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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.