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  1. Boback proposal requires students to pass US history test to graduateRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    High school students would be required to pass a standardized test on United States history in order to graduate under a proposed bill being pushed by a Luzerne County lawmaker State Rep. Karen Boback, R-Harveys Lake, wants to mandate that the state's high school students pass the United States Citizenship Civics Test - the 100-question exam all immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship must pass. The retired teacher is a co-sponsor of House Bill 1858 and recently held a press conference in Harrisburg to try to generate support.

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  2. Alleged hit-and-run driver seeks to get out of jail for third timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    In a motion filed Tuesday, Scavone's new attorney, Ferris Webby, argues the defendant has been behind bars for 307 days since he was arrested on vehicular homicide charges alleging he struck and killed triathlete Paula Jones as she jogged in Harveys Lake last summer. Prosecutors say Scavone, 50, had a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.214 percent more than two hours after the crash.

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  3. Strive Multisport to hold grand opening eventsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    Strive Multisport will hold grand opening events Saturday, May 7 at its facilities at the former Villa Roma Pizza & Pasta House at 4975 Memorial Highway, Harveys Lake, and 629 Pittston Ave., Scranton. "A big part of our mission is to bring the community together.

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  4. JCC Camp to begin its 85th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | The Citizens' Voice

    SUBMITTED Children play during the JCC Camp of Wyoming Valley in 1953. The regional summer camp will start its 85th year in June.

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  5. Reunions 4/24/2016Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 24 | The Citizens' Voice

    Bishop Hoban High School, Class of 1976, will hold its 40th reunion Sunday, Sept. 4, at the Polish American Veterans Grove, Plains.

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  6. Six alleged drug dealers arrested in Back MountainRead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    Police from across the Back Mountain joined forces to arrest at least six alleged drug dealers this week, according to Dallas Township police. The men arrested range in age from 18 to 22; the 18-year-old is a student at Dallas High School, while two of the other men charged are students at local colleges, police said in a news release.

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  7. Harveys Lake hit-run suspect in plea talksRead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Dallas man accused of fleeing the scene after hitting a bicyclist at Harveys Lake is in plea negotiations with prosecutors and waived a preliminary hearing Friday, officials said. Gregory Strazdus, 47, waived charges of aggravated assault by vehicle, fleeing the scene of an injury accident and illegally passing a bicyclist, Assistant District Attorney Thomas Hogans said.

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  8. Misericordia UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    The Teacher Education Department at Misericordia University recently inducted 14 students into the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education during an induction ceremony in Mercy Hall. To be eligible for KDP membership, teacher education students at Misericordia University must be in their junior or senior year, have been on the dean's list at least twice, have a current overall grade point average of at least 3.4, and be active in professional activities.

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  9. 3 state reps will have competition in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Citizens' Voice

    Six area state representatives could relax during the primary season with no competition on Tuesday's ballot, but three of them won't have it as easy in the general election. n Incumbent Tarah Toohil, R-Butler Township, who is being challenged by Conyngham Borough Councilman Gary Gregory, a Democrat, in the 116th District.

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  10. Trump supporters form line hours before speechRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    The Oswego, New York resident came to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Monday morning wearing an American flag draped around his shoulders and a white cowboy hat signed by Republican front runner Donald Trump. He staked out his spot in line to see the presidential candidate at tonight's rally.

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  11. Holy RedeemerRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    Holy Redeemer High School's Patriotic Club recently conducted a school-wide drive to collect personal care items for veterans who are patients at the Veterans' Administration Hospital in Plains Township. Club members delivered a van load of such items as toothpaste, shampoo, shaving cream, etc.

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  12. Ice boat sailing made lake winters bearableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | The Citizens' Voice

    This photo from the March 16, 1924, edition of the Sunday Independent shows "one of the ice boats on Harveys Lake making ready to take a turn at full speed while the boat rides on two runners and the third is high in the air." The caption also notes that, "Reaching speeds of 40 miles an hour and more, standing on edge as shown in the photograph, riding these craft furnishes enough action to satisfy the most ardent seekers of thrills."

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  13. Lake Little League gears up for opening day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | The Citizens' Voice

    SUBMITTED PHOTO Michael Johnson, 5, son of Jennifer and Tommy Johnson of Harveys Lake, a tee ball player on the Harveys Lake Little League, hits a flyer and runs for first base. Harveys Lake Little League opener is Saturday, starting with a parade.

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  14. Reunions 4/17/2016Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Bishop Hoban High School, Class of 1976, will hold its 40th reunion Sunday, Sept. 4, at the Polish American Veterans Grove, Plains.

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  15. Cheers and JeersRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Cheers to King's College and Wilkes University for increasing their annual voluntary contributions to the City of Wilkes-Barre by 47 percent to a total of $200,000. The tax-exempt nonprofits are not required to make those contributions, but they do so willingly to help the city on top of the estimated $248 million they contribute to the economy each year.

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  16. Back Mountain partnership to learn results of police regionalization studyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    Members of the Back Mountain Community Partnership will find out next month whether a regional police force could work in their communities. Last April, the Back Mountain Community Partnership voted to undergo a police regionalization study through the state Department of Community and Economic Development's Governor's Center for Local Government Services.

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  17. New safeguards in place around Harveys Lake's Lakeside DriveRead the original story

    Friday Apr 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    Four speed minders - flashing electronic signs that show people how fast they are driving - are being strategically placed around the lake. In addition, the speed limit on Lakeside Drive, which is officially known as state Route 415, has been reduced to 30 miles per hour, and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is trimming brush in areas with poor visibility and replacing 170 traffic signs that were either worn or needed updating.

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  18. Legalization of hemp advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | The Citizens' Voice

    In a state capitol in the throes of partisan strife and deadlock over a range of fiscal, economic and social issues, it may strike some as strange that legislation to allow cultivation of hemp in Pennsylvania is very close to passage. The House and Senate have now both approved bills by unanimous votes to allow limited research-based cultivation of hemp, a cannabis plant, for industrial use in Pennsylvania.

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  19. Safe boating classes offered at Harveys LakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 5 | The Citizens' Voice

    The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 053-1503 will once again offer safe boating classes at the American Legion, Route 415, 4907 Memorial Highway, Harveys Lake. This course qualifies those who pass to obtain their PA Boaters Education Certificate and Card, which entitles them to operate boats and personal watercraft on Pennsylvania's rivers and lakes.

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  20. Work underway to get Harveys Lake ready for the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    The arrival of spring means taking steps to keep Harveys Lake healthy for the upcoming summer season - and many more to come. Fred S. Lubnow, director of Aquatic Programs for Ringoes, N.J.-based Princeton Hydro is working with the Harveys Lake Environmental Advisory Council on ways to keep the lake clean.

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