This morning at citizensvoice.com:
Saying their facility is being overwhelmed by the region’s raging opioid problem, nurses and other workers demonstrated outside First Hospital in Kingston Wednesday. They are seeking a new contract with Commonwealth Health, the for-profit owner of the psychiatric hospital. Meanwhile, a Wilkes-Barre zoning board heard heard arguments for and against a proposed residential center for parolees recovering from addiction.
In other news, UGI is raising rates for gas customers and the Dallas School Board voted Wednesday to raise taxes and borrow $16 million to build a new elementary school.