Closing the Oak Hill

It all started with a “Vixen.”  It was ended by a VCR.  For many years, the Oak Hill Drive-In in Moosic was in the adult entertainment business. During that time, law enforcement and individuals tried to close down the outdoor cinema. But changes in technology finally...
‘Cheese’ goes Limburger on Evie

‘Cheese’ goes Limburger on Evie

I don’t usually blog on Saturdays, but Lackawanna County Commissioner Pat “Cheese” O’Malley’s latest slap at Evie Rafalko McNulty (and the Facebook furor it has generated) has me typing with my knuckles. Evie, as most of you know, is the...

Stuck in “park”

— What, exactly, makes one a “minority commissioner?” Newly minted Commissioner Laureen Cumming suggests her lousy parking spot will suffice. One thing’s for certain: the county’s going nowhere until the political dysfunction is...

AH-West girls left many with foul taste

It’s the only shot that’s guaranteed to be uncontested in basketball, and Thursday night, the 15-footer from the free throw line looked more like one of those carnival shots at a basket slightly too high with a rim a little too small. For Abington Heights and West...