Rainbow power

— Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence seemed genuinely surprised by the corporate and political backlash caused by his state’s newly adopted “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” otherwise known as the “Who Would Jesus Refuse To Serve...
FBI must be single-minded on double pensions

FBI must be single-minded on double pensions

As Staff Writer Terrie Morgan Besecker reports today, the FBI has opened an investigation into how seven non-uniform Scranton employees were awarded double pensions they apparently didn’t earn.  The Feds join state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s office and...
Scranton as the Promised Land

Scranton as the Promised Land

If you’re as weary as I am of discussions of immigration that instantly devolve into name-calling and ugly stereotypes, please read Staff Writer Sarah Hofius Hall’s uplifting stories on Nepali-Bhutanese refugees settling in Scranton. When was the last time...