2018 overdoses on a record pace

2018 overdoses on a record pace

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The number of overdose deaths in Luzerne County this year will likely match or exceed the record set in 2017, according to the county coroner. County council members say the county’s election director should have disclosed a...
Mourning 41

Mourning 41

Postal service, stock trading and federal court proceedings will halt today as the nation mourns President George Herbert Walker Bush. A memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., will begin at 11 a.m. You’ll find coverage during the day at...
Video gaming 101

Video gaming 101

This morning at citizensvoice.com: One local school district is considering adding online gaming to its curriculum. The Luzerne County Council is looking for ways to limit a property tax increase proposed for next year. Swoyersville police arrested an alleged car...
Old first aid kits from the mines present explosive risk

Old first aid kits from the mines present explosive risk

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Do you have one of these miners medical kits in your basement? They can be hazardous. A driver inadvertently injured in a police chase gets her day in court against local police. Fifteen interstate bridges in our region will be...
Kane begins term behind bars

Kane begins term behind bars

This morning at citizensvoice.com: What faces former state attorney general Kathleen Kane in prison now that she has begun serving a 10-to-23-month sentence for perjury? The newest member of the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board is a convert to the plan to consolidate...
Pot-smoking teen accidentally shot friend, police say

Pot-smoking teen accidentally shot friend, police say

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Police charged a Wilkes-Barre teenager with involuntary manslaughter, alleging he accidentally shot his friend while they were smoking marijuana in a city home over the weekend. A former member of a Duryea volunteer hose company was...