Archive for March 2013

PA Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley

Sam talks with Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania Jim Cawley about the current state of our commonwealth. For more on Mr. Cawley go to

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Carmen’s Bakery Bakes Tradition in Easter Pies

Easter pies at Carmen’s Bakery are filled with much more than fresh ricotta cheese, delicious sausage and hard boiled eggs. Here, they come baked with tradition. Marie Delese says her grandmother is the first mother of the Easter Pie, afterall, she brought the recipe with her from Italy! Marie began selling the traditional treats here…

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DCED Visits Greater Hazleton

The Department of Economic Development, or DCED has hit the road to find new business opportunites in our region. For the past few days DCED has been listening to the needs of  Northeastern Pennsylvania’s community. Wednesday they toured Humboldt Industrial Park and viewed a business success story right here in Greater Hazleton. Joe Prendergast is the…

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Butler Township Continues Group-Home Hearing

High tensions grew even taller last night in Butler Township. At the root of it all: community gossip. Neighborly concern quickly turned into misinformation about who its newest neighbors could be- and resulted in Butler Township residents packing a cramp hearing room. The house in question in Butler Township is a group home for people living with developmental…

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Landlord Organization Sues City of Hazleton

Bogus Bills in Hazleton

The city has been served. The Hazleton Area Landlords Organization is sueing the City of Hazleton to end a rental ordinance approved five months ago. Their biggest beef is the fees associated with it, says Justine Crego, who’s group is behind the lawsuit. The city says the fees pay for time, gas, and administrative costs,…

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