Time for playoff football

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Two WVC high school football teams, Dallas in 4A and Wyoming Area in 3A, will play for district titles tonight. The parents of a teenager are suing the Wyoming Valley West School District, alleging the district failed to protect...

Trump on trial

For only the fourth time in history, the U.S. Congress opens a presidential impeachment inquiry hearing today. Follow the latest news and a watch a live stream at citizensvoice.com beginning at 10 a.m. Here's what to watch for, according to a local history professor....

Doctors versus nurses

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Pennsylvania's largest doctors association is fighting legislation that would allow nurse practitioners to provide care more independently. Luzerne County's libraries are joining a nationwide boycott of two publishers in a dispute...

A local band of brothers

Welcome to Editor's Note, your early guide to what's on citizensvoice.com. On this Veterans Day we have the story of nine brothers who served in the military and photos from Sunday's Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade. The trend toward transforming office space into...

Luzerne County going Republican red?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Republican registrations and vote totals are surging in Luzerne County judging from Tuesday's election, when voters gave the GOP a majority on the county council. A massive 50-year-old weeping willow that dominated the corner of...
Back to the ’50s this weekend

Back to the ’50s this weekend

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Promoter Joe Nardone is bringing the '50s back to the Kirby Center this weekend with the 10th edition of his annual doo wop concerts. If nostalgia is not your thing, check out our other Best Bets for the weekend in Jump Start! You...

Biden raises big bucks at Fox Hill Country Club

Biden raises big bucks at Fox Hill Country Club

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Joe Biden brought his presidential campaign to a $2,800-per-head fundraiser at the Fox Hill Country Club in Exeter Tuesday. A year after legalization, Pennsylvania is experiencing a medical marijuana shortage. Luzerne County is...

Veep versus Veep

Veep versus Veep

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Vice President Mike Pence touted President Trump's trade policies and called out his critics in a local appearance Monday. One of those critics and Pence's predecessor, former Vice President Joe Biden, is visiting Luzerne County...

Nanticoke home explodes

Nanticoke home explodes

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Officials are investigating the cause of an explosion that heavily damaged a home in Nanticoke Sunday night. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Duryea this afternoon and several roads will be closed during the visit. Plan your...

Retreat closing an economic ‘death penalty’

Retreat closing an economic ‘death penalty’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Hundreds turned out to a public hearing to protest the planned closing of SCI-Retreat state prison Thursday. A Wilkes-Barre man is facing drug trafficking and child endangerment charges for allegedly bringing a 3-year-old to a meth...

White Haven protesters confront state official

White Haven protesters confront state official

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The state Human Services secretary was met with protesters opposed to the closing of White Haven Center as she arrived for a reception at Wilkes-Barre's Westmoreland Club Wednesday. Police are searching for a pit bull that mauled an...

County tax hike proposed

County tax hike proposed

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Luzerne County's proposed 2020 budget calls for a 5 percent property tax increase. For the first time, the U.S. Census will allow people to answer questions on line in 2020. A former state trooper and prison guard has been named the...

County tax increase on the agenda?

County tax increase on the agenda?

This morning at citzensvoice.com: A proposed 2020 county budget will be unveiled Tuesday and it's likely to contain a tax increase. Two men were shot in a Wilkes-Barre home Sunday. Plan your daily commute with our weekly road report.

Levee to protect West Pittston would cost $50M

Levee to protect West Pittston would cost $50M

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A team of engineers studying flood control for West Pittston has recommended spending nearly $50 million to construct a new levee. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Moosic, will have a Republican challenger in 2020. Who has the best pizza...

Searching for cause of preemie deaths

Searching for cause of preemie deaths

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Officials at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville continue to search for the source of a bacterial infection that killed three infants in its newborn intensive care unit while diverting early birth cases to other hospitals. A woman...