Author raises alarm about global warming

I just finished reading “The Uninhabitable Earth,” and here's what author David Wallace-Wells says about global warming. “It's worse than you think.” That's the first line of the book. Like global temperatures, my unease rose as I read through the first 12 chapters...

Race the golf course at Valley Country Club 5K Saturday May 18

Runners will pass all 18 holes at the Valley Country Club the VCC Race the Course 5-kilometer run on Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. Online registration ends Friday, May 17 at 6 p.m. There also is a 1-mile fun run up and down the hill on Country Club Road to Top of the...

The cows come home at Hillside

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The cows at The Lands at Hillside Farms have a new home, a barn that cost the non-profit demonstration farm nearly $1 million. The Fine Arts Fiesta kicked off on Public Square Thursday. MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews broadcast...

In appreciation of Anthony Peters

You might have seen today that goaltender Anthony Peters has signed with Iserlohn in Germany, ending his tenure with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Here's the official release from the Roosters, which you can translate if you'd like to get a sense of how the team...

Pennsylvania places its bets on online gambling

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Pennsylvania, with casinos like Mohegan Sun Pocono and Mount Airy poised to begin online sports betting, could become the nation's most lucrative digital gaming market. Saks Fifth Avenue is coming to Highland Park Boulevard,...
Recyling fees going unpaid in Wilkes-Barre

Recyling fees going unpaid in Wilkes-Barre

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Citizens' Voice investigation has found Wilkes-Barre is is not enforcing requirements that businesses file recycling reports and city property owners owe nearly $800,000 in unpaid recycling fees. A Taco Bell is planned for a...

Speed cameras coming to Pennsylvania roads

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 Following a first term marked by bitter feuds with Mayor Tony George, the Wilkes-Barre police union has rescinded its endorsement...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

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

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

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...

Honoring our best and brightest

Honoring our best and brightest

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Citizens' Voice honored 20 high school seniors for their academic and community achievements Tuesday. The Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority has extended the deadline and waived late payment penalties for its controversial...

The mines beneath our feet

The mines beneath our feet

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A dangerous 18-by-20-foot mine subsidence has opened up in Wilkes-Barre Twp. Such subsidences are often caused by underground pools of water trapped in the abandoned coal mines that honeycomb our region. Prepare for your daily...