Reacquainting myself with a local lake

I had an hour or so last weekend to get reacquainted with a local lake. The weather lured me outside so I took my kayak to Lake Frances at the Nescopeck State Park. People were fishing, walking dogs and sitting at picnic tables by the shore. On the water, I saw paddle...

Judge orders summer school negotiations

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A judge has ordered Dallas School Board members and teachers' negotiators to meet daily to address a three-year-old contract impasse. Strawberries were hard to find at Wilkes-Barre's first Strawberry Festival Thursday. A PTO...

Need a summer job?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Employers say they're having trouble filling summer jobs. A century-old furniture business whose Wilkes-Barre Twp. building was damaged beyond repair in last week's tornado will rebuild. A 26-unit apartment building is planned for...

Back to class and into court

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Dallas School District and its teachers are headed toward non-binding contract arbitration as a judge orders striking teachers back to work. The aftermath of a tornado that damaged a shopping center in Tulsa last year offers a...

To the bitter end at Dallas

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The rancorous labor dispute in the Dallas School District goes on as classes are cancelled today after another failed attempt to negotiate a teachers contract. Hikers at the tornado-damaged Seven Tubs Natural Area say the state...
Reacquainting myself with a local lake

Reacquainting myself with a local lake

I had an hour or so last weekend to get reacquainted with a local lake. The weather lured me outside so I took my kayak to Lake Frances at the Nescopeck State Park. People were fishing, walking dogs and sitting at picnic tables by the shore. On the water, I saw paddle...

Judge orders summer school negotiations

Judge orders summer school negotiations

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A judge has ordered Dallas School Board members and teachers' negotiators to meet daily to address a three-year-old contract impasse. Strawberries were hard to find at Wilkes-Barre's first Strawberry Festival Thursday. A PTO...

Need a summer job?

Need a summer job?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Employers say they're having trouble filling summer jobs. A century-old furniture business whose Wilkes-Barre Twp. building was damaged beyond repair in last week's tornado will rebuild. A 26-unit apartment building is planned for...

Back to class and into court

Back to class and into court

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Dallas School District and its teachers are headed toward non-binding contract arbitration as a judge orders striking teachers back to work. The aftermath of a tornado that damaged a shopping center in Tulsa last year offers a...

To the bitter end at Dallas

To the bitter end at Dallas

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The rancorous labor dispute in the Dallas School District goes on as classes are cancelled today after another failed attempt to negotiate a teachers contract. Hikers at the tornado-damaged Seven Tubs Natural Area say the state...

We’re having a heat wave

We’re having a heat wave

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Potentially record-breaking temperatures and humidity are forecast for today as the National Weather Service issues a heat advisory. Check out some of the more creatively decorated graduation caps from this year's high school...

Tracking the township twister

Tracking the township twister

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have full coverage, including photos and videos, of the tornado that damaged two dozen buildings in the Mundy Street shopping district with 130 mph winds, including: A first-person account from a Barnes & Noble employee who...

Recovery begins after ‘likely tornado’

Recovery begins after ‘likely tornado’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We'll be following the cleanup and investigation of a suspected tornado that ravaged the Mundy Street shopping district Wednesday, causing extensive damage to Panera Bread,, Kurlancheek Home Furnishings, Dick's Sporting Goods and...

Fighting blight with Facebook

Fighting blight with Facebook

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Wilkes-Barre City council member is weaponizing her Facebook page in the war on blight. A man who died after being restrained at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility had a history of issuing threats. A Pittston man facing trial...