Sign of the season

Sign of the season

As predicted, the rate of new COVID-19 cases is spiking with the arrival of autumn. Folks are shifting to indoor environments where they are closer to each other. Lackawanna County is the unfortunate regional leader in this regard.
Surf’s up

Surf’s up

As in other Pennsylvania counties, Lackawanna County’s Dept. of Elections will face a Herculean task of collating and counting scores of mail-in ballots next month.
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...