Taxes going up in 2020

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council voted Tuesday to raise property taxes by 3.25 percent. A quirky 35-year-old tradition continued with the annual gifting of the Christmas water heater in Kingston. Immigration officials handcuffed and...

Will you be getting a property tax break?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A state representative is proposing an $800 property tax rebate for all Pennsylvania property owners. A snow day in Dallas may no longer mean a break from schoolwork. Expecting a big crowd when it considers selling the city's sewer...

Luzerne County tax hike nearly certain

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council will vote this week on a 2020 budget that is likely to raise property taxes to meet health care and pension obligations. A Hanover Twp. police officer will be honored tonight for saving a man from a burning...

Was deadly force necessary?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The father of a 20-year-old man killed by police after he kidnapped his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend at knife point is questioning the use of deadly force in the standoff. It was the winter storm that wasn't, at least in Wyoming Valley....

Holiday checkpoints set

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Fifty-five local police departments will be conducting DUI checkpoints and roving patrols this holiday season under a state safety program. A Harveys Lake man was killed over the weekend when his truck struck a tree on Lakeside...
Taxes going up in 2020

Taxes going up in 2020

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council voted Tuesday to raise property taxes by 3.25 percent. A quirky 35-year-old tradition continued with the annual gifting of the Christmas water heater in Kingston. Immigration officials handcuffed and...

Taxes going up in 2020

Will you be getting a property tax break?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A state representative is proposing an $800 property tax rebate for all Pennsylvania property owners. A snow day in Dallas may no longer mean a break from schoolwork. Expecting a big crowd when it considers selling the city's sewer...

Taxes going up in 2020

Luzerne County tax hike nearly certain

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council will vote this week on a 2020 budget that is likely to raise property taxes to meet health care and pension obligations. A Hanover Twp. police officer will be honored tonight for saving a man from a burning...

Was deadly force necessary?

Was deadly force necessary?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The father of a 20-year-old man killed by police after he kidnapped his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend at knife point is questioning the use of deadly force in the standoff. It was the winter storm that wasn't, at least in Wyoming Valley....

Holiday checkpoints set

Holiday checkpoints set

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Fifty-five local police departments will be conducting DUI checkpoints and roving patrols this holiday season under a state safety program. A Harveys Lake man was killed over the weekend when his truck struck a tree on Lakeside...

Ten injured in I-81 rollover

Ten injured in I-81 rollover

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Ten people, including seven children, were injured when an SUV rolled over on I-81 South in Hanover Twp. Sunday. Plan your daily commute with our weekly road report. ICYMI: Our Investigative Team reported on missing persons cases...

Alleged predator cop could serve 12 years

Alleged predator cop could serve 12 years

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Former police officer Mark Icker has agreed to a plea deal that would send him to federal prison for 12 years for sexually preying on women in his custody. Luzerne County Manager David Pedri made an impassioned plea to save the state...

Prosecution error makes a huge drug case go bust

Prosecution error makes a huge drug case go bust

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A failure to properly handle wiretap evidence threatens the prosecution of three dozen people arrested in a heroin trafficking case dubbed "Operation Outfoxed." The state Supreme Court has ruled an Edwardsville man jailed since 2015...

Party switch stunner

Party switch stunner

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Longtime Democrat state Sen. John Yudichak announced Tuesday he will become an independent and caucus with the Republicans, a move that drew praise from the GOP, but anger from his former party colleagues. A Wilkes-Barre Area teacher...

Missed the putt, made a friend

Missed the putt, made a friend

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Dupont pro golfer Brandon Matthews lost the Argentine Open but gained a friend when fan noise made him flinch during a playoff putt. A Duryea man was killed in an ATV crash Monday. Impeachment inquiry hearings resume this morning at...