The tradition of using the levers of political power to hire and promote friends and family members runs deep in Northeastern Pennsylvania. So deep, in fact, that the locals call it “NEPAtism.” Scranton School Director-elect Tara Yanni’s behind-the-scenes efforts to land her husband an assistant baseball coaching job at West Scranton High School is a classic example, and flies in the face of last week’s reform-minded city and county elections.