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 2021-04-14 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Court Notes 4/14/21...

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS...

 2021-04-14 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

County council approves move of visitors bureau to former train station in W-B...

The Luzerne County Convention & Visitors Bureau is set to move to the long-vacant former train station in downtown Wilkes-Barre before the end of this year....

 2021-04-14 02:13 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

US recommends 'pause' for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a "pause" in use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, setting...

 2021-04-13 20:31 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Cops: Caregiver, husband stole from bedridden man...

HANOVER TWP. — A home caregiver and her husband were charged Tuesday with racking up thousands of dollars of expenses using the financial cards of a bed-ridden elderly man....

 2021-04-13 19:32 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes-Barre drive-by shooting suspect arrested...

A Wilkes-Barre man wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting that injured his girlfriend's brother has been arrested....

 2021-04-13 19:13 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Cops: Caregiver, husband stole from bedridden man...

HANOVER TWP. — A home caregiver and her husband were charged Tuesday with racking up thousands of dollars of expenses using the financial cards of a bed-ridden elderly man....

 2021-04-13 17:24 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pennsylvania pauses use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania said it is following the federal government's recommendation and pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine during an investigation into reports of unusual blood clots....

 2021-04-13 17:02 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Emergency water main repairs planned for Wilkes-Barre tonight...

Pennsylvania American Water crews will begin emergency repairs on a water main beginning 5 p.m. Tuesday through Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre....

 2021-04-13 16:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

147 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Tuesday...

Luzerne County has 147 new positive COVID-19 cases and two new deaths, according to information provided Tuesday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-13 14:08 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes-Barre drive-by shooting suspect arrested...

A Wilkes-Barre man wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting that injured his girlfriend's brother has been arrested....

 2021-04-13 13:49 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Walmart driver steals package from porch...

A Walmart delivery driver stole a package after pretending to drop it off at its scheduled destination, according to Wilkes-Barre police....

 2021-04-13 11:46 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

US recommends 'pause' for J&J vaccine over clot reports...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots....

 2021-04-13 03:05 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Providers ready as Pennsylvania opens vaccine rollout to all adults...

All Pennsylvanians age 16 and older will be eligible on Tuesday to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations, state officials announced Monday, and providers are bracing for a surge in demand....

 2021-04-12 22:01 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Officer wounded, 1 dead in Tennessee school shooting...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A confrontation in a Tennessee high school that involved police officers responding to a report of a possible armed man, left one person dead and an...

 2021-04-12 20:38 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Police say multiple people including an officer were shot Monday at a high school in the east Tennessee city of Knoxville....

 2021-04-12 19:35 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Beaten boy drops from window to escape abusive dad...

A boy who was locked in a bedroom for days at a time jumped from a second-floor window and skirted security cameras to escape his abusive father, police said....

 2021-04-12 19:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Swoyersville woman pleads not guilty to Capitol insurrection charges...

A Swoyersville woman accused of taking part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington has pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging she cheered on rioters and sent...

 2021-04-12 16:45 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

52 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Monday...

Luzerne County has 52 new positive COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, according to information provided Monday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-12 16:31 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Swoyersville woman pleads not guilty to Capitol insurrection charges...

A Swoyersville woman accused of taking part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington has pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging she cheered on rioters and sent...

 2021-04-12 15:34 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Beaten boy drops from window to escape abusive dad...

A boy who was locked in a bedroom for days at a time jumped from a second-floor window and skirted security cameras to escape his abusive father, according to police....

 2021-04-12 15:23 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

All PA adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday...

All Pennsylvania adults will be eligible to schedule an appointment for the COVID -19 vaccine beginning Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday....

 2021-04-12 15:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wolf opens vaccine appointments to all adults beginning Tuesday...

All Pennsylvania adults will be eligible to schedule an appointment for the COVID -19 vaccine beginning Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday....

 2021-04-12 14:51 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police seek man over weekend gunshots...

Wilkes-Barre police are seeking a Tunkhannock man on aggravated assault charges alleging he fired a gunshot during a dispute Saturday....

 2021-04-12 14:41 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pennsylvania makes essential workers eligible for vaccine...

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to essential workers in a range of industries on Monday, one week before it plans to make the shot available to...

 2021-04-12 12:28 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Two from West Pittston seek GOP nod for county council...

Two former West Pittston borough councilman are running together as they seek the Republican nomination for Luzerne County Council in the May 18 primary....

 2021-04-12 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Council to vote on proposed visitors bureau move to train station...

Luzerne County Council will vote Tuesday whether to relocate the county visitors bureau to the long-vacant former passenger train station in downtown Wilkes-Barre....

 2021-04-12 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Questions and answers: COVID-19 vaccination record cards...

So, you've received your COVID-19 vaccination and the provider gave you a card. What should you do with it? What shouldn't you do with it?...

 2021-04-11 19:53 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

103 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Luzerne County on Sunday...

The state Department of Health reported another 103 cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths in Luzerne County on Sunday....

 2021-04-11 04:15 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

The week in images...

This compilation of the top local photos of the past week, as taken by Citizens' Voice photographers, highlights the news of the past week in images....

 2021-04-11 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes-Barre special needs park committee setting lofty goals...

WILKES-BARRE — Jennifer Gowan has been struggling with mental health disabilities since she was 7 years old, which can make it hard to enjoy everyday life activities....

 2021-04-11 02:51 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Performers audition virtually for NEPA Sings...

Thirty-five people auditioned via Zoom on Saturday for Court-Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County's NEPA Sings, sponsored by Geisinger and PNC Bank....

 2021-04-11 01:51 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Posters and cards show thanks for the Pa. Army National Guard...

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright offered a small gesture of thanks to Pennsylvania Army National Guard service members Saturday in Hazleton in recognition of the sacrifices that service members made over...

 2021-04-10 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

COVID hitting younger population...

Following a nationwide trend, local health providers are seeing an increase in younger patients testing positive and needing hospitalization for COVID-19....

 2021-04-10 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Are all COVID-19 tests free? It depends...

Federal guidelines enacted last March helped ensure most people can get a free COVID-19 test, but there are exceptions that are saddling some uninsured patients with fees, federal officials acknowledge....

 2021-04-10 02:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Update: Kingston police said missing man found safe...

UPDATE: Kingston police said on Facebook Friday night that as of approximately 10 p.m., Simon Borys had been located and was safe....

 2021-04-10 01:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Attorney Laura Dennis touts courtroom experience in bid for Luzerne County judge...

Of the five people running for Luzerne County judge, West Pittston attorney Laura Dennis is the only one who has never run for political office before....

 2021-04-09 16:35 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Hanover Area resuming in-person classes Monday...

Hanover Area School District will resume in-person learning for the Blue group on Monday, according to a district robo call....

 2021-04-09 16:30 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes-Barre man charged with dealing cocaine...

A Wilkes-Barre man is facing drug-trafficking charges alleging was dealing cocaine, according to Kingston police....

 2021-04-09 16:29 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Rapper-actor DMX, known for gruff delivery, dead at 50...

NEW YORK — DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party Up (Up in Here)...

 2021-04-09 15:57 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

110 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Luzerne County on Friday...

Luzerne County has 110 new positive COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, according to information provided Friday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-09 14:35 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes-Barre man charged with dealing cocaine...

A Wilkes-Barre man is facing drug-trafficking charges alleging was dealing cocaine, according to Kingston police....

 2021-04-09 11:36 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies...

LONDON — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted...

 2021-04-09 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Cartwright touts American Rescue Plan in Wilkes-Barre...

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic visited Children's Service Center on Thursday and highlighted how the American Rescue Plan will help improve the lives of children and families...

 2021-04-09 03:15 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes-Barre man charged in Carey Ave. shooting...

A Wilkes-Barre man is facing reckless endangerment charges after firing a gunshot during a domestic dispute at a home Wednesday afternoon, police said....

 2021-04-09 02:46 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Making their case: Officials tour White Haven Library as possible visitors bureau site...

White Haven stakeholders pitched the idea of hosting the Luzerne County tourism bureau in the heart of town Thursday morning....

 2021-04-09 02:46 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Daughter reveals story behind lost man's 350-mile journey to NEPA in antique truck...

At age 88, Fred Lorenz gave up driving during the past year, but wanted a final drive in his beloved 1946 Hudson pickup truck....

 2021-04-09 01:52 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business...

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — A man opened fire Thursday at a Texas cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state...

 2021-04-08 23:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

1 dead, 5 injured in wake of Texas cabinet plant shooting...

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — One person was killed and four people were wounded Thursday in a shooting at a cabinet-making business in Bryan, Texas, authorities said, and a state trooper...

 2021-04-08 18:57 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

$750K settlement approved in malicious prosecution case...

A federal magistrate signed off Thursday on a $750,000 settlement in a malicious prosecution lawsuit brought by a former Coughlin High School teacher who was publicly accused of acting as...

 2021-04-08 18:46 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Exeter Twp. man to stand trial in neighbor slaying...

An Exeter Twp. man accused of murdering his neighbor, a township supervisor, will stand trial on criminal homicide charges, a magistrate ordered Thursday....

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