Category: SSPTV Highlights

Broad Street Corridor Project Update

Work crews are taking full advantage of the mild weather by getting to
work on the Broad Street Corridor Project. The 24-million dollar project
will widen intersections, create turning lanes, and add new street
lights and traffic signals along Broad Street in both West Hazleton and
Hazleton. Broad Street is a main artery within the …

Emissions Tests: Do We Need Them?

Car owners get them every year as a state requirement, but do you
actually know what an emissions test is for? Or why it’s required that
mechanics around the state check gas caps and look under the hoods of
cars annually? It’s a requirement from the Environmental Protection
Agency and it’s purpose is to check …

Have Farmers Recovered From Flooding?

Six months into the recovery from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm
Lee, disaster assistance to Northeastern Pennsylvania stands at almost
52 million dollars. It’s a number that will only grow in the weeks and
months ahead as many continue to pick up the pieces. News 13 stopped to
talk with Matt Balliet who owns his …

A Chance to Intern for a Congressman

Have an interest in Politics? Maybe you have a dream of one day serving
the people of the United States in Washington D.C.? If this is the case,
Congressman Lou Barletta wants you! The US Representative announced that
several internships are available in both his Washington, D.C., and
Northeastern Pennsylvania district offices during the late …

PennDOT Invites High School Students to Enter Distracted Driving PSA Contest

Pennsylvania high school students are invited to enter a PennDOT contest aimed at discouraging distracted driving. Students can submit a 30-second radio public service announcement, or PSA, and the winning announcement will be professionally produced and sent to the student’s local media market.

“We hope students will use this contest as an opportunity to learn …

Traffic Advisories

Traffic Advisories

*Luzerne County*

**There will be a left lane closure on Interstate 81 Southbound between
Exit 145 (West Hazleton) to Exit 155 (Dorrance) on Tuesday, March 14 to
Wednesday, March 15 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for guide rail repair.

There will be a left lane closure on Interstate 80 Westbound between
Exit 262 (Mountain …

City Assault and Robbery

An assault and robbery in the City of Hazleton Friday night have police
on the lookout for the two assailants
It happened at 1st and Lincoln Streets Friday night around 8 o’clock. 27
year old Barrett Horton of Butler Township told police, two hispanic men
used a box cutter to assault him and then took …

Oath to Serve and Protect

It was a new beginning for the city of Hazleton today as Chief Frank
DeAndrea took the oath to protect and serve.
News 13 at City Hall as Hazleton’s new “top cop” was made official. The
new chief, who comes with 25-years of experience, was surrounded by not
just his own department, but by fellow …