Speed cameras coming to Pennsylvania roads

This morning at citizensvoice.com: In an effort to curb fatal crashes, PennDOT will begin using cameras to catch speeders in work zones. Following a first term marked by bitter feuds with Mayor Tony George, the Wilkes-Barre police union has rescinded its endorsement...

Counting heads on county buses

This morning at citizensvoice.com: What's up with all those empty Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses, a reader wants to know in our latest installment of "Ask the Voice." Haven't registered to vote for the May primary? Here's what you need to do today to...

Police: Teenager killed grandfather, took cash

This morning at citizensvoice.com: An Edwardsville teenager was charged Thursday with conspiring with three others to kill her 71-year-old grandfather and steal $30,000 from his home. A Hunlock Creek man pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the stabbing os his...

It’s Mueller time

The Mueller report drops today at 11 a.m. following a 9:30 a.m. press conference by U.S. Attorney William Barr. Follow all the developments at citizensvoice.com. Speaking of President Trump, Stormy Daniels, the porn star paid hush money by the president's lawyer, is...

Hazleton Festival of Races

The Hazleton Festival of Races attracts runners of all ages and abilities. The Hazleton Festival of Race begins on April 27 at 10 a.m. with the Lehigh Valley 5K run and walk at Hazle Twp. Community Park. Runners win awards based on their finish in individual races and...
New school, new stadium

New school, new stadium

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre Area will build a new sports stadium near its planned consolidated high school and demolish Meyers High School in Wilkes-Barre, leaving only the track and field facility from its stadium there. Authorities in Plymouth...

Back to the drive-in

Back to the drive-in

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Thirty-two years after it closed, the Moonlite Drive-In will bring outdoor movies back to West Wyoming in June. Reports of a George Banks/Bill Cosby prison feud are not true, according to officials at the lockup where both men are...

Crispell junkets referred to Ethics Commission

Crispell junkets referred to Ethics Commission

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The state Ethics Commissioln will review Luzerne County Election Director Marisa Crispell's travel at the expense of the county's voting machine vendor. Radio/TV commentator Michael Smerconish argued for moderation in our politics at...

Former fire chief in legal peril again

Former fire chief in legal peril again

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Former Wilkes-Barre Twp. Fire Chief John Yuknavich, who served time for embezzling fire company funds, is in legal peril again for allegedly threatening the daughter of the township's mayor. The removal of 4 million tons of coal...

Once-foul river yields prized trout

Guide Adam Nidoh will tell where to find trophy trout now that the Lackawanna River has rebounded from mine pollution. Nidoh, who runs A&G Outfitters in Scranton with his father, Greg, will speak to the public at Nescopeck State Park on April 16 at 7 p.m. The...

New plans for landmark buildings

New plans for landmark buildings

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A local entrepreneur has agreed to purchase two former Guard Insurance buildings at the foot of the Market Street Bridge in Wilkes-Barre. A developer has plans for a former personal care home in downtown Nanticoke that has been...

Spending funny money at local stores

Spending funny money at local stores

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Police say they siezed thousands of dollars in counterfeit $100 bills after two women allegedly passed some of them at two Wilkes-Barre Twp. stores. The National Weather Service has a new online map that shows the extent of possible...

Tradition colors gown debate at Dallas

Tradition colors gown debate at Dallas

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Seniors at Dallas High School are in an uproar over a plan to abandon graduation caps and gowns that use different colors for boys and girls. A two-year paving project on Interstate 81 in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties is to begin...

Thoughtlessly cutting the Special Olympics

Thoughtlessly cutting the Special Olympics

This morning at citizensvoice.com: On Saturday, Mountain Top turned out to fete Special Olympics medal winner Aaron Keller . On Tuesday, the U.S. Secretary of Education proposed eliminating Special Olympics' federal funding. Read our editorial. The Wilkes-Barre Area...