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The search for a missing Mahanoy Twp. teenager was expected to resume this morning in the Tamaqua area. Searchers from two states spent hours Wednesday... [Read More]
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Former Nesquehoning police officer Stephen Homanko created a danger during a chase that ended in a fatal crash four years ago, but he has immunity... [Read More]
With the Mega Millions jackpot skyrocketing to $970 million, and the next drawing set for tonight at 11, here's some things to know if you're... [Read More]
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Second-grader Garrett Panco didn't expect his dad to walk into the gymnasium at Immanuel Christian School during chapel service on Wednesday morning. His dad, U.S.... [Read More]
A Luzerne County judge granted a wage tax increase that officials in Hazleton say is key to addressing structural deficits in the general fund and... [Read More]
Any township resident who puts their garbage out in a metal container or plastic grocery bags is in danger of their garbage not being picked... [Read More]
Editor, In the Age of Trump, not only have the nationalist/racists become emboldened, but the ant-intellectual conspiracy theorists are flourishing. A recent writer from White... [Read More]
Editor, Following the tragic school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, I asked the educators and support professionals who belong to the... [Read More]
A West Hazleton man pleaded guilty Wednesday to receiving child pornography before Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley in Scranton. Michael Portanova, 27,... [Read More]
A Mountain Top man was hallucinating when he entered a stranger's apartment with a gun he wasn't permitted to have, court papers say. Christopher J.... [Read More]
RYAN TWP. Crash leaves 1 injured A Mahanoy City man was taken to a hospital after a crash in Ryan Twp. on Wednesday in the... [Read More]
A man was jailed Wednesday morning on charges he assaulted a Mahanoy City police officer who came to his home to conduct a welfare check... [Read More]
Man pleads guilty to drunkenness, trespass charges A Hazleton man who entered the wrong home and took a shower Sept. 2 pleaded guilty to two... [Read More]
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Hazleton Area will face the Coughlin Crusaders for the final time on a football field this evening when the Cougars travel to Wilkes-Barre for their... [Read More]
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Mariah Curry put down nine kills and Hailey Trasacco added six as the Penn State Hazleton women's volleyball team celebrated Senior Night with a 3-0... [Read More]
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The Weatherly boys took a long stride forward at Wednesday's Schuylkill League Cross Country Championships, presented by St. Luke's. Tenth at last year's league meet,... [Read More]
Wednesday's junior high girls' results2 games, both 7thA gameJim Thorpe 19, Tamaqua 15 Top scorers: Jim Thorpe — Jandrisevitz 7. Tamaqua — Hallihan 6, Bonner... [Read More]
Because they controlled Congress and the White House, Republicans created little suspense last year as their $1.5 trillion tax cut hurtled toward passage. There also... [Read More]
The authoritarian Saudi regime's apparent murder of U.S. resident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi is shocking, but just the latest in a grim series of assaults... [Read More]
Editor, I am compelled to alert my neighbors and this city of an incident that happened a couple days ago. I don't know what is... [Read More]
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