Laureen Cummings: censorious snowflake

Laureen Cummings: censorious snowflake

Like most clueless tea-party culture warriors, Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings doesn’t like public funding for the arts. Or bicycle lanes, fair property assessments, land banks and other investments in the quality of life. And she really...
Has Penn State found its next assistant coach?

Has Penn State found its next assistant coach?

Florida running backs coach JaJuan Seider appears headed to Happy Valley. Photo by SEC Country. By now, you certainly know that Penn State is looking to add another assistant coach, after receivers coach and passing game coordinator Josh Gattis announced Wednesday...
Aerial Photos: Ice Jams on the Susquehanna River

Aerial Photos: Ice Jams on the Susquehanna River

An ice jam snakes along the Susquehanna River for miles on Wednesday morning. At left, is Pittston, at right is West Pittston. Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer An ice jam snakes along the Susquehanna River for miles on Wednesday morning. At left is Pittston, at...
Get your kicks

Get your kicks

Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District’s meandering, jigsaw borders have earned it the reputation for being the country’s most outrageous example of gerrymandering, as well as the nickname “Goofy Kicking Donald Duck.” It and the...