An expensive lesson

An expensive lesson

This morning at citizensvoice.com: A Dallas Middle School student has been disciplined and will be reported to the state for photographing a PSSA test and posting it to Snapchat. The offense carries a fine of up to $30,000, the superintendent says. A Harveys Lake...
Our opinion: Masters of their domain

Our opinion: Masters of their domain

Our local editorial today considers the rights of property owners when faced with eminent domain suits filed by gas pipeline companies. Check our opinions and those of our readers at...
How long will we ‘go nuclear?’

How long will we ‘go nuclear?’

This morning at citizensvoice.com: In addition to wellheads and pipelines, the Marcellus gas industry is bringing major changes to the energy market. Today we report on the future of the nuclear plant near Berwick as a new gas-burning energy plant is built less than a...
Trial in cop killing begins

Trial in cop killing begins

Two-and-one-half years after he allegedly killed a state trooper and wounded another in a sniper-style shooting outside their barracks, Matthew Frein stands trial this week. We have a legal analysis of the case and a look back at the 48-day manhunt that followed the...
Gas drillers winning in court

Gas drillers winning in court

The Transco pipeline company is done negotiating. The Houston-based firm filed 27 eminent domain claims this week to condemn properties on the route of its a 200-mile natural gas pipeline through Pennsylvania. The landowners, including four in Luzerne County, have so...