Chris Kelly Columns
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:11:25 12:34:33 “Learn to do right; seek  justice. Defend the oppressed...” — Isaiah 1:17 All that’s left of Robert Gensiak would fit into a shoebox. His pathetic remains were cremated. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Back when he was president of the Scranton School Board, I used to kid Bob Lesh about taking taxpayers for a ride. Last Saturday, he took me for one. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:11:17 10:48:37 Quincy was lost. The home he had known all his life was gone. The loving hands that stroked his back, tossed him treats and took him for walks were pulled away. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A I went back to the future Thursday night, attending my first Dunmore Borough Council meeting in 15 years. What I witnessed would have been inconceivable way back in the 20th Century, when I was a municipal beat reporter covering the borough. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2013:11:07 19:04:33 Boost awareness Editor: November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and I urge readers to join the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to wage hope in the fight against the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A COLTS failure Editor: It was nice to know that our Scranton home was served by buses of the COLTS system. Imagine having access to such a useful service in a city where property owners and residents rarely catch a break. It’s hard to imagine how COLTS man (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Enemies have been gunning for Kathleen Kane since she took office. None has had better aim than the state attorney general herself. (read more)
Tom Corbett cried wolf until one finally came.  History will record that Democratic challenger and York County businessman Tom Wolf won the gubernatorial election Tuesday night, but Gov. Corbett, R-Drillers, beat himself. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:10:31 09:29:41 Keep heads level as case advances Editor: Imagine an African-American man suspected of murdering a police officer is discovered after seven weeks on the run. Found in an abandoned building, the suspect is armed but surrenders to authorities without firing (read more)
Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP, License: N/A, Created: 2014:09:27 12:25:02 Same old story Editor: I am a second- or third-generation descendant of legal immigrants. I have made Northeast Pennsylvania my home since the 1950s or 1960s. I have educated my children through the public or parochial school systems. (read more)

Roderick Random Columns
OK, so Gary DiBileo is out, too. The Lackawanna County controller said Friday he isn’t running for county commissioner. “Right now, I’m focused on running for county controller. We’re doing a good job at the controller’s office and there’s more that needs (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Oh, no! The dominoes of a fun commissioners race are tipping. One by one, potential candidates for Lackawanna County commissioner are dropping out. We heard first this week from county Recorder of Deed Evie Rafalko McNulty, who couldn’t have sounded more (read more)
Photo: TOM GRALISH/AP, License: N/A A long time ago, at least more than a century, Pennsylvania might have had a governor with no hair on top of his head. The way it looks today, the streak will end shortly. (read more)