Welcome to Dumpmore

Welcome to Dumpmore

Last night, Dunmore Borough Council approved a new agreement with Keystone Sanitary Landfill that could pay the borough nearly $200 million over the next 50 years if the state approves a gargantuan proposed expansion. Keystone wants to build a mountain of trash in the...
GOP Benghazi report crushes GOP hype

GOP Benghazi report crushes GOP hype

Members of the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee are laying low after a two-year investigation into the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Turns out all those conspiracy theories the right peddled about the attack that killed...
Judge Nealon to bully bank: Back off!

Judge Nealon to bully bank: Back off!

It’s not often (ever, really) that a story about a bank, a helpless homeowner and a court proceeding ends happily, but Dave Falchek has one on the front page today. Wayne Bank (Boo! Hiss!) agreed to withdraw foreclosure proceedings against a retired farmer...
Kane’s latest gaffe is cause for alarm

Kane’s latest gaffe is cause for alarm

Memo to Kathleen Kane supporters: If you aren’t worried, you haven’t been paying attention. The embattled state attorney general and West Scranton native made headlines Tuesday with a CNN interview about pornographic emails that were exchanged by state...

Boscov stiffs city

A decade ago, the city loaned the Steamtown Mall Partners, headed by department store chief Al Boscov, $3 million. There were signs then that the mall faced steep challenges, but few forecast foreclosure. Now, the mall is barely treading water and city taxpayers,...