Category: SSPTV Highlights

Spring Forward!

You may lose an hour of sleep and an hour of your weekend…but you gain a little more sunlight! It’s happening this weekend as we will spring our clocks FORWARD one hour and say Read More

City Council Unanimously Appoints New Police Chief

City Council Unanimously Appoints New Police Chief

Thursday night Hazleton City Council voted 5-0 to appoint Frank DeAndrea as the city’s next Police Chief. The Hazleton native has spent 26 years in law enforcement, the majority with the Pennsylvania State Police Read More

Hazle Township Crash

An accident in Hazle Township tied up traffic for a short time as a Medical helicopter landed right on the highway to take a victim to a trauma center. It happened at the intersection Read More

Baby Dies After West Hazleton Crash

News 13 broke the tragic news Wednesday night…the 15 month old child who suffered serious trauma in an accident Monday in West Hazleton died… Adrian Ortiz passed away Wednesday afternoon at Lehigh Valley hospital Read More

No Texting Ban in PA

It’s a good idea, but it will be difficult to enforce. That’s the word from many police officers in our area… The no texting while driving ban took affect Thursday morning… The new law Read More

Help For Fire Victims

Still no arrests in connection with the arson on East Diamond Avenue early Tuesday morning…around 2 dozen people were left homeless and lost everything in the blaze… Flames erupted at 5 a.m. in the Read More

McAdoo Ramp Closure

PennDOT closed the McAdoo ramps, on and off, to Interstate 81. They will remain closed for about 4 months…Crews are rebuilding the ramps for easier access on and off the interstate… Motorists are being Read More