H.S. Girls Basketball Class A and AAA capsules

CLASS A Harrisburg Christian Knights (25-2) vs. Old Forge Lady Devils (20-3) Where: Scranton High School When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. How they got here: Harrisburg Christian defeated Upper Dauphin, 51-29, in the third-place game in District 3; Old Forge topped Forest...

PIAA CLASS AA FIRST ROUND

PIAA CLASS AA Hanover Nighthawks (19-7) vs. Holy Cross Crusaders (20-6) When: Saturday, 6 p.m. Where: Scranton High School. How they got here: Hanover is the second-place team from District 3, having lost to Trinity, 55-46; Holy Cross is the second-place team from...

Vintage Eats – Ashes to ashes

Last week, we ventured into the world of deep fried goodness with paczkis. Today, is Ash Wednesday. A day for many around the world that marks the start of 40 days of fasting and reflection leading up to Easter Sunday. One of the hallmarks of this time is the fasting...

Let me rephrase that

— Not to excuse Putin’s nutty (according to at least one European leader) decision to invite himself and his military into the Ukrainian region of Crimea, but the U.S.’s recent history of poorly advised military incursions hardly gives it a bully...