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Members of the school board are not happy paying toward the operation of the Carbon Career and Technical Institute and having so few students there.... [Read More]
Atlantic Carbon is building a rail siding at its coal processing plant at the Hazleton Shaft location to take coal truck traffic off local roads.... [Read More]
Approval of a 2019-20 school district budget is five months away, and the school board will take the entire time to work on the spending... [Read More]
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A zoning hearing is scheduled for March 6 into the proposal to build a large windmill farm atop Broad Mountain. The Packer Twp. Zoning Hearing... [Read More]
A Potter County company that manufactures mulch from tree bark is moving into a space in the former Berger's/Shelly's Lumber Yard complex on Route 940... [Read More]
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CAN DO Inc. talks to more manufacturing companies than any other type, and about seven out of 10 prospects want existing buildings rather than land... [Read More]
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The snow parking ban in the Borough of Conyngham is in effect Saturday and Sunday. Banks Twp. will institute its snow parking ban at 6... [Read More]
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will hold a meeting Jan. 30 at the Tresckow Hosey to discuss the Jeanesville mine fire. Banks Twp. Supervisor... [Read More]
Local elected officials will get to hear how a local electric power cooperative can potentially save consumers money. At the Mountain Council of Governments meeting... [Read More]
Borough council will shift grant money from one street project to another, as long as they are assured of receiving a second grant. Tuesday night,... [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]
Weatherly Ambulance has about another year to operate unless a way is found to bridge a funding gap, an ambulance official told borough council. Lorraine... [Read More]
The borough of Freeland is looking for a new solicitor. According to a legal advertisement in Wednesday's Standard-Speaker, a special meeting of borough council will... [Read More]
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