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...
Back to the drive-in

Back to the drive-in

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Thirty-two years after it closed, the Moonlite Drive-In will bring outdoor movies back to West Wyoming in June. Reports of a George Banks/Bill Cosby prison feud are not true, according to officials at the lockup where both men are...
Crispell junkets referred to Ethics Commission

Crispell junkets referred to Ethics Commission

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The state Ethics Commissioln will review Luzerne County Election Director Marisa Crispell’s travel at the expense of the county’s voting machine vendor. Radio/TV commentator Michael Smerconish argued for moderation in our...