Rounding up rattlers

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Nearly 40 rattlesnakes were caught and released this weekend during the annual Rattlesnake Roundup in Noxen. Overtime costs are through the roof in Wilkes-Barre's City Hall. Plan your daily commute with our weekly roadwork...

We funnel wildlife into our world

Of You don't have to look hard to see wildlife. A fawn crossed my path as I drove to work this morning. Last night, a rabbit hopped across the career center lawn as I walked into a school board meeting. Like Peter Rabbit eluding Mr. McGregor, the rabbit hid from my...

Eastern deer more vulnerable to CWD

Deer in Northeast states are more susceptible to chronic wasting disease than deer in the west, where the fatal disease originated, a Penn State study found. The study focused on 11 genetic markers that predict which deer are least vulnerable to the disease and found...

Seeking Katie Y.

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Poliice are using a polite online letter seeking a suspected hit-and=run driver. We unveiled a new interactive entertainment website, Access NEPA, on Thursday. The site goes live next week. A popular Luzerne pub known for whimsical...

Local man kept secrets for FDR and Ike

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Meet the local man who decoded messages between FDR and Eisenhower before D-Day and has kept them secret to this day. Looking for a church bazaar to attend this weekend? Use our interactive map. And compete for free movie tickets by...
Pick up the litter

Pick up the litter

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Luzerne County is joining a regional effort to clean up litter. The worst of the strong storms that moved through the region Tuesday largely passed north of Wyoming Valley. The trial of a man accused in an arson fire that killed...

Scenes from Memorial Day

Scenes from Memorial Day

This morning from citizensvoice.com: Around Wyoming Valley Sunday, residents gathered to remember those who died in America's wars.. A limited-government activist from Colorado is feuding with officials in Pittston over a vacant building he owns that the city says is...

Primary post-mortem

Primary post-mortem

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We examine the reasons for George Brown's stunning landslide victory over Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George. Why primary victories by opponents of Wilkes-Barre Area's high school consolidation plan are unlikely to halt the project. A...

Winners and losers in Tuesday’s primary

Winners and losers in Tuesday’s primary

This morning at citizensvoice.com, we have full coverage of Tuesday's primary, including George Brown's stunning takedown of Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George. Three challengers backed by anti-school consolidaiton forces won nominations for Wilkes-Barre Area School...

New record trout weighs 31 pounds 13 ounces

Keith Miller hoists his record trout, caught May 11, 2019 in Lake Erie. An angler from Venango County caught a trout in Lake Erie on that set a new state record. On May 11, Keith Miller, 73, of Cranberry Twp. and friends hooked up with God’s Grace Sport Fishing, a...

Today at the polls

Today at the polls

Today is primary day. We all the information you need to take to the polls. And we'll have live results on citizensvoice.com when the polls close. The Wilkes-Barre building where Planters Peanuts was born is being acquired by a community non-profit for preservation....

Bike to Work Week ended, just not for me

Bike to Work Week just ended nationally, but not for me.I've been bicycling to work most days for 20 years.Round-trip my commute takes about 70 minutes on the bike. It's 40 minutes by car so a workout of an hour and 10 minutes only costs me a half-hour.The trip keeps...