Author raises alarm about global warming

I just finished reading “The Uninhabitable Earth,” and here's what author David Wallace-Wells says about global warming. “It's worse than you think.” That's the first line of the book. Like global temperatures, my unease rose as I read through the first 12 chapters...

Race the golf course at Valley Country Club 5K Saturday May 18

Runners will pass all 18 holes at the Valley Country Club the VCC Race the Course 5-kilometer run on Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. Online registration ends Friday, May 17 at 6 p.m. There also is a 1-mile fun run up and down the hill on Country Club Road to Top of the...

The cows come home at Hillside

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The cows at The Lands at Hillside Farms have a new home, a barn that cost the non-profit demonstration farm nearly $1 million. The Fine Arts Fiesta kicked off on Public Square Thursday. MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews broadcast...

In appreciation of Anthony Peters

You might have seen today that goaltender Anthony Peters has signed with Iserlohn in Germany, ending his tenure with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Here's the official release from the Roosters, which you can translate if you'd like to get a sense of how the team...

Pennsylvania places its bets on online gambling

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Pennsylvania, with casinos like Mohegan Sun Pocono and Mount Airy poised to begin online sports betting, could become the nation's most lucrative digital gaming market. Saks Fifth Avenue is coming to Highland Park Boulevard,...

Author raises alarm about global warming

I just finished reading “The Uninhabitable Earth,” and here's what author David Wallace-Wells says about global warming. “It's worse than you think.” That's the first line of the book. Like global temperatures, my unease rose as I read through the first 12 chapters...

The cows come home at Hillside

The cows come home at Hillside

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The cows at The Lands at Hillside Farms have a new home, a barn that cost the non-profit demonstration farm nearly $1 million. The Fine Arts Fiesta kicked off on Public Square Thursday. MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews broadcast...

In appreciation of Anthony Peters

In appreciation of Anthony Peters

You might have seen today that goaltender Anthony Peters has signed with Iserlohn in Germany, ending his tenure with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Here's the official release from the Roosters, which you can translate if you'd like to get a sense of how the team...

Pennsylvania places its bets on online gambling

Pennsylvania places its bets on online gambling

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Pennsylvania, with casinos like Mohegan Sun Pocono and Mount Airy poised to begin online sports betting, could become the nation's most lucrative digital gaming market. Saks Fifth Avenue is coming to Highland Park Boulevard,...

Wilkes-Barre General parent company losing millions

Wilkes-Barre General parent company losing millions

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Nearly all of Commonwealth Health's hospitals in our region, including Wilkes-Barre General, are losing money, according to a state report. A vote to retain the Dallas High School basketball coach caused division at a school board...

Primary candidates near the finish line

Primary candidates near the finish line

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Eight days before primary voters go to the polls, we detail Luzerne County Council candidates' positions on property taxes and talk finance with Wilkes-Barre City Council candidates. Plan your daily commute with our weekly roadwork...

Pens thoughts from CEO Jeff Barrett

Hope everyone is still riding the high of this week's lease agreement. If you would like a refresher on some of the new features and additions coming to Mohegan Sun Arena, here is my rundown from Wednesday. While I was there for the festivities, I took the opportunity...

Lawsuit: City knew about rogue cop

Lawsuit: City knew about rogue cop

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A new lawsuit claims city officials ignored prior complaints about a former Wilkes-Barre police officer accused of coercing sex from femaile detainees. A prominent local attorney who police say was driving the wrong way in a fatal...

New features, new manager at Mohegan Sun Arena

New features, new manager at Mohegan Sun Arena

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The 20-year-old Mohegan Sun Arena unveiled a number of upgrades, announced a new 10-year agreement with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and named a new general manager Wednesday. A locla lawyer will head the Pennsylvania Bar...