Charles Manson 1934-2017

Charles Manson 1934-2017

Charles Manson died yesterday evening at the Kern County Hospital in California. He was 83.  Manson has been in prison since he and several of followers were convicted of murder in January 1971. The murders by followers of Manson took place on  August 9 and 10, 1969....
Throwback Thursday – Auto Show

Throwback Thursday – Auto Show

Do you love cars? Check out this images from our archives of auto shows at the Watres Armory – The March 1920 Automobile Show at the Watres Armory. Times-Tribune Archives The 1966 Auto Show at the Watres Armory. Times-Tribune Archives 1967 Scranton Auto and Boat...
Throwback Thursday – Field Trip to Gutheinz

Throwback Thursday – Field Trip to Gutheinz

In March 1979, fifth grade students from James Monroe (8) School in Scranton went on a field trip to the Gutheinz Meats at 518-520 Cedar Ave to see how hot dogs are made.  Here are images from their visit –  Joseph (Whitney) Kroll (left), production manager, and...
Throwback Thursday – Video Games

Throwback Thursday – Video Games

Video games in the early 1980s – Youngsters man their stations at video games at the Top Dog Video Arcade on Blakely Street in Dunmore in February 1984. Top Dog is one of the three lagrest video gamerooms in the borough. Times-Tribune Archives Unidentified...
What to do with all these potatoes

What to do with all these potatoes

Times Cartoonist Jim Walsh shared some ideas of what to a surplus of potatoes in a late October 1917 edition of the Scranton Times. If you are having potato surplus problem here are a few recipes from our Local Flavor Recipe archives to help you out. Marcia...