Getting workers to where the jobs are

This morning at citizensvoice.com: With job opportunities expanding in local business parks, planners are confronting the challenge of getting workers to those jobs via public transit. Plains Twp. residents are worried that explosions from an expanding quarry...
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Cleaning up after King Coal

This morning at citizensvoice.com: One of the most prominent and unsightly remnants of the anthracite coal era, a massive culm pile at the site of the former Harry E. Colliery in Swoyersville, is slated for removal. We have a history of the site. There appears to be...
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Ghosts busted: Thoughts from the Pens’ 4-1 win

Wednesday's win over Lehigh Valley was satisfying for the Penguins for a couple of reasons. For one, it was their eighth in a row and gave them a relatively cushy lead in the Atlantic Division. They are three up on providence with a game in hand and tied with the...
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Digging out

We're waking up to six inches or more of snow, with icy roads and school delays. Keep track of developments through the day at citizensvoice.com. Today's negotiations in the Dallas teacher talks will be a "good indicator" of whether teachers will walk off the job on...
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City Hall politics gone to the dogs

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The "suspension" of one of Wilkes-Barre's police dogs has gotten wrapped up in City Hall politics. Military officials are seeking relatives of a Nanticoke man missing in action from World War II in an effort to identify remains found...
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Getting workers to where the jobs are

Getting workers to where the jobs are

This morning at citizensvoice.com: With job opportunities expanding in local business parks, planners are confronting the challenge of getting workers to those jobs via public transit. Plains Twp. residents are worried that explosions from an expanding quarry...

Cleaning up after King Coal

Cleaning up after King Coal

This morning at citizensvoice.com: One of the most prominent and unsightly remnants of the anthracite coal era, a massive culm pile at the site of the former Harry E. Colliery in Swoyersville, is slated for removal. We have a history of the site. There appears to be...

Digging out

Digging out

We're waking up to six inches or more of snow, with icy roads and school delays. Keep track of developments through the day at citizensvoice.com. Today's negotiations in the Dallas teacher talks will be a "good indicator" of whether teachers will walk off the job on...

City Hall politics gone to the dogs

City Hall politics gone to the dogs

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The "suspension" of one of Wilkes-Barre's police dogs has gotten wrapped up in City Hall politics. Military officials are seeking relatives of a Nanticoke man missing in action from World War II in an effort to identify remains found...

Ice jams on the Susquehanna

Ice jams on the Susquehanna

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Emergency officials are watching the Susquehanna as ice jams threaten to swell the river toward flood stage. Find out how Martin Luther King Jr. Day is being observed across Wyoming Valley. Protect yourself by learning to recognize...

Breaking ground on a big deal

Breaking ground on a big deal

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Shoe manufacturer Adidas and outdoor clothing maker Patagonia will bring 2,000 new jobs to a local industrial park. Police say the owners of a dog-breeding company faces charges for leaving most of its 16 dogs outside in bitterly...

The faces of an opioid disaster

The faces of an opioid disaster

This morning at citizensvoice.com: As the governor issues a disaster declaration broadening anti-opioid measures, we profile a mother and daughter who died of overdoses within two weeks of each other. A member of the Trump family visited a local courthouse Wednesday...

A new trial for kids-for-cash judge

A new trial for kids-for-cash judge

This morning at citizensvoice.com: With a judge's ruling overturning some of his kids-for-cash convictions, former Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. is headed for a second trial on charges he took kickbacks for sending juveniles to for-profit prisons. The...

Temperatures on the way up

Temperatures on the way up

This morning at citizensvoicecom:. Temperatures hit bottom Sunday, setting a new record for the date of 5 below, but they're on their way up today, flirting with 30 degrees by this evening. The new chair of the Luzerne County Council shares his goals for 2018....