Michele Kendra to Ana W. Salazar Florenzan, $120,000; West Hazleton. Angela Salezze to Terry L. Davis et al., $242,000; Hazle Twp. Ethel L. Miskin to Jason K. Myers et al.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City man arrested after incident with gunaround 2 a.m. and arrested Thomas J. Martonick and seized the gun he allegedly
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
around 2 a.m. and arrested Thomas J. Martonick and seized the gun he allegedly brandished. Four city officers and two from West Hazleton responded, court papers state, finding the victims in a garage to the rear of their home at 413 Carleton Ave.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
West Hazleton councilman resignsArticle Tools Longtime West Hazleton councilman James “Bucky” Kulaga resigned
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
Article Tools Longtime West Hazleton councilman James “Bucky” Kulaga resigned Tuesday, prompting the governing body to appoint the wife of a sitting member to serve the remainder of his term. Council accepted the resignation and appointed Diane... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 12was pushed against the fence. He swung at the officers and, after a struggle, w
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
was pushed against the fence. He swung at the officers and, after a struggle, was taken into custody, arrest papers state. WEST HAZLETON Tamaqua men charged after stop Two Tamaqua men face charges after West Hazleton police stopped a vehicle for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
William J. Drumheller Oct. 7, 20171931, he was a son of the late Stewart and Genieva (Baker) Drumheller and a lif
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
1931, he was a son of the late Stewart and Genieva (Baker) Drumheller and a lifelong area resident. Bill graduated from West Hazleton High School in 1949 and continued his education at McCann Business School, where he earned a certificate in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hybrid learning shows promise, educators sayPupils also will have hybrid learning in kindergarten through third grade at Fr
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Pupils also will have hybrid learning in kindergarten through third grade at Freeland, McAdoo-Kelayres, Heights-Terrace and West Hazleton elementary/middle schools and in grades three and four at Maple Manor and Hazleton elementary/middle... Read more
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Times Leader
Bail reduction denied for alleged stalkerhome and claimed to be a part of a Puerto Rican street gang has been denied a b
Times Leader / Posted 11 days ago
home and claimed to be a part of a Puerto Rican street gang has been denied a bail reduction. Antonio Santiago, 44, of West Hazleton, was arrested Aug. 9 on charges of stalking, reckless endangerment and possession of incendiary devices after... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Thomas J Wandishinalways be found helping those in need. Thomas was born in 1954 to John and The
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
always be found helping those in need. Thomas was born in 1954 to John and Theresa Wandishin Gelezinsky. He graduated from West Hazleton Senior High School and held a bachelor’s degree from Wilkes University. A dedicated employee of Lehigh Valley... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Firefighter pension aid announced$5,398.30 pension; Freeland, $14,460.71 FRA; Jeddo, $387.48 FRA; Nuangola, $4,6
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
$5,398.30 pension; Freeland, $14,460.71 FRA; Jeddo, $387.48 FRA; Nuangola, $4,692.41 FRA; Penn Lake Park, $2,497.34 FRA; West Hazleton, $20,535.77 FRA, $55,059.04 pension; White Haven, $5,298.13 FRA, $14,943.51 pension. Black Creek Twp.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 8Article Tools WEST HAZLETON Case awaits owner A discarded bow case was turne
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Article Tools WEST HAZLETON Case awaits owner A discarded bow case was turned over to West Hazleton police during the overnight hours Friday. The owner may claim the case by contacting police at 570-455-3733 or by visiting the police station, 122... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Locally collected goods on their way to hurricane victimsArticle Tools WEST HAZLETON — A pair of tractor-trailers packed with goods for
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Article Tools WEST HAZLETON — A pair of tractor-trailers packed with goods for flood victims in Texas and Florida departed from the West Hazleton Fire Department on Wednesday. About 30 volunteers filled one trailer Sept. 28 while a like number of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Linda M. DeCosmo Oct. 2, 2017Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Trans
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Transfiguration Church, West Green Street, West Hazleton, where Linda and her family were members. Their interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, West... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Charles A. DeCosmo Sr. Oct. 2, 2017of music. His favorite times were on vacation with his family at the beach. Ch
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
of music. His favorite times were on vacation with his family at the beach. Charles was employed by Premier Ink Systems, West Hazleton, where he served as the director of operations. He recently celebrated his 25th anniversary with the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
CAN DO: Second Humboldt access road on drawing boardand we can start to look for some funding to meet the gaps we may have in that
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
and we can start to look for some funding to meet the gaps we may have in that funding.” Another road CAN DO is assisting West Hazleton in developing a project to reconstruct and repave Rotary Drive, on the northern end of the Valmont Industrial... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Firm to help city plan its recoveryArticle Tools A consulting firm that developed a financial recovery program fo
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Article Tools A consulting firm that developed a financial recovery program for West Hazleton will take on a similar role for Hazleton. Consultants from Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) began working as recovery coordinator for Hazleton on Sept.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Oct. 5et al. to Brian J. Medwetz, $199,900; Wright Twp. Apolinar Reyes et al. to Mab
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
et al. to Brian J. Medwetz, $199,900; Wright Twp. Apolinar Reyes et al. to Mabel J. Ramirez Gutierrez et al., $115,540; West Hazleton. Carole Ann Austra to Salvatore P. Miccicke et al., $85,000; Sugarloaf Twp. Luis Santos to Pablo Santos,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Is Beaver Meadows' rental ordinance constitutional?in town, who landlords are and who is in there (rental properties),” he said.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
in town, who landlords are and who is in there (rental properties),” he said. Hines said the boroughs of Nesquehoning, West Hazleton and Freeland all have similar ordinances. “Why not Beaver Meadows?” she asked. “Nobody fought it yet,”... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
House plops on utility poleA utility pole was damaged Wednesday in West Hazleton in a most unusual way — a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
A utility pole was damaged Wednesday in West Hazleton in a most unusual way — a house fell on it. Well, half of a house. Borough fire Chief Shawn Evans said a vacant, 2½-story single house at South Fourth Street and Clay Avenue was being demolished... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 5later reduced, Sept. 21 to $100 unsecured and he was freed, according to court
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
later reduced, Sept. 21 to $100 unsecured and he was freed, according to court records. The arrest came after Hazleton and West Hazleton police, who were participating in a special detail, noticed two males acting suspiciously in the area of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
House damages pole in West HazletonA utility pole was damaged Wednesday in West Hazleton by an unusual force — a h
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
A utility pole was damaged Wednesday in West Hazleton by an unusual force — a house fell on it. Well, half of a house. Borough fire Chief Shawn Evans said a vacant, 2½-story single house at South Fourth Street and Clay Avenue was being demolished... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 4Bianco participated in the theft of meat and seafood totaling $438.64 from Boye
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
Bianco participated in the theft of meat and seafood totaling $438.64 from Boyer’s, 999 W. 15th St., and was apprehended by West Hazleton police later that day. Cops say crash was intentional A McAdoo woman faces charges for intentionally crashing... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Jean Riley Aug. 11, 2017Article Tools Jean Marie (Tomsho) Riley, 89, was born in West Hazleton on Jan.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
Article Tools Jean Marie (Tomsho) Riley, 89, was born in West Hazleton on Jan. 23, 1928, and passed away in Highland Park, Ill., on Aug. 11 with her family by her side. She will be missed by Art, her husband of 67 years; son, Robert Riley and Ruth,... Read more
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Times Leader
Man who allegedly threatened to torch Freeland woman’s home gets bail hearingwoman and threatened to burn down her house has a hearing set to consider a bai
Times Leader / Posted 18 days ago
woman and threatened to burn down her house has a hearing set to consider a bail reduction. Antonio Santiago, 44, of West Hazleton, was arrested Aug. 9. The woman told police Santiago began sending her harassing and threatening texts and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘My heart felt like it stopped’: Former Freeland police chief recalls moments after Vegas tragedymachine gun, I knew that this event was going to be beyond our comprehension,”
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
machine gun, I knew that this event was going to be beyond our comprehension,” he said. “You can hear it on the video.” A West Hazleton native, Minor worked in law enforcement for 27 years. Following work with the Freeland department, he became a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Albert C. Mercantino Oct. 1, 2017are his wife of 37 years, the former Elizabeth Pauline; daughter, Janet Stish a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
are his wife of 37 years, the former Elizabeth Pauline; daughter, Janet Stish and her husband, Edward, West Hazleton; and Gina Corazza and her husband, Peter D., Sugarloaf Twp.; and grandchildren, Eddie and Jessica Stish and Ian... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse Notes, Oct. 3Resort Company LLC to Joseph M. Morrone et al, $299,000; Hazle Twp. Eric Schul
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
Resort Company LLC to Joseph M. Morrone et al, $299,000; Hazle Twp. Eric Schultheis et al. to Virgilio Ramirez, $110,000; West Hazleton. Linda Kondash to Jeffrey A. Fernandez, $108,900; Hazleton. Michael Baker et al. to Michael Malloy, $89,900;... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘My heart felt like it stopped’machine gun, I knew that this event was going to be beyond our comprehension,”
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
machine gun, I knew that this event was going to be beyond our comprehension,” he said. “You can hear it on the video.” A West Hazleton native, Minor worked in law enforcement for 27 years. Following work with the Freeland department, he became a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Antoinette ‘Toni’ Kluckand received a degree in accounting from Luzerne County Community College She
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
and received a degree in accounting from Luzerne County Community College She was currently employed by Leader Services, West Hazleton, as director of business administration and staff accountant.. Toni was a member of Immaculate Conception... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
A taste of autumnpancakes during its breakfast hours, Vito said. Suzanna Dagostin, owner of the
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
pancakes during its breakfast hours, Vito said. Suzanna Dagostin, owner of the Milkhouse Creamery inside Bowl Arena, West Hazleton, said employees are churning up batches of pumpkin-themed ice cream. Recently, they’ve served scoops of... Read more
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Times Leader
Property transfers from the weeks of September 18 and 25M. Hernandez, 803 Aspen Drive, Rice Township, $172,000. • Ann Carr to Diane Ja
Times Leader / Posted 22 days ago
M. Hernandez, 803 Aspen Drive, Rice Township, $172,000. • Ann Carr to Diane Jane and Katie Lynn Hyjurick, 676 Penn St., West Hazleton Borough, $120,000. • Pennymac Corp. and Pennymac Loan Services LLC to PMC Reo Trust, 320 E. South St.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Sept. 30Ridge St., Freeland, $1,051. ■ Cassandra Canaan, 309 W. Sherman St., McAdoo, $
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
Ridge St., Freeland, $1,051. ■ Cassandra Canaan, 309 W. Sherman St., McAdoo, $1,082. ■ Reny Garcia Roque, 428 Allen St., West Hazleton, $955. Anyone with information on the defendants listed is asked to call the Luzerne County Domestic... Read more
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