Toppling  the czar

Toppling the czar

This morning at citizensvoice.com: U.S. Rep. Tom Marino’s nomination to serve as the nation’s drug czar is threatened by a Washington Post report that he spearheaded legislation to weaken opioid enforcement at the bidding of the pharmaceutical lobby. A new...
The death of property taxes?

The death of property taxes?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A question on the Nov. 7 ballot seeks voters’ approval for an amendment to the state constitution that would allow for the elimination of property taxes on homes and farms. A hundred superheroes and princesses ran through...
Schools mull anthem rules

Schools mull anthem rules

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The national controversy over standing during the national anthem has some local school districts considering conduct rules for athletes before games. The same family has operated Victory Pig Pizza, which now markets its unique...
Friday night fights

Friday night fights

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have full coverage of Friday night’s slate of high school football games, including Berwick’s victory over rival Wyoming Valley West and a thrilling overtime finish in Dallas v. Wyoming Area. State police are...

Penguins 5, Phantoms 0: Postgame reaction

It was Friday the 13th at Mohegan Sun Arena, but there was little to be spooked by if you’re a Penguins fan. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton got goals from five different players — Tom Sestito, Daniel Sprong, Frank Corrado, Jean-Sebastien Dea and Dominik Simon — and was...