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Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.Carbon County commissioners adopted a resolution abolishing the office of jury commissioner effective at the completion of the current officeholders' terms. "I'm a lot more confident about it now," commissioners Chairman Wayne Nothstein said after being...
It was a sweat lodge ceremony in Texas where Jim Thorpe reached out to his grandson through a medicine man. The shaman told John Thorpe his grandfather's spirit was content in the Pennsylvania town where his body has lain for six decades. "Grandpa...
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Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.A 53-year-old resident of Weatherwood Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center was charged Friday in the death of another resident last month. Carl Louis Smith was charged with involuntary manslaughter, simple assault and recklessly endangering another...
Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.Beaver Meadows Police Chief Michael Morresi saw the man he had been waiting for enter a car at the rear of 90 Berwick St. on Thursday morning. For three weeks, Dean Kancir had eluded police and Carbon County sheriffs as they sought to evict him from the...
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The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewTim McGraw's new record label, new album and corresponding tour have him saying "Truck Yeah" with glee. McGraw, who will perform May 18 at the First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown, released his 14th album to debut at No. 1 on Billboard Country...
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Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.The Banks Township Board of Supervisors had few changes, and little controversy, from the 1980s forward. This year's election, uncharacteristically, marks a turning point for this small township just over the Luzerne-Carbon County line. For several...
In 1954, the Carbon County mining communities of Mauch Chunk and East Mauch Chunk struck a deal with the widow of famed athlete Jim Thorpe. They obtained his remains, built a monument to him and merged into the new borough of Jim Thorpe. Recently, in...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickYesterday's news about a death following an incident at a Carbon County nursing home may have you wondering about the oversight and care provided at area nursing homes. Here's how you can find out. My colleague, Manuel Gamiz Jr., reported......
Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.The Carbon County Board of Commissioners decided not to approve a 2013-14 agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for a $7.1 million grant to subsidize child day care services through the county Child Care Information Services Agency....
Q: On trips to Jim Thorpe from Bethlehem I've noticed a weird situation after turning right onto Route 209 'south' after crossing the Lehigh River Bridge: According to my GPS, I'm going due north on that road. Why does it say on the signs that we are...
Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.Spring flowers and trees bloomed in the bustling Carbon County borough of Jim Thorpe on Sunday afternoon. Homeowners worked on their properties and business owners manned the store counters of specialty shops, restaurants and hotels. Vistors walked...
Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.Privatization of Pennsylvania's liquor sales will put 15,000 people out of work, many of them small businessmen, a state senator said. Modernization of the current system, not privatization, is what Pennsylvania needs, he said. Sen. John Yudichak, D-...
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