What to do this weekend

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Looking for something to do this weekend? Find it at accessnepa.com, the most comprehensive events calendar in the region. Jump Start! has your five best bets for the weekend. Or maybe you'd prefer a church bazaar?

Hotel boom continues

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The hotel boom around the Mohegan Sun Arena continues with a proposal for a new Home2Suites by Hilton. The state Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling that the hiring of Nanticoke's police chief was illegal. The head of the...

‘No kill’ shelter defends shooting of dog

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The "no kill" Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge is defending the fatal shooting of a dog that mauled one of its vounteers. New owners are taking over the former Bart and Urby's bar and restaurant in downtown Wilkes-Barre. A long-closed...

What to expect as classes resume

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Find out what's new at local schools as classes are set to resume. We have photos from the last day of the Pittston Tomato Festival. Plan your daily commute with our weekly roadwork report.

Stilp: Bring back the beehive

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The activist arrested for trying to damage a KKK-sponsored plaque on a now-dismantled Public Square monument has a proposal to bring the monument back to another part of the city, minus the plaque. What are the options for...
New lemonade liberation bill

New lemonade liberation bill

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A state bill proposed by a Newport Twp. legislator would bar local governments from requiring kids to get permits before setting up lemonade stands. The Lehigh Valley's loss is Wyoming Valley's gain as True Value Co. prepares to...

Suspected killer found dead

Suspected killer found dead

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Tunkhannock man wanted for fatally shooting his girlfriend and wounding her son in West Wyoming was found dead Thursday. NFL great Adrian Peterson owes a local auto dealer $6.5 million, according to a lawsuit. The solicitor for the...

WVW backs down in lunch bill dispute

WVW backs down in lunch bill dispute

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wyoming Valley West School District has apologized for a letter threatening to place children with unpaid lunch bills in foster care and accepted an entrepreneur's offer to pay off the $22,000 tab. Looking for a light lunch?...

WVW declines CEO’s offer to cover lunch bills

WVW declines CEO’s offer to cover lunch bills

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A coffee company CEO from Philly says he offered to cover $22,000 in unpaid lunch fees for Wyoming Valley West parents who were threatened with custody hearings by the district, but the school board president declined the offer....

Hot summer standoff

Hot summer standoff

This morning at citzensvoice.com: One man was in critical condition from self-inflicted knife wounds after police stormed a West Pittston home following an eight-hour standoff Sunday. Officials have yet to identify the body found in the Susquehanna River over the...

City removes monument bearing KKK plaque

City removes monument bearing KKK plaque

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Public Square monument bearing a fundraising brick purchased by a KKK-related group was dismantled in the dead of night by Wilkes-Barre officials. Bowing to public opposition, PennDOT has scrapped plans to put a roundabout on...

School: Pay your lunch bill or lose your kids

School: Pay your lunch bill or lose your kids

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wyoming Valley West School District is threatening parents with losing custody of their children over unpaid lunch bills. U.S. Rep. Dan Meuser, a Back Mountain Republican, regrets the tone of the president's recent comments about...

Council members call for removal of KKK plaque

Council members call for removal of KKK plaque

The morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre City Council members called for the city to remove a fund-raising plaque bearing the name of a KKK group from a Public Square monument. Read what NEPA representatives in Congress are saying about the President Trump's...