Discounts!

Discounts!

Lackawanna County is angling for a reduced group rate on city parking fees for county employees. Great idea! Where do the rest of us sign...
Throwback Thursday – Summer Fun

Throwback Thursday – Summer Fun

As we receive the first taste of winter on this Throwback Thursday, here are a few pictures from 1957 Scranton Playground Spectacular “It’s Show Time.”  The show featured 500 youngsters representing the city’s 34 playgrounds. The spectacular...
Glen Onoko Falls: It’s worth it

Glen Onoko Falls: It’s worth it

Hey hikers! When I think of iconic Northeastern Pennsylvania hikes there are a few that come to mind. Ricketts Glen is certainly one, with its Falls Trail. The Appalachian Trail in the Delaware Water Gap (although not technically NEPA) is another. And Glen Onoko Falls...
Along for the ride

Along for the ride

The debate over the status and legality of Scranton School District’s bus contract with local businessman Louis DeNaples continues to create rifts on the district’s board of directors, with longtime director Bob Lesh squarely in DeNaples’...
Throwback Thursday – Three Unrelated Photos

Throwback Thursday – Three Unrelated Photos

While gathering materials for an upcoming local history column by Erin Nissley, I turned up these three interesting images in my search. The three images involve fire, natural resources and good works. The first image is of an early morning fire at 1437-39 Capouse Ave...