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  1. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:01:16 17:26:52Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Matt Lyons of Avoca-based Disaster Blaster offers a close-up view of a radon mitigation fan. The company's General Manager Gary Lyons said January is a good time to test, because the house is closed up and there is a 'chimney effect' caused when the furnace is on.

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  2. Borthwick-GalvinRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    Jacquelyn Anne Borthwick and James Patrick Galvin were united in the sacrament of marriage Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary's Church, Avoca, by the Rev. Phillip J. Sladicka, pastor, and the Rev.

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  3. Foot bridge replacement to close I-81 sections tonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    A section of Interstate 81 is to be closed for a short time tonight while a PennDOT contract crew replaces a footbridge over the highway near the Lackawanna/Luzerne counties border. The southbound lanes between the Moosic exit and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport exit will be closed from 9:30 to 10 p.m. while crews replace the bridge over that portion of the foot bridge.

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  4. Police: Dupont man beaten after threatening, assaulting girlfriendRead the original story

    Monday Dec 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Dupont man was beaten and sprayed in the face with pepper spray by his girlfriend's cousin and his friend for making threats and assaulting her, police said. Dupont police arrived at 100 Second St. at about 1 p.m. Saturday and saw Robert Roman Hoban, 35, holding his face and wearing a ripped shirt.

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  5. Police: Man beaten after assaulting girlfriendRead the original story

    Monday Dec 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Dupont man caught a beating and a face full of pepper spray from his girlfriend's cousin and his friend for making threats and assaulting her, police said. Robert Roman Hoban, 35, came out of 100 Second St. holding his face and wearing a ripped shirt as Dupont police arrived to his residence around 1 p.m. Saturday.

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  6. Community digestRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    FIRST WELSH BAPTIST CHURCH, PLYMOUTH: First Welsh Baptist Church, Plymouth, will have a special communion and candlelight service at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve. Solos will be sung by Mackenzie Bittle, Mary Poremba and Terri Cease.

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  7. NanticokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Students in the Luzerne County Community College Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Technology program recently completed hands-on work at a Habitat for Humanity home in Edwardsville. Some of the students installed a complete warm-air heating system and additional students are installing the entire plumbing system.

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  8. Controversial cop back on the beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A former Pittston Township police officer fired amid allegations that he had sex with a female detainee is now on the beat in Avoca. When Avoca council approved the hiring of part-time police officer Jonathan Alaimo in July, it marked nearly six years since a contentious firing from Pittston Township.

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  9. Avoca PNC Bank branch robbed Friday afternoonRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    The robbery happened just before 2 p.m., according to Avoca police Chief Dave Homscheck. A man walked into the bank, at 650 Main St., and handed a note to a teller stating that he had a gun and demanding the teller give him money, Homscheck said.

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  10. Avoca man killed in Route 315 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    COURTESY OF AVOCA FIRE DEPARTMENT Police are investigating a single-vehicle wreck in Dupont that claimed the life of a 48-year-old Avoca man. Torres was driving south on Route 315 near the Petro Stopping Center truck stop plaza when his Ford Explorer ran off the road and struck a tree, Hughes said.

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  11. Avoca airport hit by power outageRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Homes and businesses in Avoca, Dupont and Duryea as well as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport lost power at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. "By utilizing our recently installed Smart Grid equipment, PPL was able to automatically and remotely switch 1,257 customers to other circuits, restoring service to those customers in 11 minutes," PPL representative Paul Canevari said.

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  12. Murderon W-B MountainRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    On the rainy afternoon of Oct. 19, 1888, J.B. McClure and Hugh Flanagan arrived in their one-horse carriage at the Wyoming National Bank in Wilkes-Barre. McClure, paymaster for James McFadden, a contractor for the Lehigh Valley Railroad, had come to collect the payroll.

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  13. Officials: Bear shooting at airport necessaryRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A family of black bears was shot and killed at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on the morning of Oct. 20, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials. A mother bear and her three 2-year-old cubs crossed the perimeter fence of the Avoca airport, creating an immediate threat to airport customers and incoming flights, said Pennsylvania Game Commission officials.

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  14. Family of bears shot dead at airportRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    A family of black bears was shot and killed at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on the morning of Oct. 20, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials. A mother bear and her three 2-year-old cubs crossed the perimeter fence of the Avoca airport, creating an immediate threat to airport customers and incoming flights, said Pennsylvania Game Commission officials.

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  15. Jordan Washko excels both on and off the matRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    BUTCH COMEGYS / TIMES-SHAMROCK Jordan Washko, 15, of Avoca, kisses his sister Paige, 10, during a break in their karate class in Scranton. He was never a big fan of football or basketball, said Robert Washko.

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  16. Pittston Twp. manufacturer wins grantRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Interstate Building Materials received a $470,000 state grant to expand its manufacturing operations in the township, state Sen. John Yudichak announced Wednesday. The grant, awarded through the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority, will help Interstate expand an energy-efficient windows system for commercial and architectural markets.

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  17. Judge denies request to freeze Powell windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Robert Powell served 18 months in federal prison for paying bribes during the kids-for-cash case. A federal judge says he will not intervene to freeze a multimillion-dollar settlement that is due to corruption figure and disbarred lawyer Robert Powell for his work in a national environmental contamination lawsuit.

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  18. Four municipalities get state grantsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    The state awarded four Luzerne County projects almost $540,000 in grant funding at a meeting of the Commonwealth Financing Authority on Tuesday, state Sen. John Yudichak, D-Plymouth Township, announced. Pittston City received a $235,993 grant through the state's Flood Mitigation Program to replace 569 feet of storm sewer and repair damaged sidewalks along a stretch of South Main Street that floods during storms.

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  19. Judge denies attorneys' request to freeze Powell windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Robert Powell served 18 months in federal prison for paying bribes during the kids-for-cash case. A federal judge says he will not intervene to freeze a multimillion-dollar settlement that is due to corruption figure and disbarred lawyer Robert Powell for his work in a national environmental contamination lawsuit.

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  20. Photo: Warren Ruda, License: N/A, Created: 2001:08:18 17:52:32Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Attorneys representing thousands of juveniles victimized by Luzerne County's infamous "Kids for Cash" scandal asked a federal judge Thursday to freeze a multimillion-dollar windfall that is soon due to one of the key players in the corruption scheme. They worry disgraced attorney Robert Powell will spend or hide his potential $200 million pay day before he's held liable in court for his role in the juvenile justice scandal.

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