2014 Year-in-Review: National & International

2014 was a regular annus horribilis mostly. Russia invaded Ukraine, annexed Crimea and later found itself staring into the fiscal abyss in the midst of a global oil-price war. ISIS rolled over the Iraqi army and forced the Obama administration to face a raft of bad...

You will be remembered …

Along with the top news stories of the year, newspaper’s also like to mark the deaths of individuals who left a mark locally, nationally and internationally. This year the Times-Tribune list includes Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, I. Leo Moskovitz and Monsignor Stephen...

2014 Year-in-Review: Close to home

From the street of Scranton to the halls of power in Harrisburg, it was another busy year. Tom Corbett rode historically low approval ratings to become the first sitting Pennsylvania governor to lose re-election; Lackawanna County’s own Kathleen Kane proved...
Kelly Sucks! Sincerely, A. Coward.

Kelly Sucks! Sincerely, A. Coward.

I’ve heard innumerable lame defenses of anonymous comments on newspaper websites, but a few attached to my column this past Sunday stand apart for their pretzel logic and whiny self-martyrdom. The bellyaching confirms that a few of the angriest losers posting at...