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Commuter tax opponent Mayfield Mayor Alexander Chelik arrives for a hearing at Lackawanna County Courthouse Square Tuesday morning.
Wilkes-Barre police officers chat at the scene of a stabbing at the Sherman Hills apartment complex, Friday.
During Richard Petty's visit at the Weis Market in Mountain Top, Smithfield's "Helping Hungry Homes" program and Weis donated 40,000 pounds of meat, which will go to the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank in Wilkes-Barre.
Two area women are facing drug charges after being caught smoking a blunt in a Rite Aid bathroom, according to Wilkes-Barre police.
On July 23, 1989, a group of teens stole the Big Boy statue from the Elby's Restaurant in Chinchilla.
Javier Olgando uses forklift to carry a portion of food donated by Benco Dental for the Christmas in July Food Drive sponsored by the United Way of Wyoming Valley.cv01fooddrivep3Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Bill Jones and John Winslow fill boxes with donated food at the WEinberg Food Bank during weigh-in day of the United Way of Wyoming Valley ... (more)
Members of the cast of the Performing Arts Institute's production of 'In The Heights' rehearse with Tony Award-nominated actor Forrest McClendon, at right, who starred in the Broadway show "The Scottsboro Boys."
Since 2007, Jim Burke and Sue Hand have searched for the perfect place to display the "Anthracite Miners and Their Hollowed Ground" exhibit.
A Wilkes University program is encouraging girls entering seventh and eighth grades to pursue science careers with hands-on labs this week.
The man known as "Bone Daddy" is forbidden from having any contact with his terrified ex-wife for at least 18 months, a Luzerne County judge ruled Thursday following a court hearing.
ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Luzerne County Manager Robert Lawton explained that the county has $20 million in infrastructure improvement projects, but only $16 million to spend.
Wilkes-Barre police said two men were walking around in the area of Heights Elementary School on Wednesday shooting birds with a BB gun.
A Wilkes-Barre woman allegedly used her oxygen tank Wednesday to try to smash through an apartment next door, then assaulted her neighbor, police said.
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MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Jury foreman Jeff Lotz of Conyngham said jurors found Evans 'very stupid, but not guilty.'
Longtime musician and group founder Jeremy Hummel had worked with nearly every type of band when he decided try something different.
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Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 01:26 am
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