Social-media second-guessing on fatal fire

Social-media second-guessing on fatal fire

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Facing second-guessing on social media, Wilkes-Barre’s fire chief is defending his decision not to attempt aerial ladder rescues at a high-rise fire that killed two this week. State police raided a Baptist church in Hunlock...
High-rise fire kills 2, displaces 150

High-rise fire kills 2, displaces 150

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A fire in a Wilkes-Barre high-rise killed two and drove more than 100 people from their homes Tuesday. Despite serving time on a federal corruption charge, former state Sen. Robert Mellow is still entitled to his $245,000 annual...
Overdoses on record pace in 2017

Overdoses on record pace in 2017

This morning at citizensvoice.com: It looks to be another record-breaking year for overdoses in Luzerne County. Parking-meter rates will double in 2018 under the budget passed by the Wilkes-Barre City Council Monday. Following a public outcry over a proposal to close...
Staying the course in Dallas teachers strike

Staying the course in Dallas teachers strike

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The addition of three new members to the Dallas School Board won’t change the dynamics of the long-running standoff over a new contract for teachers. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton is observing its 150th year. We have...
‘Ripper’ case solved?

‘Ripper’ case solved?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Has a local private investigator solved the “Jack the Ripper” case? A driver opened fire on another motorist in a road rage incident on I-81 in Duryea, police say. A Wilkes-Barre man is accused of pimping out...