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...
Low hurdle to clear

Low hurdle to clear

Cooperation and compromise are the usual promises offered by public officials at the starts of their terms, and so it is with the incoming members of the Lackawanna County Commission. The wind beneath their wings, so to speak, is the sorry legacy of back-biting and...