Understand your trail markings

Understand your trail markings

Hi friends, Let’s clear something up because we talk a lot about gear, cooking, climbing mountains, crossing streams, long miles and where to sleep when we are in the woods. But do you know where you are going and how to get around when you’re out for a...
Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Two hundred and thirty-one years ago today in Philadelphia the Constitution of the United States was agreed to and signed by 39 delegates to the Second Constitution Convention. To mark this occasion, I decided to see what we had in our files on Constitution Day. The...
Coming Sunday: Trails you need to visit

Coming Sunday: Trails you need to visit

Hey gang, There’s something exciting coming up this weekend for you guys to check out. Staff writer Caitlin Heaney West has compiled a list of some of the trails you can visit right here in Northeast Pennsylvania. It’s a project for the Lifestyles...
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

Despite his recent, deliberative steps to address allegations of coverup against former Scranton Diocese Bishop James Timlin, current Bishop Joseph Bambera sometimes seems like the apple that didn’t fall far from the the...
Throwback Thursday – What A Catch!

Throwback Thursday – What A Catch!

What a catch! One of the biggest catch of fish made in 1917 in the Gulf of Mexico is credited to Dr. and Mrs. B.H. Warren, of West Chester; Charles Stevenson, of Carapolis, and Alfred Twining, botanical authority and former editor of the Scranton Times. The group used...