Wilkes-Barre Township Info

Wilkes-Barre Township, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Wilkes-Barre Township, PA include 18702, and 18706. The median home price in Wilkes-Barre Township is $59,900. More Wilkes-Barre Township information.

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Yesterday | 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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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

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Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich filed a motion on Monday to dismiss criminal charges against him, claiming denial of the right to a speedy trial because a year has passed since his arrest.

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Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

Today's Hot Shot

Tom Woods of Wilkes-Barre Township submitted this awe-inspiring photograph taken in Bear Creek last month.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Class reunions 8/17/14

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1964, will hold its 50th reunion at 5:30 p.m. Sept.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Authority member seeks security after near fight at meeting

Following another contentious Luzerne County Convention Center Authority meeting at which a member had his citizenship questioned and was challenged to a fight in the parking lot, the board chairwoman says she is seeking a police presence to restore order and allow business to move forward.

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The Citizens' Voice

Grand opening planned for furniture store

Bob's Discount Furniture will hold a grand opening celebration at its new store in the former Circuit City in Wilkes-Barre Township Commons next to Target on Aug. 28, the company announced Thursday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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AAA Mid-Atlantic is asking a judge to dismiss the organization from a lawsuit filed by survivors of a stranded motorist killed in Plains Township by a drunk tow truck driver dispatched by AAA.

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Weekender

this Week: Aug. 13 to 19, 2014

Books You Should Have Read in High School , a discussion of "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

W-B Area appealing property values

MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE A parcel of the Sherman Hills Apartments property in Wilkes-Barre has an assessed value of $7.3 million but sold for more than $15 million in April, according to the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Reunions

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1964, will hold its 50th reunion at 5:30 p.m. Sept.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Township class of 1964 is planning 50th reunion

Wilkes-Barre Township High School, Class of 1964, will hold its 50th class reunion Sept.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

2 accused of using fraudulent credit cards

Two Brooklyn men used fraudulent credit cards to buy over $700 worth of merchandise at Target on Tuesday, Wilkes-Barre Township police said.

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The Citizens' Voice

A bouncy day for Camp Sight youth

Justin Olenginski, a 15-year-old Dallas resident who has been blind since birth, enjoyed jumping in a bounce house Wednesday with friends.

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The Citizens' Voice

Amato wants lower taxes on East End Centre

ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Weight Watchers will occupy 1,600 square feet of space next to discount fashion retailer Gabe's in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre Township.

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The Citizens' Voice

Jury selection for Yuknavich trial postponed

Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich was not called to appear before the grand jury in Scranton.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Attorney: Fire department camera for security, not spying

A surveillance camera the Wilkes-Barre Township Volunteer Fire Department fixated on the home of its chief critic is being used for security purposes, not for spying as Joseph Naperkowski claims, an attorney for the fire company says.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

PFA filed against county council chairman

A former intimate partner of Luzerne County Council Chairman Rick Morelli got a temporary protection-from-abuse order against him Wednesday, alleging he harassed, stalked and threatened her and her family.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Furniture store to open in former Circuit City location

Bob's Discount Furniture, a privately-owned regional chain, will open a store in the Wilkes-Barre Township Commons on Labor Day weekend, said company spokeswoman Liz Aquilino.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times Leader

United Way raffle winner scoops up $785 in free groceries during shopping spree, sets new record

Gary Marcin was out of breath after he raced through Wegmans Monday morning and in three minutes, he set the record for piling food into shopping carts in the United Way's annual shopping spree.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Woman killed in Ashley fire

Luzerne County Coroner William Lisman said he pronounced Kimberly Krakauski dead at 2:45 a.m. on-scene in her home at 10 Green St., where he said she resided alone.

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