Medical marijuana coming to a shopping center near you

Medical marijuana coming to a shopping center near you

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Luzerne County’s first medical marijuana dispensary is poised to open its doors. The volunteer caretaker of Our Lady of Fatima Blessed Grotto in Wilkes-Barre has died. Negotiators in the Dallas School District report no...
Segregation in school consolidation plan?

Segregation in school consolidation plan?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Opponents of consolidating two of Wilkes-Barre Area’s three high schools say leaving GAR High School, which has the district’s  highest proportion of minority students, out of the plan amounts to segregation. The husband...
SPCA in the doghouse with local towns

SPCA in the doghouse with local towns

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Municipal officials and the SPCA continue to wrangle over the animal shelter’s demand for payments in return for accepting strays from their towns.. One person is dead and two wounded in a police standoff in southern Luzerne...
The Susquehanna beats an icy retreat

The Susquehanna beats an icy retreat

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Icebergs littered the streets along the Susquehanna River in West Pittston Thursday after flooding caused by an ice jam receded overnight.. The Luzerne County manager will review policies at the county prison following the deaths of...
Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The ice jam that caused flooding and evacuations in West Pittston Wednesday broke up and moved through Wilkes-Barre overnight. Susquehanna River levels in the city are now dropping but a flood warning remains in effect. Low-lying...