100 days of Trump

100 days of Trump

One hundred days into the Trump presidency, his local supporters are standing firm, despite low grades from the experts. Four people were arrested Friday in shootings in Wilkes-Barre and Hazleton. in other crime news, a Plymouth man who was the victim of a home...
School choice coming next week

School choice coming next week

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board reviewed four potential sites for a new, consolidated high school Thursday. A decision could come as early as next week. An 18-year-old KIngston man faces charges in what police describe as a...
Cop killer gets the death penalty

Cop killer gets the death penalty

This morning at citizensvoice.com: It took a jury less than five hours to decide Eric Frein should die by lethal injection for the sniper killing of a state trooper. In other news, Wilkes-Barre public works crews are dealing with a muddy mess at sites where they...
Just saying ‘no’ to medical marijuana

Just saying ‘no’ to medical marijuana

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Bear Creek Twp. residents cheered when the township zoning board denied approval for a medical marijuana dispensary. Investigators say they have few leads nearly a month after a fatal hit-and-run in Hanover Twp. Trustees at Luzerne...
‘Hatchy Milatchy’ host dies at 85

‘Hatchy Milatchy’ host dies at 85

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Nancy Berg, a local broadcasting pioneer who was the original host of the long-running children’s program “The Land of Hatchy Milatchy” has died at age 85. The parents of Eric Frein took the stand Monday as his...
Jury selection to begin in prison guard killing

Jury selection to begin in prison guard killing

As attorneys for Eric Frein continue their defense against the death penalty in the shooting of a state trooper today, jury selection begins in another capital case against federal inmate Jessie Con-ui, accused of killing correctional officer and Nanticoke native Eric...