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1 hr ago | The Citizens' Voice

CityVest turns former Hotel Sterling property over to Luzerne County

MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Concrete barriers line the front of the Hotel Sterling along West Market Street in Wilkes-Barre in 2012.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

1 hr ago | The Citizens' Voice

Special education school opens new facility in Kingston

The Graham Academy, a special education school that serves students with autism and emotional challenges, officially opened its new facility Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Related Topix: Kingston, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Education Etc.

1 hr ago | The Citizens' Voice

Morelli files private complaint against man in confrontation

Luzerne County Council Chairman Rick Morelli on Thursday filed a private criminal complaint against a man involved in a confrontation that previously led to Morelli being hit with a restraining order.

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Related Topix: Dallas, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Area Marching Bands Prep for Season

School hasn't even started yet for one district in Luzerne County but already, some student athletes are already putting in some hard work! Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey was in Mountain Top where he was with students who are working on their routine for sports this school year!

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Related Topix: Mountain Top, PA

The Jewish News Weekly

the synagogue today | Will $11 million Jewish hub save troubled city's fading community?

That much is clear from a quick tour. The sanctuary at the local Orthodox synagogue, Ohav Zedek, seats nearly 1,000.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Kingston, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Family awarded $1.5M in malpractice judgment

The former owner of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital was medically negligent in treating an Inkerman man who died following heart surgery, a Luzerne County Court jury said in its verdict Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Photo: Warren Ruda, License: N/A, Created: 2000:10:20 18:13:12

On the witness stand, an expert gazed matter-of-factly upon images projected on a screen showing bullet holes piercing Shantique "Teeka" Goodson's lifeless body.

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Related Topix: 10-20, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

The Citizens' Voice

LCCC Choral Arts Club holds talent show

Luzerne County Community College Choral Arts Club recently held a talent show at the college's Educational Conference Center.

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Related Topix: Forty Fort, PA, Swoyersville, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Drums, PA

The Times-Tribune

Stevens not ruling out court run

Judge Correale Stevens said this morning that he's keeping his options open regarding a potential run next year for a full 10-year term on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Stevens, PA, US News, Harrisburg, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

The Marching Colonels Ready for Debut

For some students, the idea of attending Wilkes university is starting to sound a little sweeter.

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Related Topix: Wilkes University

Times News

Lehighton man killed in early morning crash

LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS A Lehighton man was killed early Wednesday morning at this site along Route 940 in Foster Township, Luzerne County.

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Related Topix: Lehighton, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

Veterans Clinic Open in Wayne County

After years spent pushing for the VA Medical Center to open an outpatient clinic in Wayne County, veterans finally have their wish .

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Related Topix: Wayne County, PA, Honesdale, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Hawley, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Judge denies dismissal of charges in fatal hit-and-run case

A Luzerne County judge has denied a defense request to dismiss all charges against hit-and-run suspect John "Jay" Kuniskas based on a lack of evidence.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Mother's Day

WNEP-TV Moosic

Closures Coming to Busy Route 315 in Pittston Area

PennDOT plans to close Route 315 in the Pittston area of Luzerne County several times Wednesday and Thursday nights.

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Related Topix: Pittston, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Police: Glen Lyon man charged officers

A Glen Lyon man charged police with a steak knife in an apparent attempt to get officers to shoot him, according Newport Township police.

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Related Topix: Glen Lyon, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA

The Citizens' Voice

LCCC culinary show wins National Telly Award

Luzerne County Community College has been recognized as an award winner in the educational program category of the 35th annual National Telly Awards.

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Related Topix: Nanticoke, PA, Stillwater, PA, Shickshinny, PA, Mountain Top, PA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

W-B homicide trial set to begin

MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Shantique 'Teeka' Goodson was killed during a brazen attack at the Sherman Hills Apartments last November.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Times News

$10M grant for railroad bridge

State Sen. John Yudichak, D-Luzerne/Carbon/Monroe, joined several state legislators in announcing Reading & Northern Railroad has secured a $10 million state grant to construct a new railroad bridge over the Lehigh River near Nesquehoning.

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Related Topix: Reading, PA, Railroad, PA, Nesquehoning, PA, Carbon County, PA

WKXW-FM Trenton

Man caught in 3-state crime spree due in court

The man accused of waging a three-state crime spree that ended when he crashed near the George Washington Bridge is due in federal court.

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The Citizens' Voice

Second W-B Twp. robbery suspect arraigned

The second suspect in a brazen gunpoint robbery early last year of Wendy's restaurant in Wilkes-Barre Township was arraigned Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre Township, PA, Sugar Notch, PA

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