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  1. OUTDOORS: Calling all gobblersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    Earl Brown, of Top Calls, demonstrates how to use a slate call for turkey hunting at the Bloomsburg Early Bird Sports Expo. Jason Farmer / Staff Photographer Earl Brown talked strategy with visitors at the Early Bird Sports Expo in Bloomsburg in January, but he was thinking toward the gobbler season that starts Saturday.

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  2. Firm: County judge not following decisions of higher courtsRead the original story

    Saturday | The Citizens' Voice

    A local law firm believes a county judge isn't following the decisions of higher courts regarding one of their clients. Pisanchyn Law Firm represents the family of a developmentally disabled woman who died after workers at a Berwick group home failed to get her treatment for injuries she sustained in a car crash.

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  3. Nuclear reactor project gets preliminary approvalRead the original story

    Saturday | The Citizens' Voice

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave preliminary recommendation, at least on the environmental end, for a new nuclear reactor at Bell Bend near the PPL Susquehanna Steam power plant. However, before a license for a third reactor can be issued for the Salem Township site, the NRC has to do a safety review of the project, and that part of the project is on hold for now, at PPL's request.

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  4. Advocates raise flag for cannabis legislation reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Citizens' Voice

    JASON FARMER / TIMES-SHAMROCK Angie Lee of Bloomsburg dances with her cousin, Keely Rose, 3, of Carbondale to music played by Serene Green during the NEPA Cannabis Rally at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday. Jeff Zick and hundreds of other cannabis activists who met at Scranton's Nay Aug Park on Sunday are sick of the label that's been slapped on them for decades.

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  5. With familiar face in charge, Tunkhannock tennis on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Citizens' Voice

    JAMIE PESOTINE/Staff PhotographerTunkhannock varsity boyA a a s tennis coach, Kyle Christy, watches as members of the team play during ThursdayA a a s varsity tennis match against Hazleton Area at the Valley Country Club in Sugarloaf. JAMIE PESOTINE/Staff PhotographerTunkhannock varsity boyA a a s tennis coach, Kyle Christy, watches as members of the team play during ThursdayA a a s varsity tennis match against Hazleton Area at the Valley Country Club in Sugarloaf.

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  6. Police blotterRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    Richard Hadvance Jr., 25, of Coal Township was charged with receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, misbranding and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, according to Plains Township police. Police said they found Hadvance passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in the parking lot of a Turkey Hill convenience store on South Main Street shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday, and observed suspected heroin in the vehicle.

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  7. Stubborn fire, dust explosion damage Hazle Twp. plantRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    A stubborn fire in a silo at a pet food processing plant in Hazle Township kept firefighters from four counties busy Tuesday night into Wednesday as they meticulously worked to extinguish the smoldering product and contain damage. Bill Gallagher, Hazle Township supervisor and volunteer firefighter with its fire company, was one of many volunteers who responded to Vita Line, 1111 N. Park Drive, Humboldt Industrial Park, when the fire began Tuesday around 6:30 p.m. The business is a short distance from state Route 924.

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  8. Mulligan's in Scranton goes dark, no word from owners on whyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Citizens' Voice

    However, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania State Liquor Control Board said the liquor license for the business has been placed in "safekeeping," signaling that it is not longer being used, but could be reactivated within a year. The massive Scranton location at 519 Linden St. covered more than 34,000 square feet of space over four floors.

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  9. At Wilkes, a tennis program rebornRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    When Chris Leicht first arrived at Wilkes University 12 years ago, he did not imagine any of this. Not the dozens of team pictures adorning the walls of his office, nor the scores of plaques and certificates accompanying them.

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  10. Family will receive $4M after woman under group home's care diesRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    The family of a developmentally disabled woman who died after workers at a Berwick group home failed to get her treatment for injuries she sustained in a car crash will soon receive about $4 million plus a new trial that could equate to millions more in damages, according to the Pisanchyn Law Firm. Barbara Ann Maines, 31, died after suffering a liver laceration when the Hope Enterprises van she was riding in slammed into the rear side panel of another vehicle in a Bloomsburg parking lot on Sept.

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  11. Dean's ListsRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2012 | The Citizens' Voice

    Luzerne County Community College announced the following students have earned recognition for outstanding academic achievement during the spring 2012 semester. To qualify for the president's list, a student must earn a 4.0 cumulative grade point average.

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  12. Student engineers tested at bridge building competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Students tested their engineering prowess Saturday in an annual competition to see who could design the most efficient model bridge using only glue and basswood. Since 1991, the Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Bridge Building Competition has drawn students from around the region and as far away as Bloomsburg.

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  13. Defendant in steroid ring case waives hearingRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Richard Piccarreta, 49, of Plymouth waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday morning for his involvement in the manufacture and distribution of anabolic steroids. Thirteen people, including a probation officer and four current or former corrections officers were charged.

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  14. Marywood grad offers tips for hunting geeseRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Before Powers and his hunting buddies spend hours placing dozens of decoys and setting up blinds, they want to be in the right place. Powers talked strategy with goose hunters at the Early Bird Sports Expo last weekend in Bloomsburg.

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  15. UFC: Swoyersville's Hettes lands in hospitalRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Swoyersville's Jimy Hettes was a late scratch from his scheduled fight at UFC 183 in Las Vegas on Saturday night when he passed out while warming up. UFC senior vice president of public relations Dave Sholler said Hettes was taken to a local hospital as a precaution, but all indications were that he would check out just fine.

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  16. United Water Pennsylvania seeks rate hike approvalRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    United Water Pennsylvania has asked the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to approve a rate hike for customers in its service areas. The increase would equate to about $9 a month for the average residential customer, according to a press release from the company.

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  17. Owl is a treat to hear, see Owl is a treat to hear, seeRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    We're real lucky that some of the critters we share Earth with are adaptable to the changes we bring to the land. I enjoyed - again - meeting one of those fellow inhabitants during my below-freezing-temperature fitness walk the day before New Year's Eve.

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  18. Flu, RSV prompts hospitals to alter visitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    COURTESY OF GEISINGER HEALTH SYSTEM Geisinger Health System's hospitals will soon display notices advising visitors of the changes in visitation policies. Geisinger Health System is seeing an increase in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, cases, said spokesman Matt Van Stone.

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  19. Flu, respiratory illness prompt area hospitals to alter visitation policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    COURTESY OF GEISINGER HEALTH SYSTEM Geisinger Health System's hospitals will soon display notices advising visitors of the changes in visitation policies. Geisinger Health System is seeing an increase in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, cases, said spokesman Matt Van Stone.

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  20. Wyoming Seminary announces spelling bee winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Kyle Hromisin of Dallas, an eighth grade student at Wyoming Seminary Lower School, survived seven rounds of competition to win the school's annual spelling bee. Hromisin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hromisin, correctly spelled the word "sabbatical" to claim first place.

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