Deck the halls with vowels of folly

Deck the halls with vowels of folly

I’m hunkered down composing my annual collection of classic Christmas carols reworked to reflect the news of the year. There’s a lot to work with and my Sunday Times deadline looms. In the meantime, please enjoy these selections from last year: CHEESY THE...
Trump taps Kanye for Secretary of Young Thugs

Trump taps Kanye for Secretary of Young Thugs

Over the past few days, President-elect Donald Trump has picked ExxonMobil CEO and Putin pal Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State, started a spitting contest with the CIA and skipped daily intelligence briefings because, as he said, “I’m like, a smart...
Hot cocoa and Christmas spirit

Hot cocoa and Christmas spirit

If you didn’t read my Wednesday column about Matthew McDonnell, he is a 6½-year-old boy from South Abington Twp. fighting a rare cancer for the fourth time. From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at South Abington Park, he will offer “Matthew’s Miraculous Hot...
Scranton School Board cuts basic math

Scranton School Board cuts basic math

Last night, the Scranton School Board re-disorganized, keeping city Democratic Party chief Bob Sheridan as president and elevating Director Carol Oleski to vice president. As reported by Times-Tribune Staff Writer Sarah Hofius Hall, the meeting was a festive,...
Fake news inspires half-baked gunman

Fake news inspires half-baked gunman

An idiot from North Carolina walked into a  Washington, D.C. pizzeria with an assault rifle and opened fire Sunday, later telling police he was there to “self-investigate” a bogus conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton. In one of countless fake news...