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...
Citizen’s arrest in Wilkes-Barre

Citizen’s arrest in Wilkes-Barre

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A passerby stepped in to to help a city police officer subdue a suspect who wouldn’t stop resisting arrest despite repeated use of a Taser and pepper spray, police say. First responders in Sweet Valley are mourning their former...
Good news for the Irem Temple

Good news for the Irem Temple

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The group working to restore the Irem Temple, a classic example of Moorish Revival architecture in Wilkes-Barre’s downtown, has some good news.  A for-profit addiction treatment company has reached an agreement to buy the...