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  1. I-Team: School Melee Caught on Camera  PAHomePage.com
  2. Students Suspended After Brawl at Hazleton Area High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
  3. Viral video shows Hazleton, Pa. school officer punching black student  PhillyVoice.com
  4. School police chief defends officers' actions in altercation caught on video: They 'needed to deescalate' cafeteria chaos  Yahoo Finance
  5. Violent video shows 4 security guards punching Black female student in school cafeteria  TheGrio
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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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hazleton High School incident catches Harrisburg's attention - News - poconorecord.com - Stroudsburg, PA  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 ...



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 ...



Police: ‘Crisis Averted’ At Hazleton School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- Outside Hazleton Elementary/Middle school, police were on patrol Thursday morning. According to Hazleton police, a 14-year-old student ...



A viral video captured a travesty at Hazleton High School. It can't be allowed to repeat itself | Opinion  Pennsylvania Capital-Star

By Jamie Longazel. A video of a Hazleton Area High School that shows student of color having her head slammed onto a table by a school police officer went ...



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.



Five candidates join forces in HASD race - News  Standard Speaker

Incumbents Tony Bonomo, Bob Fiume and Jacqueline “Jackie” Scarcella join newcomers Wister Yuhas and Dr. Sherri Homanko in the race for Hazleton Area ...



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 ...



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.



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

DAVE SCHERBENCO / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Nanticoke Area's Colby Butczynski goes airborne as he and his teammates celebrate Friday's win over ...



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 ...



Crestwood Beats Hazleton Area 66-51 In Battle for First Place  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

The Crestwood boys basketball team beat Hazleton Area 66-51 to take over sole possession of first place in the Wyoming Valley Conference Division I ...



Police, April 6 - News  Standard Speaker

HASD incidents. The following charges were filed by Hazleton Area School District police: □ An 11-year-old girl was charged with theft after taking another ...



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" ...



Hazleton Area School District lands on AP District Honor Roll  Standard Speaker

Educators and students at Hazleton Area High School had much to celebrate in December. First, Hazleton Area School District recorded a milestone ...



Parents, alumna say video is a 'wake-up call'  Standard Speaker

After a video showed a police officer hitting a high school girl and holding her down by her hair, messages flooded into the Hazleton Area School District and ...



District 2 Class 3A Wrestling Tournament: Hazleton Area’s Dante Matarella pulls off major upset  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLETON — Hazleton Area's Dante Matarella entered the District 2 Class 3A Tournament with just 12 career victories. The sophomore didn't win a match in ...



Video shows officer hitting Hazleton student in head  Citizens Voice

A police officer who pinned a girl to a table at Hazleton Area High School in a video that went viral last month punched a boy in the head in another video taken ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 announced  Standard Speaker

The Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame is getting a 21st century makeover for 2018. Of the 15 Hall inductees at the Sept. 16 banquet, five will have competed in ...



WVC girls basketball: Marissa Trivelpiece leads Hazleton Area past Berwick  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLE TWP. — This habit of getting big leads, then giving them away, is really starting to bug Hazleton Area. This time, Marissa Trivelpiece decided to do…



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 ...



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 ...



Roosters in the Post Office Lead to Hazleton Cockfighting Ring  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- Some noisy mail led to the discovery of a cockfighting ring in Luzerne County.



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 ...



Immigrant Miner Massacre Holds Lessons, Archaeologist Says | Pennsylvania News  U.S. News & World Report

HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — By digging into facts about a massacre of immigrant coal miners more than a century ago in Lattimer, archaeologist Paul Shackel ...



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 ...



Armed Robbery Arrest in Hazleton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- A man is facing armed robbery charges after a hold up in Hazleton. Police say Ervin Jimenez-Rodriguez, 18, robbed a man at gunpoint just ...



Fugitive from Puerto Rico Caught in Hazleton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

HAZLETON, Pa. -- A fugitive wanted for an armed robbery in Puerto Rico was caught in Hazleton. According to police, officers were called to North Locust Street ...



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,



H.S. FOOTBALL: Matz hailed by former players, assistants  Standard Speaker

Ignore the win-loss record. Look beyond the mark against Berwick. Forget the zero championships won. Instead, think of the lives Rich (Richie) Matz touched, ...



Breaking down the District 2 girls basketball tournaments  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Those exhilirating, entertaining and electric moments that left some teams elated and other deflated during last week's inaugural Wyoming Valley ...



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…



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 ...



'Nutcracker' set for HAHS Dec. 14 to 16 - Community  Standard Speaker

DM Performance Works will present “The Nutcracker” Dec. 14 to 16 at the Hazleton Area High School auditorium. With a cast of more than 60 area dance ...



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 ...



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 ...



Briana Lee Jastrzebski will wed Jared J. Stock - Engagements  Standard Speaker

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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



UPDATE: School Closed in Hazleton for Police Investigation  wnep.com

State Police closed roads near the Hazleton Middle/Elementary school (The Castle) for an investigation. @WNEP pic.twitter.com/KC7a59LNkm. — Jackie De ...



Dr. Lindsey Harvilla to wed Dr. Preston Kick - Engagements  Standard Speaker

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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 ...



Nicole E. Spevak to wed Nicholas S. Mischissin - Engagements  Standard Speaker

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Chorus will sing at Fenway Park on Friday  Standard Speaker

The chorus of Hazleton Area High School will sing the national anthem before a Major League Baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston on Friday. “This is the ...



JR. HIGH BASKETBALL: Drums sweeps titles - Sports  Standard Speaker

HAZLE TWP. — How fitting that Survivor's “Eye of the Tiger'' blared over the gymnasium speakers during the net-cutting celebration Wednesday. After all, it was ...



One incumbent, 3 newcomers elected to Hazleton Area School Board  Standard Speaker

Linda DeCosmo, Bob Mehalick and Ed Shemansky eased to wins on the Hazleton Area School Board during Tuesday's election while newcomer Alex van ...



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 ...



FIELD HOCKEY: Hazleton Area's Reed signs with Brown  Republican & Herald

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H.S. Boys Basketball: Inaugural WVC Championships set for Friday at Dallas High School  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Well, the time has finally arrived for the inaugural Wyoming Valley Conference Boys Basketball Championships. The idea was banged around for a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



New School Year Plagued by Transportation Troubles in Hazleton  wnep.com

HAZLETON -- Transportation trouble in one part of Luzerne County caused some students to miss class on Tuesday. The Hazleton Area School District is now ...



Students Return to Classrooms Damaged by Fire  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A section of a school in Luzerne County has finally reopened after it was badly damaged by a fire one week before the school year ...



Wyoming Valley Conference girls basketball teams eager for league playoffs  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Along with the chance to become the first team to wear the inaugural league crown comes an added bonus for a couple of teams in the initial ...



Police, April 17 - News  Standard Speaker

HASD incidents. Hazleton Area School District police reported filing the following charges: □ Christopher Montero Vasquez, 30, of East Broad Street, West ...



Mahanoy Area Student Wins First Amendment Fight  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

MAHANOY TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A high school student has won a federal court First Amendment fight with a school district in Schuylkill County. The student ...



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.



School Board Accepts Superintendent’s Resignation  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

MOUNTAIN TOP, Pa. -- The resignation of a school leader in Luzerne County is official. The Crestwood School Board accepted Superintendent Joseph ...



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 ...



Individual D2-2A Wrestling Championships preview: Lake-Lehman looking for strong showing  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Lake-Lehman's T.J. Meehan, right, and the rest of the Black Knights will be the favorites for the District 2 Class 2A team title and the individual championships ...



Community Members React to Crestwood Superintendent Suspension  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The superintendent and director of operations for the Crestwood School District have been placed on administrative leave with pay.



Fire at Northwest Area Delays Start of Classes  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Officials in the Northwest Area School District are considering their options after a fire at the high school on Saturday. The middle ...



Back to Class After Transportation Trouble in Crestwood School District  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Crestwood students are heading back to class Friday morning in Luzerne County. All the schools in the district in Mountain Top area ...



Police Warning of Bad Batch of Heroin in Hazleton  wnep.com

HAZLETON, Pa. --Police in Hazleton are warning of a bad batch of heroin that they say has resulted in two deaths and three overdoses since Friday. Officers fear ...



Hazleton Area High School Class of 2012 - News  Standard Speaker

A large crowd gathered for the 20th Hazleton Area High School commencement Saturday, a day later than scheduled due to heavy rain that pelted the region on ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Northwest Area Middle/High School Set to Reopen After Fire Damage  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

UNION TOWNSHIP. Pa. -- A school in Luzerne County damaged by flames earlier this month is set to start the school year. According to the Northwest Area ...



Hazle Twp. family seeks help acquiring wheelchair-accessible van  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLE TWP. — Christofer Corra likes to go places. To the movies. To concerts. To restaurants. He just likes to go. But Christofer isn't going anywhere these days ...



Hazleton Area’s Dante Biasi, Tony Hernandez selected in MLB draft  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Dante Biasi was selected in the 22nd round by the Chicago Cubs, who are managed by fellow Hazleton native Joe Maddon. - Pete G. Wilcox file photo | Times ...



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 ...



Crestwood School District Superintendent Resigns  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. -- The superintendent of the Crestwood School District has submitted his resignation following an issue involving security clearances ...



Pittston Area Band Director Facing Child Sex Charges  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

YATESVILLE, Pa. -- Police filed child sex charges against the band director for the Pittston Area School District. Brendan Carter, 28, of Falls, is charged with ...



It’s not over: After missing out on gold wrestlers get 2nd chance at states  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

It's always a nice prize to leave the regional tournament with a gold medal wrapped around your neck. It signifies that hard work during the season ...



HAHS FBLA members compete at region event - Community  Standard Speaker

One hundred and forty-one members of the Hazleton Area High School Future Business Leaders of America Club competed at the 2018 Region 16 Leadership ...



Superintendent: High Humidity in Milton Area Schools Will Delay Start of Classes by Three Weeks  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

MILTON, Pa. -- A school district in Northumberland County is getting an unexpected extension to its summer break and the recent heavy rainfall is being blamed.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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