Nanticoke home explodes

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Officials are investigating the cause of an explosion that heavily damaged a home in Nanticoke Sunday night. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Duryea this afternoon and several roads will be closed during the visit. Plan your...

Retreat closing an economic ‘death penalty’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Hundreds turned out to a public hearing to protest the planned closing of SCI-Retreat state prison Thursday. A Wilkes-Barre man is facing drug trafficking and child endangerment charges for allegedly bringing a 3-year-old to a meth...

White Haven protesters confront state official

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The state Human Services secretary was met with protesters opposed to the closing of White Haven Center as she arrived for a reception at Wilkes-Barre's Westmoreland Club Wednesday. Police are searching for a pit bull that mauled an...

County tax hike proposed

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Luzerne County's proposed 2020 budget calls for a 5 percent property tax increase. For the first time, the U.S. Census will allow people to answer questions on line in 2020. A former state trooper and prison guard has been named the...

County tax increase on the agenda?

This morning at citzensvoice.com: A proposed 2020 county budget will be unveiled Tuesday and it's likely to contain a tax increase. Two men were shot in a Wilkes-Barre home Sunday. Plan your daily commute with our weekly road report.
Nanticoke home explodes

Nanticoke home explodes

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Officials are investigating the cause of an explosion that heavily damaged a home in Nanticoke Sunday night. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Duryea this afternoon and several roads will be closed during the visit. Plan your...

Retreat closing an economic ‘death penalty’

Retreat closing an economic ‘death penalty’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Hundreds turned out to a public hearing to protest the planned closing of SCI-Retreat state prison Thursday. A Wilkes-Barre man is facing drug trafficking and child endangerment charges for allegedly bringing a 3-year-old to a meth...

White Haven protesters confront state official

White Haven protesters confront state official

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The state Human Services secretary was met with protesters opposed to the closing of White Haven Center as she arrived for a reception at Wilkes-Barre's Westmoreland Club Wednesday. Police are searching for a pit bull that mauled an...

County tax hike proposed

County tax hike proposed

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Luzerne County's proposed 2020 budget calls for a 5 percent property tax increase. For the first time, the U.S. Census will allow people to answer questions on line in 2020. A former state trooper and prison guard has been named the...

County tax increase on the agenda?

County tax increase on the agenda?

This morning at citzensvoice.com: A proposed 2020 county budget will be unveiled Tuesday and it's likely to contain a tax increase. Two men were shot in a Wilkes-Barre home Sunday. Plan your daily commute with our weekly road report.

Levee to protect West Pittston would cost $50M

Levee to protect West Pittston would cost $50M

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A team of engineers studying flood control for West Pittston has recommended spending nearly $50 million to construct a new levee. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Moosic, will have a Republican challenger in 2020. Who has the best pizza...

Searching for cause of preemie deaths

Searching for cause of preemie deaths

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Officials at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville continue to search for the source of a bacterial infection that killed three infants in its newborn intensive care unit while diverting early birth cases to other hospitals. A woman...

All praise the pierogi

All praise the pierogi

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Local pierogi makers are observing National Pierogi Day. Luzerne County will borrow $33 million to help pay for upgrades to its voting machines and 911 system. Plan your daily commute with our weekly road report.

Today’s voting deadline: Here’s how to register

Today’s voting deadline: Here’s how to register

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Today is the last day to register for the November General Election. We have information on registering by mail, in person or online. The Luzerne County Council will inspect the wares of three competing vendors today as it weighs the...

East versus West

East versus West

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wyoming Valley West v. Wilkes-Barre Area is the game of the week in Gameface, our high school football weekly. Follow all the scores tonight on your phone or other device with Gametracker. A state trooper has pleaded guilty in two...