It’s hero time

It’s hero time

During a mad-dash, early-morning run last weekend through Clarks Summit’s Weis grocery store, I came to appreciate the work being done by the clerks and shelf-stockers there. One young fellow who looked and sounded seriously sleep-deprived cheerfully helped...
PHOTOS: Lackawanna County Open for Business

PHOTOS: Lackawanna County Open for Business

Lackawanna County Judge Trish Corbett chats with county director of community affairs Joe D’Arienzo while both wear masks and gloves at the Lackawanna County Government Center on Thursday, March 26, 2020. While most county offices are still open, the county government...
Hanging out

Hanging out

As the state’s public school students sit at home while riding out the COVID-19 outbreak, there are lots of unanswered questions regarding the plausibility of online lessons (unlikely, given that not all kids have equal access to the internet at home), and...
Reduced rating

Reduced rating

Standard & Poor’s decision to reduce Lackawanna County’s bond rating from A+ to A- offers a fuller understanding of how the county was managed under the previous Board of Commissioners, with particular attention to former Commissioner Patrick...