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Updated Apr 23, 2015 at 2:53 PM

Full Moon occurs in only a few days, on Sunday, May 3.      We tend to take it for granted these days, but who among us isn’t pleased to see the Moon big and bright? We only get to see the Full Moon every 27 days, 7 hours, 43 minutes, although for a couple nights before and after it looks nearly full.    The gibbous Moon is actually very bright and a delight because of its "football" shape.  "Waxing...

Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 3:10 PM

TAFTON – Michael J. Lynn was a prosperous Pike County farmer whose land bordered the placid Wallenpaupack (Paupack) River. He was remembered as having made the suggestion to the power company to form a vast lake in place of the broad fertile...

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 10:36 AM

This week, Grammy Award winner John Legend announced an initiative, Free America, a movement to bring attention to the ills of mass incarceration. He has scheduled a series of performances at correctional facilities in various states, along with...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 10:29 AM

“You know, next time you’re going to have to do better, Mr. President.”

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 10:24 AM

Two decades. Twenty years.

Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 4:49 PM

HAWLEY – What is now the parking lot for PNC Bank on Main Avenue was once a site of a popular restaurant, saloon and ice cream counter, that went back generations and through a few different owners. Once known for its lunches, it later...

Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 3:40 PM

Hillary Clinton became the first Democrat to throw her hat into the ring for the 2016 presidential election.USA Today chose the headline, “Second chance at a first impression.” That headline is false.

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Forty years ago, Tennessee state law authorized the use of deadly force to stop a fleeing suspect. The statute provided, “if, after notice of the intention to arrest the defendant, he either flees or forcibly resists, the officer may use all...

Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 3:31 PM

Britain will have a general election on May 7, and the contest already demonstrates dramatic profound shifts taking place in the nation’s politics. Traditionally, the system has been characterized by stable two-party political competition,...

Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 10:04 AM

There is nothing more tragic than shallow analysis.I saw a report in a journalism publication this week that hailed the end of Facebook. That it will be the butt of jokes like MySpace soon. Google Plus is dying, and so will Facebook.

Updated Apr 6, 2015 at 4:19 PM

HAWLEY – What do oysters, haircuts, candy and hotel rooms have in common? The Schardt brothers of Hawley!

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