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County Officials Discuss Options With URS Clients

HAZLETON — Hundreds of people living with disabilities in our area learned Wednesday they are losing an organization that provides much needed services to them. 312 more words


URS Closing for Good

WILKES-BARRE — An organization that helps people with disabilities announced Wednesday it plans to close its facilities in Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, and Tunkhannock.

According to executives of United Rehabilitation Services (URS), cuts in funding have made it impossible to continue services to its 250 clients. 316 more words


Demolition Cleanup in Hazleton

HAZLETON — On Thursday, workers finally started removing the debris from an apartment building in Hazleton that was hit by fire a year ago.

It’s not pretty, and it’s loud, but neighbors who live along McKinley Street in Hazleton are happy to hear the sounds of a demolition cleanup. 273 more words


Armed Men Try to Rob Pizza Delivery Driver

HAZLETON — Police are looking for two men who tried to rob a pizza delivery driver in Hazleton

Officers said the men in masks rushed the man’s car late Wednesday night near the intersection of Cedar and Holly Streets. 25 more words


K-9 Vehicle Gets an Upgrade

HAZLETON — Hazleton has upgraded its police K-9 vehicle.

Newswatch 16 got a look at the improved police SUV on Tuesday.

The vehicle has everything from air conditioning and automatic door release to a special dog cage for the department’s K-9. 29 more words


Police: Knife-Wielding Woman Attempts to Slash Man

HAZLETON — A woman is locked up for trying to stab a man Monday night, according to police officers in Hazleton.

Police said it happened in the 500 block of North Sherman Court around 11 p.m. 40 more words


Hazleton, Pennsylvania, offers this interesting commentary on life in their town.

Having lived near this city in the 1980s, I must say I’m not surprised to see this.