HS FOOTBALL: 2019 Lackawanna Football Conference Division III Schedules

Teams have held their spring practice sessions and most, not all, will take a break until after the Fourth of July, before getting back to work for the 2019 High School Football Season. This year remember, while being the second year of a two-year cycle, does have...

HS FOOTBALL: 2019 Lackawanna Football Conference Division II Schedules

Teams have held their spring practice sessions and most, not all, will take a break until after the Fourth of July, before getting back to work for the 2019 High School Football Season. This year remember, while being the second year of a two-year cycle, does have...

HS FOOTBALL: 2019 Lackawanna Football Conference Division I Schedules

Teams have held their spring practice sessions and most, not all, will take a break until after the Fourth of July, before getting back to work for the 2019 High School Football Season. This year remember, while being the second year of a two-year cycle, does have...

HS TRACK AND FIELD: 2019 Lackawanna Track Conference Coaches’ All-Star Teams

As the spring sports season enters its final week, ON THE BLOG begins to put a bow on the 2018-19 scholastic sports year. Today, the Lackawanna Track Conference Coaches' All-Star Teams are released. Western Wayne coach Justin Collins organizes a meeting of the coaches...

Wade, Didi team up for ‘extraordinary’ play

Didi Gregorius ranges up the middle to field a ground ball by Malquin Canelo in the third inning. Gregorius would spin and throw to first in time to get the Lehigh Valley leadoff hitter, but that wasn't even the most impressive defensive play he was a part of Friday...
What, him worry?

What, him worry?

After a 67-year run and helping generations of smart alecks (like yours truly) to find their paths in life, Mad will soon be no more (or the practical equivalent of it).

Bombshells bursting in air

Bombshells bursting in air

There's still much to learn regarding former Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright's misdeeds while in office. One thing's kind clear, though: He hit the ground running, engaging in corrupt activities almost as soon as he was sworn in, and conducted himself in a manner that...

Courtright’s legacy

Courtright’s legacy

Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright resigned his office yesterday, then pleaded guilty to a raft of corruption charges in federal court today.

All the Karate Instructor’s Men

All the Karate Instructor’s Men

Since the FBI raided his home and City Hall in January, Bill Courtright has been a Dead Mayor Walking, not running much of anything other than a losing race with reality. Courtright resigned Monday and this morning pleaded guilty to three felony counts of criminal...

Trump is Kim’s Yankee Doodle Dotard

Trump is Kim’s Yankee Doodle Dotard

"He wrote me beautiful letters and we fell in love." -- President Trump mooning about his latest man-crush, North Korean dictator and "wonderful person" Kim Jong Un. "GROANS AND SPINNING" -- Almost 40,000 Americans killed in combat in the Korean War. While his heart...

A little advice

A little advice

Pennsylvania GOP Chairman Val DiGiorgio announced his resignation after news reports revealed a string of steamy text messages he shared with a Philly council candidate. It seems not every Republican is shamelessly unapologetic when it comes to sexual impropriety.

The winners of Dems Debate: Warren and Trump

The winners of Dems Debate: Warren and Trump

Round one of the Democrats' Parade of Prospective Runners-up ended in a tie between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and President Trump. Of the 10 Democrats on the stage, Warren was best-prepared and made the most of the few openings available to distinguish herself from the...

Ernie Preate’s daughter may lead state Republican Party

Ernie Preate’s daughter may lead state Republican Party

It looks like another local native has emerged as a potential candidate to replace Val DiGiorgio as chairman of the state Republican Party. Politico reports Elizabeth “Liz” Preate Havey, the chairwoman of the Montgomery County Republican Party, as a possibility to...

See you at the Charl-Mont

See you at the Charl-Mont

Times-Tribune Staff Writer Dave Singleton has the scoop du jour this afternoon: The new Charl-Mont restaurant inside the Lackawanna County Government Center will open Wednesday. Read Dave's story here. County Officials (Cheese and Crackers) will cut the ribbon at 9...