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...
Flagging courage

Flagging courage

Dickson City’s recently announced policy regarding what flags can be flown at the borough building is designed to provide an end run around requests to fly the gay-pride flag. They apparently don’t want to risk upsetting homophobes.