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 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....

 2021-04-06 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Group of GOP lawmakers seek to ban Pa.'s transgender student athletes from playing women's sports...

HARRISBURG — Five female Republican state lawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban transgender students in Pennsylvania from playing women's sports, the latest in a nationwide wave of legislation...

 2021-04-06 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Increased capacity not much help for downtown W-B 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 03:51 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Baylor beatdown: Bears win title, hang 86-70 loss on Gonzaga...

INDIANAPOLIS — Heck, everyone's entitled to an off night. But that beatdown Baylor put on undefeated Gonzaga with the national title on the line — nobody saw that coming....

 2021-04-06 00:10 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Third vaccine clinic at Hanover starts with more scheduling issues...

HANOVER TWP. — Nearly 200 people who didn't expect to get a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday got one at Hanover Area High School — and it was due to yet...

 2021-04-05 19:37 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: GNA board member secretly recorded nude woman...

A Greater Nanticoke Area School District board member set up cameras and secretly recorded nude images of a woman he'd become enamored with after meeting her during counseling sessions when...

 2021-04-05 18:32 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

GNA board member charged with invasion of privacy...

A Greater Nanticoke Area School District board member was charged Monday with invasion of privacy for allegedly recording a woman naked without her knowledge....

 2021-04-05 17:36 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

GNA board member charged with invasion of privacy...

A Greater Nanticoke Area School District board member was charged Monday with invasion of privacy for allegedly recording a woman naked without her knowledge....

 2021-04-05 16:55 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Hanover Area suspends in person classes due to COVID-19 outbreak...

Hanover Area School District is suspending in-person learning Wednesday through Friday due to a COVID-19 outbreak, Superintendent Nathan Barrett announced in a message Monday....

 2021-04-05 16:29 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

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

Luzerne County has 61 new positive COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, according to information provided Monday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-05 13:18 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

COVID-19 vaccine available today at Hanover Area...

A vaccine clinic being operated by the Hanover Area School District has a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines available today....

 2021-04-05 10:44 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

County election board to select new chair; election turnover might be over...

The Luzerne County Board of Elections will choose a new chairperson this week — which might end the recent turnover among county election officials....

 2021-04-05 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Municipalities grapple with surging costs to recycle; price more than to haul garbage...

Facing a dramatic increase in recycling costs, the manager of Newport Twp. recently made a controversial and rushed announcement on the municipal website for residents to just throw glass in...

 2021-04-05 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Merritt death investigation gets fresh review...

Nearly seven years after the mysterious death of Laurie Merritt, the unsolved case is getting a fresh review....

 2021-04-05 01:59 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Dallas woman among two killed in Butler Twp. crash...

Two people died Saturday after a vehicle plummeted several hundred feet down an embankment off Route 309 in Butler Twp., township police said....

 2021-04-04 21:16 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Woman shot in W-B early Sunday morning...

A woman was shot and wounded early Sunday morning in Wilkes-Barre, according to city police....

 2021-04-04 18:47 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

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

The state Department of Health reported another 98 cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths in Luzerne County on Sunday....

 2021-04-04 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....

 2021-04-04 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

New pierogi business NEPA'rogi sees Easter sales surge...

As someone proud of her Polish heritage, Lauren Gorney wanted the name of her new pierogi business to rhyme with the popular ethnic food....

 2021-04-04 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Help wanted: Area restaurants looking for help as occupancy limits increase...

Dining restrictions will loosen Sunday and area restaurant owners are happy they can serve more people but they now face another problem. They are scrambling to find help....

 2021-04-04 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Doctors urge patients not to delay medical care during pandemic...

Undergoing surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic makes some people feel uneasy but doctors say it's safe and it's important not to neglect medical needs....

 2021-04-04 02:09 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

158 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Saturday...

Luzerne County has 158 new positive COVID-19 cases and four new deaths, according to information provided Saturday by the state's Department of Health....

 2021-04-03 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Utility customers will try to help customers with overdue bills...

The Wyoming Valley's three largest public utility providers have seen substantial increases in customers at risk for service shut-offs, especially water service, and federal aid remains out of reach....

 2021-04-03 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Court Notes 4/3/21...

MORTGAGES...

 2021-04-03 03:45 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wolf boasts about vaccination progress in LIU visit...

KINGSTON — Gov. Tom Wolf is optimistic that COVID-19 metrics in Pennsylvania will start getting better....

 2021-04-03 01:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pittston Twp. man accused of inappropriate contact with teen...

A Pittston Twp. man previously charged with molesting three young girls has been accused of providing drugs and alcohol during a sexual relationship with a fourth underage girl....

 2021-04-02 23:20 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

All-Star Game yanked from Georgia in response to voting law...

NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta lost Major League Baseball's summer All-Star Game on Friday over the league's objections to sweeping changes to Georgia voting laws that critics — including the...

 2021-04-02 21:15 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

N.J. man charged with molesting local teen...

A New Jersey man has been arrested on child sex and pornography charges alleging he engaged in a months-long sexual relationship with a local 14-year-old girl he met online....

 2021-04-02 20:07 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding...

 2021-04-02 19:37 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

MLB moving All-Star Game in response to voting restrictions...

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball moved the All-Star Game from Atlanta's Truist Park, a response Friday to Georgia enacting a new law last month restricting voting rights....

 2021-04-02 18:59 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Car rams into police at Capitol barricade; officer killed...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding...

 2021-04-02 18:44 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police seek ID of Turkey Hill robber...

Wilkes-Barre police on Friday released a surveillance image of the man they say robbed a Turkey Hill Minit Market a day earlier....

 2021-04-02 18:01 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Fully vaccinated people can travel safely again, CDC says...

NEW YORK (AP) — Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can safely enjoy again, according to new U.S. guidance issued Friday....

 2021-04-02 17:56 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Car rams Capitol barricade, injuring 2 officers; driver shot...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A car rammed a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday afternoon, injuring two Capitol Police officers and leading to the driver being shot, two law enforcement...

 2021-04-02 17:34 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police seek ID of Turkey Hill robber...

Wilkes-Barre police on Friday released a surveillance image of the man they say robbed a Turkey Hill Minit Market a day earlier....

 2021-04-02 16:18 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Fully vaccinated can travel again, says new CDC guidance...

NEW YORK (AP) — Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can enjoy again, according to new U.S. guidance issued Friday....

 2021-04-02 16:04 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Pittston Twp. man accused of inappropriate contact with teen...

A Pittston Twp. man previously charged with molesting three young girls has been accused of providing drugs and alcohol during a sexual relationship with a fourth underage girl....

 2021-04-02 16:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

91 new COVID-19 cases reported in county...

Luzerne County has 91 new positive COVID-19 cases and one new death, according to information provided Friday by the state's department of health....

 2021-04-02 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Court Notes 4/2/21...

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS...

 2021-04-02 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

LCCC not requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students...

Luzerne County Community College is not planning to require COVID-19 vaccinations for students attending in-person classes, spokeswoman Lisa Nelson said....

 2021-04-02 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Construction on downtown Wilkes-Barre hotel set to begin soon...

Residents and visitors in downtown Wilkes-Barre can expect to see construction begin on a new hotel in just a couple weeks....

 2021-04-01 23:05 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Man charged with attacking woman, her son with bat...

A Pittston man beat a woman with a baseball bat and attacked her juvenile son when the boy tried to intervene, according to police....

 2021-04-01 21:38 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

New brewery coming to the Back Mountain...

After raising nearly $9,000 through a GoFundMe campaign, Clay and Charity Cadwalader accomplished the first step of their dream to open a new craft brewery in the Back Mountain....

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