Remembering Barbara Bush

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Locals recall their encounters with former First Lady Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday at 92. Damenti's, a landmark Mountain Top restaurant that operated for nearly 70 years before it was gutted by fire four years ago, is returning at...
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Police seek gunman in Wilkes-Barre

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre police scrambled late Monday to find a gunman who fired multiple shots near an intersection in the city's North End. Plains Twp. is joining the growing list of municipalities and counties suing big pharmaceutical...
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Want to vote in May? Register today.

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Today is the last day to register to vote before the May primary. We have instructions for registering online, by mail or in person. Tomorrow is the deadline for filing federal income taxes. We have tips for maximizing your refund....
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Penguins season goal reports

Hope everyone has settled in for the final weekend of the regular season. It will be interesting to see how the Atlantic standings shake out by Sunday night. I wanted to check in with an extra piece from practice during the week. As you may be aware, the Penguins post...
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The case of the purloined Easter Egg

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A former Mohegan Sun Pocono executive already doing time for scamming the casino for more than $400,000 was arraigned Wednesday on charges he rigged an Easter Egg drawing and pocketed some of the winnings. A Shavertown man will serve...
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Preserving history at the new Hotel Sterling

Preserving history at the new Hotel Sterling

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The proposed new hotel at the site of the former Hotel Sterling will display artifacts from the historic hotel that stood for more than 100 years. Turnpike officials say they've inspected a bridge on the Northeast Extension similar...

A new ‘Passion’ for Holy Week

A new ‘Passion’ for Holy Week

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Parishioners at a Larksville church are preparing for Holy Week rehearsing for a new Passion Play penned by their pastor. A Wilkes-Barre man is searching for the owner of two German shepherds that attacked' his  dogs in a city park,...

A new Hotel Sterling?

A new Hotel Sterling?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: City Hall has chosen a developer for the former Hotel Sterling  site with plans for a new hotel, apartment complex and retail space on the lot where the landmark hotel stood for more than a century. Police say they have identified a...

`Miracle’: 3-year-old unhurt in train wreck

`Miracle’: 3-year-old unhurt in train wreck

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The mother of a 3-year-old boy who was in a car struck by a freight train says it was a miracle the boy escaped injury. Students from around our region joined in national demonstrations for stricter gun controls Wednesday. A...

The perils of potholes

The perils of potholes

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Drivers across our region are fed up with potholes. One anonymous motorist did something about it. Luzerne County is among the least healthy counties in the state according to a recent study. Clearbrook Manor, a non-profit drug and...

School walkouts set for Wednesday

School walkouts set for Wednesday

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Local school administrators are working to address expected student walkouts Wednesday as part of a nationwide protest in support of tightened gun controls in response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. A former librarian...

Wilkes-Barre wears the green

Wilkes-Barre wears the green

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have photos and coverage from Sunday's St. Patrick's Parade in Wilkes-Barre. Two Wyoming Valley Conference girls basketball teams are still in the hunt for state championships. Meet our Athlete of the...