The city of Hazleton, Pennsylvania has a population of 23329 and ranked #35 by population in the state. Hazleton has 11556 households and a total area of 5.97 sq. miles w/ a population density of 3907.7 people per sq. mile and approx. 2 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.

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Several taken into custody after hostage situation in Hazleton - Citizens Voice - HAZLETON — Several people were taken into custody as multiple police departments surrounded a city home after receiving a report of a person being held against their will at gunpoint Sunday morning. Police Lt. Ken Zipovsky said someone called Luzerne ...Police Standoff in Hazleton - PA home pageState police investigate Hazleton kidnapping report - Allentown Morning Call - Mon, 05 Oct 2015

Lehigh Valley Health Networks opens cancer center on Hazleton's airport beltway - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Doctors Michael Evans (left) and Harvey Hotchner talk about services offered at the new Lehigh Valley Health Network Cancer Center in Hazleton. The new facility on the Airport Beltway in Hazleton celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting on ... - Mon, 05 Oct 2015

Hazleton man charged in assault after striking sleeping man with a lamp - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Jonathan Alejo, 30, of South Fulton Court, Hazleton, was charged with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned by District Judge Donald Whittaker in Nanticoke and jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of ... - Tue, 06 Oct 2015

Hazleton man who 'would not stop selling drugs' gets 27 to 54 months in prison - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Vough then sentenced Verbitsky, 46, of Hazleton, to spend 27 to 54 months in state prison on drug charges stemming from three arrests in the past year. According to court records, Verbitsky pleaded guilty in August to the charges, which consisted of ... - Mon, 05 Oct 2015

Hazleton Mayor: Basketball Courts Can Stay - - HAZLETON -- The mayor of Hazleton has decided that the basketball courts can stay open at a park that has seen its share of vandalism. The mayor gave the neighborhood near the James Street Park until the end of September to stop trashing the park or he ... - Thu, 01 Oct 2015

Hazleton officers learning Spanish to better communicate with community - Citizens Voice - The Hazleton Police Department only has one bilingual officer, Pedro Bautista, who was hired with three other new patrolmen and sworn in Sept. 24. The other new officers — Scott Greene, Colton Kishel and Joshua Keller — along with Chief Frank ... - Mon, 05 Oct 2015

Greater Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton realtors associations merge - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Adonizio stated the Greater Hazleton group was unable to meet certain criteria required by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), which, according to its website, represents over 1.1 million residential and commercial real estate agencies. “(The ... - Fri, 02 Oct 2015

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