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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 $65,000. More Wilkes-Barre Township information.

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21 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Chhers and Jeers

Cheers to the return of high school football. There's nothing better than cool Friday nights spent under the lights.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

FireHouse.com

Wilkes-Barre Chief Admits $45K Theft, Faces Prison

John Yuknavich won't be fire chief much longer, as he prepares to add a few new titles before his name.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pocono Record

Wilkes-Barre Township volunteer fire chief charged with theft of funds

The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that a criminal Information has been filed in U.S. District Court in Scranton charging the chief of the Wilkes-Barre Township Volunteer Fire Department, John Yuknavich, 51, of Wilkes-Barre Township, with stealing in excess of $5,000 from the fire department ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Geisinger to open retail store in Wilkes-Barre Twp.

Geisinger Health Plan will open a retail site in the Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace between Radio Shack and Sweet Frog in October, according to spokeswoman Lisa Hartman.

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The Citizens' Voice

Community digest

BENEFIT FASHION SHOW: Northeast Regional Cancer Institute will hold a "Heels to Heal" benefit fashion show from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Prices at the pump falling

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Marissa Harris of Scranton, a Misericordia University student who works at Old Navy in Wilkes-Barre Township, pumps gas at Sheetz in Wilkes-Barre.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Maps available for township's community-wide yard sale

Attention all yard sale seekers. The township's fourth community-wide yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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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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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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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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