Landmark restaurant closing after 60 years

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Konefal's, a landmark restaurant in Edwardsville, will close after 60 years in business. Luzerne County Manager David Pedri has placed a gag order on county employees, requiring pre-approval from him before they speak to the media....
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What the rich know about money

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Just can't seem to manage your money? We have 11 secrets every rich person knows. Avoid delays on your morning commute by consulting our weekly roadwork report. It looks like one of Plymouth's three fire stations will close to help...
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Christmas tree shortage? Not here

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Local growers say a Christmas tree shortage driving up prices and limiting choices in other parts of the country isn't happening here. Meet Wyoming Valley's newest school board members. Is college in your future? We have three tips...
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Homicide house has seen gunplay before

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Wilkes-Barre apartment building where a man was fatally shot this week has been the scene of gunplay before. The property manager says the building is a "hard rent." A 62-year-old woman offered up her home, jewelry and cash for a...
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Alleged bankrobber gunned down

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Police gunned down a man they say robbed a Wyoming bank on the streets of Old Forge Thursday. A proposal for a regional police force to cover Laflin Borough, which has no department of its own, was met with resistance by residents....
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‘Ripper’ case solved?

‘Ripper’ case solved?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Has a local private investigator solved the "Jack the Ripper" case? A driver opened fire on another motorist in a road rage incident on I-81 in Duryea, police say. A Wilkes-Barre man is accused of pimping out ex-girlfriend at the VA...

Previewing Milwaukee; other notes

It's been a busy day to say the least. In case you missed it earlier today, Josh Archibald was returned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on a conditioning stint. Freddie Tiffels was returned to Wheeling as well. Probably most significant was the signing of goaltender Anthony...

Citizen’s arrest in Wilkes-Barre

Citizen’s arrest in Wilkes-Barre

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A passerby stepped in to to help a city police officer subdue a suspect who wouldn't stop resisting arrest despite repeated use of a Taser and pepper spray, police say. First responders in Sweet Valley are mourning their former fire...

Kidde brand recalls 40 million boat fire extinguishers

A recall of 40 million Kidde brand fire extinguishers led the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to remind boaters to check the extinguishers that they have on board. "Most boaters are preparing their boats for winter storage, so this is a good time to check the...

Good news for the Irem Temple

Good news for the Irem Temple

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The group working to restore the Irem Temple, a classic example of Moorish Revival architecture in Wilkes-Barre's downtown, has some good news.  A for-profit addiction treatment company has reached an agreement to buy the non-profit...

Good news on taxes

Good news on taxes

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council voted Tuesday to reject the creation of several new government positions and hold the line on taxes in 2018. Police say they found blackened hand prints on the front door of a home where three children died...

Stories from the hunt

Stories from the hunt

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Hunters scoured the woods Monday on the first day of buck season.  Read some of their success stories. A Kingston Twp. man was given less than a year in prison in a drunk driving crash that killed his longtime companion, the mother...

Raising the alarm over firehouse closing

Raising the alarm over firehouse closing

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Plymouth residents crammed a borough council meeting Sunday to protest the proposed closing of one of the borough's fire stations. Hundreds of thousands of hunters are taking to the Pennsylvania woods for the first day of buck season...