HS BASEBALL: Class AAA and Class AA roundup

Here’s a quick look at the quarterfinal round of District 2 play for Class AAA and Class AA. Moving on: Class AAA: (1) Valley View, (12) Pittston Area, (6) Wyoming Area, (7) Abington Heights. Class AA: (1) Hanover Area, (2) Mountain View, (3) Lakeland, (4) Mid...

Lots of write-in candidates this year

A lot of candidates are running write-in vote campaigns especially in places where one party or the other has no candidates. The biggest name running a write-in is Lackawanna County District Attorney Andy Jarbola, a Republican, who is trying to win the Democratic...

Voter turnout seems low

Even with all the activity on the ballot, at least two city precincts where you would expect a lot of people to vote seemed headed for a voter turnout far lower than four years ago. At shortly after 5 p.m., Scranton’s 10th Ward, 1st Precinct had only 208 voters...