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About a dozen "No Parking" areas will be created in Kline Twp. The supervisors last week authorized Mark Semanchick, the township solicitor, to draft the... [Read More]
An out-of-town ambulance unit has offered to cover overnight times so Weatherly Ambulance can go out of service and save money. And members of borough... [Read More]
Borough residents soon will have to get a permit if they are making repairs or doing small building projects. At an Oct. 9 meeting, borough... [Read More]
Residents along Packer Drive told the Packer Twp. supervisors last week they are getting more water on their property because one of their neighbors has... [Read More]
It is fitting that an area where two of the most popular ethnic dishes are made with cabbage — halupki and haluski — would have... [Read More]
Ideas to help the Weatherly Ambulance raise money to fill a $75,000 shortfall in its annual budget will be discussed at a special meeting of... [Read More]
Ideas to help the Weatherly Ambulance raise money to fill a $75,000 shortfall in its annual budget will be discussed at a special meeting of... [Read More]
The Weatherly Area School District will be hiring a police officer, thanks to a state grant. And, state funds will also pay for enhancements to... [Read More]
The Keystone Job Corps Center in Drums recently conducted its anti-violence, anti-bullying program called Youth 2 Youth (Y2Y) Partners 4 Peace. It is a student-led... [Read More]
An international wind energy firm has submitted a second application to build windmills to produce electricity on Broad Mountain outside of Weatherly. Martin Cichowic, zoning... [Read More]
The construction of a recreation building that would serve nearby Memorial Park is closer to reality. Now, borough officials have to find funds to supplement... [Read More]
One street improvement project is underway and once it is finished work to shore up a sinkhole elsewhere will begin. But a project to improve... [Read More]
The best way to reclaim abandoned mine land is to mine it again, says U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta. And anthracite coal and its byproducts are... [Read More]
Despite advertising a special meeting to appoint a new solicitor, Freeland Borough Council did not appoint a solicitor Thursday night. Donald Karpowich resigned this week,... [Read More]
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said it "cannot confirm" that the Jeanesville mine fire has been extinguished at this time. Colleen Connolly, a DEP... [Read More]
Six municipalities in lower Luzerne County are getting $5.8 million in federal Community Development Block Grants through Luzerne County. County Manager David Pedri used the... [Read More]
Black Creek. Twp. is looking to hire after firing its road foreman Tuesday. On a 2-1 vote - with Supervisor Dr. Saura Rohrbach voting no... [Read More]
Hazleton city officials hope to meet with local tavern owners in an effort to avoid violent confrontations like the gunfight that erupted on Wyoming Street... [Read More]
The Jeanesville Mine Fire is out. U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-11, Hazleton, and state Sen. John Yudichak, D-14, Plymouth Township, will be at the mine... [Read More]
The Jeanesville mine fire would have turned into another Centralia if there wasn't an active mining operation there to discover it six years ago, officials... [Read More]