Update:Valley Regional Fire Company

Butler Township Meeting May 30th

The process of bringing the Valley Regional Fire and Rescue Company out of debt is moving forward… Butler Township Supervisors voted Tuesday night to go ahead with borrowing 550 thousand dollars to take care of unpaid bills and outstanding debt which totals about 525 thousand dollars for the fire company. In order for the company…

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Puppy Saved!

Dog Rescued

Its safe to say a stranded pup is lucky to be alive tonight…and she has a few people to thank…or should we say “bark” at. The pretty pup had to be rescued after being stuck on the side of a mountain, about 40 feet off the ground. Thanks to a motorist along route 309, A…

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Share the Road

May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month

Although the month of May is quickly coming to an end, the spring month is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a time to pause and think about just how many motorcycles are on the road with cars every day. Now that the warm weather has arrived, many people will be hitting the road on their…

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Governor Corbett Signs Law to Better Protect Health of Student Athletes

New Law Aims to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Educate Public Governor Tom Corbett today signed House Bill 1610, which sets new guidelines for protecting Pennsylvania’s student athletes from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). SCA happens when the heart stops beating suddenly and unexpectedly. It is the number-one killer of student athletes, claiming up to 7,000 young…

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Pizza Man Beat and Robbed

It happened early Tuesday morning in the city of Hazleton. A Domino’s Pizza delivery guy in his 30’s was the victim of what could be called a “set-up” by at least 3 Hispanic men. News 13 is being told an order was made to a fake address and when the Domino’s worker arrived in the…

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DARE Graduates

Congratulations to twenty-one 5th grade students who successfully completed a big DARE in class. The students were dared to make the right choices in life through DARE education. DARE standing for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. For the past 10 weeks, Hazleton Police 1st Lieutenant John Leonard spent time with the 5th graders, teaching them about…

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Safety Lesson for Seniors

On the morning of May 15th, Cathy Girard went to the Hazleton Senior Center, as she often does, to play her weekly game of Rummy-O with her girlfriends. After enjoying herself for hours, Cathy cleaned up her game and headed out, only to be greeted outside by an unexpected guest. An aggressive man who wanted…

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Family Wants Answers

The family of an 80-year-old man who was involved in an accident in downtown Hazleton wants answers and they have hit the pavement to get them. The accident happened Friday May 18th just before ten in the morning at the intersection of Broad and Laurel Streets. 80-year-old Walter Bloss Senior was riding his Motor Scooter…

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