Snowed under

Northeastern Pennsylvania and the rest of the states in our little corner of the country woke up to a LOT of snow this morning. Even by our snowbound standards, this was an impressive...

Be it ever so humble

Should Pennsylvania taxpayers effectively pay the mortgages for their elected representatives’ second homes in Harrisburg? According to Borys Krawczeniuk’s report in The Sunday Times, Rep. Jim Wansacz sees no problem with it. This is yet another example of...

Buzzing like flies

The array of local pols who have announced their intention to replace outgoing nine-term state Senator Bob Mellow includes a a number of legitimate players (Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty, state Rep. Jim Wansacz) and a supporting cast of bit players. Setting aside...