Meet Gleyber

So, you've just called up a super-prospect infielder and you're wondering, "What can I expect from Gleyber Torres?" The Yankees promoted the 21-year-old Saturday after a torrid start to the season with the RailRiders. Though we only got to see 37 games of Gleyber in...

Game 1: RailRiders vs. Syracuse

The field is looks good. All the video panels in the scoreboards are firing. They're giving the seats one last power wash and they're heating up all the grills at the concession stands. It's opening day in Moosic. The RailRiders welcome Syracuse to PNC Field tonight...

2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 1 Gleyber Torres

No surprise here. Torres should be able to hit for average and plenty of power for a middle infielder. Tommy John surgery on his non-throwing arm ended his season last year, right when he was tapping into his potential with the RailRiders. The basics...

2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 2 Estevan Florial

Five-tool player who got a lot of opportunities in big league spring training this year. Estevan Florial had 43 extra-base hits and stole 23 bases in 110 games last season, and if he shows he can cut down on his strikeouts, the sky's the limit. The basics Position: CF...

2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 3 Justus Sheffield

Amazing to think the Yankees got Justus Sheffield and Clint Frazier -- and Ben Heller and J.P. Feyereisen -- in the Andrew Miller deal. Sheffield impressed in his first full season with the Yankees, and might've finished in Triple-A if not for an oblique injury that...
NEPA’s connection to James Wong Howe

NEPA’s connection to James Wong Howe

Famed cinematographer James Wong Howe was celebrated with a Google Doodle on May 25. In tribute to the black-and-white films he lensed, the monochromatic illustration features Howe wearing a suit and tie, sporting a hat and standing in front of a marquee. Google...

Lock. Him. Up.

Lock. Him. Up.

Trump's 2016 campaign capitalized on Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her time as Secretary of State, leading his throng of supporters through the now-familiar chant of "LOCK HER UP." True to form, though, Trump is too lazy to bother with...

Jack Johnson Pardoned

Jack Johnson Pardoned

Today, President Donald Trump posthumously pardon the late boxing champion Jack Johnson. Johnson was convicted in 1913 for violating the Mann Act and he served several years in Leavenworth.  On his release date of July 9, 1921, the Scranton Times ran a short piece on...

Small ball

Small ball

The recent Supreme Court decision legalizing sports betting has many states' officials rubbing their hand in glee, anticipating new sources of tax and licensing revenue. Pennsylvania is second to none, but the windfall probably won't be quite what the budget writers...

What’s another hundred years?

What’s another hundred years?

The Lackawanna County Commissioners, once again apparently having nothing better to do, have decided that including a time capsule in the Globe Store renovation would be a swell idea. Past being prologue, it's a safe guess that little will have changed by...

Love and Bullets

Love and Bullets

Today 84 years ago, the notorious bandit couple Bonnie & Clyde were killed by police who were trying to stop them near Sailes, Louisiana..  In their time together Bonnie and Clyde are believed to have committed 13 murders and numerous robberies and burglaries...

Why Domino in “Deadpool 2” is more than just her superpower

Why Domino in “Deadpool 2” is more than just her superpower

“Deadpool 2” is now in theaters, and everyone’s favorite foul-mouthed, “Golden Girls”-loving mercenary is back in the red suit. This time around, Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) is forming a group of tough mutants to protect a teen boy from the clutches of Cable (Josh...

How to develop your skin care routine

How to develop your skin care routine

Every person should have a skin care routine. It doesn't have to be 12 steps (unless you want it to be!) but even giving your skin a little love can do some good. Don't know where to start? I gotchu. 1.) Identify your concerns. Does your skin feel tight? Does your...

Looking for a place to land

Looking for a place to land

Now that he's managed to land the GOP nod for the 8th District congressional seat currently held by Democrat Matt Cartwright, former Wall Street banker (and current carpetbagger) John Chrin needs to find new digs actually located within said...

AOW EXTRA: Skyla Wilson, Susquehanna track and field

AOW EXTRA: Skyla Wilson, Susquehanna track and field

Skyla Wilson (above, center) continues to carry on the family tradition. At the District 2 Class 2A Track and Field Championships, the Susquehanna senior captured three individual gold medals. She won the 100-meter hurdles in 14.94 seconds, the 300-meter hurdles in a...

In deep

In deep

Trump’s conspiracy-minded supporters like to think that their guy has been targeted by the “Deep State,” when in fact his troubles are of his own making.

HS Track and Field: District 2 Class 2A  Championship

HS Track and Field: District 2 Class 2A Championship

Images from District 2 Class 2A Track and Field Championships at Memorial Stadium on May 17, 2018. For results from the event visit - http://timestribuneblogs.com/track/hs-track-and-field-2018-district-2-class-2a-championship-meet-results/ [gallery type="rectangular"...