Jallen’s medal quest still ahead

This morning at citizensvoice.com: As Clarks Summit's Adam Rippon began his bid for an individual Olympic medal in Pyeongchang, Harding's Stephanie Jallen, a two-time bronze medalist in the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, met local fans before traveling to South Korea,...
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Seven guards charged in jail sex scandal

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A grand jury has indicted seven Lackawanna County Prison guards for sexually abusing female inmates as part of what it called a "pervasive culture" of abuse and harassment. Geisinger Health System is consolidating 500 local jobs at a...
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Nate Kreitzer makes shot of the year, Tunkhannock wins epic WVC game

In this business of sports writing, we are almost always working against a deadline. Tuesday night was no different, when Nanticoke Area and Tunkhannock tipped off at 7:35 p.m. for a regionally televised Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball game. The late start...
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A wedding to remember

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A local couple will be married today atop the Empire State Building after winning a Valentine's Day contest. Berwick's Jayson Terdiman competes this morning in the luge doubles final in South Korea. Keep up with all the Olympic...
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New Congressional map would redraw races

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Republican plan to redraw the state's Congressional map would move some towns and some candidates into new districts. Officials in Ashley are concerned over an allegedly gang-related shooting outside a nightclub over the weekend....
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Celebrating a Super Bowl

Celebrating a Super Bowl

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Want to celebrate the Eagles' Super Bowl win? Championship gear has arrived and the details are in on Thursday's victory parade. One Pennsylvania city has cancelled a concert by a controversial rapper, but two local shows are still...

Fly Eagles fly

Fly Eagles fly

This morning at citizensvoice.com, we have full coverage of the Eagles' thrilling Super Bowl win and celebrations by local fans. One local company with a contract to produce Eagles' championship gear got right to work Sunday night as revelers jammed Broad Street in...

Penguins 4, Bears 1: Postgame thoughts

The Penguins dressing room was uncharacteristically quiet after the win, as the team didn't have its usual hip hop or EDM songs emanating throughout the lower-concourse corridors. But, that doesn't mean the 4-1 victory over Hershey was any less important. HCCD said he...

Rapper facing child sex charges playing locally

Rapper facing child sex charges playing locally

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Upcoming concerts by a rapper facing child sex charges are causing controversy. Eagles fans are gearing up for the Super Bowl while a couple of local Patriots fans are on an all-expenses-paid trip to the big game in Minnesota thanks...

Are your kids above average?

Are your kids above average?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The latest SAT scores are in and students in about one-third of regional school districts did better than the state average. Police are investigating a brawl involving 300 kids following a high school basketball game. Substance abuse...

Segregation in school consolidation plan?

Segregation in school consolidation plan?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Opponents of consolidating two of Wilkes-Barre Area's three high schools say leaving GAR High School, which has the district's  highest proportion of minority students, out of the plan amounts to segregation. The husband of a murder...

SPCA in the doghouse with local towns

SPCA in the doghouse with local towns

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Municipal officials and the SPCA continue to wrangle over the animal shelter's demand for payments in return for accepting strays from their towns.. One person is dead and two wounded in a police standoff in southern Luzerne County....

The Susquehanna beats an icy retreat

The Susquehanna beats an icy retreat

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Icebergs littered the streets along the Susquehanna River in West Pittston Thursday after flooding caused by an ice jam receded overnight.. The Luzerne County manager will review policies at the county prison following the deaths of...

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The ice jam that caused flooding and evacuations in West Pittston Wednesday broke up and moved through Wilkes-Barre overnight. Susquehanna River levels in the city are now dropping but a flood warning remains in effect. Low-lying...