Review: “Black Mass”

Rebecca’s take Much like the lopsided alliance between the FBI and the notorious mobster that it dramatizes, “Black Mass” is an uneven biographical drama. The true crime story is at its best when it focuses on Johnny Depp’s fear-inducing performance as South...
Times-Tribune Papal Team in Philly

Times-Tribune Papal Team in Philly

The Ego has landed. Times-Tribune staff writer Brendan Gibbons and photographer Chris Dolan are here, too. We’ll be in Philadelphia all week for Pope Francis’ historic first visit to the United States, meeting up with Northeast Pennsylvanians making the...

HS FOOTBALL: Thursday Night Lights. .. AGAIN!

Folks, this certainly is an interesting Thursday to say the least. On Wednesday morning, as I poured my first cup of piping hot coffee, unfolded The Times-Tribune and wiggled my way into my form-fitted couch ready to watch the first episode of the classic television...

HS TENNIS: Matchup continues to intensify

Well, it’s the most anticipated high school tennis match of the season, and as usual it had intensity and passion. Look, nobody likes comparing sports, but this is the Lackawanna League’s equivalent to a championship game in football or basketball. There...

Lawyers Wanted

— I review automobiles as a side gig here at The Times-Tribune. As such, I’ve lavished praise on Volkswagen’s frugal and torquey line of 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel four-cylinder engines. In fact, as past owner of two VWs and an Audi, you might say...