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...
Uncle’s Day

Uncle’s Day

There are municipal primary elections in Pennsylvania today. Don’t forget to exercise your franchise. Your uncle would be disappointed.
Sheridan’s amended amendment

Sheridan’s amended amendment

Scranton School Board President Bob Sheridan and fellow board director Bob Casey both accepted campaign contributions from vendors doing business with the school district, a no-no spelled out in the board’s own ethics policy. Sheridan claims he was unaware of...