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Hazleton man dies from carbon monoxide poisoning

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - One man is dead after he breathed in a fatal amount of carbon monoxide gasses. Carlos A. Minaya Castillo, 49, of Hazleton was found deceased in the bathroom of his home after his wife heard a loud thump around 4AM Sunday morning. Upon going downstairs, Castillo

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-19 15:33:09

Pension spike won't cause Hazleton tax hike ... yet

Hazleton City officials will not have to increase the earned income tax in 2018 to meet pension obligations, the city's top financial administrator said. Beyond that point is anyone's guess, according to Mayor Jeff Cusat. The pension fund is managed separately from Hazleton's general fund, with p

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-11-18 09:07:51

Hazleton Double-Block Hit by Fire

HAZLETON - Flames damaged a double-block home in Hazleton Friday morning. It started around 8:30 a.m. in the 600 block of West 4th Street. One side of the home was undamaged and the other side is undergoing renovations, according to the fire chief. One person inside inhaled some smoke but was not ta

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-11-17 20:07:14

Hazleton Police Look to Identify Two Women and Lost Wallet

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Hazleton Police are attempting to locate two females in connection with a lost wallet. According to police on Wednesday,m November 15th, the victim lost her wallet in a business located on the 100 block of West Broad Street in the City of Hazleton. Police rel


Well-known jeweler, city leader makes grand return to Hazleton

KENT JACKSON/Staff PhotoJacob Ripa III talks from his office in a jewelry store he plans to open during Thanksgiving week in Hazleton. Ripa is returning to Hazleton, where he was a city council member and part of his family's jewelry store, which operated from 1949 to 2003. KENT JACKSON / STAFF PHOT


Local agencies help 1,200-plus families for Thanksgiving

HAZLETON - More than 1,200 local families will have turkey and all the trimmings this Thanksgiving, thanks to a joint effort between four agencies. "It's the highest number we ever had," Lee Ann Lywiski of Catholic Social Services said of those registered for the 38th annual Thanksgiving Project F

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-11-19 09:06:29

Students shredding paper for miniature horse bedding

SUBMITTED PHOTO Students at the Hazleton Area Career Center helped shred enough paper to fill a truck. The paper serves as bedding for the miniature horses that are housed at Holy Annunciation Monastery in Sugarloaf Twp. From left: Valerie Shindler, Zach Kaplowitz, Adrianna Minneci and David Kassock

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-11-19 09:06:13

Passionfornature Area native will lead advocacy group Penn Future

SUBMITTED PHOTO Hazleton native Jacquelyn Bonomo is the new president and chief executive officer of Penn Future, a statwide environmental advocacy group. Jacquelyn Bonomo said she never would have become the new leader of the environmental advocacy group Penn Future if state officials hadn't tried

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2017-11-19 09:07:05

Holiday Movies on the Big Screen of the Fox Theatres

The Hanford Fox Theatre holds special movie afternoons and evening - year round. For the holidays, it will be showing the following: Friday, Nov. 24 @ 2:pm - Mickey's Christmas Carol with Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas - Mickey's Christmas Carol is rated G and the running time is 26 minutes. Mickey'

OURVALLEYVOICE.COM - 2017-11-18 19:31:31

Confirm or deny: Highway 99 expert buckles up into my lie detector

Highway 99 and I have been a commuter couple for 40 bumpy years. We have driven each other crazy for thousands of miles through Fresno virtually every workday of my adult life. I love that road for keeping me stoplight-free as I race like an automaton from my northwest neighborhood to downtown. Awri

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-19 12:19:00

Hundreds of children helped through coat drive

HANFORD - Assemblyman Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined with community partners Thursday for the annual Kings County Coat Drive to provide winter coats to hundreds of children. Salas partnered with the Professional Latin American Association and Kings County Community Action Organization (KCAO) to f

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2017-11-18 13:00:00

Burglars took everything from a hospitalized veteran. Then the volunteers showed up

It was during a four-month stint in the hospital that 84-year-old Korean War veteran Felix Lopez learned his home was burglarized. "They took everything, I mean everything," the Visalia man says. "My pillow, my shoes, my stereo system - they took everything." Burglars even took his two dogs - German

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-17 20:55:00

Council to finalize awarding of cannabis permits

HANFORD - A public hearing will be held Tuesday during the Hanford City Council meeting to discuss awarding cannabis permits to three companies looking to locate medical cannabis businesses in Hanford's Industrial Park. At the last council meeting on Nov. 7, the Hanford City council moved forward wi

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2017-11-18 13:00:00

Friday Night Live Varsity High School Football - Quarterfinals

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 23FNL has all your scores, highlights and top plays from quarterfinals of high school football. Final scores for November 17, 2017: Delano 13, CVC 42 Riverdale 28, Rosamond 42 North High School 36, Selma 35 St. Anthony 7, Burroughs 32 Garces High School 12, Tulare Union 42 Kenn

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2017-11-18 07:45:22

Cardboard a multipurpose tool for your garden

It can be used by a gardener in many ways, is compostable, and recycling is great for the environment. One of our roles as Master Gardeners is to answer gardening questions from local residents. Since watering restrictions have been in place, one of the questions I frequently get asked is how to rem


Housing industry unites against proposed tax reform plan

An analysis shows Californians could get hit the hardest under the new tax plan. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act proposed by Congress will slash the mortgage interest deduction in half from $1 million to $500,000, double the standard deduction and reduce the capital gain exemption, allowing homeowners to


Selectmen hazy about marijuana's future in Westport

Selectmen expressed confusion, ranging from whether its moratorium until next June would be honored and whether selectmen officially agreed to remove prohibition, which was discussed at a meeting last summer. WESTPORT - In recent months the town has been no stranger to controversy when it comes to t

HERALD NEWS - 2017-11-18 19:36:00

Westport United Congregational Church to explore meaning of Christmas

WESTPORT - Westport United Congregational Church, 500 American Legion Highway, will be hosting coffee and conversation during the Advent Season. Discover "whose birthday is it anyway" and the meaning of Christmas traditions and learn about the history of the Advent wreath and the lighting of the can

HERALD NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:48:09

Our View: Westport wins with conservation efforts

For decades, the joke about Westport was that cows outnumbered people in that town. That isn't true anymore, and it hasn't been true for some time, but if Westport can't save the farmers, it can at least save the farmland and the open space. Monday night, Westport selectmen approved two conservation


'Be a Santa to a Senior' program provides comfort and cheer

While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. That is why the local Home Instead Senior Care offi

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-19 08:01:00