County councilman defends racially insensitive remark

County councilman defends racially insensitive remark

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Luzerne County councilman has had to explan a racially insensitive remark he made during a recent meeting. Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders touted Medicare for All before a crowd of unionized nurses Monday at Mohegan...
The mines beneath our feet

The mines beneath our feet

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A dangerous 18-by-20-foot mine subsidence has opened up in Wilkes-Barre Twp. Such subsidences are often caused by underground pools of water trapped in the abandoned coal mines that honeycomb our region. Prepare for your daily...
Police: College instructor issued bogus truck licenses

Police: College instructor issued bogus truck licenses

Police say an instructor at Luzerne County Community College issued more than 100 commercial truck drivers licenses without testing and pocketed the cash payments he received. Police arrested three people in what they termed a case of “severe child abuse”...
From ski slopes to bike trails

From ski slopes to bike trails

This morning at citizensvoice.com: An online peitition is urging the owners of the Mountage Mountain ski resort to open its slopes to mountain bikers in the offseason. Officials at the Mohegan Sun Arena say the return of arena football is at least a year off. Luzerne...
New school, new stadium

New school, new stadium

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre Area will build a new sports stadium near its planned consolidated high school and demolish Meyers High School in Wilkes-Barre, leaving only the track and field facility from its stadium there. Authorities in Plymouth...