Joe Kennedy at Friendly Sons? Well not yet

Just heard from U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III’s spokeswoman, who says he hasn’t yet accepted Rep. Matt Cartwright’s invitation to attend the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Lackawanna County annual dinner. “The congressman is very honored by...
Cy takes bully pulpit before empty house

Cy takes bully pulpit before empty house

At last night’s Scranton School Board meeting, President Cy Douaihy raged at Director Robert Casey, who dared say that Cy should have told the board he is distantly related to finalist for the superintendent position. “It’s absolutely not family!” Mr....

Let it flow!

— Every political diner offers pie-in-the-sky on its dessert menu. In the case of the GOP-controlled 114th Congress, said pie is filled with with Canadian tar-sand oil, a decidedly nasty concoction that would be pumped through the center of the United through...

The Pope’s Choir

While searching for materials for this Sunday’s Local History column, I turned up an undated envelope marked Vatican Choir. Opening the envelope, I discovered an undated photograph of the Vatican Choir and an undated article about the said choir’s visit to...