Tracking the township twister

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have full coverage, including photos and videos, of the tornado that damaged two dozen buildings in the Mundy Street shopping district with 130 mph winds, including: A first-person account from a Barnes & Noble employee who...

PHOTOS: Scenes from Wilkes-Barre Twp. Tornado Aftermath

Scenes from Wilkes-Barre Twp. Tornado Aftermath Photos by Citizens' Voice photographers Mark Moran, Christopher Dolan, Dave Scherbenco and Nico Rossi. [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium"...

Recovery begins after ‘likely tornado’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We'll be following the cleanup and investigation of a suspected tornado that ravaged the Mundy Street shopping district Wednesday, causing extensive damage to Panera Bread,, Kurlancheek Home Furnishings, Dick's Sporting Goods and...

Fighting blight with Facebook

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Wilkes-Barre City council member is weaponizing her Facebook page in the war on blight. A man who died after being restrained at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility had a history of issuing threats. A Pittston man facing trial...

Detainee fatally beaten at prison, family says

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The family of a man who died after being restrained at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility says he was beaten to death. Luzerne County Community College will offer a credit program to train recovering addicts to work in the...
Throwing in the flag

Throwing in the flag

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Escalating his dispute with the NFL over the national anthem, patriotism and free speech, President Trump cancelled today's visit to the White House by a small delegation from the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. We remember...

Visiting America’s ‘Little Russia’

Visiting America’s ‘Little Russia’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Russians are everywhere in the news. But that's not why a local couple is sponsoring a bus trip to "Little Russia" in Brooklyn. Nurses at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, locked out after a one-day strike last week, continue to picket....

Cracking a 48-year-old cold case

Cracking a 48-year-old cold case

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Police believe they may be able to crack the case of a 22-year-old woman who went missing in 1970. The case was highlighted at a program on missing persons at Wilkes University. Following a one-day strike at Wilkes-Barre General...

Saving the Pierogi Festival

Saving the Pierogi Festival

This morning at citizensvoice.com: You can still call a pierogi a pierogi. Organizers of the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival have settled a trademark lawsuit with an similar event in Indiana. Wilkes-Barre has named an interim police chief. Police are investigating the...

Gamer eyes national jackpot

Gamer eyes national jackpot

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Forty Fort native has a chance to turn his PlayStation skills into a $50,000 grand prize in the NHL Gaming World Championships later this month. Teachers' negotiators in the Dallas School District have rejected a contract offer...

Last gasp lawsuit in pig farm dispute

Last gasp lawsuit in pig farm dispute

This morning at citiensvoice.com: Neighbors offended by the odor of a large pig farm in Salem Twp. have taken their longshot legal battle all the way to the state Supreme Court. We have photos of Memorial Day observances around the region. Police say a crowd attacked...

Conservatives v. Barletta

Conservatives v. Barletta

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Hazleton Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, a Trump ally running to unseat incumbent Democratic senator Bob Casey, is under attack by a major conservative group. A legal storm is brewing over the reassignment of one of the...

Bazaar season is back

Bazaar season is back

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Summer in NEPA means bazaars. We have our annual listing of the food-and-fun fests today and a preview of the upcoming Edwardsville Pierogi Festival. Get all the details on our NEPA Bazaars Facebook page. Sophomore athletes from...

W-B Area high schools will play as one

W-B Area high schools will play as one

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The sports programs of Wilkes-Barre Area's three high schools will be merged in 2019-2020, ending decades-old rivalries but bolstering the viability of teams suffering from reduced participation, school officials say. At the same...

A lifelong learner

A lifelong learner

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Meet Ted Geffert. The former Crestwood school superintendent will become Luzerne County Community College's oldest graduate at 82 Wilkes-Barre has a spelling problem. For the second time in a year, downtown signs have misspelled the...