Getting workers to where the jobs are

Getting workers to where the jobs are

This morning at citizensvoice.com: With job opportunities expanding in local business parks, planners are confronting the challenge of getting workers to those jobs via public transit. Plains Twp. residents are worried that explosions from an expanding quarry...
Cleaning up after King Coal

Cleaning up after King Coal

This morning at citizensvoice.com: One of the most prominent and unsightly remnants of the anthracite coal era, a massive culm pile at the site of the former Harry E. Colliery in Swoyersville, is slated for removal. We have a history of the site. There appears to be...
Digging out

Digging out

We’re waking up to six inches or more of snow, with icy roads and school delays. Keep track of developments through the day at citizensvoice.com. Today’s negotiations in the Dallas teacher talks will be a “good indicator” of whether teachers...
City Hall politics gone to the dogs

City Hall politics gone to the dogs

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The “suspension” of one of Wilkes-Barre’s police dogs has gotten wrapped up in City Hall politics. Military officials are seeking relatives of a┬áNanticoke man missing in action from World War II in an effort to...
Ice jams on the Susquehanna

Ice jams on the Susquehanna

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Emergency officials are watching the Susquehanna as ice jams threaten to swell the river toward flood stage. Find out how Martin Luther King Jr. Day is being observed across Wyoming Valley. Protect yourself by learning to recognize...
Breaking ground on a big deal

Breaking ground on a big deal

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Shoe manufacturer Adidas and outdoor clothing maker Patagonia will bring 2,000 new jobs to a local industrial park. Police say the owners of a dog-breeding company faces charges for leaving most of its 16 dogs outside in bitterly...