School choice coming next week

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board reviewed four potential sites for a new, consolidated high school Thursday. A decision could come as early as next week. An 18-year-old KIngston man faces charges in what police describe as a...
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GAME 3 FINAL: Penguins 2, Bruins 1

WILKES-BARRE, TWP. – The difference in Game 1 of the Penguins Calder Cup Playoff series with the Providence Bruins was Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s struggles on special teams. Six days later, those same special team units were the reason the Penguins were able to take a...
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Game 3: Bruins at Penguins

Puck Drop: Thursday, 7:05 p.m. TV/Radio info: AHL Live / WILK 103.1 Records: Penguins (51-20-3-2), Bruins (43-23-6-4) Series: 1-1 The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins earned a split in their two games at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence thanks to Derrick...
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Cop killer gets the death penalty

This morning at citizensvoice.com: It took a jury less than five hours to decide Eric Frein should die by lethal injection for the sniper killing of a state trooper. In other news, Wilkes-Barre public works crews are dealing with a muddy mess at sites where they...
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Just saying ‘no’ to medical marijuana

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Bear Creek Twp. residents cheered when the township zoning board denied approval for a medical marijuana dispensary. Investigators say they have few leads nearly a month after a fatal hit-and-run in Hanover Twp. Trustees at Luzerne...
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School choice coming next week

School choice coming next week

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board reviewed four potential sites for a new, consolidated high school Thursday. A decision could come as early as next week. An 18-year-old KIngston man faces charges in what police describe as a...

GAME 3 FINAL: Penguins 2, Bruins 1

GAME 3 FINAL: Penguins 2, Bruins 1

WILKES-BARRE, TWP. – The difference in Game 1 of the Penguins Calder Cup Playoff series with the Providence Bruins was Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s struggles on special teams. Six days later, those same special team units were the reason the Penguins were able to take a...

Game 3: Bruins at Penguins

Game 3: Bruins at Penguins

Puck Drop: Thursday, 7:05 p.m. TV/Radio info: AHL Live / WILK 103.1 Records: Penguins (51-20-3-2), Bruins (43-23-6-4) Series: 1-1 The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins earned a split in their two games at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence thanks to Derrick...

Cop killer gets the death penalty

Cop killer gets the death penalty

This morning at citizensvoice.com: It took a jury less than five hours to decide Eric Frein should die by lethal injection for the sniper killing of a state trooper. In other news, Wilkes-Barre public works crews are dealing with a muddy mess at sites where they...

Just saying ‘no’ to medical marijuana

Just saying ‘no’ to medical marijuana

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Bear Creek Twp. residents cheered when the township zoning board denied approval for a medical marijuana dispensary. Investigators say they have few leads nearly a month after a fatal hit-and-run in Hanover Twp. Trustees at Luzerne...

‘Hatchy Milatchy’ host dies at 85

‘Hatchy Milatchy’ host dies at 85

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Nancy Berg, a local broadcasting pioneer who was the original host of the long-running children's program "The Land of Hatchy Milatchy" has died at age 85. The parents of Eric Frein took the stand Monday as his attorneys try to...

Jury selection to begin in prison guard killing

Jury selection to begin in prison guard killing

As attorneys for Eric Frein continue their defense against the death penalty in the shooting of a state trooper today, jury selection begins in another capital case against federal inmate Jessie Con-ui, accused of killing correctional officer and Nanticoke native Eric...

GAME 2: Penguins 6, Bruins 5 (OT)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Derrick Pouliot looked up and saw nothing but Zane McIntyre. So he waited. The Providence Bruins’ 6-foot-2-inch, 205-pound netminder had come out of his crease and completely eliminated Pouliot’s shooting angle as the Penguins defenseman raced up...

Game 2: Penguins at Bruins

Game 2: Penguins at Bruins

Puck Drop: Sunday, 3:05 p.m. TV/Radio info: AHL Live / WILK 103.1 Records: Penguins (51-20-3-2), Bruins (43-23-6-4) Series: 0-1 After finishing the regular season with the AHL’s best record, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are suddenly facing a near must-win Game...

Casey’s purpose

Casey’s purpose

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Casey Michalek lived only 21 years before his death in a car accident, but in death he gave life to three others through the donation of his organs. Local non-profits are scrambling to find funding and volunteers to save a free-meal...