Hazleton city council sets medical marijuana restrictions

Hazleton city council sets medical marijuana restrictions

HAZLETON — The city council passed an ordinance limiting where medical marijuana growers, processors and dispensaries can be located in the city...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Small turnout for protest at Barletta’s Hazleton office

Small turnout for protest at Barletta’s Hazleton office

HAZLETON — They came from across U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta’s district — from Tunkhannock, Forty Fort, Allentown and Dallas.Approximatel...

February 1st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


Electric atmosphere: Hazleton businessman shares story of inauguration trip

Electric atmosphere: Hazleton businessman shares story of inauguration trip

WASHINGTON, D.C. — To say that area business owner George Hayden got a charge out of the electric atmosphere in our nation’s capital on Fr...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Hazleton police arrest man wanted in New York City homicide

Hazleton police arrest man wanted in New York City homicide

HAZLETON — A New York City homicide suspect was arrested in Hazleton on Thursday.According to Hazleton police, Manuel Antonio Waisome Jr., 24, w...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Sheppton Mine Disaster recalled as Anthracite Mining Month launches

Sheppton Mine Disaster recalled as Anthracite Mining Month launches

PLYMOUTH — The observance of Anthracite Mining Month to honor coal mining in northeastern Pennsylvania is “critical” to preserving a...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Cubs manager Joe Maddon continues Thanksmas tradition in hometown of Hazleton

Cubs manager Joe Maddon continues Thanksmas tradition in hometown of Hazleton

HAZLETON — Dressed in a camouflage T-shirt, a white apron bearing the Chicago Cubs logo and his signature black-rimmed glasses, Joe Maddon, and ...

December 18th, 2016 updated: December 19th, 2016. |  


Maddon, Rinaldi knock one out of the park for Hazleton center

Maddon, Rinaldi knock one out of the park for Hazleton center

HAZLETON — You could tell by his demeanor and his words — Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon was safe at home Thursday.Hazleton’s nativ...

December 15th, 2016 updated: December 15th, 2016. |  


Northeast Pennsylvania’s holiday rockers celebrate 15 years

Northeast Pennsylvania’s holiday rockers celebrate 15 years

PITTSTON — Trans-Siberian Orchestra isn’t the only arena-style Christmas music performers. Northeastern Pennsylvania has its own homegrown...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Anthracite Model Railroad Society’s display offers view of past

Anthracite Model Railroad Society’s display offers view of past

HAZLE TWP. — Guests at the Anthracite Model Railroad Society’s Holiday Open House can get a glimpse of a miniaturized version of local his...

November 28th, 2016 |  


State Rep. Tarah Toohil testifies against former state AG Kathleen Kane

State Rep. Tarah Toohil testifies against former state AG Kathleen Kane

A hearing on the conduct of former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane included testimony from a local state Representative.State Rep. Tarah Toohil, ...

November 14th, 2016 |