The thimble brigade

The thimble brigade

After several days of struggling behind closed doors, the legislature and governor have managed to accomplish … not much. The so-called “reform” bill currently headed toward likely enactment will do little to address Pennsylvania’s crushing $60...
In a hole

In a hole

Facing ever-more-crushing budget deficits, Scranton School District officials hope financial experts will help them right their ship. It’s easy to guess what the first bit of advice will...
Weeds-B-Gone

Weeds-B-Gone

— Various Scranton City Council members and Mayor Bill Courtright currently are debating how best to deploy the expected — hoped-for? dreamed-of? — $83 million in proceeds from the sale of the city’s sewer authority to Pennsylvania-American...