Hot summer standoff

This morning at citzensvoice.com: One man was in critical condition from self-inflicted knife wounds after police stormed a West Pittston home following an eight-hour standoff Sunday. Officials have yet to identify the body found in the Susquehanna River over the...

City removes monument bearing KKK plaque

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Public Square monument bearing a fundraising brick purchased by a KKK-related group was dismantled in the dead of night by Wilkes-Barre officials. Bowing to public opposition, PennDOT has scrapped plans to put a roundabout on...

School: Pay your lunch bill or lose your kids

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wyoming Valley West School District is threatening parents with losing custody of their children over unpaid lunch bills. U.S. Rep. Dan Meuser, a Back Mountain Republican, regrets the tone of the president's recent comments about...

Council members call for removal of KKK plaque

The morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre City Council members called for the city to remove a fund-raising plaque bearing the name of a KKK group from a Public Square monument. Read what NEPA representatives in Congress are saying about the President Trump's...

Wilkes-Barre on board with passenger train study

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre officials are behind a regional study of restoring passenger train service to Philadelphia. Fire companies across the West Side have upgraded more than 1,000 hydrants to speed reaction to fires. Do you have a new...
Hot summer standoff

Hot summer standoff

This morning at citzensvoice.com: One man was in critical condition from self-inflicted knife wounds after police stormed a West Pittston home following an eight-hour standoff Sunday. Officials have yet to identify the body found in the Susquehanna River over the...

City removes monument bearing KKK plaque

City removes monument bearing KKK plaque

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Public Square monument bearing a fundraising brick purchased by a KKK-related group was dismantled in the dead of night by Wilkes-Barre officials. Bowing to public opposition, PennDOT has scrapped plans to put a roundabout on...

School: Pay your lunch bill or lose your kids

School: Pay your lunch bill or lose your kids

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wyoming Valley West School District is threatening parents with losing custody of their children over unpaid lunch bills. U.S. Rep. Dan Meuser, a Back Mountain Republican, regrets the tone of the president's recent comments about...

Council members call for removal of KKK plaque

Council members call for removal of KKK plaque

The morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre City Council members called for the city to remove a fund-raising plaque bearing the name of a KKK group from a Public Square monument. Read what NEPA representatives in Congress are saying about the President Trump's...

Wilkes-Barre on board with passenger train study

Wilkes-Barre on board with passenger train study

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre officials are behind a regional study of restoring passenger train service to Philadelphia. Fire companies across the West Side have upgraded more than 1,000 hydrants to speed reaction to fires. Do you have a new...

Camp Freedom, a ‘safe place’ for vets

Camp Freedom, a ‘safe place’ for vets

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Camp Freedom offers hunting, fishing and mentoring for veterans and first responders on 1,800 acres in Lackawanna and Wayne counties. County officials say they're confident that new voting machines they're considering will be secure...

Should it stay or should it go?

Should it stay or should it go?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: City officials are split on whether a fund-raising brick purchased by an alleged hate group should be removed from a monument on Public Square. Looking to bid on some bargains? The 73rd Back Mountain Memorial Library Auction is under...

Fireworks started deadly  fire, sources say

Fireworks started deadly fire, sources say

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Three juveniles shooting off fireworks accidentally started a fire that killed an 11-year-old Pittston boy, law enforcement and city sources believe. The Wilkes-Barre administrator says the city will defend a fund-raising brick...

Three juveniles arrested in fatal fire

Three juveniles arrested in fatal fire

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Three juveniles have been arrested in a fire that killed an 11-year-old Pittston boy Tuesday. A City Hall attorney says an alleged hate group has a First Amendment right to the plaque it purchased for display on a monument on Public...

Hate on Public Square

Hate on Public Square

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre officials are trying to determine how a plaque apparently acknowledging a donation from a KKK hate group ended up on a Public Square monument. The body of a Plains Twp. man has been recovered from a New York lake. Police...