Black Music Month — The Music of James Bond

June is Black Music Month and the Take 2 blog is running a four-part series on black music and the movies. For this week, we take a look at James Bond songs, and for the sake of the series, this post recognizes music created by those of African descent, not just...
Acting mayor flubs his lines again

Acting mayor flubs his lines again

Acting Mayor Bill Courtright has changed his position on seeking public funds to help Al Boscov buy and refurbish the dying Mall at Steamtown. In a letter attached to the retailer’s application, Mr. Courtright pledged the city’s “unanimous...

In the bag

— Despite the fact that the city he nominally leads is circling the financial drain, Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright signed a letter to state officials last month stating that the city would guarantee $15 million in loans to help repair the parking garage...