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  • Seconday drinking water intake planned for Kanawha RIver
    Too Little too late?...secondary water intake plant planned for Kanawha River
    Secondary water plans was a major priority that slipped the crevices of West Virginia’s state regulators and lawmakers when the Freedom Industry Chemical Spill affected 300,000 people, the largest of its kind in recent history. And now they...
  • Congressman Matt Cartwright
    Congressional analysis shows Obamacare already benefitting thousands in NEPA
    Northeastern Pennsylvania congressman Matt Cartwright (D-17th) announced that a new analysis shows that hundreds of thousands of people in the 17thcongressional district are already benefiting from Obamacare (Affordable Care Act.) This analysis is...
  • Earth Day Facts
    Earth Day 2013: some facts you should know…
    Today marks the 43rd Earth Day celebrated. Its roots go back to the 1960s, in the wake of Vietnam War Protests. It was a grassroots movement triggered by Sen. Gaylord Nelson, whom after visiting an oil spill near, Santa Barbara, California (1969)...
  • Frank Oliveira, Hanford, Ca talks of Environmental Justice Issues
    Federal woes plague California High-Speed Rail Project
    There has been much talk about California’s High-Speed Rail (HSR) program and the need for the project to cut the mustard in accordance withstate laws. But little has been written about the federal requirements under the National Environment...
  • Prayers of Thanks
    Rev. Joseph Bertha: Prayers helped stop Wyoming Valley flooding
    Although Rev. Joseph Bertha of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church in Pittston acknowledges that that a levee system protected some of the Wyoming Valley from the recent September flooding, he also believes that prayer (combined with the...
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    Religious of NEPA silent on atheists' debate challenge
    Two months after the Citizen's Voice newspaper published a debate challengeissuedby the NEPA Freethought Society to the religious of Northeastern Pennsylvania, religious persons in the region have not responded to the challenge and are...
  • NEPA Freethought Society members
    NEPA Freethought Society challenges religious to formal debate
    Justin Vacula [the writer of this article], on behalf of the NEPA Freethought Society, has challenged religious individuals in Northeastern Pennsylvania to a formal public debate on whether any gods exist or if religion is needed for a person to...
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    Fairytale Pizzas from the Gramercy
    For many American families, Friday night is synonymous with one special dish: PIZZA!!! I love and cherish this family tradition and can be found on most Friday nights feasting on pizza at the Gramercy. Baked in a small pan, a Gramercy pizza is...