George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush

As we say goodbye today as a nation to President George H.W. Bush, here are images and pages from our archives dealing with his appearances in Scranton – Republican presidential candidate George H.W. Bush shakes hands with supporters following a speech in...
Throwback Thursday – Summer Fun

Throwback Thursday – Summer Fun

As we receive the first taste of winter on this Throwback Thursday, here are a few pictures from 1957 Scranton Playground Spectacular “It’s Show Time.”  The show featured 500 youngsters representing the city’s 34 playgrounds. The spectacular...
Throwback Thursday – Three Unrelated Photos

Throwback Thursday – Three Unrelated Photos

While gathering materials for an upcoming local history column by Erin Nissley, I turned up these three interesting images in my search. The three images involve fire, natural resources and good works. The first image is of an early morning fire at 1437-39 Capouse Ave...
Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats

Looking for a special treat for Halloween, here are a few suggestions from the October 30, 1968 edition of the Scranton Times –   Happy Halloween –...
Throwback Thursday – Mid Valley Chess Club

Throwback Thursday – Mid Valley Chess Club

Check out these images of the Mid Valley Chess Club from the Times-Tribune Library – Fifth annual county championship chess matches begin with six contestants at headquarters of Dickson City Memorial Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. The tournament is sponsored...
Throwback Thursday – Bargains Galore

Throwback Thursday – Bargains Galore

Images of Bargains Galore from the Times-Tribune Library –  Previous Throwback Thursday Posts  October 11 – Wyoming Ave 1975 September 20 – St. Clair Streett September 13 – What A Catch!  2017 September 28 – September Storms Sept 21 – Cheerleading  Sept 14...