Uphill climb

Uphill climb

Scranton’s Hill Section neighborhood deals with the fears and realities of the pandemic, as University of Scranton students gather off campus to celebrate what facsimile of college life is available these days.
Drastic measures

Drastic measures

There’s never really a “good time to raise taxes,” and that’s certainly in the case of a pandemic-related economic recession. This has sent Mayor Paige Cognetti in search of other funds to plug a multi-million-dollar hole in the Scranton city...
Virtual dismay

Virtual dismay

Constrained by state limits on how much higher the city school district can raise property taxes, Scranton School Directors are scrambling to balance the budget before the end of the calendar year.