Recent Chris Kelly columns
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. “PennDOT doesn’t see the human side of this,” Bob said as he drove me around the County of Lackawanna Tra (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 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 “That’s all it takes, really — pressure and time.” From “The Shawshank Redemption” Seagulls are not native to Northeast Pennsylvania, which is about 150 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, as the crow flies. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Eric Frein was taken alive Thursday, an outcome almost no one expected. That he surrendered was even more remarkable, considering all the speculation about his survival skills and determination to remain free or die. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A More Americans have been married to Rush Limbaugh than killed by the Ebola virus. Of the seven patients treated in the United States this Halloween/election season, only two contracted it here. (read more)
Photo: Jason Farmer, License: N/A, Created: 2014:02:19 13:38:33 Before mammoth gas marts, cut-rate lube franchises and Internet tire sales, most business was local and built by personal touch. Service with a smile was the rule. The customer came first, and usually came back again and again. (read more)

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