Keystone Gets Cracking on Independence Day Prep at Hazleton City View Park

KS_id4Keystone Job Corps Center Facilities Maintenance students helped the City of Hazleton prepare for its Independence Day Celebration.

The climax of the City’s celebration is a gigantic fireworks display that can be seen for miles in all directions. The fireworks are part of a larger festival […]

Keystone Students Display Rock-Steady Focus in Laurel Cemetery Cleanup

KS_cemetery2a KS_cemetery1Over the years Keystone Job Corps Center students and Recreation staff have volunteered to assist area cemeteries that are in need of upkeep.

Recently the Laurel Cemetery in White Haven reached out for assistance in […]

Keystone Intern Paves Way to Success with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

KS_deandrechaseKeystone Job Corps Center graduate Deandre Chase is making $44 an hour through his new position with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

When Deandre arrived at Keystone on August 8, he had goals, dreams, and aspirations. He worked diligently in the Plumbing Trade, learning all he could while developing […]

Keystone Construction Serves Up A Brand New Culinary Center

KS_culinarycenter2The Keystone Job Corps Center Culinary Center is preparing for its reopening, which will demonstrate the skills of Keystone Construction students.

The Culinary Center was in need of significant renovation and modernization. Keystone decided to develop a project to restore it with two major goals, make […]

Keystone Puts Finishing Touches on Butler Township Community Garden

KS_gardenKeystone Job Corps Center Carpentry students completed the construction of new raised beds at the Butler Township Community Garden, to much applause.

Jo Robbins, Board President of the Butler Township Community Garden, said of the students, “Their work was very professional as can be seen by the finished product. The […]

Keystone Fires Up Trade Understanding with Hazleton City Fire Chief

KS_chiefleshkoHazleton City Fire Chief Donald Leshko visited Keystone Job Corps Center’s Security trade to discuss careers in emergency services.

Chief Leshko described the process of applying for positions in the fire services and how to prepare for the civil service examinations and interviews, which are part […]

Keystone Secures the Future at Little Learners Daycare and Child Learning Center

KS_daycareKeystone Job Corps Center Security students once again promoted child safety during a visit to the Little Learners Daycare and Child Learning Center in Hazleton, PA.

Security students spoke to children about many aspects of safety and how to recognize the sign of an unsafe situation. They discussed the […]

Keystone Rolls Down the River with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

KS_raftEvery spring Keystone Job Corps Center students assist the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) to stock area waterways with brown, brook, and rainbow trout.

During the pre- and early season stockings, students work in the nearby Nescopeck Creek and Lake Francis. As the season moves […]

Keystone Hits the Ground Running at the Lehigh Valley Health Network Hazleton Health and Wellness Center 5K Run

KS_5KKeystone Job Corps Center’s Running Club made great strides at its inaugural competition in the Lehigh Valley Health Network Hazleton Health and Wellness Center 5K Run.

Student Zaquahn Ingram-Bryant blew past 180 runners to claim 2nd Place in the run’s 20-29 male age group. Counselor Julia Raudenbush […]

Keystone Hits Up Rail Riders for Job Readiness Training

KS_railriders2Thirty Keystone Job Corps Center students were temporarily hired by the Rail Riders Triple A Baseball Team as part of the Leisure Time Employment program.

Students will perform duties in food preparation, serve meals in the VIP section, work the soda/juice stand and assist in the team’s clothing […]