The year that was

The year that was

This morning at citizensvoice.com, we have a series of year-end reviews. Look back at the top 10 news stories and those who passed on in 2017, but left their mark on Wyoming Valley. We also have a review of the top stories in business and sports....
Our anthracite past: Disasters, strikes and breaker boys

Our anthracite past: Disasters, strikes and breaker boys

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Is coal mining part of your family history? January is Anthracite Mining Heritage Month, with events scheduled around our region. Fallen “Polka King” Jan Lewan met with former members of his orchestra in Hazleton just...
Start the New Year with a bang!

Start the New Year with a bang!

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Missiles, mortars and rockets will (legally) light up the night sky on New Year’s Eve thanks to a new state law relaxing restrictions on fireworks sales. That withering Christmas tree dropping needles in your living room could...
Another record year for overdoses

Another record year for overdoses

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County coroner says 2017 will be another record year for fatal overdoses, with 144 deaths. The yearly toll has doubled over the last three years. Want to pay your county property taxes early to take advantage of federal...
Baby, it’s cold outside

Baby, it’s cold outside

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A cold snap will keep our temperatures mostly in the teens and single digits through the weekend with sub-zero wind chills. Leaders of local charities hope tax changes in 2018 won’t depress giving. We look ahead to next...