Underwater

Underwater

Scranton and its beleaguered financial situation have been under Act 47 oversight — otherwise known as distressed-city status — ever since Bill Clinton set up shop in the Oval Office. The city was prepared to check out of this particular “roach...
Union blues

Union blues

It’s understandable that Scranton Federation of Teachers President Rosemary Boland is unhappy that her members still don’t have a contract with the financially beaten-down city school district. Less understandable is her apparent belief that the actions of...
Do the math

Do the math

We need to start measuring every Scranton School District budget cut in “Gregg Sunday Pensions.” (Quick answer: there are 27.875 Gregg Sunday Pensions in $2.2 million).