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Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 5:47 PM

HAWLEY - A tribute was recorded in the March 24, 1876 edition of The Hawley Times, to a young man of the Irish neighborhood they called Shanty Hill. This young man, Michael Flynn, stood out as a role model to his generation, according to the writer, identified only as “Mars.” Flynn's life was cut short at the age of 23 or 24, when he died on St. Patrick's Day.

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 10:46 AM

The presidential campaign of 2016 is already in full swing, and the primary issues have crystallized. Chief among these is what to do about illegal immigration and about the estimated 11 million illegals hiding just below the surface in our...

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 9:14 AM

Congress is taking on criminal justice reform with zeal. There are approximately 94 bills pending in the House and Senate that deal specifically with sentencing reform. The newly reform-minded Congress is no surprise.

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 9:14 AM

Crazy, desperate and armed are a bad combination.Wednesday morning, the world was exposed to two brutal murders from the perspective of the news crew filming a live shot and from a camera strapped to the killer himself.

Posted Aug 26, 2015 at 12:01 AM

I get really judgmental when it comes to social media.I know I’m not supposed to, but I do. I can’t help but laugh about how many people forward those memes around that say God will do you a favor if you share this in...

Posted Aug 25, 2015 at 12:01 AM

The power of image building is strong and vital to the interests of the Pocono-Northeast. The image of the region reflects the view of what the region offers in the way of assets, quality of life, community development, and its overall...

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 5:14 PM

HAWLEY – Thomas F. Broderick was a long time locomotive engineer with not a few stories to tell. After his adventures on the rail, he settled for a while in the relatively less locomotion of being a busy Hawley, Pennsylvania storekeeper.

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 3:45 PM

To Do List For a Hot Summer Day:6:00 a.m.: Rise, run coffee IV. Shower, dress, and right now, while it’s still sort of cool, iron dress to wear for night’s dinner guests.7:00: If you really must serve broiled...

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 3:26 PM

Presidential primaries are weird contests. The 2016 Republican primary is no different.

Updated Aug 21, 2015 at 9:24 AM

Did you know that hitting “like” on your Facebook page could land you in jail? A Pennsylvania man may soon find out.

Updated Aug 19, 2015 at 2:40 PM

Facts have no bias.However, in politics it seems that what someone believes carries far more weight than facts.There are many things people are capable of believing despite remarkable evidence to the contrary.Here are a few:

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