The bell tolls for toll booths

The bell tolls for toll booths

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Two exits of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in our region are going cashless as part of the turnpike system’s plan to eventually eliminate toll booths altogether. Cameras will photograph the license plates...
Pointing fingers while floodwaters rise

Pointing fingers while floodwaters rise

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A debris-clogged Solomon Creek threatened serious flooding in Wilkes-Barre Monday and the city’s mayor accused the county Flood Protection Authority of failing to act to minimize the risk. The authority’s executive...
Take a peek inside a state prison

Take a peek inside a state prison

We toured the State Correctional Institution at Waymart to report on reforms in mental health programs at state prisons. Read our report and view our photo gallery. In other news, Kingston/Forty Fort won its opener in the state Little League Championship...
Does Luzerne County still love Trump?

Does Luzerne County still love Trump?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows President Trump’s support slipping in Luzerne County and 142 other counties that voted for Obama in 2012 but Trump in 2016. Back Mountain National won the Little League Section 5...
Firefighters avert disaster at propane facility

Firefighters avert disaster at propane facility

One worker was critically injured and nearby homes were evacuated when a propane tanker truck caught fire at Modern Gas Sales in Pittston Twp. Friday. Firefighters raced to prevent the tank from exploding as venting gas destroyed the truck and another one nearby. In...
It’s the humidity

It’s the humidity

It’s been hotter, but high humidity levels this week have made the weather in NEPA oppressive. Find out when we’ll get a break. In other news, the father of murdered correctional officer Eric Williams says the failure of a jury to impose the death penalty...