Congressman Snowflake

Congressman Snowflake

GOP Rep. Tom Marino likes to tout his tough-guy image, which really is hard to square with his decision to sue two of his constituents for defamation. At the heart of this dispute are efforts by 80-year-old Marlene Steele and her 56-year-old son Michael to remind...
Get your kicks

Get your kicks

Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District’s meandering, jigsaw borders have earned it the reputation for being the country’s most outrageous example of gerrymandering, as well as the nickname “Goofy Kicking Donald Duck.” It and the...
2017: Sewers, schools and snowfall

2017: Sewers, schools and snowfall

The expected windfall from the sewer system sale won’t be enough to solve Scranton’s financial problems. Millions were siphoned off the sewer system sale in legal and brokerage fees. The Marketplace at Steamtown announced a new aquarium. It’s not...