Christmas tree shortage? Not here

Christmas tree shortage? Not here

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Local growers say a Christmas tree shortage driving up prices and limiting choices in other parts of the country isn’t happening here. Meet Wyoming Valley’s newest school board members. Is college in your future? We have...
Homicide house has seen gunplay before

Homicide house has seen gunplay before

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wilkes-Barre apartment building where a man was fatally shot this week has been the scene of gunplay before. The property manager says the building is a “hard rent.” A 62-year-old woman offered up her home, jewelry...
Alleged bankrobber gunned down

Alleged bankrobber gunned down

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Police gunned down a man they say robbed a Wyoming bank on the streets of Old Forge Thursday. A proposal for a regional police force to cover Laflin Borough, which has no department of its own, was met with resistance by residents....
Social-media second-guessing on fatal fire

Social-media second-guessing on fatal fire

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Facing second-guessing on social media, Wilkes-Barre’s fire chief is defending his decision not to attempt aerial ladder rescues at a high-rise fire that killed two this week. State police raided a Baptist church in Hunlock...
High-rise fire kills 2, displaces 150

High-rise fire kills 2, displaces 150

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A fire in a Wilkes-Barre high-rise killed two and drove more than 100 people from their homes Tuesday. Despite serving time on a federal corruption charge, former state Sen. Robert Mellow is still entitled to his $245,000 annual...
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...