Remembering Barbara Bush

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Locals recall their encounters with former First Lady Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday at 92. Damenti's, a landmark Mountain Top restaurant that operated for nearly 70 years before it was gutted by fire four years ago, is returning at...
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Police seek gunman in Wilkes-Barre

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre police scrambled late Monday to find a gunman who fired multiple shots near an intersection in the city's North End. Plains Twp. is joining the growing list of municipalities and counties suing big pharmaceutical...
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Want to vote in May? Register today.

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Today is the last day to register to vote before the May primary. We have instructions for registering online, by mail or in person. Tomorrow is the deadline for filing federal income taxes. We have tips for maximizing your refund....
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Penguins season goal reports

Hope everyone has settled in for the final weekend of the regular season. It will be interesting to see how the Atlantic standings shake out by Sunday night. I wanted to check in with an extra piece from practice during the week. As you may be aware, the Penguins post...
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The case of the purloined Easter Egg

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A former Mohegan Sun Pocono executive already doing time for scamming the casino for more than $400,000 was arraigned Wednesday on charges he rigged an Easter Egg drawing and pocketed some of the winnings. A Shavertown man will serve...
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Irem circus thrives despite protests

Irem circus thrives despite protests

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Despite annual animal-rights protests and the closing of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey, the 69-year-old Irem Shrine Circus is still going strong, organizers say. Police say a spurned lover spread a racy cellphone photo of...

Back to  Chappaquiddick

Back to Chappaquiddick

This morning at citizensvoice.com: "Chappaquiddick," a movie based on the 1969 death of Wyoming Valley native Mary Jo Kopechne in a car driven by U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, opens this week. We have an interview with the screenwriters and a profile of a Hanover Twp. native...

Inflatable dam could hold back the river

Inflatable dam could hold back the river

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Riverside residents of West Pittston could be spared from future flooding by a proposed inflatable dam. Hillary Clinton quietly visited Scranton this week. Former NFL defensive back Harry Hamilton, who played at Greater Nanticoke...

Another threat, another school lockdown

Another threat, another school lockdown

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Security issues continue to roil local school districts, with a lockdown Wednesday at a Mountain Top elementary school and the resignation of a Wyoming Area school director amid disagreements over beefed-up security following a...

You could pay $5 more for registration

You could pay $5 more for registration

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County manager has revived a proposed $5 fee on vehicle registrations that would raise more than $1 million annually to maintain county roads and bridges. Wilkes-Barre based digital marketing firm Pepperjam is laying off...

Enforcement from above

Enforcement from above

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Police and emergency services in the Back Mountain are taking to the air with the purchase of the county's first law enforcement drone. Anti-police Facebook posts led investigators to a Shavertown man wanted on drug charges. The...

Roads to avoid this week

Roads to avoid this week

This morning at citizensvoice.com Lane closures and traffic delays are expected at the interchange of North River Street and the North Cross Valley Expressway this week. Plan your commute with our weekly road work roundup. The Luzerne County manager has revived a...

Jane Doe no more

Jane Doe no more

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Lucille Marie Frye went missing from Wilkes-Barre in 1970. On Thursday, investigators said they have identified her body, which lay in an unmarked grave outside the city for 48 years. The city council approved the sale of the former...

It’s hunting season

It’s hunting season

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Easter brings egg hunts and bunny brunches. Find the holiday happenings in your town. An alleged love triangle led to a fatal stabbing in Hanover Twp. Wednesday. A new residential drug treatment center won government approval...

Wilkes-Barre man linked to Russia/Trump probe

Wilkes-Barre man linked to Russia/Trump probe

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Wilkes-Barre businessman swept up in controversy over Russian election meddling says he was motivated by Christianity, not collusion. Charges have been filed in connection with a threatening note that led to a lock down at Wyoming...