King of the heap

King of the heap

Manhattan attorney and Scranton landlord Kenneth W. Bond owes a whopping $125,000-plus in garbage fees (which doesn’t include the roughly $148,000 he owes in city, school and county property taxes) making his the largest such account-in-arrears. Given that the...
Clearing the air

Clearing the air

With a few caveats, the American Lung Association gave northeastern Pennsylvania’s overall air quality high marks for a complete absence of high-particle pollution days. If only local politics and government operated similarly.
Decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions

Dilapidated and forlorn, Scranton’s city hall is an apt metaphor for the government it houses. The city now faces a choice of either spending at least $10.7 million renovating the 19th century structure, or selling it and buying the almost-new Pen Fed Credit...