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Luzerne County Students Set to Perform at White House  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A group of student musicians from Luzerne County will perform at the White House on Thursday. They are a part of a community ...



MISSING GRADUATION: Ideas to improve Hazleton Area's graduation rate  Insurance News Net

Nov. 25-- When Caitlin Kehley left Hazleton Area High School during her senior year, she was interested in returning to classes after giving birth, but didn't get ...



Teacher Hurt, Two Teens Facing Charges After Fight at Hazleton Area High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A teacher is hurt, and two students are facing charges after a fight at Hazleton Area High School. Officials say teachers tried to break ...



Backpack, Bag Restrictions at Hazleton Area H.S.  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- More restrictions have been set on what types of bags students at Hazleton Area High School can bring to school. Earlier this year ...



Hazleton Area Students Honor Veterans with Breakfast  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. Students swapped books for breakfast at Hazleton Area High School on Friday to honor veterans. It's all part of a yearly tradition where ...



Reports of a Gas Leak at Hazleton Area High School  PA home page

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Students and staff were evacuated from Hazleton Area High School for reports of a gas leak.



UPDATE: Hazleton Area High School Cleared After Reported Gas Leak  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

UPDATE: Authorities cleared the Hazleton Area High School and students and staff are returning.



No Backpacks Allowed in Hazleton Area High School  PA home page

Starting today, a Luzerne County School District has banned backpacks at it's high school and all secondary schools. The ban is in response to the Florida High ...



From the Producers Pod: December 1-2, 2018  PAHomePage.com

Hi, It is Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producers Pod! Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping. ~Bo Derek (From the ...



Canzler, Bertoni named Hazleton Area baseball, softball coaches, respectively  Citizens Voice

HAZLE TWP. — It seems like only yesterday that Russ Canzler was routinely swatting mammoth home runs at Joe Maddon Field and baseball fields throughout ...



Hazleton Area Hosts First Ever “Cougar Pre-Game Tailgate Party” to Kick Off Football Season  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- It's the last Friday night of August and it's the start of football season for many school districts. One school district made sure it was an evening ...



FOOTBALL: Hazleton Area preview - Sports  Citizens Voice

It may sound cliche. Every football coach has the same goal in mind heading into a new season: The team must remain healthy. Some coaches say if they lose ...



Students 'excited' ahead of White House performance  WENY-TV

By Jessica Albert. Click here for updates on this story. Hazle Township, PA (WNEP) -- A group of student musicians from Luzerne County will perform at the ...



Hazleton Area school starts backpack ban - News  Citizens Voice

HAZLE TWP. — Rebecca Foose entered Hazleton Area High School with books for classes, books for her piano studio, with lunch, a water bottle and a ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Valley West edges Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

HAZLETON — Valley West's Carson Canavan was a beast Friday night. The junior running back rushed for 251 yards on 29 carries and scored on a 42-yard ...



Hazleton Area, MLB alum Russ Canzler excited to get started as Cougars baseball coach  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Fourteen years ago Russ Canzler graduated from Hazleton Area High School and began a journey in professional baseball.As a pro for 12 years…



Magazine post alleges racial tension between Crestwood, Hazleton  Citizens Voice

Racial tension between Hazleton Area and Crestwood students is alleged in an Instagram post from National Geographic magazine. The Instagram post ...



HS FOOTBALL: Hazleton Area, Williamsport lock up in wild one  Citizens Voice

HAZLETON — Fans were treated to something special here Friday night. Hazleton Area and Williamsport went toe-to-toe for 48 minutes, lighting up the ...



Nominee for Teacher of the Year  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The nominees for Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year are out and two of those teachers are from our area. One of them, Marilyn Pryle, ...



Athlete of the Week: Damon Horton, Hazleton Area football  Citizens Voice

Hazleton Area's Damon Horton placed himself among the greatest performers in Wyoming Valley Conference history on Friday night. The senior running back ...



Dallas controls up front to beat Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — For anybody not familiar with the behind-the-scenes action that surrounds the Dallas football program, coach Rich Mannello, when he is standing on ...



PIAA BASKETBALL: Lincoln ends Hazleton Area's season in OT thriller  Citizens Voice

BETHLEHEM — Khalif Meares bounced the ball near midcourt, teasing Hazleton Area defenders as the packed house inside Joseph J. McIntyre Gymnasium ...



FOOTBALL: Hazleton Area's Sparky Wolk has grown into one of the top quarterbacks in the conference  Citizens Voice

Every once in a while over the course of his career at Hazleton Area, Sparky Wolk will pop in the tape of his first start during his freshman season. It was Week 3 ...



Students Learning About Agriculture in Hazleton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- The Pennslyvania Farm Bureau's Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab will be at the Hazleton Elementary/Middle School this week.



Monday Morning Quarterback: Hazleton Area, Williamsport wage wild contest  Citizens Voice

It may not be a rivalry in the traditional sense, but Hazleton Area and Williamsport have provided some of the most exciting football games over their last three ...



GAME OF THE WEEK: Williamsport at Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

CLASS 6A. (3) WILLIAMSPORT (5-5) at (2) HAZLETON AREA (5-5). When: 7, tonight. Tournament: District 2-4 Class 6A subregional playoffs. Up next: The ...



GOLF ROUNDUP: Pick shoot 1-under, Hazleton Area tops Crestwood  Citizens Voice

At Blue Ridge, Hazleton Area's Jordan Pick's 1-under-par 35 bested the field in a 164-174 Cougar win. Teammate Brady Antolick was close behind with a 39.



Hazleton Area routs Coughlin - Sports  Citizens Voice

DAVE SCHERBENCO / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Hazleton Area's Matt Fisher heads upfield as Coughlin's Sa'id Hollis and Garrett Wardle look to tackle.



Hazleton Area and Holy Redeemer teams grab D2 doubles gold  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — Tennis players from the Wyoming Valley Conference had a gold rush. Doubles teams from Hazleton Area and Holy Redeemer claimed ...



H.S. BASEBALL: Cara resigns as Hazleton Area's baseball coach  Standard Speaker

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Multicultural Day in Hazleton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- One apartment complex in our area is working to bring its residents and community closer together. From the sidewalk, the gathering of folks ...



Hazleton Area Versus Meyers Boys Basketball Preview  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

The No. 1 Hazleton Area boys basketball team will face Meyers Tuesday night at Coughlin High School. Sports Director Jim Coles previews the game with ...



PIAA Softball: Hazleton Area's softball season ends in state quarterfinals  Citizens Voice

ALLENTOWN — They hit early, scored often and never let their foot off the gas. And when all the diamond dust had cleared Thursday afternoon, the Neshaminy ...



FIELD HOCKEY: Wyoming Seminary shuts out Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

At Hazleton Area, Alex Wesneski scored a double hat trick, finishing with six goals in Wyoming Seminary's 8-0 win against the Cougars in WVC field hockey ...



Hazleton Special Olympics  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP -- The Winter Olympics are just getting started in South Korea but some kids in our area had some Olympics of their own in the snow on ...



After-School Mob Scene Troubles Neighbors near Hazleton Area High School  PA home page

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) The start of the new school year in one local neighborhood means one thing -- frustration for people who live ...



PIAA BASKETBALL: Hazleton Area advances to quarterfinals - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Hazleton Area players might have looked odd in borrowed Wilkes University uniforms on Wednesday night, but there was nothing unusual ...



SCARLET AND SILVER ANNIVERSARY: 1992-93 Cougars mark 25 years since state final run  Republican & Herald

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Hazleton Area School Brawl caught on camera; Police look for information  PA home page

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) The fight erupted on Monday after school about two blocks away from the Hazleton Area High School, near ...



Basketball: Hazleton Area wins Class 6A crown - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — For Hazleton Area, the return to Mohegan Sun Arena proved worth the “wait.'' In gold. Leading from start to finish, the Cougars built a ...



PIAA SOFTBALL: Book, Treon propel Hazleton Area past Garnet Valley in Class 6A opener  Citizens Voice

EDWARDSVILLE — Erika Book spent the past five days agonizing over her last time in the pitching circle. Even though Hazleton Area's senior ace was the ...



School Schedule Change for Hazleton Area?  wnep.com

HAZLETON -- Budget shortfalls could cause some major changes in one Luzerne County school district. The Hazleton Area School District is struggling with a ...



I-Team: Brutal and Wild- Another HS Brawl in Hazleton  PA home page

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) It's happened again. Yet another large fight involving students from the Hazleton Area School District-- and ...



Cougars roll past Scranton - Sports  Citizens Voice

MOOSIC — Jacob Hunsinger scored touchdowns three different ways, Sparky Wolk threw for a pair of scores, and Hazleton Area snapped a two-game slide ...



HS FOOTBALL: Pottsville, Hazleton renew rivalry - Sports  Republican & Herald

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Hazleton’s Joey Grula  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

We caught up with Hazleton Area Cougar Joey Grula to talk about his team....



WVC Basketball: Hazleton Area rolls past Dallas - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — When it comes to size and athleticism, Dallas matches up quite favorably against boys basketball teams from the Wyoming Valley Conference.



Could Hazleton's plan create segregated junior high schools?  Pocono Record

HAZLETON (TNS) —One of two plans for re-creating junior high schools in the Hazleton Area School District would merge four predominantly Hispanic schools ...



CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Rome wins at Kirby Park  Citizens Voice

At Kirby Park, Dallas senior Mitchell Rome won by nearly a minute in 16 minutes, 38 seconds as his Mountaineers took a pair of races but fell to Hazleton Area, ...



Hazleton Area High School Class of 2016  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Hazleton Area High School Class of 2016 held its commencement ceremony Thursday, June 9, 2016.Members of the Class of 2016, Monica Abdelmalek…



Man, Juvenile Charged in Rape of Teen Girl  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- A man and a 16-year-old boy are facing charges after police say they raped an unconscious girl at a party. It happened around 2:30 a.m. ...



Reporting Potholes and High Grass in Hazleton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- There is a new way to report code violations in Hazleton. The mayor and the city's code enforcement office set up two email addresses and a ...



Baseball: Baran signs with Brewers - Sports  Citizens Voice

Meet Montana Joe. Maybe that will be Joe Baran's new nickname when he reports to the Helena Brewers for work for the first time next week. On Friday, the ...



Football: Hazleton Area's Otero picks Maine - Sports  Citizens Voice

Through talent and a whole lot of hard work, Adrian Otero has earned numerous football awards during his high school career. Wednesday, he received the ...



Idaho high school bans backpacks following threats  The Spokesman-Review

A high school in southwest Idaho has implemented a policy barring students from bringing backpacks to school.



H.S. Girls Basketball: New starter Faith Grula rescues Hazleton Area in win  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Hazleton Area's Diamond Truluck looks to pass as Pittston Area's Leah Hodick defends in WVC Division 1 girls basketball Tuesday night in Hazle Township.



Hazleton Area Coach Dismissed For Inappropriate Behavior  wnep.com

HAZLE TOWNSHIP -- A volleyball coach and substitute teacher in the Hazleton area is the latest instructor to get in trouble for having inappropriate contact with ...



Pep Rally Friday-Hazleton Area Cougars  PA home page

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Every Friday on Eyewitness News we will visit an area school where students get up before sunrise and show ...



Kit-Kat Production Expanding in Luzerne County  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP -- Lovers of chocolate, rejoice! a brand new Kit-Kat manufacturing line is coming to the Hazleton area, which will open up new jobs for folks ...



Hazleton Area struggles with busing issues - News  Citizens Voice

Hazleton Area School District officials have some homework to do after the first day of school. They need to find a way to get students to and from school.



WVC BASEBALL: Hazleton Area holds off Valley West  Citizens Voice

HAZLE TWP. — Don't look now, but there's a team surging in the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 baseball title chase. Alex Amentler snapped a ...



A night for unity in Hazleton  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLETON — Area residents came to the Community One Center on Friday for a night of unity.More than 300 people attended the second annual diversity ...



Low bids for Hazleton Area pool plan at $3.68M  Republican & Herald

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WVC Girls Basketball: Nanticoke Area beats Hazleton Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

HAZLE TWP. — Hazleton Area predicates its success on pressing the opposition and creating havoc all over the court. On Monday, it was visiting Nanticoke ...



HS GOLF: WVC field once again deep, talented as new season begins  Citizens Voice

This high school golf season has only just begun. But Dallas' team victory at last week's Tryba Preseason Tournament was so convincing that it's hard to imagine ...



Woman Facing Assault Charges After Foot Chase in Luzerne County  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- A woman in Luzerne County is facing charges after police say she attacked another woman on Thursday morning. Officers say Stojanka ...



Hazleton Budget Raises Property Taxes by 30 Percent  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON -- The mayor of Hazleton signed city council's budget into effect, which raises property taxes by 30 percent. This is all part of a $10.4 million ...



Joe Maddon Hosts Charity Golf Tournament  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- Hazleton's own Joe Maddon was back home for his annual charity golf fundraiser that benefits the Hazleton Integration Project. "It's exciting ...



Hazleton Area Mourning Death of a Teacher  wnep.com

HAZLE TOWNSHIP -- A community in Luzerne County is grieving the loss of a beloved high school teacher. He was killed in what some describe as a horrible ...



Future Leaders of the Community  PAHomePage.com

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Leaders of tomorrow came together today in Luzerne County to tackle the issues of today......it's all part of an effort to get young people ...



Darrough at home on shooting range - Sports  Citizens Voice

BLACK CREEK TWP. — Meghan Darrough remembers the first time that she shot a gun. She was in seventh grade and had just finished a three-day safety ...



Lackawanna College’s New Home in Hazleton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON -- Lackawanna College's Hazleton Center has new digs on East Broad Street in Hazleton. The center's new building used to be a bank. It only took ...



CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: McKenna tops the field, Lake-Lehman tops the meet  Citizens Voice

At Lake-Lehman, Valley West sophomore Tavian McKenna won a season-opening tri-meet in 18 minutes, 30 seconds as his Spartans picked up a win, 24-33 ...



Old Hazle Township High School Gets New Life  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON -- The old Hazle Township High School is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation. Elevate Fitness opened at the beginning of the month.



Hazleton Area School District Hires Police Chief  wnep.com

HAZLETON -- A school district in Luzerne County not only has its own police force but now it has its own police chief. The Hazleton Area School District believes ...



MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: A rough week for the WVC  Citizens Voice

One of the last comments Dallas coach Rich Mannello made after breaking down his team's loss to Valley View on Friday was that the Mountaineers were going ...



PIAA BASKETBALL: Cougars outlast Abington in quarterfinal shootout  Citizens Voice

BETHLEHEM — How dynamic was Hazleton Area's offense on Saturday? In the PIAA Class 6A quarterfinals against District 1 champion-Abington, the state's ...



Free Lunch for All Hazleton Area Students  wnep.com

HAZLETON -- Brown bagging it may become a thing of the past for students in the Hazleton Area School District. Starting with the new school year, every student ...



Man Dies After ATV Crashes into a Bus in Luzerne County  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A man is dead after an ATV and bus crashed in Luzerne County. Police say Derniel Jimenez, 27 of Hazleton, ran a stop sign and his ...



District 2 softball championship capsules - Sports  Citizens Voice

CLASS 6A. Defending champ: Hazleton Area. Moving on: The champion advances to play District 1's No. 4 seed on June 4 in the first round of the PIAA playoffs.



Metal Detectors Added to Hazleton Area High School  WNEP-TV

HAZLETON -- There will be something new when students return to the Hazleton Area High School on Thursday: metal detectors at all the entrances.School ...



PHOTO GALLERY: Hazleton Area Graduation  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Hazleton Area 'distinguished graduate' and softball shortstop Mackenzie Yori celebrates receiving her diploma during the school's 24th annual commencement ...



Rallies held around region to protest gun violence  Citizens Voice

Students and activists around the nation on Saturday joined the call to end gun violence. In coordination with the 'March for Our Lives' in Washington, D.C., ...



WVC girls tennis season opens with a jolt  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Another high school girls tennis season opened Monday in the Wyoming Valley Conference. And one of the biggest questions was if anyone could end the ...



Luzerne County restaurant inspections: Jan. 24 to 30  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The following are recent Luzerne County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According to the agency: “.



FOOTBALL: Midseason report - Sports  Citizens Voice

It's hard to believe that we have reached the midway point of the 2018 high school football season. With that in mind, teams will now prepare to head down the ...



VIDEO: Pa. basketball team wins on buzzer beater - without the buzzer  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/BradMyersTNJ/status/821173047822520320 We have found the basketball version of “If a tree falls in a forest and nobody is around, does it ...



Luzerne County Woman Facing Charges Following Stabbing  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WEST HAZLETON, Pa. -- A woman from Luzerne County is facing charges after allegedly stabbing a man who tried to intervene during a fight. Police say Lisa ...



Hazleton Area beats Delaware Valley for District 2 Class 6A title  Citizens Voice

EXETER — For Hazleton Area, the game and its final score served only as a reminder of the emotional scars that lingered. Until the medal ceremony, that is.



I-Team: Hazleton Schools Cut Back on Metal Detectors  PA home page

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) The Hazleton Area School District is changing its stance on security. Why the change in plans? The I-Team's ...



Rails-To-Trails Gets Lift from American Eagle Workers  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Spring cleaning is in full swing at the Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails Park in Hazle Township, all thanks to volunteers who work at the ...



Luzerne County Hall of Fame announces new class  Citizens Voice

The Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame will induct a diverse class of its 15 newest members next month. The high school, college and professional ranks will ...



Track and Field: Pittston Area boys, Dallas girls get wins  Citizens Voice

At Dallas, Alex Haas won the 100 and 200, and he was one of nine Pittston Area boys who won an individual event as the Patriots topped Dallas, 88-62, ...



Bloomsburg Fair: 2018 Free Stage Schedule  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

There are lots of things to see and do at the Bloomsburg Fair, especially at the WNEP Free Stage! So before you head out, check the schedule below to make ...



March Against School Consolidation  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Parents, teachers, and students protested the consolidation of three Wilkes-Barre area schools into one. They marched from Meyers ...



Baseball bond: Hazleton Area’s Biasi brothers reunited at Penn State, eye pros  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

STATE COLLEGE — They've spent most of their baseball lives in the same dugout. At times, Sal and Dante Biasi have pitched on the same mound in the…



Students Mourn Loss of Soon-to-Be Graduate  wnep.com

HAZLE TOWNSHIP -- Seniors and faculty at Hazleton Area High School are mourning the sudden loss of a student who was set to graduate in just a few days.



Hazleton Area School District Still Facing School Bus Transportation Issues  wnep.com

HAZLE TOWNSHIP -- As students left school Wednesday afternoon, parents in the Hazelton area were wondering what time their child will walk through the door ...



WVC Track and Field: Tunkhannock boys, Coughlin girls win meet  Citizens Voice

At Solomon-Plains, Tunkhannock's boys (1-2 Division 1) earned their first win of the season behind Erik Bennett's wins in the triple jump and long jump.



WVC Tennis: Landau's singles win, doubles sweep lifts Dallas  Citizens Voice

At Dallas, Morgan Landau won her No. 3 singles match, and the Mountaineers swept doubles play to take the overall match, 3-2. Reese Lewandowski and ...



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