2019 Yankees Prospects: No. 6 Clarke Schmidt

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 7 Trevor Stephan

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 8 Thairo Estrada

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 9 Roansy Contreras

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 10 Luis Medina

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...
Three’s a crowd

Three’s a crowd

The ongoing war of tweets between George Conway and his wife Kellyanne's boss is arguably Washington's funniest sideshow. George (a traditional conservative), maintains that Trump is nuts, while Kellyanne is always ready to hop in front of the cameras and say...

2019 Yankees Prospects: No. 6 Clarke Schmidt

2019 Yankees Prospects: No. 6 Clarke Schmidt

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

Trump spells relief B-A-R-R

Trump spells relief B-A-R-R

Bill Barr delivered. President Trump appointed the attorney general to get between him and whatever Special Counsel Robert Mueller unearthed in his Trump/Russia collusion "witch hunt." Team Mueller -- 19 lawyers and 40 FBI agents -- spent 18 months and served 2,800...

Numbers guys say Trump a big winner in 2020

The statisticians said President Donald Trump pretty much can't lose next year, and that was before the Meuller report came out. Ray C. Fair, the famed Yale University economics professor known for nailing presidential election outcomes, says Trump's a winner because...

AOW EXTRA: Anna Talutto, Dunmore basketball

AOW EXTRA: Anna Talutto, Dunmore basketball

Anna Talutto helped the Dunmore girls basketball team reach Hershey. The sophomore had six points and four rebounds in the PIAA Class 3A semifinals against Trinity as Dunmore won, 50-24. She hit a 3-pointer late in the first half that gave the Lady Bucks a 30-7...

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 7 Trevor Stephan

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 7 Trevor Stephan

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 8 Thairo Estrada

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 8 Thairo Estrada

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

A better mousetrap

A better mousetrap

Many Lackawanna Countians have expressed dismay at the details of former Scranton School District Business Director Gregg Sunday's plea deal. Ordered to repay the district the roughly $8,100 for automotive repairs he improperly billed to taxpayers and placed on three...

And throw away the key

And throw away the key

Believe it or not, there just might be a school board in Lackawanna County as hapless as Scranton's

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 9 Roansy Contreras

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 9 Roansy Contreras

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

Consider this your cheat sheet to acids

Consider this your cheat sheet to acids

I get a ton of emails, DMs and questions about skin care and the most common concerns people have tend to be pore size, dullness, dark spots and breakouts. The answer to most of these issues? Acid. Putting acid on your skin sounds terrifying but I promise you its the...

Review: “Captain Marvel”

Review: “Captain Marvel”

Tamara's Take When Vers (Brie Larson) has her big fighting sequence that has been teased throughout “Captain Marvel,” it’s set to No Doubt’s “Just A Girl.” The song doesn’t start with the chorus; instead it’s right at the beginning. “Take this pink ribbon off my...

South end of a northbound cow

South end of a northbound cow

California Congressman and Trump lapdog Devin Nunes' lawsuits against Twitter and two parody accounts on that site is perhaps the greatest self-own in the history of social media. @DevinsCow, for example, had 1,200 followers the morning before the lawsuit was...

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 10 Luis Medina

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 10 Luis Medina

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

Trump, Hamlet and the Ghost of John McCain

Trump, Hamlet and the Ghost of John McCain

Another day, another Shakespearean echo from the angry mouth of Our Mad King. (Read Monday's ode to King Lear here.) Today's production of "Hamlet" is a one-man show. President Trump plays every role with a cameo by The Ghost of John McCain. Trump kept up his sick,...

Patrick likes Biden and Beto

The first day after the first day of spring seems like a good time to check in with Lackawanna County Democratic Party Chairman Chris Patrick on the state of the party's 2020 presidential race. Don't ask why it seems that way. Maybe because freshness permeates the...

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 11 Albert Abreu

2019 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 11 Albert Abreu

Continuing The Times-Tribune’s annual countdown of the top 15 Yankees prospects. I rank 20 prospects, Donnie Collins ranks 20 prospects, and then we average them together. The list takes into account ETA for the big leagues. You’re going to find some guys who might...

Mariotti did the right thing in Old Forge

Mariotti did the right thing in Old Forge

When the solicitor bows out, you know the production is a real you-know-what show. Times-Tribune Staff Writer Kathleen Bolus splashed a wake-up call to Old Forge taxpayers across today's front page, reporting that district solicitor Joseph E. Mariotti finally cut ties...