HS BASKETBALL: Abington Heights solidifies its top ranking; Honesdale making noise; Rivalry game looming; Eagles soar

The much anticipated showdown between Abington Heights and Scranton Prep brought out the fans who packed the gymnasium on Tuesday night in South Abington Township. Honesdale continued to make itself a factor in Division II, Holy Cross and Mid Valley are getting ready...

HS BASKETBALL: Lackawanna League Powers Stay Strong; Big turnaround in Division IV

In the post holiday tournament celebrations, the Lackawanna League had its regular season get started and to nobody's surprise the traditional power programs are at the top of the standings. Those teams will have showdowns in the coming weeks. But before we get too...

2018: The Year in RailRiders

January 31 - Bobby Mitchell takes over One of the perks of Bobby Mitchell’s last job was telling players they were being promoted to the RailRiders. On Wednesday, Mitchell officially got the same call. The former Double-A Trenton Thunder manager will take the same...

HS SPORTS: Top 10 Video Stories of a remarkably inspiring 2018

Welcome to New Year's Eve and as we are ready to ring in 2019, it's time to look back upon 2018. As many of you know, who have followed The Times-Tribune this year, much of what I do know includes a video story. It's a new way to tell the stories of our athletes and...

AOW EXTRAS: Victoria Toomey, Dunmore girls basketball

The Dunmore senior scored 23 points, had five rebounds and three steals against Holy Cross as the Lady Bucks won a fourth straight Lynett Memorial Tournament championship. In the semifinal against Scranton Prep, she had a team-high 15 points. Age: 17 Family: sister,...
HS INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD: Run at The Rec No. 1 (RESULTS)

HS INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD: Run at The Rec No. 1 (RESULTS)

On Friday night, Clarks Summit University sponsored the first Run at The Rec Indoor Track and Field meet for the 2019 season. Here are the results courtesy of our friends at Wil-Time.   GIRLS     3000: Hannah Perkins (Montrose) 11:26.05; Georgia Wiswesser...

Gear geek alert! The Pa’lante V2 Pack

Gear geek alert! The Pa’lante V2 Pack

Hey gang, I'm back from a little winter hiatus. The holidays can be a bit of a hassle, trying to balance, work, travel and shopping but Trail Mix is rolling along again so let's get after it. Sooooooo, a Christmas present to myself just showed up at the house this...

Press-on nails are the best-kept beauty secret

Press-on nails are the best-kept beauty secret

We don't always have time for a manicure and that's why the glam gawds invented press-on nails. For years, people have asked me about my nails and they’re usually shocked when I tell them they’re press-ons. I bite my nails (so bad, I know!) and I relied on acrylics...

Year in Rewind: Best and Worst of 2018 in Film

Year in Rewind: Best and Worst of 2018 in Film

2018 was a memorable year in film. From impactful superhero flicks, new horror classics, adrenaline-pumping action, soaring musicals, the return of rom-coms and dazzling animated fare, there was a lot to like about the year in cinema. Tamara and Rebecca look at the...

Throwback Thursday – Snow Day

Throwback Thursday – Snow Day

As our region readies itself for a string of winter weather, I pulled from our archives images from a snowstorm that hit our region on February 13 and 14, 1950. The storm's 60 mph winds on Feb. 14 created 11 feet snow drifts in some areas. It was reported that forty...

Award Chase: The no host with the most

Award Chase: The no host with the most

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2019 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 22, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. It’s our final Award Chase before Tuesday’s nomination announcement, and we are at an unfamiliar place. The Academy Awards...

Three more names in the transfer portal…again

Three more names in the transfer portal…again

To paraphrase one of the great wordsmiths of our time, Coolio, and one of the great thinkers of any time, Michael Gary Scott...there ain't no portal like the transfer portal, 'cause the transfer portal don't stop. For the second consecutive day, three Penn State...

Hey! Don’t look at me!

Hey! Don’t look at me!

Rumors and uncertainties continue to swirl around the two FBI raids on Mayor Bill Courtright's city hall office and home. City officials are as in the dark regarding details as anyone, it...

Carol Channing 1921 – 2019

Carol Channing 1921 – 2019

Carol Channing, Broadway legend, died early this morning at her home in Racho Mirage, California. She was 97. Channing starred in such musicals as "Hello, Dolly!," "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "Sugar...

Maximum revs

Maximum revs

The uncertainty swirling around last week's FBI raids at Scranton City Hall and at Mayor Bill Courtright's home has resulted in a tsunami of speculation and...

Review: “The Favourite”

Review: “The Favourite”

Tamara's Take Seventeen rabbits in cages. An oversized palace that feels like a fishbowl. Silly folk dancing reminiscent of a “Soul Train” line. If this is the only way Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos can make an easy-to-digest film for mainstream audiences, then we...

AOW EXTRA: Aidan Drouse, Scranton swimming

AOW EXTRA: Aidan Drouse, Scranton swimming

It only is the middle of the Lackawanna League swim season, but Aidan Drouse is rounding into postseason form. Last week, in am 86-58 victory over Elk Lake, the Scranton senior won the 50-yard freestyle, the 100-yard freestyle and was part of two victorious relays....