Election Cartoons from 1916

[imagebrowser id=506] Starting on October 31, 1916,  the Scranton Times ran a series of front page cartoons dealing with the presidential contest between President Woodrow Wilson, Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, Frank Hanly and Allan Benson. The election...
Hillary’s emails haunt us all

Hillary’s emails haunt us all

Democrats and anyone else who sees a Donald Trump presidency as the quintessential “Nightmare on Elm Street” are booing FBI Director James Comey’s “October Surprise.” In a letter to the GOP-controlled Congress, Mr. Comey announced that...

Halloween in Scranton in 1916

Charlie Chaplins, Red Cross nurses and clowns filled the streets of downtown Scranton 100 years ago. There were six costumed dances at various clubs and halls in Scranton on Halloween.  The largest of the parties was at the 13th Regiment Armory with 2,500 people in...