Hazleton Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Document translation pushes back murder trialRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    The murder trial against Oscar Lozano Garcia was pushed back Monday because several documents will not be translated into Spanish in time for its scheduled start date next month. Translating notes from fingerprint examiners and psychiatric evaluation being performed this week will take longer than the two weeks left until the April 4 trial date, defense attorneys said during a status conference Monday.

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  2. Region's unemployment rate unchanged in JanuaryRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Unemployment remained flat in January for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metro area, carrying over December's 5.1 percent jobless rate. The region continues to trail the state and the nation in getting its workforce back on the job. 3 comments

  3. Historical marker set for area mining groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE FILE Mining engineers John Mack and Michael Korb pose in Public Square with a plaque dedicated to the American Institute of Mining Engineers, which was founded in Wilkes-Barre. The A.I.M.E. will be commemorated with a Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission historical marker near the Guard Center on May 16. WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE FILE Mining engineers Michael Korb and John Mack stand across the street from Guard Insurance in Wilkes-Barre.

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  4. Movie in the works on - Polka King' Jan LewanRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Actor Jack Black, who has belted out soul and rock songs with his band Tenacious D and in films like "High Fidelity" and "School of Rock," now plans to sing some polka. Black has been tabbed to play Hazleton's fallen band leader Jan Lewan in a movie based on the 2007 documentary film, "The Man who would be Polka King." 2 comments

  5. Hazleton man resigns as adjutant generalRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    A general from Hazleton resigned Friday as commanding officer of the Pennsylvania National Guard two months after being placed on paid leave without explanation. Gov. Tom Wolf accepted the resignation of Maj.

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  6. Coroner's office: Hazleton man died from carbon monoxideRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Carbon monoxide intoxication from a fire in the rooming house where he lived killed 58-year-old Gordon Wanser, the Luzerne County Coroner's Office said Friday. The manner of his death remains undetermined while police and fire officials continue their investigation into the cause of the fire at 104 E. Broad St. on Wednesday evening. 1 comment

  7. Local Trump supporters gather for debate partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Donald Trump supporters from three counties gathered on a rainy night at a Plains Township restaurant to cheer on their man during Thursday night's presidential debate. The debate-watching party at The Cafe, on Route 315, brought together about 10 people - men and women, young and not-so-young, Democrat and Republican - most of whom happily shared the reasons they support the billionaire businessman in his bid for the White House.

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  8. Homicide suspect loses weapons charge appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    An accused killer convicted of illegally possessing a firearm during a deadly fight two years ago has lost an appeal of his lengthy prison sentence. Terrence W. Clarke, 28, of Hazleton, is serving a four- to eight-year prison sentence for illegally possessing a handgun during a February 2014 altercation at Shakers Bar and Grill in Hazleton that ended with Garey S. Cox, 45, being fatally shot in the head and chest.

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  9. Proposed council ordinance on residency requirements for county employees tabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    In his time as solicitor, acting county Manager David Pedri has seen plenty of documents, but never an emergency deed recording. "I've never heard 'I need to have this deed recorded right now!' 'I need this will recorded right now!,'" he said at Tuesday's Luzerne County Council meeting, during a discussion about residency requirements for some county employees.

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  10. Photo: ruda, License: N/A, Created: 2010:12:15 16:37:32Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    And, the $50,000 study, developed by the Institute of Public Policy and Economic Development and completed more than a year ago, is a carefully guarded secret - despite its powerful descriptions. The Institute, a nonprofit think tank supported by local colleges and universities, developed the plan with money raised from natural gas exploration and pipeline companies and the institute's private partners, including Sordoni Construction of Forty Fort.

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  11. Hazleton real estate agent wanted on fraud charges again captured in FloridaRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Hazleton real estate agent wanted after failing to appear at a Florida extradition hearing on Jan. 19 was captured in Orlando, Florida, on Friday morning. Martin J. Pane, of the Scranton U.S. Marshals Office, announced in a news release, that Ignacio Beato, 45, was arrested at approximately 7 a.m. by U.S. Marshals at an apartment complex in Seminole County in Florida. 1 comment

  12. Acting manager wants to improve Luzerne County's financial stabilityRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Fifty days into his tenure as acting County Manager, David Pedri stood before council to talk about the state of the government he now leads. Small changes - like more efficient processing for gun permits, a private room for people filing for a protection from abuse order and signs to let visitors know where different services are located - would go a long way toward helping visitors with county business, he said.

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  13. Woman dies in Hazle Twp. rollover crashRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Hazleton woman died in a one-vehicle rollover crash on Route 924 in Hazle Township on Tuesday morning, state police said. Troopers say Cecile Burk, 36, was thrown from the vehicle when it crashed at 7:08 a.m. She was pronounced dead at 8:55 a.m. No one else was injured. 1 comment

  14. Legacy of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    State Rep. Tarah Toohil's beloved foster brother died nearly two decades ago, but she only recently found his burial site - an unmarked grave in a pauper's cemetery in Sweet Valley. The Toohil family had hoped to adopt Brandon Stuchkus and give him a forever home, but the 8-year-old boy suddenly died when a stack of wood fell on him inside a barn at their farm in Butler Township.

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  15. Judge delays trial of man accused in Hazleton killingRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Luzerne County Judge Michael T. Vough on Friday continued his trial, set to start at the end of the month, until 9 a.m. May 2 at the request of the defense. Marrero was shot and wounded during an argument on Alter Street in Hazleton, staggered down West Fourth Street and was then shot in the head the night of June 11. A witness who knew both men reported hearing a gunshot and a scream, then saw Mora-Polanco chasing Marrero before hearing another three or four shots in rapid succession, according to police. 2 comments

  16. Many area children are in need of a loving homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Lorine and Michael Ogurkis had children from previous marriages when they met nearly a decade ago. After they married, they wanted to have children together, but they struggled with infertility for years.

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  17. After years in foster care, woman finds her forever familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Brittany Ogurkis, center, celebrates with her family following an adoption ceremony Wednesday at the Bernard C. Brominski Courthouse in Wilkes-Barre. From left, are Lorine, Michael Jr., Julia, Brittany, Delainy, Dyllan and Michael.

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  18. At 21, woman finally finds forever familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Brittany Ogurkis hold brother, Michael Jr., while Ogurkis family members, from left, Lorine, Julia, delainy, Dyllan and Michael Sr., look on. Britanny, 21, was legally adopted by the Ogurkis family Wednesday.

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  19. Deadline arrives to file for primary electionRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Today is the last day for candidates to file for Pennsylvania's primary election on April 26, and six Luzerne County incumbents in the state Legislature have already filed. Two incumbent congressmen with districts that include parts of Luzerne County have filed. 1 comment

  20. Teen uses CPR to save father's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    ELLEN F. O'CONNELL / TIMES-SHAMROCK Fourteen-year-old Daniel Lozano, right, saved his father Francisco Lozano's life by performing CPR on him after his mother Mirian Lozano found him unconscious on Dec. 27. Daniel Lozano, a 14-year-old Hazleton resident, enjoys reading, watching his favorite TV programs, and being an average teenager. However, if one thing is certain in life, it's that nothing is certain.

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