Archive for May 2013

Community Yard Sale Gets Support from Hazleton

  Maximo Almanzar knows folks in the area need support and don’t know where to turn. That’s why he and his wife, Shaskya started a Community Yard Sale, to support area nonprofits and bring the community together. Maximo hopes the Community Yard Sale will give nonprofits the opportunity to raise funds and awareness for their organization. Still, anyone…

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Students Donate Books to Sandy Hook Victims’ Families

Friday, high school students read to preschoolers at the 9th grade building in Hazleton School District.  The high school students read their own hand drawn and published children’s story.  Creative Writing Teacher, Pam Bromiley has been publishing her students’ writings for 3 semesters. This semester was a little different. Each book was written in memory of…

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City Officials To Decline County Offer That Would Merge Buses

 Some Hazleton City Officials are confounded by a letter they recieved yesterday. It came from a Luzerne County Official, pressuring them to allow the county to take over the bus system. Sifting through the two-page letter from PennDOT, City Admininstrator Steve Hahn says he’s baffled by it’s language and timing. The letter pressures Hazleton Officials…

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Girardville Man Needs A Heart

 A Girardville man now has less than nine days to get a heart. Otherwise, he’ll be taken off a priority list and his surgery will be put on hold indefinitely until he does find a heart. Three years ago, Robbie Krick was a healthy guy. He had a job, wife and house. But then, he…

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“Flip Your Health”

In this special “Flip Your Health” episode, Annie goes on a weight loss journey with the help of Dr. Joe Bafile of Bafile Family Chiropractic and personal trainer Joe Stanavage from Hazleton Health and Wellness Center.

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Facebook Post Prompts Reaction From Pottsville Mayoral Candidate

 It’s the 21st century story that keeps resurfacing: You post something silly on social media, someone thinks it’s about them, and a cat fight ensues. Only this time, a Pottsville Councilman and a Mayoral candidate are the one’s at odds. This is definately a tit-for-tat story. It all came to a head last week, when…

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Some Schuylkill Co. Pools Open Tomorrow

 Tomorrow schools are closing and the pools are opening! And just in time- it’s getting really hot out there! Some local pools faced closure this year after new federal regulations mandate all community pools to purchases these ADA chairs. They cost about $4,000. Thankfully, a family donated the chair to the pool to a pool…

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Bayzick Will Retire After 36 Years in District

By 10 to 8 in the morning students are just walking into Hazleton Area High School, but Assistant to the Superintendent, Donald Bayzick has been his office since around 7.  The former principal is used to long days, but he’s finally ready to start winding down. Mr. Bayzick will be retiring at the end of the…

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