Ugly is in the ear of the beholder

    Once again, our local lingua franca is subject to national ridicule. Gawker, best of the Internet snark sites, has spawned a tournament to determine the “America’s Ugliest Accent.” I am able to feign marginal interest because I left...
Morning Blend 10/2/14

Morning Blend 10/2/14

Killer paper today, bulging with news you can use. Great outdoors abridged Bow season starts Saturday, but hunting has been banned in a 349-square mile wilderness in Pike and Monroe counties. The hunt for Eric Frein will continue into a 20th day. Accused of murdering...

HS FOOTBALL: The Battle for the Bell

It’s time for my Thursday post, and in keeping with my theme this season, I am taking a look back at the history of The Battle for the Bell between West Scranton and Scranton High Schools. Now this one is tricky, because the battle for this trophy began many...

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— We’re still waiting for the fallout from “porngate,” Harrisburg’s most recent unimaginatively-titled political dustup (remember “bonusgate?”). One has to wonder how out-of-it a high-ranking state official would have to be to...