Bill Courtright, karate master

— Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright’s “plan” for addressing his city’s impending bankruptcy so far consists solely of shaking down new revenue sources while hoping and praying that his buddies in the police and firefighters unions throw him...

Old hat

— Two of Lackawanna County’s more prominent geographic features are in fact man-made. Waste Management’s Taylor landfill and Louis DeNaples’ Keystone Landfill both tower over the valley floor, testaments to our disposable culture and the¬†money...