Countering hate

Reacting to graffiti containing swastikas and slurs, students at Wyoming Seminary Upper School used chalk to cover their campus with messages of inclusion Thursday. The Publishers Clearinghouse Prize Patrol visited a Wilkes-Barre woman. A Hazle Street butcher shop is...

Voting machine junket probe goes statewide

 Luzerne County Election Director Marisa Crispell's travel at the expense of  a voting machine vendor has sparked a statewide investigation by the state auditor general. Code enforcement officials will look for possible violations at a Hanover Twp. home where three...

No new taxes for county in 2019

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Luzerne County Council slashed proposed spending, notably on new voting machines, to craft a 2019 budget that won't increase property taxes. The Wilkes-Barre City Health Department will distribute free doses of the...

Three, including 2-year-old, die in tragic fire

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Three people,  including a 2-year-old girl, died Monday in an intense fire in Hanover Twp. Five years after well-known disc Jockey DJ Mo was shot down outside a downtown bar, two men are standing trial in his killing. Luzerne County...

The most wonderful time of the year for scams

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have tips for avoiding holiday scams. A possible property tax increase is on the Luzerne County Council's agenda this week. Plan your daily commute with our weekly roadwork...
Defiant Timlin attends bishops’ conference

Defiant Timlin attends bishops’ conference

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Scathing criticism of his handling of child sex abuse cases has not stopped Scranton Bishop Emeritus James C. Timlin from attending a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops despite a pledge from the current bishop that...

Honoring veterans

Honoring veterans

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have photos from Sunday's Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade. Find out what's closed today in observance of Veterans Day. Valley Santa, which provides holiday gifts for the needy, is...

Planned Parenthood considers W-B abortion clinic

Planned Parenthood considers W-B abortion clinic

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Officials at Planned Parenthood say a Wilkes-Barre health center refused to renew the agency's lease after it proposed performing abortions in the city. North River Street, a main route into downtown Wilkes-Barre, is now open after a...

What you need to know before going to the polls

What you need to know before going to the polls

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Today is Election Day and we have everything you need to know, including where to vote and who is on the ballot. Keep an eye on what's happening at the polls today on our website and get the up-to-date results as the polls close...

Biden’s closing argument

Biden’s closing argument

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned for local Democrats Sunday amid speculation he may run for president in 2020. Should you leave a new job for your dream job? Plan your daily commute with our weekly roadwork...

New e-commerce hub to bring 1,500 jobs

New e-commerce hub to bring 1,500 jobs

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Ground was broken Thursday for a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Hanover Twp. and Nanticoke that will create 1,500 jobs. Former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign for Democratic candidates Sunday at Pittston Area High...

The $28 million Senate race

The $28 million Senate race

Politics dominates the news this morning at citizensvoice.com: Bob Casey and Lou Barletta have raised $28 million in their Senate showdown. Barletta hammered his opponent over one of his television ads in a meeting with The Citizens' Voice editorial Board Wednesday....

Planned Parenthood booted from health center

Planned Parenthood booted from health center

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Planned Parenthood, a tenant at the Kirby Health Center in Wilkes-Barre for 84 years, is being ousted by the non-profit health center's board. The superintendent of the Crestwood School District and a top administrator have been...

‘Today we need to think about peace’

‘Today we need to think about peace’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: More than 400 people gathered in Wilkes-Barre's Jewish Community Center Monday to mourn the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. A former Pittston Area band director has been charged with sexual misconduct involving...

Local vigil for Pittsburgh victims

Local vigil for Pittsburgh victims

This morning at citizensvoice.com: In response to the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, the Jewish Community Alliance will hold a vigil this evening in Wilkes-Barre as local Jewish groups and law enforcement ramp up security. The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board will...