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  1. Students Suspended After Brawl at Hazleton Area High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
  2. Viral video shows Hazleton, Pa. school officer punching black student  PhillyVoice.com
  3. Video Shows Hazleton Area High School Security Punching Black Female Student  Gossip On This
  4. School police chief defends officers' actions in altercation caught on video: They 'needed to deescalate' cafeteria chaos  Yahoo Finance
  5. Hazleton Area video: Full story not on social media  Citizens Voice
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Hazleton High School incident catches Harrisburg's attention - News  Pocono Record

In reaction to a video of a disturbance in a school cafeteria and calls for social justice that followed, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission will spend ...



School district chief defends officer's force against 15-year-old Hazleton student  PhillyVoice.com

The Hazleton School District police chief is defending the force used by another officer captured in a now-viral video, shown repeatedly punching a 15-year-old ...



Protesters Call for Officers’ Firing After Video of High School Fight Goes Viral  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Protesters gathered outside the Hazleton Area School District administration building Wednesday night, angry about the way school ...



Kicking Off The Holiday Season In Hazleton Area High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON AREA HIGH SCHOOL -- It's beginning to look and sound a lot like the holiday season inside Hazelton Area High School. A special winter ...



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 ...



A travesty in Hazleton | Opinion  PennLive.com

Hazleton, which infamously passed the exclusionary Illegal Immigration Relief Act (IIRA) in 2006, has received a large influx of Latino immigrants over the past ...



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 ...



Former Hazleton resident aids California shooting victims  PAHomePage.com

A California man with ties to our region is being called a hero tonight after he helped save the lives of two shooting victims inside a mall.



PHOTOS: Hazleton Area holds graduation - News  Citizens Voice

MARY T. PAGANO / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHEROne last time, the senior class of Hazleton Area High School stand together at the start of the 27th ...



Students Suspended For Brawl While Cop In Video Who Assaulted One Of Them Goes Unpunished  News One

A police officer was caught on video assaulting Black female high school student.



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.



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 Tops Crestwood to Retake First Place  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Da'mir Faison scored a game-high 28 points, and the Hazleton Area boys basketball team held off Crestwood 56-50. With the win, the Cougars pass the Comets ...



Nanticoke Area rallies from 18 down to stun Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Maybe there really isn't too large a deficit for Nate Kreitzer and Nanticoke Area to overcome. *Fresh* off digging out of a 13-point hole to down GAR in ...



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…



2 Police Officers Seen Kicking and Punching Black Teen Girl During School Cafeteria Brawl  BlackNews.com

Hazleton Area High School in Pennsylvania is under fire because of a disturbing viral video of their security personnel violently kicking and punching a Black ...



Hazleton Area Takes District II AAA Wrestling Title  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Shane Noonan finished with a pin, giving Hazleton Area their only lead of the match, in a 33-30 win over Delaware Valley to win the District II "AAA" ...



Grula Leads Hazleton Area to Win at Pittston Area  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Faith Grula scored a game-high 15 points, and the Hazleton Area girls basketball team improved to 9-1 in the Wyoming Valley Conference with a 64-41 win at ...



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 ...



PIAA Baseball: Hazleton Area rallies, then falls a bit short  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HUGHESTOWN – The Hazleton Area baseball team has been living on the edge lately with three straight come-from-behind, late-inning victories.



Wolk energizes Hazleton Area in run to league title game  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Perhaps it was fitting that Marissa Trivelpiece found Olivia Wolk with a bounce pass as the final second ticked off the clock.



Coaches Corner: Hazleton Area’s Ryan Wolk  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

The Corner travels to Hazleton Area for a check in on Cougar Ryan Wolk. Take this Week's Poll and give your Viewer Scorecard Here! See this week's features ...



Hazleton holds spring 2019 commencement ceremony May 3  Penn State News

Penn State Hazleton's commencement ceremony was held Friday, May 3, in the Dr. Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium in the Physical Education Building.



Move to leave Hazleton Area gaining ground in Butler Twp.  Citizens Voice

BUTLER TWP. — At least 140 people have signed a petition to transfer the township's students to Crestwood School District, Dr. Victor Greco told township ...



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 ...



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 ...



Tiny Harris Is Taking A Stand On Viral Violent School Incident Video — T.I.’s Wife Says What ...  Celebrity Insider

Diva Tiny Harris is taking a stand and is calling for an investigation into a violent incident that took place in Hazle Township in Luzerne County,



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…



Late rally lifts Holy Redeemer to first league girls basketball title  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLE TWP. — Flustered, frustrated and becoming more furious by the minute, Sam Yencha looked at the scoreboard and the 10-point hole her Holy Redeemer ...



Cougars claim first WVC title since 2009 - Sports  Citizens Voice

HAZLE TWP. — Tony Goulstone and his fellow Hazleton Area swimmers could be forgiven for letting their minds wander in class Thursday. After all, the Cougars ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hazleton native heads to 'Edge of Extinction' | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

BY JILL WAHLEN. Julia Carter had just one month to prepare to be a contestant on CBS's “Survivor,” which filmed last year in the Mamanuca Islands of Fiji.



Ann M. Hussar | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Ann M. Hussar, 81, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully early Monday, June 3, 2019. Born in Hazleton, PA, a second generation Italian American, she was the ...



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

HAZLE TWP. — Admittedly, Faith Grula felt a little jittery stepping onto the big stage. A lot jittery, actually. Fortunately for Hazleton Area, she didn't show it.



Sem powers past Trojans for inaugural WVC crown  Citizens Voice

HAZLE TWP. — When Dimitri Gnall returned after sitting out hurt for roughly an entire quarter, it seemed like perfect timing. Gnall thrived in the paint with 12 ...



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 ...



Luzerne County restaurant inspections: March 25 through March 31  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

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



HS WRESTLING: District 2 team duals seeds, sites set  Citizens Voice

Dominant wins by Hazleton Area on Sunday and Lake-Lehman on Monday served as exclamation points to their perfect Wyoming Valley Conference seasons.



Cyber Students Prohibited From Prom  wnep.com

UPDATE: On Wednesday, the superintendent announced the students would be allowed to attend prom. HAZLETON -- It's prom season, and thousands of high ...



Immigrant Miner Massacre Holds Lessons, Archaeologist Says  90.5 WESA

By digging into facts about a massacre of immigrant coal miners more than a century ago in Lattimer, archaeologist Paul Shackel uncovered a perspective on.



H.S. Boys Basketball: Crestwood eliminated by Pottsville in 5A state playoffs  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLE TWP. — As strong as Crestwood's Camden Boris was offensively, his production was also a bit disconcerting. The Comets have been a team all season ...



WVC girls basketball: New coach Phil Schoener energizing Coughlin  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLE TWP. — It was already a double-digit deficit near the end of the first quarter when Ajalaya Butts sprinted full-speed downcourt to prevent a layup off an…



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.



MPB Players Present “Beauty and the Beast”  PAHomePage.com

An ensemble cast of all ages will work together to bring the MPB Community Players' 28th annual musical theatre production to life. Disney's “Beauty and the ...



Soccer schedule released for Lehigh Valley's final four  Allentown Morning Call

Freedom's boys, Notre Dame-Green Pond's boys, Moravian Academy's boys and the Parkland girls all survived Tuesday's opening round of the PIAA Soccer ...



Amy Mantush Elected to Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame  Bucknell University Official Athletic Site

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Bucknell track and field assistant coach and former Bison standout Amy Mantush '10 has been elected into the Hazleton Area Sports Hall of ...



Royals deal Hazleton Area grad Biasi to Brewers  Citizens Voice

Sal Biasi began Tuesday in Lexington, Kentucky, as a relief pitcher for the Legends, the Kansas City Royals' A-ball team in the South Atlantic League. Before his ...



PIAA boys basketball tournament preview capsules: Wilson travels north; Becahi heads south  Allentown Morning Call

A look at the Becahi-Lower Moreland and Wilson-Scranton Prep PIAA Class 4A second round boys basketball playoff games.



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 same ...



Hazleton Area Softball Comes Back to Beat Tunkhannock 8-5  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Kyra Antolick hit the go-ahead home run and the Hazleton Area softball team beat Tunkhannock 8-5 in a battle between two teams that made it to their ...



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.



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 ...



Hazleton Area schools locked down after bullets found  Citizens Voice

All three buildings at the Hazleton Area High School campus were on lockdown and restricted movement Wednesday morning after bullets were found the ...



Scranton S.D. recovery plan  PAHomePage.com

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) From teachers being furloughed to a former district manager being arrested the Scranton School District ...



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 ...



Hazleton Area prepares for eight years of population growth  Citizens Voice

Enrollment at Hazleton Area schools could increase by 1,800 to 2,900 students over the next eight years, and district officials plan to meet with architects and ...



In Your Neighborhood  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival Spring is starting to bloom across the area. You can see those beautiful sights, Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 in ...



Evolving Danville board loses another member, picks two replacements  Sunbury Daily Item

DANVILLE — Danville Area School Board members accepted another resignation then filled two board vacancies after hearing presentations from a half dozen ...



Area officer achieves his dream, joins Capitol Police  Citizens Voice

A local police officer is now realizing a lifelong goal of working for the commonwealth at the state Capitol. Jim Patterson served as a municipal police officer for ...



Big first day at Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences  Citizens Voice

Anticipation over the first day of school at the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences got the best of Kayla Cull. "I barely slept last night," she said Thursday ...



Metal detectors may stay in Hazleton schools - News  Citizens Voice

A proposal to permanently install walk-through metal detectors at Hazleton Area's eight elementary/middle schools moved a step closer to reality when the board ...



Local roundup: Perfect game for Back Mountain prep legion; No-hitter for Hazleton seniors  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Saturday's Wyoming Valley American Legion action featured a perfect game at the prep level and a combined no-hitter in senior play. Back Mountain's Zach…



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 ...



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 ...



RailRiders University Community Series begins April 2  PAHomePage.com

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are pleased to once again announce the RailRiders University Community Series, presented by Geisinger. “We are very ...



Coughlin wrestling wins final meet  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — For 75 years, the Coughlin wrestling team has been one of the top programs in Pennsylvania. The Crusaders piled up more than 700 dual ...



Graduation Requirement on Hold for Keystone Exams  wnep.com

HAZLETON -- Hazleton Area High School has more than 3300 students and up until now they and other high school students in Pennsylvania were required to ...



Yencha scores 1,000th point as Holy Redeemer girls basketball team romps  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — It wasn't so much the fact that the outcome was in doubt. Sam Yencha had pretty much taken care of that with her personal eight-point ...



Penn State Hazleton announces new baseball coach  Penn State News

HAZLETON, Pa. — Penn State Hazleton Chancellor Gary Lawler announced on Monday that Justin Gutsie has been chosen as the head coach of Nittany Lion ...



Petrone trades the sideline for office - Sports  Citizens Voice

HAZLETON - The most successful coach in Hazleton Area football history, and one of the top football coaches in Northeastern Pennsylvania, has stepped aside.



2018 FIELD HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kelsey Reznick, Wyoming Seminary  Citizens Voice

There is value in versatility. One of Karen Klassner's main goals as head coach of Wyoming Seminary field hockey, in fact, is training her players to be ...



Cheerleaders Prep Stunts for Competition  wnep.com

This weekend, hundreds of cheerleaders will put their school spirit to the test in a statewide competition. Newswatch 16`s Ryan Leckey was in Luzerne County ...



H.S. Boys Basketball: Wyoming Seminary defeats Crestwood in WVC semifinals  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

DALLAS TWP. — For a time in the fourth quarter Friday night, Wyoming Seminary didn't look like it would reach its pregame goal. Then junior guard Jeremy…



Blackface photo investigation in Virginia hits a dead end  PAHomePage.com

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The mystery of whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that nearly destroyed his career remains unsolved.



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 ...



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.



Fairview Elementary gets top marks among local public schools  Citizens Voice

The state released School Performance Profile scores on Friday, and 17 of 65 public schools in Luzerne County or Luzerne County-based school districts ...



Luzerne County hometowns: In Hazleton, it’s skydiving, diversity and food  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLETON — Penny Roberts and David Reiss whooshed out of the sky on a Saturday afternoon — each securely strapped to a colorful parachute and an ...



Local High School Band in National Parade  PA home page

A local band was one of nearly 50 bands from around the country to participate in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. to commemorate the ...



Recent Hazleton Area graduate dies in I-81 crash  Citizens Voice

A McAdoo teenager who graduated last month from Hazleton Area High School, where she played basketball, was killed in a car crash Sunday night on ...



Germany beats South Africa 4-0 to win World Cup group  PAHomePage.com

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) - Germany won its Women's World Cup group for the fifth consecutive time and avoided an immediate matchup with the United ...



Warriors Honor Senior Matmen  NEagle

While Delaware Valley managed to win yet another Division I title with a 5-1 record, reclaiming the title at the district duals proved to not be in the cards.



It is Flag Day  PAHomePage.com

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Fly the colors proudly because it's Flag Day! The holiday commemorates the adoption of the National Flag in 1777 by the continental ...



PIAA ROUNDUP: Dunmore finally turns tables on Neumann-Goretti  Citizens Voice

LEHIGHTON — Exactly eight years ago, Ashley Murray scored 34 points as she led an upset of Carver High School, a win that helped propel Dunmore on a run ...



Paupack Senior Matmen Feted  NEagle

Local mat fans filled the stands last Wednesday evening as Wallenpaupack Area hosted its 2018-19 Senior Night ceremony prior to a non-league varsity match ...



Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.



PA Auditor General reacts to federal government shutdown  PAHomePage.com

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said all congressional pay should stop during the federal government shutdown.



PIAA baseball: ‘Overmatched’ Pittston Area held to one hit in Class 5A quarterfinal loss  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

POTTSVILLE — Pittston Area fared as well as expected, considering their opposition had seven players committed to playing Division 1 baseball.



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., ...



Hazleton Area resegregating school entrances - News  Citizens Voice

Gender segregation, which went by the wayside decades ago, will be reinstated at Hazleton Area High School when students return to class Thursday. But this ...



Hazleton hires four police officers, adding bilingual cop to force  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLETON — Pedro Bautista, standing 6 feet, 6 inches tall, addressed City Council members Tuesday night with the formal “yes, sir” bearing of a recent…



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: “any ...



Leah Kowalski and Justin Pshar - News  Citizens Voice

Leah Irene Kowalski and Justin Michael Pshar, together with their parents, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter ...



Marranca takes over as Hazleton football coach - Sports  Citizens Voice

Hazleton Area School District has a new head football coach and at least one official is optimistic that the newcomer will build on the successes of Rocco ...



NATE EACHUS: NFL RUNNING BACK - Sports  Citizens Voice

High school legend. State wrestling champion. College All-American. NFL rookie. Teammate. Friend. Brother. No matter how Nate Eachus is known, all those ...



Which Pa. schools had the largest graduating classes in 2015?  PennLive.com

The state's data doesn't give true class sizes, but it does track four-year graduation numbers -- the number of students who graduated from a high school within ...



Decision time nears for Hazleton Area's Petrone - Sports  Citizens Voice

Has Rocco Petrone coached his last game with the Hazleton Area Cougars? Moments after Friday night's 28-6 loss to Easton in the District 2-4-11 subregional ...



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