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Sep 19 14

The Dunnes: A passion that strengthens family ties

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The Northport Record, Jan. 20, 2005 | In honor of their induction this weekend as part of the inaugural class of the Northport-East Northport Athletic Hall of Fame, we’re taking a look back at our 2005 feature on the Dunne family. Congratulations to Kelly, her brothers Greg, Rich, Tim and parents John and Eileen!

Jul 1 14

May 9, 2014
Last call for Metro-North bar cars

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ASSOCIATED PRESS, MAY 9, 2014 | Last call came Friday for the bar cars on commuter trains between Manhattan and Connecticut, a final run for rolling taverns where city workers gathered for decades to play dice, find jobs and hold annual Christmas parties with a jazz band.

Feb 23 14

Crisis at Canaan: Life and death inside a federal penitentiary

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A series exposing the deadly working conditions correctional officers face in federal prisons, particularly the United States Penitentiary at Canaan in Pennsylvania, where an inmate ambushed and murdered an officer on Feb. 25, 2013. Soon after the killing, The Citizens’ Voice set out to examine the dangers federal correctional officers face; the staffing, budget cuts and administrative resistance that have increased the risk of violence; and the remedies being implemented to prevent another death.
Read the story | Download PDF | Full series

Mar 10 14

1/435: A Pennsylvania freshman
in the halls of Congress

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Oct. 13, 2013: Sunset at Beaver Stadium
Feb. 13, 2014: A Snowy Drive Down Main Street

Dec 21 11

Abuse scandal at Penn State
and Joe Paterno’s final goodbye

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Mike led The Citizens’ Voice’s coverage of the child-sex abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, filing stories for online and print and discussing the case on radio and television. Mike broke several stories while in in State College for two weeks after prosecutors charged Sandusky, including a report on medical treatments for former head coach Joe Paterno that led to the disclosure he had lung cancer.

Full story archive | PDF of selected stories | PDF: Paterno’s death
PDF: Trial coverage | TV/Video
| Reporting for “Here and Now,” WBUR/NPR
Exclusive: Discovering Joe Paterno’s will is sealed from public view

Sep 12 13

Susquehanna River: Record flooding devastates region

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SEPTEMBER 2011 | The Susquehanna River surged to a record crest of 42.66 feet in Wilkes-Barre, inflicting unprecedented stress on the Luzerne County levee system and devastating flooding on communities not guarded by the floodwalls.