Category: SSPTV Highlights

Happy First Day of Spring

Thanks to leap year, the vernal equinox has arrived early. What signs of
spring do you see? Other than the warmer air we’ve been feeling, one
sure sign of the season here in Greater Hazleton…Free Italian Ice…
Every year Ritas Italian ice welcomes spring with FREE Italian ice for
everyone. News 13 stopped by the …

Off to Carnegie Hall…

Some Hazleton talent will be making their way to the big apple next
month. News 13 stopped by the DeMelfi School of Music in Hazleton Monday
evening to visit with the group chosen to perform at Carnegie Hall in
New York City on April 7th. Over 200 students auditioned for this
privilege back in January …

New CVS…From the Ground Up

If you have noticed construction going on near Giant in Hazleton it’s
because crews are digging up the earth to build a brand new CVS Pharmacy
from the ground up. The new Pharmacy is being built as as stand alone
building next to where CVS was located for years, in the Grand Central
Plaza on …

Spring Arrives Earliest in Over a Century

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Across much of the United States, this has been an unusually mild winter. Of course, in a meteorological sense that could be true, but in 2012 it will also be true in an astronomical sense as well, because this year spring will make its earliest arrival since the late 19th century: 1896, …

Tractor Trailor Driver Killed

A Tractor Trailer Driver is dead after his rig flipped over on Route
924 in East Union Township around 8:30 Monday morning. News 13 was on
scene as fire crews cut a part the cab of the tractor trailer to reach
the driver pinned inside. The driver of the rig was heading northbound
on Route …

Daffodils Days in Full Bloom!

Beautiful flowers popping up is a sign of Spring time! The first flower
of this lovely time of year is the daffodil, also the symbol of hope.
Soon enough yellow daffodils will bloom all around Greater Hazleton
thanks to the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days. On Monday,
volunteers spent the day at the Heights Armory …

City Street Sweeping

Street Sweeping continues in the City of Hazleton. The Department
of Public Works says the sweeping will start on the North West “Mains”
on Tuesday, March 20th, Wednesday March 21st Thursday, March 22nd and
Friday, March 23th. Streets will be posted with emergency “no
parking” signs. Please pay attention where you are parking!…

Fatal Accident on Rt. 924

One man is deceased this morning after the tractor trailer he was driving rolled over. State Police and fire crews from Yorkville, Pottsville and Hazle Twp. responded to Rt. 924 North in Brandonville a little after 9am. Police tell us the driver was hauling sewer pipes when the rollover happened in front of the Brandonville …