No new taxes for county in 2019

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council slashed proposed spending, notably on new voting machines, to craft a 2019 budget that won't increase property taxes. The Wilkes-Barre City Health Department will distribute free doses of the...

Three, including 2-year-old, die in tragic fire

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Three people,  including a 2-year-old girl, died Monday in an intense fire in Hanover Twp. Five years after well-known disc Jockey DJ Mo was shot down outside a downtown bar, two men are standing trial in his killing. Luzerne County...

The most wonderful time of the year for scams

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have tips for avoiding holiday scams. A possible property tax increase is on the Luzerne County Council's agenda this week. Plan your daily commute with our weekly roadwork...

Council members call for election bureau probe

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Two Luzerne County council members are calling for an investigation into election director Marisa Crispell's ties to the county's voting machine vendor. Planned Parenthood, which lost its lease at a non-profit health center in...

2018 overdoses on a record pace

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The number of overdose deaths in Luzerne County this year will likely match or exceed the record set in 2017, according to the county coroner. County council members say the county's election director should have disclosed a Las...
No new taxes for county in 2019

No new taxes for county in 2019

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council slashed proposed spending, notably on new voting machines, to craft a 2019 budget that won't increase property taxes. The Wilkes-Barre City Health Department will distribute free doses of the...

Three, including 2-year-old, die in tragic fire

Three, including 2-year-old, die in tragic fire

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Three people,  including a 2-year-old girl, died Monday in an intense fire in Hanover Twp. Five years after well-known disc Jockey DJ Mo was shot down outside a downtown bar, two men are standing trial in his killing. Luzerne County...

Council members call for election bureau probe

Council members call for election bureau probe

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Two Luzerne County council members are calling for an investigation into election director Marisa Crispell's ties to the county's voting machine vendor. Planned Parenthood, which lost its lease at a non-profit health center in...

2018 overdoses on a record pace

2018 overdoses on a record pace

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The number of overdose deaths in Luzerne County this year will likely match or exceed the record set in 2017, according to the county coroner. County council members say the county's election director should have disclosed a Las...

Mourning 41

Mourning 41

Postal service, stock trading and federal court proceedings will halt today as the nation mourns President George Herbert Walker Bush. A memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., will begin at 11 a.m. You'll find coverage during the day at...

Video gaming 101

Video gaming 101

This morning at citizensvoice.com: One local school district is considering adding online gaming to its curriculum. The Luzerne County Council is looking for ways to limit a property tax increase proposed for next year. Swoyersville police arrested an alleged car...

Kane begins term behind bars

Kane begins term behind bars

This morning at citizensvoice.com: What faces former state attorney general Kathleen Kane in prison now that she has begun serving a 10-to-23-month sentence for perjury? The newest member of the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board is a convert to the plan to consolidate...