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 2021-03-25 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

DA controversy continues with questions about special election this year...

Controversy over the office of Luzerne County District Attorney continued Wednesday, one day after the questions of when Stefanie Salavantis would leave office and who would replace her were settled....

 2021-03-25 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

The new DA: Sam Sanguedolce...

Sam Sanguedolce never expected to one day become district attorney of Luzerne County, but Thursday he gets sworn in as the county's chief prosecutor....

 2021-03-25 01:33 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Former Old Forge school director to face charges in Capitol riot...

Former Old Forge School Director Frank Scavo will turn himself into the FBI on Thursday morning to face charges for his role in the Capitol rioting on Jan. 6, his...

 2021-03-24 22:07 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

U.S. Senate confirms Dr. Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary...

Dr. Rachel Levine will be the next U.S. assistant health secretary and she becomes the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate....

 2021-03-24 16:35 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

County's new COVID-19 caseload tops 100...

Luzerne County has 122 new positive COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, according to information provided Wednesday by the state's department of health....

 2021-03-24 14:44 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Amazon Prime Video to stream 21 Yankees games...

NEW YORK — Amazon Prime Video will stream 21 Yankees games to members in New York's broadcast market for the second straight season, a slate that starts with an April...

 2021-03-24 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Local pharmacies cut off from COVID-19 vaccine...

A recent Pennsylvania Department of Health decision to reduce the number of COVID-19 vaccine providers has drawn the ire of some local pharmacists that have been temporarily sidelined from helping...

 2021-03-24 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Sources: Wright Center improperly billing for office visits for COVID-19 vaccine...

The Wright Center for Community Health is improperly charging for some office visits it requires for COVID-19 vaccinations and tests, skirting federal rules that protect patients from being unjustly billed,...

 2021-03-24 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

DA dispute settled after Wolf, county council actions...

It's settled: Luzerne County's first assistant district attorney Sam Sanguedolce will become district attorney after Stefanie Salavantis resigns Thursday....

 2021-03-24 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Court Notes 3/24/21...

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS...

 2021-03-24 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wyoming Area students back at school; 5 days a week of in-person learning coming April 7...

Wyoming Area School District students were back in classrooms Tuesday for the first time in more than a year, and the district is now planning to resume in-person learning five...

 2021-03-23 23:11 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Local residents thankful for COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Hanover Area...

HANOVER TWP. — Rose Mary Pilch and her daughter, Donna Pilch-Myers, got the COVID-19 vaccine together on Tuesday at Hanover Area High School....

 2021-03-23 22:58 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Wilkes will host in-person commencement for 2020, 2021 graduates in multiple ceremonies...

Wilkes University is holding in-person commencement ceremonies for 2020 and 2021 graduates over two weekends in May with multiple ceremonies to accommodate graduates, a limited number of guests and members...

 2021-03-23 22:02 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Triple shooting suspect arraigned on murder charges...

A wanted Wilkes-Barre man who was captured in Miami was brought back to Pennsylvania on Tuesday to face murder charges in connection with a deadly triple shooting....

 2021-03-23 16:41 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

King's College conducting commencement ceremonies at Mohegan Sun Arena...

King's College will conduct two commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 16, at the Mohegan Sun Arena, according to an announcement from the Rev. John J. Ryan, King's president....

 2021-03-23 16:41 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

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

Luzerne County has 50 new positive COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, according to information provided Tuesday by the state's department of health....

 2021-03-23 16:30 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Boulder supermarket shooter ID'd as 21-year-old man...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Police on Tuesday identified a 21-year-old man as the suspect who opened fire inside a crowded Colorado supermarket in an attack that killed 10 people, including...

 2021-03-23 13:41 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Colorado shooting leaves 10 dead in latest mass tragedy...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A shooting at a crowded Colorado supermarket that killed 10 people, including the first police officer to arrive, sent terrorized shoppers and workers scrambling for safety...

 2021-03-23 10:21 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Popular festivals planning return after COVID cancellations last year...

The Pittston Tomato Festival is making a comeback this year. The Edwardsville Pierogi Festival is on. And a decision about the fate of the Plymouth Kielbasa Festival could happen this...

 2021-03-23 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

House approves DA succession bill; not clear if Wolf will sign it before Salavantis resignation takes effect...

The state House of Representatives on Monday unanimously approved a bill that will impact what happens after Stefanie Salavantis resigns as Luzerne County district attorney on Thursday....

 2021-03-23 03:45 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

New Wilkes-Barre Area high school on course to open in September...

Construction work on the new Wilkes-Barre Area High School is nearly 84% finished, and the consolidated high school should be fully furnished by the third week of July, officials said...

 2021-03-23 02:57 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: 10 people killed at Colorado supermarket...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A shooting at a Colorado supermarket killed 10 people Monday, including a police officer, and a suspect was in custody, authorities said....

 2021-03-23 02:04 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police: Multiple people killed at Colorado supermarket...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A shooting at a Colorado supermarket killed multiple people Monday, including a police officer, and a suspect was in custody, authorities said....

 2021-03-23 01:56 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Glen Lyon teen gives 'Gift of Life' following fire death...

Newport Twp. teenager Grace Miller died Sunday from injuries sustained in last week's fire at her home, but parts of her live on through the Gift of Life organ donation...

 2021-03-22 21:25 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

DA: Bail bondsman was justified in fatal Nanticoke shooting...

A bail bondsman was justified when he fatally shot a man last month inside a Nanticoke home while trying to take him into custody on a court-ordered arrest warrant, Luzerne...

 2021-03-22 20:13 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic opening in Wilkes-Barre...

A free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site is opening Tuesday in Wilkes-Barre....

 2021-03-22 19:12 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Teen rescued from Glen Lyon fire dies...

The teenager rescued from a Glen Lyon fire last week has died....

 2021-03-22 18:53 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Child porn inmate charged with molesting girl...

A Nanticoke man serving time in prison on child pornography charges has been charged with repeatedly molesting a young girl....

 2021-03-22 16:42 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Hazleton man killed in I-81 crash Sunday night...

A Hazleton man was killed in two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Butler Twp. on Sunday night....

 2021-03-22 16:33 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

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

Luzerne County has 46 new positive COVID-19 cases and no new deaths, according to information provided Monday by the state's department of health....

 2021-03-22 14:10 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Panera Bread could open in Wilkes-Barre Twp. in June...

Construction of the long-awaited Panera Bread in Wilkes-Barre Twp. could finally be completed by June, said Wilkes-Barre Twp. Zoning Officer Tom Zedolik....

 2021-03-22 13:56 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Child porn inmate charged with molesting girl...

A Nanticoke man serving time in prison on child pornography charges has been charged with repeatedly molesting a young girl....

 2021-03-22 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Sports cards business is booming since pandemic struck...

PLAINS TWP. — The sports card business — which combines passionate collecting and cold-blooded investing — is booming....

 2021-03-22 02:53 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

One question resolved, one remains in DA controversy...

Luzerne County Council is expected to approve Tuesday an agreement that ends the dispute over when Stefanie Salavantis will end her tenure as district attorney....

 2021-03-21 20:54 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

W-B police seek info on hit and run driver...

Wilkes-Barre police are searching for a driver who fled the scene of an accident Saturday night....

 2021-03-21 18:21 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

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

The state Department of Health reported another 66 cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths in Luzerne County on Sunday....

 2021-03-21 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....

 2021-03-21 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Two framers assess county charter nearly a decade after it took effect...

The framers of the Luzerne County Home Rule Charter did not anticipate how the charter's wording would impact two controversies that developed recently in county government, according to two members...

 2021-03-21 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Restrictions easing for event industry...

MCR Design Group owner John Phillips said his phone started ringing off the hook and his email exploded when Gov. Tom Wolf announced gathering restrictions would be eased in Pennsylvania....

 2021-03-21 02:32 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

W-B VA Medical Center vaccinating vets...

Louis DeAngelo got his second COVID-19 vaccine shot Saturday at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Plains Twp., and the Hazle Twp. resident recommends everyone get vaccinated and...

 2021-03-21 01:32 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Police seek help identifying alleged spitter...

Wilkes-Barre police is asking for the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly spit in the face of a clerk who refused her service....

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