| January 16 2015 - Bus trip planned for Bald Eagle Days|
HAZLETON | The Linn and Buchanan county conservation boards will offer a one-day bus tour to experience Bald Eagle Days on the Mississippi River on Feb. 28.
| December 17 2014 - Officials Check Railroad Crossing Safety|
HAZLETON — Inspectors checked out a railroad crossing in Hazleton Wednesday after a photo surfaced showing a school bus caught underneath a railroad gate Some recommendations have already been made about the crossing and more might be coming. People who live in Hazleton say the intersection of Church and Chestnut Streets where that railroad crossing […]
| October 29 2014 - Hazleton LCCC students may have new way to class|
KINGSTON — Luzerne County Community College students who live in the Hazleton area soon may be able to ride the bus to class.The Luzerne County Transportation Authority is working with LCCC and Hazleton Public Transit to transport those students to Mountain Top, where they would board an LCTA...
| June 10 2014 - HPT: We Dodged A Bullet|
Officials from Hazleton Public Transit say they're breathing a sigh of relief today. This after the indictments of two Luzerne County Transportation Authority managers for allegedly inflating senior ridership numbers in the so called ghost rider investigation. There had been talk of a possible merger of the two transportation agencies.
| July 27 2013 - Children injured in bus crash|
A tractor-trailer collided with a school bus carrying Hazleton area children to a summer outing at a Pottsville swimming pool Friday morning on Interstate 81. Emergency responders from communities in Schuylkill, Luzerne and Carbon counties converged on
| February 06 2013 - Hazleton Public Transit bus route changes take effect Monday|
Hazleton Public Transit is making changes to its bus routes that will take effect on Monday. Among the changes are a new route to Humboldt Industrial Park and additional scheduled runs on the Wilkes-Barre and McAdoo routes. Ralph Sharp, director of the c
| November 29 2012 - Catino, longtime city clerk, authority director, dies|
High-rise apartments for senior citizens and improved bus service remain as reminders of the contributions that Ralph Catino made to Hazleton. Catino, 83, died Tuesday at Hazleton General Hospital after serving as city clerk for four mayors and director
| November 07 2012 - Experience the key for local Lady Lions|
The Penn State Hazleton women's basketball team is looking to get in the fast lane on the track to State College. The local Lady Lions are adopting the image of themselves on a bus as a motivational tool they hope will lead the squad to the Pennsylvania
| October 17 2012 - NEPA native finds success designing video games|
Playing a video game on a phone, maybe for a few minutes while waiting for a bus, is recreation, but designing the game takes work. "I think I made over 1,000 pieces of art in the last year for the game. It's really hard to think about," said Hazleton native Jason Rosenstock.
| October 16 2012 - Mayor picks Sharp to lead public transit|
Hazleton Mayor Joseph Yannuzzi's pick for city administrator will lead to an administrative shuffling that will put the city parking authority manager in charge of public transit. Ralph Sharp, who served as Hazleton Parking Authority's chief operating ma
| October 06 2012 - Mayor tabs Hahn as top administrator|
Hazleton Public Transit Director Steve Hahn will take over as the city's director of administration, Mayor Joseph Yannuzzi said Friday. Hahn, a long-time Hazleton Area School Board director, has been tabbed by the mayor as successor to Acting City Admini
| October 01 2012 - City police to patrol Church Street Station|
Hazleton Public Transit will pay city police for patrolling the downtown bus station to satisfy federal funding criteria and curb panhandling, loitering, thefts and other issues impacting riders at the Church Street Station intermodal facility, its direc
| June 07 2012 - City transit's future still unknown|
A regional planning group designated more than $3.8 million for Hazleton Public Transit during the next four years, but that doesn't mean the city department will remain independent from the Luzerne County Transportation Authority. The Lackawanna/Luzerne
| June 04 2012 - School board's choice: Raise taxes or ax programs|
Hazleton Area Business Manager Tony Ryba told the school board about a month ago that the time would come when some tough decisions have to be made to bring the 2012-13 budget into balance. With the deadline for approving a final budget just 30 days away
| May 09 2012 - Area Penn State players held in high regard|
HAZLETON - Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien spent last week in cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Richmond, Va., traveling by bus with other Penn State coaches introducing himself to the Penn State nation.
| May 09 2012 - Area players held in high regard|
HAZLETON - Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien spent last week in cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Richmond, Va., traveling by bus with other Penn State coaches introducing himself to the Penn State nation. On Tuesday, his caravan
| April 19 2012 - City wants to meet with county, PennDOT on bus merger|
City administrators want to meet with Luzerne County and state transportation officials to discuss fundamentals of a proposed busing services merger before recommending whether Hazleton City Council should rescind a prior vote approving the consolidation