Reacquainting myself with a local lake

Reacquainting myself with a local lake

I had an hour or so last weekend to get reacquainted with a local lake. The weather lured me outside so I took my kayak to Lake Frances at the Nescopeck State Park. People were fishing, walking dogs and sitting at picnic tables by the shore. On the water, I saw paddle...
Judge orders summer school negotiations

Judge orders summer school negotiations

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A judge has ordered Dallas School Board members and teachers’ negotiators to meet daily to address a three-year-old contract impasse. Strawberries were hard to find at Wilkes-Barre’s first Strawberry Festival Thursday. A...
Need a summer job?

Need a summer job?

This morning at citizensvoice.com: Employers say they’re having trouble filling summer jobs. A century-old furniture business whose Wilkes-Barre Twp. building was damaged beyond repair in last week’s tornado will rebuild. A 26-unit apartment building is...
Back to class and into court

Back to class and into court

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The Dallas School District and its teachers are headed toward non-binding contract arbitration as a judge orders striking teachers back to work. The aftermath of a tornado that damaged a shopping center in Tulsa last year offers a...
To the bitter end at Dallas

To the bitter end at Dallas

This morning at citizensvoice.com: The rancorous labor dispute in the Dallas School District goes on as classes are cancelled today after another failed attempt to negotiate a teachers contract. Hikers at the tornado-damaged Seven Tubs Natural Area say the state...