Scuba demo July 21 at Locust Lake

Scuba demo July 21 at Locust Lake

The emergency rescue scuba diving team of Ryan Twp. will demonstrate techniques and equipment such as underwater video and wireless communication on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the south boat launch parking lot of Locust Lake State Park. Spectators can talk to divers while...
Fish with a waterways conservation officer

Fish with a waterways conservation officer

SWEET VALLEY, PA – Fish with an expert. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission welcomes the public to Fish with a Waterways Conservation Officer on July 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.at Moon Lake Park, Luzerne County. Young and old, families and singles will have a...
And they’re off: Geese fly away from golf course pond

And they’re off: Geese fly away from golf course pond

I heard the geese before I started skiing toward them, but there were more than I expected. Stopping a distance away, I tried to sneak in with the zoom on my phone’s camera. I snapped a few shots, and they started honking,. Although I hadn’t moved any...
Labor Day licenses $1 for fishing

Labor Day licenses $1 for fishing

Anyone can fish for $1 on Labor Day. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission offers that special fee for a Labor Day license to state residents and tourists so anyone can enjoy a day on the water. Labor Day occurs on Sept. 4. Two weeks later on Sept. 19, young...
Bids open at library auction

Bids open at library auction

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The 71-year-old Back Mountain Memorial Library Auction returns to the library grounds today, while The Briggs Farm Blues Festival opens its 20th year. Both events run through Sunday. Get all the information you’ll need to...
Cleaning up the cathouse

Cleaning up the cathouse

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Rescuers and neighbors are working to remove a number of cats from an abandoned, cluttered home in the city. A local patriot is offering free flags to residents who want to fly them on July 4. Lackawanna County would pay $4 million...