WB mayor seeks more cash from trash

WB mayor seeks more cash from trash

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Parking and garbage disposal would cost more under a 2018 budget proposed by Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George. Twenty-one local acts performed Thursday at Jane Jam, a musical tribute to the late singer Jane Train. In crime news, a...
Chipping away at health care

Chipping away at health care

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A missed Congressional deadline means more than 6,000 children in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties could lose their health coverage, officials say. Colours, an automotive paint distributor that has grown from a single building in...
County tax hike proposed

County tax hike proposed

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Luzerne County would raise property taxes by 2 percent and hire 16 new employees under a budget proposed Tuesday. Forecasters say our mild fall weather could last straight through December. Three years after state officials warned it...
Black and white and best avoided

Black and white and best avoided

This morning at citizensvoice.com: They’re black and white and make you itch all over. Scientists say it’s best to keep away from the white hickory tussock moth caterpillar. A teary-eyed Walter Griffith, who resigned as Luzerne County controller after...
Putting Columbus back on his pedestal

Putting Columbus back on his pedestal

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Pittston put Christopher Columbus back on his pedestal Sunday, rededicating his statue, which had been damaged in a traffic crash. The Luzerne County manager will unveil his proposed 2018 budget this week. In response to a GAR High...
Say ‘yes’ to school dress codes?

Say ‘yes’ to school dress codes?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Too strict, or just right? The beginning of the school year revives the debate over dress codes. A Wilkes-Barre man tells police someone stole his life savings, $7,600, from under his pillow during a party at his home. Our editorial...