The Hazelton, Pennsylvania, newspaper is geared toward English-speaking residents of Hazelton. Called the Standard Speaker, the paper is published daily in print and online. Publication began in 1866.
Local content is featured first in both print and online versions, followed by state and then national news. The paper also includes sports, classifieds, obituaries and strange news, among other categories. The Standard-Speaker came about after the merger of the Standard Sentinel (morning paper) and the Plain Speaker (evening paper).
Hazleton is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The population was 25,340 at the 2010 census, an increase of 8.6 percent from the 2000 census. Hazleton is the 17th largest city in Pennsylvania as of 2015.