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  1. Missing Hazleton boy found by authorities in the south PacificRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    It was quite a journey for a 9-year-old Hazleton boy who was found by authorities this week on a tropical island in the south Pacific. Billy Hanson of Hazleton was visiting his noncustodial father, Jeffrey Ford Hanson, 46, in the Seattle, Washington, area and was due to fly back to Hazleton in time for the start of the new school year in early September.

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  2. Locals will decide municipal dissolution optionRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Municipalities at the end of their fiscal rope will be given the ability to dissolve themselves under the newly passed distressed cities legislation. But self-dissolution or disincorporation is not an option a local government in such dire straights is likely to undertake in the foreseeable future, said an architect of the legislation which awaits Gov. Tom Corbett's expected signature.

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  3. Murder suspect convicted of illegally possessing gunRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Luzerne County jury on Wednesday convicted a Hazleton homicide suspect of illegally possessing a gun in February when, prosecutors say, he fatally shot a man outside a Hazleton bar. The illegal weapons charge against Terrance W. Clarke was tried separately from the homicide case and his murder trial will be slated for a future date.

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  4. Two area non-profits will split $20K grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Five area non-profit organizations were in the running for a $20,000 grant from the Millennium Circle Fund of the Luzerne Foundation on Tuesday and after the votes were tallied, there was a tie. Volunteers of America's Ruth's Place women's shelter in Wilkes-Barre and the Commission on Economic Opportunity's Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Center for Healthy Living, which soon will open in Jenkins Township, got an equal number of votes from Millennium Circle members, said Charles Barber, president and chief executive officer of the Luzerne Foundation.

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  5. Victim of Hazleton fire dies 2 days after blazeRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    According to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office and Forensics Center, Allentown, 83-year-old Mary Jimison died Monday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. She was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. The cause of her death, according to a press release from the coroner's office, is attributed to burn injuries she received in a fire at her home at 610 Seybert St. at about 3 a.m. Saturday.

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  6. Pennsylvania gets mixed grades in elections conductRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Pennsylvania almost permitted voters to register online a year ago, but a bill that passed the Senate unanimously died in a House committee, the state's director of Common Cause said Tuesday when reviewing a report on how to reduce waiting lines like Hazleton experienced during the previous presidential election. Barry Kauffman said online registration, Election Day registration and early voting can ease the process and trim the wait to vote, but none of them are offered in Pennsylvania.

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  7. Body found in Hazle Twp. identifiedRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A 62-year-old Hazleton man has been tentatively identified as the person found deceased in a stretch of Hazle Township woods Saturday morning. Goldsworthy died of natural causes, Stock said, and due to his state of decomposition, it was determined that he had been deceased for "an extended period of time." 4 comments

  8. Poor job numbers hurting budgets in region's citiesRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Hazleton residents suffer from more joblessness and lower incomes than surrounding areas and that makes things tough on preparing the cities' budgets, officials say. Both factors significantly hurt the cities, said Teri Ooms, executive director of the Wilkes-Barre-based Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development, a local think tank.

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  9. Arby's restaurants reopen in Kingston, Wyoming Valley MallRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    The restaurant at 502 7th Ave., Scranton, reopened two weeks ago. An employee who answered the phone would not immediately identify the new owner, but said a grand opening celebration will be held within the next two weeks.

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  10. Judges affirm Schuylkill County court's rejection of cargo airportRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Commonwealth Court panel dealt another blow Thursday to a proposed international cargo airport in the Hazleton area, as it upheld Schuylkill County Court's rejection of a special exception for the facility. In a 19-page opinion, the panel affirmed county Judge James P. Goodman's determination that Gladstone Partners LLC, Pittsburgh, had not satisfied the necessary conditions for a special exception. 2 comments

  11. Man arrested, charged in Luzerne home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Rose allegedly forced his way into a Willard Street home, assaulted and terrorized the homeowner, then stole the man's vehicle. The victim told police he heard a knock on the front door of his home around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. 1 comment

  12. Man follows sex offender, leading to arrestRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    When a convicted sex offender allegedly exposed himself to a Hazleton child on Oct. 3, the child's father followed the suspect's vehicle for about 15 miles through two counties while using his cellphone to keep the Luzerne County 911 Center informed all the way. The suspect, Blaine Alan Arner, 53, of Penn Drive, Tamaqua, was sent to Luzerne County Correctional Facility on Wednesday to await a court hearing on indecent exposure charges after allegedly exposing himself to a 4-year-old girl in Hazleton.

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  13. Marking historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Mining Engineer John Mack and Environmental Program Manager, DEP, Michael Korb pose with AIME plaque on Public Square. cv12mining Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Miners and their laborers received their instructions to "dig here'' and the folks who gave those orders are in line to receive a double-barreled salute.

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  14. Teen struck by vehicle in West HazletonRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A 14 year-old girl was struck by a vehicle around 7 a.m. Friday at the intersection of North Broad Street and Madison Avenue in West Hazleton, borough police said. According to police, officers found the girl lying in the roadway with injuries to her face and upper body.

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  15. Plaintiff's motion granted in case involving wayward vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    JAMIE PESOTINE / TIMES-SHAMROCK Hazleton police officers investigate the scene after a car exiting the Funfest car show in Hazleton was driven into a crowd of people in 2011. A Luzerne County judge granted a plaintiff's motion for punitive damages in a civil case regarding a novelty vehicle veering into a crowd of people at Funfest in downtown Hazleton in 2011.

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  16. Repeat offender out of first-time DUI programRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2010 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Hazleton man who spent 3A1 2 years in jail for a deadly drunken driving crash in the mid-1990s can be removed from a program for first-time offenders and prosecuted after a second alcohol-related arrest last year, the state Superior Court has ruled. The court returned the case to Luzerne County President Judge Thomas F. Burke, who originally placed Raymond J. Billman in the six-month Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program in January 2009 after a prosecutor mistakenly read his name off a list of eligible defendants.

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  17. Head of Hazleton drug services group advocates medical marijuanaRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2009 | The Citizens' Voice

    The head of Serento Gardens Alcoholism & Drug Services will appear before Pennsylvania lawmakers this week to speak in favor of medical marijuana. Ed Pane, president and chief executive officer of the Hazleton organization, said he'll deliver testimony Wednesday when the House of Representatives' Health and Human Services Subcommittee holds its first hearing on House Bill 1393, the Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.

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  18. Hazleton man gets up to 40 years for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Adamis Arias is led from the Luzerne County Courthouse after being sentenced Tuesday on a third-degree murder charge. Adamis Arias tried his best Tuesday to justify why he fatally shot a former friend last year on a Hazleton Street.

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  19. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:08:13 08:50:58Read the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Luzerne County judge sentenced a Hazleton man Tuesday morning to the maximum possible sentence on a third-degree murder charge. Prosecutors say Arias targeted and killed Angel Villalobos, 19, on a Hazleton street on Feb. 23, 2013 over a $700 debt.

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  20. Wright Twp. police officer honored for efforts in 2013 fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A veteran township police officer has been honored by the American Police Hall of Fame and Museum for his efforts to rescue occupants of a fatal house fire in 2013. Officer Michael Marshall received the Knights of Justice award from Sgt.

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