All wet

All wet

The 17,000-square-foot aquarium planned for the Marketplace at Steamtown will doubtless provide an educational experience, as well as many metaphorical opportunities for local cartoonists and...
Weeds-B-Gone

Weeds-B-Gone

— Various Scranton City Council members and Mayor Bill Courtright currently are debating how best to deploy the expected — hoped-for? dreamed-of? — $83 million in proceeds from the sale of the city’s sewer authority to Pennsylvania-American...
The gavel comes down

The gavel comes down

The city of Scranton levies an annual $156 local services tax (or LST, for short) on folks who work in town, a sum that’s three times the original $52 authorized several years ago. A group of taxpayers has taken the city to court, claiming the tripled amount...