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Landmark Hazleton property in Thursday’s Luzerne County back-tax auction | Times Leader

The historic former Altamont Hotel in downtown Hazleton is listed in Thursday’s Luzerne County free-and-clear tax auction, with bids starting at $13,092. -Luzerne County photo

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-23 01:30:00

Mom describes son’s death in drug case

“I couldn’t wake him. I slapped his face. I tried to breathe air into him,” Mickonis testified in front of Kayla M. Leibowitz, 29, of New Ringgold. “His lips were cold.”

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Hazleton Homeowner Forced to Clean Up

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - We have an update to a story we first brought you yesterday about a problem property in Hazleton.In this eyewitness news follow-up -- city workers and volunteers spent the day trying to clean up this mess on south Bennett Court.Neighbors call it the "house of h


Pa. charges dropped on trio in murder

Elizabeth Ann Chinn, 33, of South Point, Ohio; Elizabeth Victoria Hartley, 35, of Grafton, West Virginia; Glenn Richard Weaver, 26, of Morgantown, West Virginia; and Moriah Lari Weaver, 42, of Fairmount, West Virginia, were captured in the hotel room in April.

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton to Expand

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The temperatures may have been sitting in the 40s, with cloud cover adding an extra bite to the October air, but that didn’t affect the excitement at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-22 21:14:35

Duffy’s name cleared in return to Wilkes-Barre force; federal termination suit pending | Times Leader

Duffy has been working part-time with other local departments since he was fired. The memo stated that he will receive pension service credit, medical insurance and full back pay. The amount has yet to be determined, but it will not contain the seven days pay from an arbitration award in August rega

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-23 00:23:00

Act 47 recovery in progress for Hazleton

With guidance from Pennsylvania Economy League consultants, city administrators and council members have quietly moved forward with parts of a financial recovery plan that is designed to change “dynamic” that led to declaration of distress on Sept. 12, 2017, city administrators and PEL Executive Dir

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Woman’s Body Found in Scranton Home

SCRANTON, Pa. — A woman’s body was found inside her home in Scranton Sunday night, and now the coroner is calling the death unusual and suspicious.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-22 19:41:47

Man from Carbon County Dead After Being Hit by Car near Allentown

According to the coroner’s office, Scott White, 37, of Palmerton, died around 9:30 p.m. Sunday after he was hit along Mauch Chunk Road in South Whitehall Township in Lehigh County.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-23 09:41:38

Young the Giant headlines Alt 92.1 Snow Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 27 | NEPA Scene

It was announced today that Scranton alternative radio stationAlt 92.1will present its second annual Snow Show, featuringYoung the Giantalong withGrandson,The Interrupters, andThe Nude Party, at theF.M. Kirby Centerin Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at 7 p.m.

NEPASCENE.COM - 2018-10-23 18:00:41

Police: Man surrenders after car ran out of fuel following pursuits | Times Leader

City police said they responded to a residence in the 400 block of South Grant Street on a report Tyler Peznowski, 23, was harassing an ex-girlfriend, Alicia Harris.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-22 19:07:00

VIDEO Police search for hit-and-run driver in fatal pedestrian crash

Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash Sunday night in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.CNNNextMigrant caravan grows while heading toward USDISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated compani

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-10-22 09:38:45

LVH-Hazleton breaks ground to expand emergency department

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WOLF) -- "Because it's growing, we need to grow right along with it," said Medical Director Andrew Miller.

WOLF - 2018-10-22 23:23:36

Carbon County man killed in crash in Lehigh County

The coroner says Scott White, 37, of Palmerton was hit and killed by a motorcycle on Mauch Chunk Road in South Whitehall Township. The coroner's office says White was on foot at the time of the crash.

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-22 15:44:19

Hazleton hoarding house gets fresh start

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WOLF) -- "There's no rhyme or reason... it's just clutter. That's all it all is is clutter," said Hazleton Code Enforcement Officer Nadine Sist, rummaging through the backyard of a South Bennett Street property.


VIDEO Man trapped for hours at Glen Onoko Falls

A man was trapped for hours at Glen Onoko Falls in Carbon County Sunday.NextVIDEO Allentown police seek information on video of fight outside nightclubDISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-10-22 09:04:40

City to start cleaning up problem property in Hazleton

"It's been going on for years," Daulton Zschunke, a neighbor, said. "Everytime we call they put a band aid on it. They clean it up and then more garbage coming in."


Weatherly man hurt in work zone crash

Graham S. Morris, 47, of Weatherly, was injured in a one-vehicle crash at 11:50 a.m. Oct. 11 in a work zone on Interstate 81 in Ryan Township, according to state police at the Frackville barracks.

TIMES NEWS - 2018-10-22 05:23:00

Police: Car crossed line in Schuylkill crash that killed 3

BRANCHDALE — Police said they don’t know why the driver of a 2008 Pontiac G6 crossed the centerline of Route 209 early Saturday morning, causing a head-on crash that killed both drivers and a third person and critically injured a fourth.The crash in this Reilly Township village near Minersville in S

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-10-22 09:00:00

Pickup Pulled from Susquehanna River

PITTSTON, Pa. -- A truck wound up in the Susquehanna River in Luzerne County.Crews pulled the pickup from the river in Pittston around 3 p.m. Sunday.Somehow, the truck ended up in the water near the boat launch by the Fort Jenkins Bridge.There is no word whether anyone is hurt or how the truck went

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-10-21 22:39:22