Get your kicks

Get your kicks

Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District’s meandering, jigsaw borders have earned it the reputation for being the country’s most outrageous example of gerrymandering, as well as the nickname “Goofy Kicking Donald Duck.” It and the...
2017: Sewers, schools and snowfall

2017: Sewers, schools and snowfall

The expected windfall from the sewer system sale won’t be enough to solve Scranton’s financial problems. Millions were siphoned off the sewer system sale in legal and brokerage fees. The Marketplace at Steamtown announced a new aquarium. It’s not...
He feels your pain

He feels your pain

Rep. Tom Marino’s 10th District seat is so heavily gerrymandered, a drug mule could get elected if he or she had an “R” next to their name. Still, 2018 likely won’t be a cakewalk for the incumbent should he choose to run.
The sower

The sower

Our own Tom Marino had tongues wagging nationwide following a Washington Post and CBS 60 Minutes story over the weekend. It seems the 10th District representative (and Trump Administration “drug czar”-in-waiting) was a central character in a...