HS FOOTBALL: 84th SCRANTON LIONS CLUB DREAM GAME MEDIA DAY — COUNTY ALL-STARS

On Monday, players gathered at John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium for the annual Media Day for the Scranton Lions Club Dream Game. Here are the players who will be on the County all-star team.   COUNTY ALL-STARS                                                      ...

AOW EXTRAS: Dixon Black, Valley View

The Black brothers go back to back. One week after his older brother Mason took home the Athlete of the Week award, Valley View shortstop/pitcher earned the honor after picking up the win in the Cougars' first-round state playoff game against Lewisburg and knocking...

Q+A with Mason Williams

Mason Williams gave RailRiders fans a quick reminder of what he can do in Louisville's first game against SWB this series. In the sixth inning, the former Yankees top prospect ran down a tailing line drive off Bruce Caldwell's bat, using a full-extension dive in the...

Feyereisen shaves head for cancer research

J.P. Feyereisen had come to terms with it. He was in the final hours of enjoying a full head of hair. "It's fun to style it every day, but it gets hot," he said before the RailRiders' game against Durham on Thursday. Feyereisen, clubby Timmy Drewes and strength and...

Q and A with Tino Martinez

Tino Martinez, the slugging first baseman of the 90s Yankees dynasty, is part of the latest group of roving instructors to come through PNC Field this year, visiting the area for this series against Durham. Here, he answers some questions about his role with the...
#MakeupMonday: The secret to false eyelashes

#MakeupMonday: The secret to false eyelashes

Nothing awakens my beauty soul like long, dark eyelashes. As a child, I refused to play with or wear anything with people or animals on it if those people or animals did not have eyelashes. From coloring books to T-shirts, if I had something that had a face on it,...

Trump proves he’s Putin’s stooge

Trump proves he’s Putin’s stooge

Body language needs no translation. It speaks every tongue fluently. From his childlike sitting posture to his fidgeting behind the podium, President Trump's physical tics in the presence of Russian dictator Vladimir Putin during their Helsinki "summit" screamed...

Building bonds out of rivalries

I played Catholic Youth Organization basketball throughout grade school at St. Patrick's School, before it combined with St. Ann's to form All Saints Academy. In my eighth grade season (2003-04), I wanted to win. As the elder statesman and best player on the team, it...

The king of B-movies

The king of B-movies

Not only is Tamara Dunn a cinephile, she is also a big fan of drive-in theaters.  Normal movie fan: “I can’t wait to see the latest movie with the Rock.” Me: “Meh” Box office numbers: “Dwayne Johnson is the king of the box offices. His movies collect millions.” Me:...

Motorcycle Gang on Adams Ave

Motorcycle Gang on Adams Ave

Last Saturday, you may remember reading in 50 Years Ago in the Times-Tribune  a short article dealing with a motorcycle gang causing a bit of trouble on Adams Ave in Scranton. Well as I was researching today's piece, the paper ran images from the gang's appearance on...

Rebecca’s Take: “Ant-Man and the Wasp”

Rebecca’s Take: “Ant-Man and the Wasp”

“Ant-Man and the Wasp”: In theaters. After the cultural splendor of “Black Panther” and the epic team-up of “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Ant-Man and the Wasp” sets itself apart by going small. The sequel to 2015’s underrated “Ant-Man” takes a scaled-down approach to an...

Incoming!

Incoming!

Fearing damage to their reputations, unnamed current and retired Catholic clergy members are fighting state Attorney-General Josh Shapiro over the release of a report detailing a grand jury investigation into sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses. The state...

#MakeupMonday: No more sleeping on blush

#MakeupMonday: No more sleeping on blush

Reality shows get a bad rap for being mind-numbing, brain-garbage or portraying anything but reality. I gotta say, though, I love reality TV and I recently learned something pretty important from it. Thanks to my colleague, Patrice, most of our department is...

Death tolls

Death tolls

Saturday's edition saw the final installment of a week-long examination by The Times-Tribune and other Pennsylvania newspapers of the state's burgeoning opioid epidemic and the overdose victims left in its...

Play ball

Play ball

Scott Pruitt is only the lead-off batter (not counting departed HHS Secretary Tom Price) in Donald Trump's very deep lineup of self-serving cabinet members. Having struck out due to an accumulation of ethical and possibly criminal lapses, Pruitt's followed at the...

The challengers

The challengers

Abortion is reliably a hot-button issue in heavily Catholic Pennsylvania, and the GOP will no doubt try use it this fall against Sen. Bob Casey. It's worth remembering, however, that the issue really didn't help Casey's two previous opponents, both of whom he soundly...

Boom

Boom

Certain unknown individuals are fighting tooth and nail to prevent the release of the attorney-general's investigative grand jury report on sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania Catholic...

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