HS FOOTBALL: Scranton Prep Storms Into Class 3A Semis

Football 11/04/18, 00:44

SCRANTON — Tucker Johnson burst through a gaping lane through the middle of the GAR defense for a long touchdown. Then, he did it again. And again. When he hit the sideline for good one carry into the second quarter, the senior running back had 187 yards on eight carries ...

BASKETBALL: Shamrocks Open Inaugural ABA Season

Basketball 11/03/18, 00:44

Excitement surrounds the Scranton Shamrocks as they open their first season as a member of the American Basketball Association. Tonight, the Shamrocks will host one of the top franchises in the ABA, the Binghamton Bulldogs, at Johnson College at 6 p.m. Last season, the Shamrocks went 5-2 playing an exhibition ...

HS TENNIS: Freshman Stars Embark On Journey To State Championships

Tennis 11/02/18, 01:44

A pair of ninth graders wrap up a strong start to their careers in the ultimate destination for high school tennis players in the state. Riverside’s Karissa Ghigiarelli and Abington Heights’ Bella Peters, both in their first varsity seasons, play in the first round of their respective classification’s PIAA tournaments ...

GAMEFACE: 8-GAR At 1-Scranton Prep In Class 3A

Football 11/02/18, 00:44

Scranton Prep is playing motivated and determined football. Stung by a loss to Valley View in Week 4, the Cavaliers’ focus was sharp during a 6-0 finish, where they steamrolled opponents on the way to the District 2 Class 3A playoffs. On Saturday, top-seeded Scranton Prep (9-1) hosts No. 8 ...

Blake Earns Third Term

Business 10/31/18, 00:44

John Blake is a state senator but he retains another title that he earned even before he began his legislative career — “the adult in the room.” The Times-Tribune editorial board endorses the Archbald Democrat for a third term representing the 22nd Senatorial District, covering all of Lackawanna County and ...

Nurturing Tree Of Life

New York 10/30/18, 00:44

Beginning in 1880, before the words “Give me your tired, your poor/Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free” were stamped on the Statue of Liberty dedicated 132 years ago, Jewish refugees fleeing violent pogroms in Europe were often met in New York Harbor by volunteers from the city’s teeming immigrant ...

Pumpkins, Squash At Center Of Healthy Dish With Hearty Flavor

Nutrition 10/28/18, 08:32

This isn’t your typical pumpkin flavor.Get the idea of hot lattes and sweet cupcakes and muffins out of your head, because Chris Poremba’s Spicy Pumpkin Sauce over Butternut Squash Noodles isn’t like any pumpkin you’ve ever tasted.The Dickson City resident developed this recipe while cruising the internet for different types ...

LOCAL COLLEGE: Keystone Men Advance To Play For Conference Title

Soccer 10/28/18, 07:32

Daniel Zuniga had a goal and two assists to lead Keystone College to a 3-1 win over Centenary in the Colonial States Athletic Conference men’s soccer semifinals Saturday.Andrew Lupinacci and Khadim Thiam also scored for the Giants (11-4-1). Erick Gomez made two saves to earn the win.Keystone will play for ...

Mussel Study Validates Regulation

Enviroment 10/27/18, 00:58

Although well-established and highly active, the deep-drilling natural gas industry in Pennsylvania is just over a decade old. That means that the long-term environmental and public health consequences are not yet fully understood. But a new study by Penn State and Union College researchers, published in the journal Environmental Science ...

Flu Vaccines Save Lives

New York 10/26/18, 01:51

As New York City health officials announced Thursday that a child had become the first city resident to die this year of influenza, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report detailing that last year’s flu season was the deadliest “normal” season since the 1970s. According to the ...

Candidates’ Musical Chairs To Determine Seats

U.S. 10/06/18, 01:09

You can tell we live in interesting times by looking at two upcoming regional elections. In the 8th and 9th Congressional District races, you have Republican candidates moving from one place to another to bolster their runs and remaining quite competitive. Former Wall Street banker John Chrin, the Republican 8th ...

State Affirms Status As Nation’s Dumping Ground

U.S. 09/30/18, 01:40

Unintended consequences are often born of the purest intentions. The introduction of passenger-side air bags was a major safety advance but initially resulted in more child fatalities. Prohibition may have reduced alcohol consumption in the 1920s but it helped the advance of organized crime in America. Smokey Bear had iconic ...

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