Going down with the ship

Going down with the ship

Scranton School Director Paul Duffy has announced that he cares too much (or something) to continue serving on the city school board. Heartbroken over the district’s financial free fall (and having lost his primary bid to run for city council), he says he plans...
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...
Hot water

Hot water

Pennsylvania American Water Company has lifted its boil-water advisory, put in place following a water main break in Dunmore that affected roughly 50,000 customers. Meanwhile, the Scranton School District’s own problems continue to...
In a hole

In a hole

Facing ever-more-crushing budget deficits, Scranton School District officials hope financial experts will help them right their ship. It’s easy to guess what the first bit of advice will...