We’re having a heat wave

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Potentially record-breaking temperatures and humidity are forecast for today as the National Weather Service issues a heat advisory. Check out some of the more creatively decorated graduation caps from this year's high school...

Tracking the township twister

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We have full coverage, including photos and videos, of the tornado that damaged two dozen buildings in the Mundy Street shopping district with 130 mph winds, including: A first-person account from a Barnes & Noble employee who...

PHOTOS: Scenes from Wilkes-Barre Twp. Tornado Aftermath

Scenes from Wilkes-Barre Twp. Tornado Aftermath Photos by Citizens' Voice photographers Mark Moran, Christopher Dolan, Dave Scherbenco and Nico Rossi. [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium"...

Recovery begins after ‘likely tornado’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: We'll be following the cleanup and investigation of a suspected tornado that ravaged the Mundy Street shopping district Wednesday, causing extensive damage to Panera Bread,, Kurlancheek Home Furnishings, Dick's Sporting Goods and...

Fighting blight with Facebook

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Wilkes-Barre City council member is weaponizing her Facebook page in the war on blight. A man who died after being restrained at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility had a history of issuing threats. A Pittston man facing trial...
A lifelong learner

A lifelong learner

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Meet Ted Geffert. The former Crestwood school superintendent will become Luzerne County Community College's oldest graduate at 82 Wilkes-Barre has a spelling problem. For the second time in a year, downtown signs have misspelled the...

The battle of the gypsy moths

The battle of the gypsy moths

This morning at citizensvoice.com: With Luzerne County opting not to participate in a spraying program for gypsy moths this year, residents of one Mountain Top neighborhood banded together to save their trees from the hungry pests. Police are investigating a fatal...

Life stories from a drug crisis

Life stories from a drug crisis

This morning at citizensvoice.com, we launch a multi-part series on overdose deaths in Luzerne County. "Lost but Loved." The series examines the lives of some of the 151 people who died from overdoses in Luzerne County in 2017 and explores how the community has...

Cashing in on the royal wedding

Cashing in on the royal wedding

This morning at citizensvoice.com: One local printing company is profiting royally from cardboard cutouts of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ahead of their big day in London Saturday. The state Attorney General's Office is preparing a report on a grand jury...

School bus driver was drunk, police say

School bus driver was drunk, police say

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Police say they removed an allegedly drunk driver from a Crestwood school bus Tuesday. The four-day Fine Arts Fiesta kicks off this morning on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre Two men were arrested on bank robbery charges following a...

See you in November

See you in November

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Tuesday's primary set the table for some interesting contests in November's General Election, including a U.S. Senate faceoff between incumbent Democrat Bob Casey and Republican Congressman Lou Barletta. Harveys Lake Republican Dan...

Place your bets

Place your bets

This morning at citizensvoiice.com: A U.S. Supreme Court ruling lifting restrictions on sports wagering means you could soon place bets on NFL, NBA and Major Leage Baseball games at Mohegan Sun Pocono and other Pennsylvania casinos. Today is primary day with races for...

Meet the candidates in the Ninth

Meet the candidates in the Ninth

This morning at citizensvoice.com, we have profiles of the six candidates running for Congress Tuesday in the new Ninth Congressional District, which includes much of Luzerne County: Republicans George F. Halcovage Jr. Scott C. Uehlinger Dan Meuser Democrats Denny...

No fair in Pittston Twp. this summer

No fair in Pittston Twp. this summer

This morning at citizensvoice.com: This summer's Northeast Fair, an annual event that draws thousands to benefit the Pittston Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept., has been cancelled, organizers say. A Luzerne County councilman has proposed withholding a piece of county-owned...

Dog attacks 2-year-old in city park

Dog attacks 2-year-old in city park

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Wilkes-Barre police are looking for the owner of a dog that mauled a 2-year-old at a city park. The city is considering a contract with a private company that would "decriminalize" parking enforcement. A former city resident was...