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Eva J. Sharpless, who is celebrating her 106th birthday today, is a lifelong resident of Hazleton. She was born on Feb. 15, 1911. Eva was... [Read More]
❏ Kaitlyn Floyd, Drums, today. ❏ Marcella Malega, 88 Broad St., Beaver Meadows, today. ❏ Justine Noel, daughter of Tessa Balogach, Weatherly, today. ❏ Ray... [Read More]
❏Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Smith, 78 Broad St., Beaver Meadows, 25th, today. Mrs. Smith is the former Ruthann Cherasaro. [Read More]
The National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs is offering a $2,000 scholarship to students interested in a career in mine land reclamation. NAAMLP is... [Read More]
Black Creek Township ■ Black Creek United Methodist Church will host a chicken and waffle dinner Feb. 25 from 3 to 7 p.m. The dinner... [Read More]
Several area students earned dean's list honors for the fall 2016 semester at Saint Joseph's University.Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or above,... [Read More]
Editor's note: The following story appeared in the Standard-Speaker on March 22, 1998 in commemoration of the 25-year anniversary of MMI's PIAA Class C basketball... [Read More]
Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta was surprised to learn his city is the focus of a course at Temple University in Philadelphia. His surprise turned to... [Read More]
Joe Cesari thought back to how it all started, as if it were just a few days, weeks or even months ago. He rattled... [Read More]
The Susquehanna Steam Electric Station nuclear power plant has a new senior resident inspector. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which oversees commercial nuclear power plants and... [Read More]
In response to the appeal by the government for more coal, Cranberry Creek Coal Co. at Cranberry is working nine hours every day except Saturdays... [Read More]
A woman was confined in her car, which landed on top of another car, when it crashed late this morning at 15th and Alter streets... [Read More]
In case you forgot, today's Valentine's Day. I always start this holiday right by listening to the love ballads I enjoyed as a boy. Music... [Read More]
PSUAC Basketball ChampionshipsMenQuarterfinalsWednesday, Feb. 15 No. 6 Wilkes-Barre (13-12, 9-7 PSUAC) at No. 3 Schuylkill (14-9, 11-5), 7 p.m. No. 5 Lehigh Valley (14-10, 9-7)... [Read More]
McAdoo Borough Council will move the location of tonight's regular monthly meeting to the former Keystone Fire Co. to accommodate a larger-than-normal crowd. The crowd... [Read More]
Monday's boys' result9th GradeNorth Schuylkill 73Shenandoah Valley 45 Leading scorers: North Schuylkill — DeAngelo 18, Flynn 12, Schell 9; Shenandoah Valley — Gutierrez 15, Kosar... [Read More]
PSUAC Basketball ChampionshipsMenQuarterfinalsWednesday, Feb. 15 No. 6 Wilkes-Barre (13-12, 9-7 PSUAC) at No. 3 Schuylkill (14-9, 11-5), 7 p.m. No. 5 Lehigh Valley (14-10, 9-7)... [Read More]
Miller-Keystone Blood Center will hold several blood drives in the area. Local drives include: Feb. 24 — 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., Hazle Township Commons, 103... [Read More]
Morgan Gower, daughter of Michael and Michelle Gower, Weatherly, was named senior of the month for January at Weatherly Area High School. Sponsors for January... [Read More]
Kingston's SUZE will bring its blend of funk/blues/jazz/rock to the F.M. Kirby Center at 8 p.m. May 12, part of the Live from the Chandelier... [Read More]
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