Death of a movie house

This week, Fisher Brothers announced that it was no longer renewing the lease with the corporation behind the legendary Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City. Opened in 1969, the single-screen theater on West 54th Street was the place of major movie premieres and a regal...
Sour grapes of wrath

Sour grapes of wrath

Jerry Notarianni was the top vote-getter in the November election, but has been reduced to filing a lawsuit demanding he be declared the minority Lackawanna County commissioner.  He may as well be a jilted groom suing to recover an engagement ring that has already...

3 Cents – Transferring An Island

In 1868, the daily paper in Scranton cost 3 cents. The paper back then was filled with stories from the telegraph wire, local reporting and fiction.  Over the course of the next few Thursdays, we will be sharing some of these items. Today’s installment features...

For Dunmore’s girls, the beat, and beatings, go on

Personnel change. One great player. Many very good players. Some who did nothing but defend. Small, big, in-between. Dunmore’s girls team has seen them all in Ben O’Brien’s 7½-year career. One thing hasn’t changed much: Dunmore keeps beating them all on a consistent...