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People 65 and over are far more active and mobile than any preceding generation. According to TRIP, a trade and research association of insurers, engineers... [Read More]
It has taken foreign interference in American elections to prompt Congress and state legislatures to mandate greater election security in the form of better voting... [Read More]
Editor, It does get tiresome to have to inject facts into conversations with gullible Republicans who keep citing voter fraud as a justification for voter... [Read More]
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Editor, On March 17, 2017,Crestwood school board president Bill Jones was interviewed by WBRE about the elementary school security and safety problems. He stated at... [Read More]
Editor, I'm not sure why we haven't heard from the Hazleton Area school board regarding the arrest of the current first dean of discipline assigned... [Read More]
Editor, Bonus depreciation came into the spotlight with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Tax Act). The law expanded bonus depreciation to 100... [Read More]
Part 2 of 2 Without question, the census has — however unintentionally — missed people on the 23 occasions it has been taken since 1790.... [Read More]
Legislation that would create a victims' bill of rights in Pennsylvania is moving through the General Assembly. I am a co-sponsor of House Bill 1993,... [Read More]
Last week Amilcar Arroyo wrote me a letter supporting my belief there's hope for Hazleton despite all its problems. Arroyo understands the ups-and-downs of assimilating... [Read More]
The Trump Cabinet is receiving a lot of attention lately — most of it bad. The details vary, but much of the unwelcome spotlight focuses... [Read More]
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HAZLE TOWNSHIP —  A company called IRIS USA will be opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Hazle Township. It is expected to add about... [Read More]
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The nominees for Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year are out and two of those teachers are from our area. One of them, Marilyn Pryle, is... [Read More]
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Racial tension between Hazleton Area and Crestwood students is alleged in an Instagram post from National Geographic magazine. The Instagram post references an article in... [Read More]
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A husband and wife are facing charges after police say they stabbed each other with kitchen knives during an argument. Jamel Chicon, 55, and Francis... [Read More]
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HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) An area couple is behind bars after police say they stabbed each other. [Read More]
Editor, Volunteers are often the unsung heroes of charitable organizations. These caring individuals find joy and fulfillment in giving to others and expect nothing in... [Read More]
Editor, Throughout the month of March, St. Michael's Lanes in Freeland held the annual hot dog fund-raiser with the proceeds going to pediatric cancer patients... [Read More]
Hazleton's Fire Civil Service Board adopted rule changes that are intended to attract a larger pool of applicants and cover costs of testing those individuals,... [Read More]
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Helping Hands Society has been a part of Karen Bending's life for more than a decade. The differences its staff and programs made in the... [Read More]
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With winter weather hanging on, plants aren't getting enough sunlight to grow, pushing back the growing season in the area. "It's terrible," said Diane Thomas... [Read More]
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