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 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....

 2021-04-08 17:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Biden tightens some gun controls, says much more needed...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the...

 2021-04-08 16:59 

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....

 2021-04-08 16:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

101 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Thursday...

Luzerne County has 101 new positive COVID-19 cases and one new death, according to information provided Thursday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-08 13:34 

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, according to police....

 2021-04-08 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Court Notes 4/8/21...

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS...

 2021-04-08 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Election board chair still vacant; applicants sought...

The Luzerne County Board of Elections is still seeking a new chairperson....

 2021-04-08 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Allied Services to close assisted living center in Wilkes-Barre...

Allied Services is closing its assisted living facility in downtown Wilkes-Barre and giving 18 elderly residents about a month to find a new place to live....

 2021-04-08 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

LOST AND FOUND: Missing Ohio man, 88, located in Kingston driving antique truck...

After a several hundred-mile journey in an antique pickup truck, a missing 88-year-old man from Ohio was found safe in Kingston on Monday night....

 2021-04-08 00:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Tiger Woods was driving more than 80 mph when he crashed SUV...

LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was driving more than 80 mph — nearly twice the posted speed limit — on a downhill stretch of road when he lost control of...

 2021-04-07 20:21 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pennsylvania pension system officials disclose federal probe...

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's largest public pension system disclosed Tuesday that it is dealing with a federal investigation, although officials atop the $64 billion Public School Employees' Retirement System have yet...

 2021-04-07 19:35 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes-Barre police investigating shots fired on Carey Avenue...

Wilkes-Barre police are investigating a report of shots being fired on Wednesday afternoon....

 2021-04-07 18:13 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

121 new COVID-19 cases recorded in county on Wednesday...

Luzerne County has 121 new positive COVID-19 cases and one new death, according to information provided Wednesday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-07 18:12 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Tiger Woods was speeding before crashing SUV, sheriff says...

LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was speeding when he crashed an SUV in Southern California less than two months ago, leaving the golf superstar seriously injured, authorities said Wednesday....

 2021-04-07 18:07 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Supermarket spitter refuses to leave church, claims to be 'child of God'...

The woman accused of deliberately coughing on food and causing a supermarket to toss out tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise in an incident that made international headlines...

 2021-04-07 16:37 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Supermarket spitter refuses to leave church, claims to be 'child of God'...

The woman accused of deliberately coughing on food and causing a supermarket to toss out tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise in an incident that made international headlines...

 2021-04-07 16:07 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Fleeing hit-run suspect returned to Pennsylvania...

WILKES-BARRE — A New York man who fled to North Carolina after causing a hit-and-run crash that cost a local woman her leg has been extradited to Pennsylvania, according to...

 2021-04-07 13:38 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Fleeing hit-run suspect returned to Pennsylvania...

WILKES-BARRE — A New York man who fled to North Carolina after causing a hit-and-run crash that cost a local woman her leg has been extradited to Pennsylvania, according to...

 2021-04-07 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

West Pittston chapter of Salvation Army to close after 109 years, merge with Wilkes-Barre...

After 109 years, the Salvation Army is closing its West Pittston branch and merging with its Wilkes-Barre chapter....

 2021-04-07 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes-Barre delivering vaccine to elderly high-rise residents...

WILKES-BARRE — Ron Kane was relieved to finally receive his COVID-19 vaccination this week, and he didn't even have to leave his apartment building to get it....

 2021-04-07 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Court Notes 4/7/21...

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS...

 2021-04-07 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Officials to tour White Haven library, possible new home of county visitors bureau...

Luzerne County and state officials will tour the White Haven Area Community Library — a potential new home for the county visitors bureau — on Thursday....

 2021-04-06 17:12 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Study: Moderna vaccine lasts at least 6 months...

BOSTON — New research suggests the protection the Moderna vaccine gives against COVID-19 lasts for at least six months....

 2021-04-06 16:38 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

More than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Tuesday...

Luzerne County has 108 new positive COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, according to information provided Tuesday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-06 15:33 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Authorities: Navy medic shoots 2, is shot and killed on base...

FREDERICK, Md. — A Navy medic shot and critically wounded two people at a Maryland business park Tuesday, then fled to a nearby military base where he was shot and...

 2021-04-06 10:47 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Increased capacity not much help for downtown Wilkes-Barre restaurants...

WILKES-BARRE — Restaurant capacity in Pennsylvania increased to 75% Sunday but the change didn't make much difference for Mark Bronsburg, who owns Mimmo's Pizza & Restaurant on Public Square....

 2021-04-06 10:37 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

GOP County council candidates support review of charter...

Two Hanover Twp. residents are among nine Republicans seeking five available nominations for Luzerne County council in the May 18 primary....

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