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  1. Alleged liquor store robber nabbed in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Citizens' Voice

    BOB KALINOWSKI / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Pedro Ewing of Pittsburgh had no comment as he left Magisterial District Judge James Tupper's office in Kingston after his arraignment Thursday. The man who police say robbed a Wilkes-Barre Township liquor store at gunpoint last month before apologizing to the clerk was caught Thursday by authorities in Union County.

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  2. Alleged Wilkes-Barre Twp. liquor store robber nabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    Pedro Ewing of Pittsburgh is escorted from a magisterial district judge's office Thursday in Kingston Township. The man who police say robbed a Wilkes-Barre Township liquor store at gunpoint last month before apologizing to the clerk was caught earlier today in Union County.

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  3. Police: Fingerprints left on whiskey bottles help to ID 'apologetic robber'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    Wilkes-Barre Township police say they identified the so-called apologetic liquor store robber using clues from a bottle of booze. Police obtained the suspect's fingerprints from a bottle of whiskey he picked up April 3 inside the Wine and Spirits store before he pulled a gun on a clerk, apologized and claimed he was committing the robbery "for his kids."

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  4. Wilkes-Barre Twp. takes ownership of fire company's headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Wilkes-Barre Township solicitor Bruce Phillips, standing left, and township Mayor Carl Kuren, seated left, watch as a fire department representative signs paperwork at Monday's meeting. Council on Monday night voted 5-0 to take ownership of the fire hall on Watson Street and assume the remaining mortgage - a debt that should have been paid off nearly three years ago.

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  5. Wilkes-Barre Township takes ownership of fire company's headquartersRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    Council on Monday night voted 5-0 to take ownership of the fire hall on Watston Street and assume the remaining $75,767 mortgage. The mortgage was supposed to be paid off two years ago, but payments stopped and the fire department was in default.

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  6. Misericordia offers to help local nonprofit organization personnelRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    Misericordia University has offered to help educate local nonprofit organization personnel in order to protect their funds from loss by utilizing financial safeguards. They should also extend this offer to local municipal officials and their fire companies.

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  7. Mr. and Mrs. YuknavichRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Citizens' Voice

    They have a daughter, two sons, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild: Mary Joy and her husband, William "Butch" Allen and their sons, Jason and William "Billy" of Wilkes-Barre Township and their daughter, Amy Spadafore and her husband, Joseph of Lansdale; Jerry and his son, Glenn of Wilkes-Barre Township; John Paul of Wilkes-Barre Township and his daughter, Stacey of Plains, and her son, Dalano and his children, Lacey and John Paul of Wilkes-Barre Township. To celebrate the occasion, a family party will take place this summer.

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  8. Wilkes-Barre Twp. fire officials trying to find missing funds in 'undocumented loans'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Citizens' Voice

    WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Wilkes-Barre Township Mayor Carl Kuren said former township fire chief John Yuknavich 'ran everything single-handed.' The fire company's officers, who took over running the department this year, are digging through old records to find out what happened to about $150,000 in what they call "undocumented loans" going back as far as 2005.

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  9. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:04:07 08:03:05Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Citizens' Voice

    ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Wilkes-Barre Township Council President Jerry Shinal addresses a question about the township's fire department at Tuesday night's meeting. The department's state funding is frozen until a 10-year-old loan for $150,000 is repaid.

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  10. Community digestRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Citizens' Voice

    FILM SCREENING: The film, "Hell and Mr. Fudge," will be screened at the Wyoming Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church, 14 Martin St., Hudson, Plains Township, at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 23. A platinum award winner at the 2012 Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival, "Hell and Mr. Fudge" is the thoughtful, sometimes humorous story of the trials and tribulations of evangelical scholar Edward Fudge and his groundbreaking work on hell, which arouses fierce controversy. Admission is $2 for adults and free for children under 12. Tickets will be available at the door.

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  11. 45th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | The Citizens' Voice

    They exchanged vows on April 4, 1970, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Corpus Christi Parish, in West Pittston, with the Rev. Angelo DeAmico officiating.

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  12. Robbery suspect tells clerk he needs cash 'for his kids'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Citizens' Voice

    WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Police said the suspect in Friday's robbery at the Wine and Spirits Store in Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace was polite to the clerk. An apologetic robber pulled a gun and held up the Wine and Spirits store in the Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace on Friday morning, telling the clerk he needed the cash "for his kids," township police said.

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  13. Police: Apologetic gunman robs liquor storeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | The Citizens' Voice

    An apologetic robber pulled a gun and held up the Wine and Spirits store in the Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace on Friday morning, telling the clerk he needed the cash "for his kids," township police said. The man, who is still being sought by police, entered the store around 9:20 a.m. and swiped two bottles of liquor before approaching the clerk -- "He apologized to the clerk. 1 comment

  14. Police looking for suspect who used stolen credit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    BARRE TOWNSHIP POLICE This suspect used stolen credit card information at the Dollar General in Wiilkes-Barre Township. Police are searching for a suspect involved in using stolen credit card information to make a purchase at the Dollar General in Wilkes-Barre Township on Sunday.

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  15. Second man accused of robbery at W-B Twp. Wendy's pleads guiltyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    A second man accused of a brazen robbery of a Wendy's restaurant in Wilkes-Barre Township pleaded guilty Wednesday to four counts of robbery, according to court records. Aaron N. Flowers, 26, of Sugar Notch, entered his plea before Luzerne County Judge Tina Polachek Gartley, who ordered him to pay more than $4,600 in restitution to the restaurant and its employees.

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  16. Officials part of problem for cash-strapped Luzerne CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Citizens' Voice

    The cities, towns and boroughs in Luzerne County are cash-strapped and here's part of the problem. Take Wilkes-Barre for example: The fire chief receives $94,045 and his deputy receives $77,122; the police chief receives $94,045; the mayor gets $84,779 and the city administrator gets $87,550 per year.

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  17. Mr. and Mrs. GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    Mr. and Mrs. Ralph J. Graham of Wilkes-Barre celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, March 27, 2015. They were married in 1965 at St. Theresa's Church in Wilkes-Barre Township.

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  18. Police: Trio used stolen credit card in spending spreeRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Citizens' Voice

    Three people face theft charges after they allegedly bought more than $2,000 worth of merchandise with a stolen credit card at Target in Wilkes-Barre Township Commons. Wilkes-Barre Township police said they received a report of a stolen wallet at Wegmans on Wednesday.

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  19. Police: W-B Twp. officer hurt during chaseRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Citizens' Voice

    Kohl's store security officers attempted to take Williams into custody after they allegedly observed him steal $18 worth of socks, according to police. Williams fled and officers pursued him through the store parking lot, police said.

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  20. Charges dropped against retired W-B copRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    Al Rodriguez retired as a sergeant from the Wilkes-Barre Police Department earlier this month following the domestic-violence case his wife, Michele Rodriguez, brought against him regarding a Feb. 26 altercation. MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Newly retired Wilkes-Barre police Sgt.

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