Photos: Tornado and Storm Damage

Photos: Tornado and Storm Damage

A Blakely Police patrolman takes a set of keys from a partially submerged vehicle on Main Street in Blakely, during Saturday’s severe storm. Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer A pedestrian stands on the corner of Main Street and New Street in Blakely on Saturday...
HS BASEBALL: The class of 2017

HS BASEBALL: The class of 2017

Jake Decker leads the Lackawanna League class of 2017 in RBIs, wins and strikeouts and is second in hits and doubles. Cole Stetzar leads seniors in RBIs, runs, hits, doubles, wins and strikeouts. They are two of the class’ best players. Stetzar, the West...
GOP apologists deserve Oscars

GOP apologists deserve Oscars

For weeks, GOP/Trump apologists have poo-poohed the Academy Awards, understandably anticipating a global showcase of anti-Trump speeches breathlessly delivered by jaded elites who are largely immune to the consequences of bad government. Elites just like President...

A night of surprises

Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony was full of surprise with “Hacksaw Ridge” winning for best film editing. Coming out of nowhere, after “Arrival” and “La La Land” winning last month during the American Cinema Editors Eddie Awards … Wait, that wasn’t the night’s...