Playing Poker with the Postmaster

Playing cards for money in a government building sound like a scene out of movie or a television show but it did happen in Eynon in 1914. The story goes that Max Friedman, postmaster of the Eynon Post Office, was arrested for running a poker game out of the small post...
News and notes

News and notes

■ When Gov. Tom Wolf named Exeter Mayor Cassandra Coleman-Corcoran as his northeast regional director, it meant he snubbed a well-known local Democrat who wanted the job. Lackawanna County Recorder of Deeds Evie Rafalko McNulty acknowledged she applied for the post,...
Basic Math 2 hard 4 Scranton

Basic Math 2 hard 4 Scranton

Managing a budget with as many holes and speculative projections as Scranton’s spending plan would challenge the most nimble minds, but basic addition and subtraction shouldn’t be a hurdle for the people paid to get the job done. As staff writer Jim...