Wolf: raise minimum wage to $12

Wolf: raise minimum wage to $12

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Gov. Tom Wolf is calling for an increase in the state minimum wage, set at $7.25 per hour for a decade, to $12. Popular downtown bar/restaurant Bart & Urby’s is closing after the death of its owner. Nurses at Wilkes-Barre...
Survivng the cold

Survivng the cold

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have home, auto and safety tips for getting through a cold snap that will plunge temperatures below zero. Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and its nurses have reached a tentative contract deal that will cancel a planned strike....
Place your bets

Place your bets

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Online sports betting is coming to Mohegan Sun Pocono. On the retail scene, two stores are leaving the Wyoming Valley Mall while Chick-fil-A is coming to Wilkes-Barre Twp. UGI gas customers are facing a rate a...
River rising, but flooding not expected

River rising, but flooding not expected

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Heavy rain and melting snow and ice swelled local streams Thursday, but the Susquehanna River is expected to crest well below flood stage today. The Wyoming Valley Mall has a new tenant for the former Sears Auto Center. Nanticoke...
Cops accused of ignoring pets left in the cold

Cops accused of ignoring pets left in the cold

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre’s police chief denies accusations his department ignored complaints about pets being left outside during the recent cold snap. A city police officer accused of coercing sex from women in his custody has been...