Better do what he says!

North Korea's Kim Jong Il has become frail, old and sick man, in marked contrast to the number of current cartoons that continue to depict him as the fat little man with a Don King hairdo. Questions swirl over just who, or what organization, truly holds sway in...

No place like home

A Lackawanna County grand jury is looking into allegations that foreign exchange students were subjected to abuse and neglect during their stays in Scranton and surrounding...

Get real

GOP senators would be wise to probe Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's political leanings vis-a-vis the duty of a jurist to impartially render the law as written. Qualified though she may be, some of her public statements suggest she views the bench as a...

Uphill effort

We all know these are tough times, financially. It's understandable that the Lackawanna County Commission is less than enthusiastic about providing funds for a new main library in South Scranton, an area of town that even in the best times is down on its luck. The...