Fish and Boat Commision names new director

    A deputy environmental secretary has been tapped as the next executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, where he served previously. Tim Schaeffer, deputy secretary for water programs at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,...

Pence coming to Forty Fort

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Vice President Mike Pence will visit Luzerne County next week to campaign for Congressional candidate John Chrin. A gun was pulled during a road rage incident at a King's College  parking lot Wednesday. Start planning your weekend...

State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, 1952-2018

This morning at citizensvoice.com: State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, who entered politics after a long career in sports broadcasting, has died at 62. Colleagues from sports, television and government remembered him Tuesday. Two people, including one of the founders of...

A warmer, greener Autumn

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Warmer temperatures are keeping leaves green late into October, experts say. Taxes would hold steady, but recycling fees would rise under Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George's proposed 2019 budget. A federal appeals court has overturned a...

Barletta’s health care votes at issue

This morning at citizensvoice.com: U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's health care votes in Congress are a main point of contention in his race to unseat incumbent Senator Bob Casey. Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George will unveil his 2019 budget today. Check out our weekly roadwork...
Fish and Boat Commision names new director

Fish and Boat Commision names new director

    A deputy environmental secretary has been tapped as the next executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, where he served previously. Tim Schaeffer, deputy secretary for water programs at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,...

Pence coming to Forty Fort

Pence coming to Forty Fort

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Vice President Mike Pence will visit Luzerne County next week to campaign for Congressional candidate John Chrin. A gun was pulled during a road rage incident at a King's College  parking lot Wednesday. Start planning your weekend...

State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, 1952-2018

State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, 1952-2018

This morning at citizensvoice.com: State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, who entered politics after a long career in sports broadcasting, has died at 62. Colleagues from sports, television and government remembered him Tuesday. Two people, including one of the founders of...

A warmer, greener Autumn

A warmer, greener Autumn

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Warmer temperatures are keeping leaves green late into October, experts say. Taxes would hold steady, but recycling fees would rise under Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George's proposed 2019 budget. A federal appeals court has overturned a...

Barletta’s health care votes at issue

Barletta’s health care votes at issue

This morning at citizensvoice.com: U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's health care votes in Congress are a main point of contention in his race to unseat incumbent Senator Bob Casey. Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George will unveil his 2019 budget today. Check out our weekly roadwork...

Legion post divided over NFL boycott

Legion post divided over NFL boycott

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A proposed NFL TV boycott over kneeling during the national anthem is dividing one local American Legion post. Detours from ongoing work on River Street and a closed North Cross Valley Expressway ramp are causing traffic backups...

Trump divides at local forum

Trump divides at local forum

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A forum on a book that examines Luzerne County's role in the 2016 presidential election showed the divisions still run deep. When online gaming expands you'll be able to gamble anywhere on your smartphone, except inside a casino. Two...

Light at the end of the River Street project

Light at the end of the River Street project

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A sewer line project that has closed heavily traveled River Street for two months should be wrapped up in three weeks. County property taxes would increase by 3 percent under a proposed 2019 budget unveiled Tuesday. Two men wanted...

Looking for votes in strange places

Looking for votes in strange places

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Maverick Democratic lieutenant governor candidate John Fetterman is campaigning hard in Wyoming and other Republican-majority counties. Owners of flood-prone properties are suing West Pittston Borough claiming officials withheld...

Will your taxes go up?

Will your taxes go up?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Will Luzerne County increase your property taxes in 2019? We'll get an idea this week. Where do Congressional candidates Dan Meuser and Denny Wolff stand on keeping Social Security solvent? Find out what routes to avoid on your daily...