Fall foliage forecast

This morning at citizensvoice.com:: When will autumn leaves be at their peak? Negotiators in the Dallas teacher contract talks are "far apart" as teachers strike for the second year in a row. We have full coverage of Friday night's high school football schedule at...
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Everybody else pays health premiums; why not teachers?

This editorial is scheduled to run in our print edition this weekend Should public school teachers pay premiums toward their health care? A poll taken anywhere outside of the teachers’ lounge would likely result in an overwhelming vote for “yes.” Those voting “yes”...
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Strike Two

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Dallas teachers, who struck for more than a month last fall, return to the picket line this morning. The strike won't postpone tonight's football game between Dallas and Wyoming Valley West. We preview all the weekend's games in...
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Back to the picket line?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Another strike is likely Friday in the Dallas School District, where teachers have gone two years without a contract and walkouts cut the school year short last year. A new poll shows how Pennsylvania voters feel about President...
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Kostopoulos leads round of reassignments

The captain is officially on his way back to Coal Street. Tom Kostopoulos was the headliner among seven players assigned from Pittsburgh camp to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday. The others were forwards Ryan Haggerty, Reid Gardiner and Gage Quinney; defensemen Jeff...
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Fall foliage forecast

Fall foliage forecast

This morning at citizensvoice.com:: When will autumn leaves be at their peak? Negotiators in the Dallas teacher contract talks are "far apart" as teachers strike for the second year in a row. We have full coverage of Friday night's high school football schedule at...

Strike Two

Strike Two

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Dallas teachers, who struck for more than a month last fall, return to the picket line this morning. The strike won't postpone tonight's football game between Dallas and Wyoming Valley West. We preview all the weekend's games in...

Back to the picket line?

Back to the picket line?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Another strike is likely Friday in the Dallas School District, where teachers have gone two years without a contract and walkouts cut the school year short last year. A new poll shows how Pennsylvania voters feel about President...

Kostopoulos leads round of reassignments

The captain is officially on his way back to Coal Street. Tom Kostopoulos was the headliner among seven players assigned from Pittsburgh camp to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday. The others were forwards Ryan Haggerty, Reid Gardiner and Gage Quinney; defensemen Jeff...

Where the cows come home

Where the cows come home

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A donor has pledged $600,000 to help build a new barn for cows at The Lands at Hillside Farms in honor of the late Doug Ayers, the preservationist who was a driving force behind the non-profit educational farm. Negotiations in the...

Blue Mondays at the market

Blue Mondays at the market

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Nearing the end of its first season, the number of vendors at Mondays at the Market is dwindling. But city officials say the weekly event, aimed an promoting healthy eating, will return to Public Square next year. Prosecutors won't...

Roadwork report

Roadwork report

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Paving work will slow your commute this morning on I-81 and the Sans Souci Parkway. Find out which other roads to avoid with our weekly road construction list. Taxes are taking a bigger bite out of residents' paychecks in the...

Sprucing up Public Square

Sprucing up Public Square

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Public Square has been the place to meet in Wilkes-Barre since the very beginning 240 years ago. City planners say it's time for another facelift. Are teachers in Dallas headed for another strike? We'll find out this week. The NAACP...

Retrial for kids-for-cash judge?

Retrial for kids-for-cash judge?

Kids-for-cash judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr.'s bid for a new trial seemingly got a boost Thursday when a federal appeals judge considered testimony that his former defense team failed to raise arguments that could have helped his case. Neighbors and officials are mostly...