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The search for a McAdoo man who's been on the run from law enforcement since mid-June has crossed into yet another state. Law enforcement announced... [Read More]
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A message of hope and of apology was heard this weekend in all Roman Catholic churches in a letter from the bishop of the Diocese... [Read More]
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Hazleton Area schools will open Aug. 27 with new rules for drivers, walkers and purses, new turf on the football field, but no new classrooms.... [Read More]
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The findings in the grand jury report that exposed child abuse in the Catholic Church showed a "disrespect for innocent human life," the Rev. Michael... [Read More]
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Administrators want to solicit proposals for a citywide streetlight replacement project. But, officials might find another use for a state gaming grant that the city... [Read More]
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The supervisors tabled a proposed zoning ordinance amendment that would allow for taller motels and hotels in general commercial districts after hearing objections from a... [Read More]
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Schuylkill County District Attorney Michael A. O'Pake and the Schuylkill County detectives are asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted for failing... [Read More]
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Anthracite coal region heritage was on display Saturday during the 26th annual Pioneer Day at the Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine & Steam Train tourist site.... [Read More]
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Three men were arrested Friday and charged with having more than $70,000 worth of drugs, including more than six pounds of marijuana, inside their home... [Read More]
It is not clear what if anything will change in the operation of the Scranton diocese, in light of Tuesday's release of a report detailing... [Read More]
Hazleton is to have the unique distinction of being visited by the Red Cross First Aid Car on August 22 to 24th. This car was... [Read More]
Fugitive Shawn Christy is alleged to have stolen a 9 mm handgun, a .22-caliber handgun and a .380 automatic handgun. Incorrect weapon information was published... [Read More]
Editor, In a recent article in the newspaper it was stated that there is a backlash rising as steel firms seek steel tariff waivers. In... [Read More]
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An early Sunday morning shooting in Hazleton resulted in one man's arrest. Hazleton police officers were dispatched to a reported fight in town along with... [Read More]
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Michael Matrishion, 65, of Kline Twp., passed away Saturday evening at his residence. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of Mary Saladyga Matrishion of... [Read More]
Donald L. (Butch) Guscott of Hazle Twp. passed away peacefully Sunday morning at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Arrangements are incomplete and under... [Read More]
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Jan. 16, 2015 Anne Koslop, 60, of Hazleton passed away Friday in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of Antoinette (Marsicano)... [Read More]
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Robert "Bob" Strock, 86, of Sugarloaf Twp. died Thursday at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community, where he had been a guest. He was born in Hazleton,... [Read More]
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The jury notification system in Luzerne County is about to change, with new online and automated phone system options for jurors and potential jurors. That... [Read More]
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Twenty-four MMI Preparatory School students captured first place and 27 students placed second during the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science state competition held May 20... [Read More]
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