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Updated Jun 27, 2016 at 4:35 PM

HAWLEY - James Michael McGinty was a long-time Hawley druggist who had a store at 312 Main Ave., Hawley. Both he and his wife Julia were veterans of the First World War.

Updated Jun 27, 2016 at 4:32 PM

 If Donald Trump should become president, don’t expect his administration to be a transparent one or one that tolerates dissent and believes in the First Amendment.      At his campaign rallies, even...

Updated Jun 27, 2016 at 2:26 PM

According to Washington’s political pundits Donald Trump’s rise is a history making event that will change American politics and the Republican Party. To his backers he is the answer to “politics as usual,” that has...

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 11:14 AM

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the exclusionary rule does not apply when an officer makes an illegal stop and finds out the “suspect” has a warrant for his arrest and searches the suspect as a result.

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 3:22 PM

It was good news to learn that David Rickert salvaged the 146-year old iron fence that had been taken down from around the Civil War Monument in Honesdale, with the hope to restore it and put it back- and that Council was agreeable.The...

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 12:18 PM

Disputes and confrontations over portions of the Pacific Ocean continue to grow. Indonesia’s government seized a Chinese fishing vessel on June 17 off the Natuna Islands, administered by Jakarta. That nation’s Vice President, Jusuf...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 11:21 AM

After the killing of 49 innocent people dancing in an Orlando, Florida nightclub, my heart shrunk with despair. The familiarity of mass murder is paralyzing because hate cannot be legislated away when such a killer believes his murderous rage is...

Updated Jun 20, 2016 at 3:27 PM

 HAWLEY - Among the many stories that came out of Hawley during World War II, as it did in towns big and small across America, were ones of great bravery and endurance. This is one such story, of 2nd Lt. Robert H. Monaghan, whose family back...

Updated Jun 20, 2016 at 1:23 PM

As soon as the picture of the man behind the massacre at Pulse, my friend barked at the TV.

Updated Jun 17, 2016 at 11:22 AM

In the aftermath of the horrific slaughter of patrons at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, the worst mass shooting in American history, we have learned that the homicide rate in major cities across the country also rose dramatically in 2015.

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 3:39 PM

The massacre in Orlando at the gay nightclub, June 12th, is an image that is a far cry from the peaceful vacation land the Florida city brings to mind across America and beyond.It goes to show that there will always be a mix of the good and...

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