Hidey hole

Hidey hole

Columnist Chris Kelly’s Wednesday piece put Scranton School Board President Bob Sheridan squarely on the spot, as Sheridan basically copped to canceling any and all board meetings until after the May 16 primary elections. Given the district’s precarious...
Three-wheeling it

Three-wheeling it

Lackawanna Co. Commissioner and tea party adherent Laureen Cummings doesn’t like the government collecting or spending money on things that arguably improve our local quality of life. Like the local arts. Or bicycle...
Stating the obvious

Stating the obvious

This week’s conviction of Eric Frein for the murder of Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Bryon Dickson came hardly as a surprise. Through his own words and actions, Frein’s guilt was nearly a foregone...
Blind leading the blind

Blind leading the blind

It seems that Scranton has engaged in a scattershot effort to assess and collect rental fees of homeowners, many of whom are not, in fact, landlords. The problem (aside from the city’s well-earned reputation for incompetence) mainly centers on Scranton’s...