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Heavy snow hits Arizona, hail turns California beach white


(AP Photo/Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Eric Conover ...
There were no human injuries. In southern Indiana, authorities said one horse drowned and another was saved after the animals fell through an icy pond. Officials say the horses wandered from their ...

Analysts see gasoline prices staying below $3 a gallon


The United Steelworkers union strike that began Feb. 1 exacerbates operations at 12 refineries where they’ve imposed “work stoppages” in California, Texas, Louisiana, Indiana ...
15th and North Locust streets in Hazleton, said a recent refinery ...

Company Overview of Bronco Coal Company


Bronco Coal Company provides coal exploration and production services. The company operates coal reserve in the Brook Cliffs region of Carbon County, Utah, and The Hazleton coal reserve near Hazleton, Indiana. The company is based in Arizona.

Bitter winter storm spreads ice, heavy snow in the east


(Feb. 20) AP With temperatures around 4 degrees Fahrenheit, first-grader Kyra Shorten holds her scarf against her face to protect herself from the cold in Hazleton ...
two in Illinois and one each in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. USA TODAY Winter holds ...

Farm Credit Mid-America elects board members


Two new members and two incumbents have been elected to the Farm Credit Mid-America board of directors ...
incumbents elected are Tony Wolfe of Hazleton, Indiana and Hugh Adams of Dresden, Tennessee. “Our customers having a voice in the election of ...

Hill elected to Farm Credit Mid-America Board of Directors


The other newly elected directors are Hugh Adams of Dresden, Tennessee; Jimmy Mays of Scottsville, Kentucky; and Tony Wolfe of Hazleton, Indiana. Board members are elected by Farm Credit Mid-America's 80,000 voting customers. "Having a voice in the ...

Body pulled from White River identified as that of missing Hazleton woman


The body found in the White River in Gibson County Wednesday morning has been identified as that of a Hazleton, Indiana, woman reported missing Monday. Knox County Coroner Gordon Becher said preliminary results show Dara L. Fine, 49, died from accidental ...

July 4 Independence Day Fireworks, Parades and Events Around Hazleton


Find July 4th Fireworks in Hazleton, IN including Events, Schedules and Parades. Search for Hazleton Indiana July 4th fireworks, events, parades, restaurants, things to do and more! And if you love those “bombs bursting in air” on the Fourth of July ...

Hazleton man facing multiple charges after weekend standoff


The Gibson Co. Sheriff's Office says just after 10 Saturday night dispatch got a call about a domestic disturbance at 3259 East State Road 56 in Hazleton, Indiana. The caller reported that a man was holding his wife and their 3-year-old son against their ...

Hazleton gets $1.6 million levee grant


Hazleton - A southwestern Indiana town has won a $1.6 million state grant that will cover the cost of replacing an aging levee. The Princeton Daily Clarion reports that the grant will pay to widen and raise the 4,000-foot-long levee that borders the south ...

Hazleton Police Investigating Two Armed Robberies


HAZLETON — Police are investigating a pair of armed robberies in Hazleton. The first happened just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Domino’s Pizza on North Church Street. According to police, a man with a …

Carpenter Hazleton (PA) – Hazleton Carpenters


Carpenter Hazleton (PA) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Hazleton (PA). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Hazleton, Pennsylvania work with, builds and fixes items and structur…

Man Arrested for Assault in Luzerne County


HAZLETON — Hazleton police arrested a man who they say assaulted a woman. Police say William Wyda, 54, was taken into custody after he beat the woman inside a home in the 500 block Grant Street.  The …

Abington Heights beats Hazleton Area for D2 ‘AAAA’ Title


Abington Heights defeated Hazleton Area on Saturday, to win the District II Class AAAA Championship. The Comets won 51-45, to claim their first title in the Quad-A bracket, since 2002.

Shots Fired Outside Hookah Lounge in Hazleton


HAZLETON — Police were called to a club early Saturday morning for gunfire in Hazleton. Witnesses told Hazleton Police it all started with a fight inside Xtacy Hookah Lounge on East Diamond Avenue jus…

Thawing Frozen Pipes in Hazleton


HAZLETON — The Hazleton City Authority began the week with reports of 100 buildings without water. Hazleton City Hall was one of the buildings with frozen pipes, the building even had to shut down for…

Police Investigating Shooting in Hazleton


HAZLETON — One man was shot early Sunday morning in Hazleton and police are looking for whoever pulled the trigger. The shooting happened on East Diamond Avenue just before 5 a.m. Police say the 27-ye…

Stabbing in Hazleton


HAZLETON — Police in Hazleton said someone stabbed and robbed a person Tuesday night. It happened in the area of 10th and Alter Streets around 7 p.m. Police said the victim’s injuries are not life thr…

Taxi Driver Held Up in Hazleton


HAZLETON — Police are investigating the armed robbery of a cab driver. Officers say two men, wearing ski masks, showed guns and demanded money from a driver around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the area of 8th…

Police: Car Windows Shot out in Hazleton


HAZLETON — Police say cars on several streets had their windows smashed in Hazleton. Officers said the windows were shot out by either a BB or pellet gun. The vandalism was reported along Beech and Ha…




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Campaign in HAZLETON INDIANA: the importance of eating fish !!!

Key message

Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish * each week preferably those that are low in mercury. The nutritional value of fish is important for the growth and development before birth, in infancy for breastfed infants and children.

Who should know

Women who are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or breastfeeding. Whoever feeds young children.

What to do

1. Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish a week.

    • That is 2 or 3 servings of fish a week.
    • For young children, give them 2 or 3 servings of fish a week acurdo with age and calorie needs.
2. Choose fish low in mercury.
    • Many of the fish we eat most often are lower in mercury.
    • These include salmon, shrimp, haddock, tuna (canned light), tilapia, catfish and cod.
3. Avoid 4 types of fish: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
    • These 4 types of fish are higher in mercury.
    • Limit white tuna (albacore) to 159 grams a week.
4. When consumption is fish you have caught or other streams, rivers and lakes, heed warnings signs in water bodies.
    • If the advice is not available, adults should limit this type of fish to 150 grams a week and toddlers in 30-80 grams a week.
5. To add more fish to your diet, be sure to stay within your calorie needs.

Why this advice is relevant

Fish contains important nutrients to developing fetuses, babies who are breastfed and young children. Fish provides health benefits for the general public. Many people do not currently fish eat the recommended amount.

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There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in HAZLETON INDIANA.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]




  • Save Money on Homeownership in HAZLETON INDIANA

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    President Obama and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro visited Phoenix, Arizona this afternoon to put a spotlight on the recovering housing sector.

    Restoring security to homeownership has always been one of the President's top economic priorities, and the results are clear -- the housing market has greatly improved since President Obama took office.

    The President’s push for new consumer protections and tough enforcement on abuses have given Americans more confidence in investing in homeownership:

    • Home sales are up.
    • Home building has more than doubled since 2009.
    • Home values have risen for the past three years.

    But there's more work to do. Mortgages need to be more accessible and affordable for creditworthy families.

    That's why today, at Central High School in Phoenix, the President announced a responsible reduction in the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Mortgage Insurance Premium program. The Federal Housing Administration will reduce annual mortgage insurance premiums by 0.5 percentage points, from 1.35 percent to 0.85 percent.

    The President’s new proposal to reduce the fees associated with buying a home would help first-time homebuyers save an average of $900 on their annual mortgage payment. More people buying homes would also strengthen the market, helping everyone who already owns a home.

    In Phoenix today, President Obama explained that homeownership was a dream that should be open to all Americans. Not only will the President’s actions help numerous families realize the American Dream and get a place they can finally call home, but millions of families will save billions of dollars in mortgage payments in the coming years, helping to support and stabilize the housing market recovery.

    President Obama delivers remarks on housing at Central High School in Phoenix

    President Barack Obama delivers remarks on housing at Central High School in Phoenix, Az., Jan. 8, 2015. [31]










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