It’s time to make your choice. We’ve made ours.
In an unprecedented move, the editorial boards of three Times-Shamrock newspapers in our region — The Citizens’ Voice in Wilkes-Barre, The Standard-Speaker in Hazleton and the Times-Tribune in Scranton — are publishing joint endorsements in presidential, Congressional and statewide races.
In our news pages, we report on studies that show Luzerne County ranks as one of the most litigious counties in Pennsylvania, ranking behind only Philadelphia and Lackawanna in the number of “wrongful act” lawsuits per capita. We also take a look at efforts to battle a growing truancy problem in local schools.
In sports, check out our story on the historic Old Shoe Game, played in the Back Mountain since 1948. Dallas faces off against Lake-Lehman on Friday. And Penn State beat writer Donnie Collins analyzes Penn State’s shocking win over Ohio State Saturday night.