Editor’s Note: News you may have missed

It's been a busy week in the news, catch up with our weekly feature "News You May Have Missed." Today is the 45th anniversary of the day the dikes failed during the Agnes Flood. We have memories and ?photos. Why wait until St. Patrick's Day to get your Irish on? A new...
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Complete list: WVC softball coaches’ all-star selections

The Wyoming Valley Conference's softball coaches recently met, selected all-stars, and distributed the results to the press. The highest honors were presented to the following Most Valuable Players of their respective divisions: Tiana Treon of Hazleton Area (Division...
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Son on the run after Father’s Day killing

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Police are seeking a man they say beat his father to death with a baseball bat on Father's Day. The parents of slain prison guard Eric Williams testified Wednesday in the death-penalty hearing of the inmate convicted of the killing....
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Local graduates Greta Ell, Danielle Grega represented on U.S. U-21, developmental teams

When Team USA releases field hockey rosters for its national teams, the Wyoming Valley Conference is almost always represented. Such was the case Wednesday, when former local standouts Greta Ell and Danielle Grega carried the flag for the WVC. Greta Ell, a Holy...
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Can you hear me now? Censored grad goes national

This morning at citizensvoice.com:ing  Our story on the Wyoming Area valedictorian who was censored by school administrators has gone national, yielding interviews with CNN and the Washington Post and an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." In other news, the state has...
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Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Ever wonder what's under the ice at the Mohegan Sun Arena? This morning we take you below the arena floor as workers replace the 20-year-old cooling system that makes hockey possible. In other news, police have arrested a 29-year-old Wilkes-Barre woman whose violent...

Freedom to use the f-word?

Freedom to use the f-word?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Walmart shopper is suing a local cop who cited him for dropping the f-word in an argument with a store employee, arguing the citation violated his right to free speech. The trial of a Wilkes-Barre Twp. woman accused of trying to...

Men sold on guys’ auction

Men sold on guys’ auction

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Tools, trains and fire trucks took the place of embroidery samplers and fancy settees at the first-ever "guys auction" at a Back Mountain auction house in honor of Father's Day. A former Wilkes-Barre Area teacher got jail time for...

Life is not a ‘Cabaret’ at Kingston strip club

Life is not a ‘Cabaret’ at Kingston strip club

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Prosecutors want to shutter the Cabaret Lounge, a longtime Kingston strip club that has been the scene of a shooting, fights, drug dealing and overdoses, according to a filing under the state nuisance bar law. The Luzerne County...

Another year, another Cup for the Penguins

Congrats, Penguins fans! Enjoy this Stanley Cup victory. I know it was a disappointing end to the AHL season, but you can't help but feel happy for Jake Guentzel, Carter Rowney, Josh Archibald and Chad Ruhwedel, all of whom got the chance to hoist Lord Stanley on...

Hunting licenses go on sale Monday, June 19

Hunting licenses go on sale Monday, June 19

Pennsylvania hunting and trapping licenses go on sale Monday, June 19, and the new licenses take effect on July 1. With each purchase, hunters will receive a pocket guide of regulations, seasons and bag limits, but the full booklet given out in other years will cost...

Bass season starts Saturday, June 17

Bass season starts Saturday, June 17

As the weather warms, anglers mover from the cold-water trout streams to the lakes and ponds where they can reel in bass, for which the season begins on Saturday, June 17 in Pennsylvania. The state offers 86,000 miles of streams and rivers and 4,000 lakes and...

Remembering the fallen

Remembering the fallen

About 10,000 people visited the Wall that Heals, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, during its four-day stop in Swoyersviille, including two local veterans of that war who remembered fallen comrades Sunday. In other news one local police department...