A Papal spanking

— There wasn’t a whole lot of “holly-jolly” in Pope Francis’ Christmas greeting to the Curia last week....

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...

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...

Criminal activity

— Scranton’s cop shop wants to use an existing network of remote cameras to monitor criminal activity. I can think of the first place to start....