| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has brought in an unpaid, outside consultant to evaluate her agency’s communication staff and messaging.
Could another shake up be near?
The consultant is Charlie Holleran.
He runs a New York City...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:58 AM
A Poconos man has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges alleging he conspired to pass counterfeit money with four other people arrested last year near Scranton, according to court federal court documents filed Monday.
Calmen Stewart Jr., 23, was...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:16 PM
NEW YORK -- Corey Kluber struck out 10 in six outstanding innings and the Cleveland Indians snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
Rookie shortstop Jose Ramirez had three...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:46 AM
I want to follow up on three columns today, beginning with this little story.
"Years ago," a reader wrote me, "I was at Das Awkscht Fest in Macungie and a customer asked a vendor in the flea market area where he was from.
"In a very Dutchy accent...
| Aug 5, 2014
If, as expected, the Phillies summoned David Buchanan from Triple-A to take the injured Cliff Lee's turn in the rotation tonight against Houston, the IronPigs will need sometime to start the 11:35 a.m. series finale against Durham at Coca-Cola Park....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Robin McCool shot rounds of 69-72 to win his second consecutive Pennsylvania Senior Amateur this week at Waynesborough Country Club.
McCool, a Center Valley resident and member of the Lehigh Valley Golf Hall of Fame, made a key birdie on the 16th hole...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:14 PM
3918 Lpga Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32124
Who: Daytona Beach Father Lopez cross country, track coach
Born: Scranton, Pa.
Family: Husband, J.J. O'Malley, 61; daughter, Erin O'Malley, 23.
College: East Stroudsburg (Pa.) University (Class...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Interstate 80 west in the Poconos was temporarily closed Tuesday morning due to a tractor-trailer fire.
Authorities said the tractor-trailer was near mile post 294 between the Scotrun Exit 298 for Route 611 and the Scranton Exit 293 for Interstate 380.....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:27 PM
In Year 2 of the Ken Termini era at Palisades, the Pirates have the experience and balance they've so often lacked.
Starting five seniors, they downed seniorless Springside-Chestnut Hill 41-33 in the opening round of the A-town Showdown boys basketball...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As expected, it was not David Buchanan who took the mound for the IronPigs in this morning’s Camp Day matinee against Durham at Coca-Cola Park.
Instead, the starting assignment went to Jeff Manship.
“That’s Triple-A baseball,”...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Within days of Pennsylvania's historic marriage-equality decision, life became easier for thousands of same-sex couples.
Gone was the need for legal gymnastics to secure even the most fundamental rights and benefits every other married couple obtained...