HS FOOTBALL: 2019 Lackawanna Football Conference Division III Schedules

Teams have held their spring practice sessions and most, not all, will take a break until after the Fourth of July, before getting back to work for the 2019 High School Football Season. This year remember, while being the second year of a two-year cycle, does have...

HS FOOTBALL: 2019 Lackawanna Football Conference Division II Schedules

Teams have held their spring practice sessions and most, not all, will take a break until after the Fourth of July, before getting back to work for the 2019 High School Football Season. This year remember, while being the second year of a two-year cycle, does have...

HS FOOTBALL: 2019 Lackawanna Football Conference Division I Schedules

Teams have held their spring practice sessions and most, not all, will take a break until after the Fourth of July, before getting back to work for the 2019 High School Football Season. This year remember, while being the second year of a two-year cycle, does have...

HS TRACK AND FIELD: 2019 Lackawanna Track Conference Coaches’ All-Star Teams

As the spring sports season enters its final week, ON THE BLOG begins to put a bow on the 2018-19 scholastic sports year. Today, the Lackawanna Track Conference Coaches' All-Star Teams are released. Western Wayne coach Justin Collins organizes a meeting of the coaches...

Wade, Didi team up for ‘extraordinary’ play

Didi Gregorius ranges up the middle to field a ground ball by Malquin Canelo in the third inning. Gregorius would spin and throw to first in time to get the Lehigh Valley leadoff hitter, but that wasn't even the most impressive defensive play he was a part of Friday...
Hippity hoppity

Hippity hoppity

Joe Biden and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky both believe that continuing mask mandates would be a super-smart and super-effective way of preventing a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections. As usual, Republicans are ignoring any advice from outside the cult.

Mmmmmm … marshmallow …

Mmmmmm … marshmallow …

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be administered at a breakneck pace, federal health officials are warning Americans not to let their guards down quite yet. Infection spikes around the country -- including here in NEPA -- have led to worries that a "fourth" wave...

The tourist

The tourist

The federal justice system finally caught up with Old Forge Trump enthusiast Frank Scavo.

Glynn Lunney, 1936-2021

Glynn Lunney, 1936-2021

NASA Flight Director Glynn Lunney has passed away. The Old Forge native and Scranton Prep grad started his career in the earliest days of the U.S. space program, playing prominent roles in the Mercury, Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle missions. His leadership and calm...