SWB Notes: Refsnyder, Charlotte aces, German, Cave

Some notes from the RailRiders clubhouse over the past couple days. Refsnyder DFA The Yankees designated Rob Refsnyder for assignment Wednesday. Refsnyder has spent parts of the last four seasons with SWB. In the press box, we ran through uniform numbers he's worn...
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HS FOOTBALL: 83rd Scranton Lions Club Dream Game — A night to remember

Good morning, everyone! Yes, I am still a bit charged up after last night. Here's the thing, each June and July, you fans and even sports writers like me, get peppered with high school football coverage WAY TOO EARLY! I am sorry, it's just how I feel. Especially in...
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HS FOOTBALL: 83rd Scranton Lions Club Dream Game — Starting Lineups

Good morning! It's GAMEDAY! Across the area today, graduated players are nervous, believe me, as they get ready to play their final game representing their high schools. Tonight at 7 p.m. is the 83rd Scranton Lions Club Dream Game all-star classic. It's going to be...
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HS FOOTBALL: 83rd Scranton Lions Club Dream Game – Curtain Calls

Hello, everyone! Good Tuesday to you all. OK, we are a day away from the 83rd Scranton Lions Club Dream Game. I truly think this is going to be an excellent game in the series. There is a great deal of talent on both sides this season with a lot of the finest players...
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Pregame notes: Ford almost ready

A couple notes from the RailRiders clubhouse Monday. Ford close to return If not for a couple passing rain storms, the RailRiders would've put Mike Ford's injured hamstring to the test before Monday's game. But the tarp stayed on the field and the RailRiders stayed...
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Throwback Thursday – Watermelons

Throwback Thursday – Watermelons

Watermelon are a refreshing summertime treat. But sometimes this fruit makes headlines. In August 1966, Joseph Catalano received a special delivery at his South Scranton market for Master Sgt. John Kavetsky of East Elm St.  A friend of Kavetsky sent him a watermelon...

Jailbreak

Jailbreak

Former Lackawanna County Commissioner and current federal inmate Bob Cordaro has mounted another legal effort to overturn his 2011 bribery conviction. Using last year's Supreme Court ruling that overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Robert...

SWB Notes: Refsnyder, Charlotte aces, German, Cave

SWB Notes: Refsnyder, Charlotte aces, German, Cave

Some notes from the RailRiders clubhouse over the past couple days. Refsnyder DFA The Yankees designated Rob Refsnyder for assignment Wednesday. Refsnyder has spent parts of the last four seasons with SWB. In the press box, we ran through uniform numbers he's worn...

To the moon

To the moon

Across the United States some 48 years ago this morning people were waking up to the news that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon.  To mark this major event in history, I have gathered together some items from the Times-Tribune Archives. In 2014, Local...

Throwback Thursday – Do you remember Arlans?

Throwback Thursday – Do you remember Arlans?

Arlans, you remember Arlans, don’t you?  Arlans was a department store chain that started in New Bedford, Massachusetts in 1945.   The chain grew and spread to multiple states. In April 1970, Arlans opened a new store along Birney Ave in Moosic. They already had two...

Philly’s Young keeps PSU’s recruiting roll going

Isheem Young, a four-star safety from Imhotep Charter in Philadelphia who long has been one of the most-coveted recruits on Penn State's radar, made a big splash this afternoon by announcing he has verbally committed to Penn State. I am officially committed to.........

Pregame notes: Ford almost ready

Pregame notes: Ford almost ready

A couple notes from the RailRiders clubhouse Monday. Ford close to return If not for a couple passing rain storms, the RailRiders would've put Mike Ford's injured hamstring to the test before Monday's game. But the tarp stayed on the field and the RailRiders stayed...