Recent Chris Kelly columns
Tom Gervasi is a convicted arsonist. He is also a retired Scranton firefighter collecting pensions that will pay him at least $32,276 this year — about $300 more than the median Scranton household income. Michael Serge is a convicted killer serving life i (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A As a child, I wore out innumerable copies of “Snoopy’s Christmas,” by the Royal Guardsmen, on my Fisher-Price record player. While Mom and Dad spun Bing Crosby, Johnny Mathis and the Ray Conniff Singers on the living room hi-fi, I soared behind enemy lines with Snoopy and the Red Baron. (read more)
Speaking truth to Louis DeNaples’ power is a lonely proposition. He owns Keystone Sanitary Landfill, Mount Airy Casino and damn near everything else he surveys. “Uncle Louie” has countless friends. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A “I’d trade it all for a little more.” — C. Montgomery Burns, discussing his immense fortune on “The Simpsons.” “The Simpsons” premiered in 1989, the same year Keystone Sanitary Landfill opened. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A For years, I’ve annoyed co-workers with pitches for Christmas-themed novels and screenplays that could generate the green that decorates driveways in shiny Lexuses and blood-red bows. I concede the plural of Lexus may be “Lexi.” (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A “When 80 to 85 percent of the (municipal) budget is created by the landfill, it’s very hard to go back to where we don’t have the landfill.” — Thomas Lukasewicz, council president in Throop, which hosts 60 percent of Keystone Sanitary Landfill (read more)
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)

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