Picketing the pickets

Picketing the pickets

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Striking Dallas teachers had company on the picket line Friday — parents, students and taxpayers demonstrating for an end to the walkout. Comedy legend and legendary Chicago Cubs fan Bill Murray is in talks to play Cubs manager...
Who scored best on state tests?

Who scored best on state tests?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Which local schools scored best on state-mandated standardized tests? A coroner has identified the teenager who drowned while boating with friends in Lackawanna County. A Hanover Twp. man born in Puerto Rico has been unable to...

Penguins vs. Hershey: News and notes

Well, that wasn’t exactly a┬áthrilling start to the on-ice action this season. If you weren’t at Mohegan Sun Arena, you missed a 5-1 shellacking by Hershey. The Penguins took way too many penalties during the game, and the offense never really manufactured...

Training camp: Day 3 observations and Hershey preview

Howdy, folks. Sorry for the delay in the post – but at least this way we can combine the two days of story lines. The big news from Tuesday morning was, of course, the arrival of Colin Smith, Sam Miletic and Ethan Prow. I talked to Smith; here’s the link...
No closer to a contract

No closer to a contract

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A teachers contract seems no closer following negotiations Tuesday in the Dallas School District, where a strike enters its fourth day. Child welfare caseworkers across the state are overworked and underpaid, the state auditor...