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ELLEN F. OA a a CONNELL/Staff PhotographerDamage done to a brick porch after Jeffrey Kehler, 30, drove a Nissan Altima into 441-443 Allen Street in West Hazleton Tuesday while leading police on a high-speed chase. ELLEN F. OA a a CONNELL/Staff Photogra…

Police operation results in 50 DUI arrests

Law enforcement agencies made 50 DUI arrests this weekend as state police hosted nearly 50 state and municipal police officers for Operation Nighthawk, a unique DUI enforcement initiative Friday and Saturday. The operation consisted of an educational c…

The Scoop on Taxes Confounds the Times In the Age of Trump

Binyamin Appelbaum is one of the more fair-minded and accurate reporters at the New York Times. For an example of his best work, one might look back to his reporting from Hazleton, Pa., in October of 2016.

Cheers and Jeers

Cheers to Pennsylvania CareerLink, the multi-agency employment and job training service, for saving Wilkes-Barre‘s summer recreation and nutrition programs by agreeing to provide staffing parks. The programs provide structured, supervised and safe activities for youth.

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Dulcy Zeneski raced to keep up with her 7-year-old triplet sons as they ran outside their home to jump on the trampoline and play basketball. After triplets, she gave birth to another son, Jonah, who is now 4 and who she said was “a complete surprise b…

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Dulcy Zeneski raced to keep up with her 7-year-old triplet sons as they ran outside their home to jump on the trampoline and play basketball. After triplets, she gave birth to another son, Jonah, who is now 4 and who she said was “a complete surprise b…

Michigan man cited for role in I-80 crash

A Michigan man will be cited for his role in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Black Creek Twp. Thursday night, police say.

Motionless In White to sign copies of latest CD in Wilkes-Barre Township

It was announced today that Northeastern Pennsylvania-based metalcore band Motionless In White will make an appearance at the Gallery of Sound, 186 Mundy St., at 7 p.m. May 8. The band intends to meet fans and sign copies of their latest record “Gravey…

Closing the skills gap: Officials stress importance of community colleges

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Santa’s day off

Carbon County Senior Games participant Emil Laputka could easily be mistaken for Jolly Ol’ St. Nick when you see him and his long, white beard competing during the billiards events. And that’s OK, because the 68-year-old is in fact one of Mr. Claus’ doppelgangers who helps out during the Christmas season.