Showing the flag

Showing the flag

There’s a symmetry to former Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright beginning his seven-year federal sentence for corruption at roughly the same time that former Lackawanna County Commissioner Bob Cordaro is wrapping up his 11-year stint. The two men’s crimes...
Really unreal?

Really unreal?

#Scranton experienced a sudden surge on Twitter this week when a number of users were surprised to learn that Scranton is an actual city and not a fictional setting for “The Office.” Go figure.
Running on empty

Running on empty

The misuse by a former Scranton Fire Chief of his city-issued vehicle and gas card is emblematic of the political culture at city hall, and another reason that taxpayers feel drained of both dollars and patience.
Stiff sentences

Stiff sentences

Former Scranton Mayor and current federal felon Bill Courtright could face up to 30 years in federal prison if the judge overseeing his trial accepts the prosecution’s recommended sentence guidelines. Perhaps Courtright should give U.S. Attorney General Bill...