Game 2: Penguins at Bruins

Puck Drop: Sunday, 3:05 p.m. TV/Radio info: AHL Live / WILK 103.1 Records: Penguins (51-20-3-2), Bruins (43-23-6-4) Series: 0-1 After finishing the regular season with the AHL’s best record, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are suddenly facing a near must-win Game...
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Casey’s purpose

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Casey Michalek lived only 21 years before his death in a car accident, but in death he gave life to three others through the donation of his organs. Local non-profits are scrambling to find funding and volunteers to save a free-meal...
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Celebrating the earth

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have a gallery of photos from Friday's Earth Day observance organized by the Riverfront Parks Committee. Lawyers for Eric Frein opened their death-penalty defense in a sniper shooting that killed one state trooper and wounded...
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GAME 1 FINAL: Bruins 2, Penguins 1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins had rallied from a one-goal deficit and were looking to take their first lead when they were undone by their own mistake. With 29 seconds remaining in a third-period powerplay, the Penguins botched a line change...
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Game 1: Penguins at Bruins

Puck Drop: Friday, 7:05 p.m. TV/Radio info: AHL Live / WILK 103.1 Records: Penguins (51-20-3-2), Bruins (43-23-6-4) Series: 0-0 After sweeping the Providence Bruins in their first-round playoff matchup last season, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are hoping to do...
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Crash kills Valley West student

Crash kills Valley West student

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Friends and family are mourning 16-year-old Jasmine Cardona, a Wyoming Valley West junior killed in a weekend crash in Hanover Township. Three other teens were injured in the crash, which remains under investigation. A state trooper...

An Easter for the record books

An Easter for the record books

This morning we have photos from Easter Sunday celebrations across Wyoming Valley. Sunday's high temperature of 83 degrees set a holiday record. In other news, the Irem Temple circus is coming to town.  In Hanover Township, a one-car crash on the South Main...

Stories of faith

Stories of faith

This morning at citizensvoice.com we have three stories of faith: We profile two Catholic priests who joined the church two decades apart, an Episcopal church in Nuangola observing its 90th anniversary today and a prison chaplain at SCI-Dallas.. In other news, about...

FINAL: Penguins 5, Sound Tigers 4

WILKES-BARRE, TWP. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins lineup for Game 1 of the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs on Friday will likely look a bit different than the one head coach Clark Donatelli sent out on the ice for Saturday’s regular season finale. Still, a mishmash of...

Game 76: Sound Tigers at Penguins

Puck Drop: Saturday, 7:05 p.m. TV/Radio info: AHL Live / WILK 103.1 Records: Penguins (50-20-3-2), Sound Tigers (44-27-3-1) The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will host the Bridgeport Sound Tigers tonight in the final game of the 2016-17 regular season at Mohegan Sun...

The taxman waits ’til Tuesday

The taxman waits ’til Tuesday

Today is April 15, but late tax filers have been given a reprieve until Tuesday due to the Easter holiday and Emancipation Day, observed in Washington D.C. on Monday. Tax preparers will be working through the weekend. In what might be a sign of labor strife to come,...

FINAL: Bears 2, Penguins 1

WILKES-BARRE, TWP. – For the second game in a row, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins watched as an in-state rival clinched a playoff birth at Mohegan Sun Arena. And while the past two games have meant nothing to the Penguins – from a standings point of view – and...

Game 75: Bears at Penguins

Game 75: Bears at Penguins

Puck Drop: Friday, 7:05 p.m. TV/Radio info: AHL Live / WILK 103.1 Records: Penguins (50-19-3-2), Bears (41-22-8-3) The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will look to improve to 9-3-0-0 against the rival Hershey Bears tonight at Mohegan Sun Arena. Once again, the game...

Everybody out of the pool

Everybody out of the pool

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre says cutting its summer pool and park programs will save $40,000 in a tight budget year, but one community activist says the administration of Mayor Tony George is making a mistake. Former Wilkes-Barre Township fire...

Sexting and the angry Dad

Sexting and the angry Dad

An Edwardsville man was jailed Wednesday for ambushing and beating a 21-year-old who "sexted" his 16-year-old daughter. The father could spend nearly two years in prison. The same prison sentence awaits a fire chief's son who pleaded no contest to arson. In other...