Recent Chris Kelly columns
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Scrantonians are no strangers to predators from on high. The coal barons and their dense descendants have exploited city residents from every conceivable angle and are always seeking new veins to mine. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Sunday Times readers were shocked to learn that Roaring Brook Twp. officials looked the other way as an illegal trucking business operated upstream from Lake Scranton, the water supply for 160,000 people. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:07:28 14:16:13 Jack Jones was hot, but far from bothered. “What a great idea,” the semiretired Navy intelligence officer said as he accepted my offer of a free Popsicle. I went to Courthouse Square on Tuesday armed with a pull-cooler, a fiery Calypso playlist (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Minions are taking over. The pill-shaped servants of a cartoonishly evil master debuted in “Despicable Me.” The 2010 film earned nearly $550 million at the box office. The sequel sold nearly $1 billion in tickets. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A A loss this raw gets under your skin. It sinks into blood and bone and leaves an indelible ache. Pain fades with time, but those who loved John Wilding will forever be marked by the searing suddenness of his passing. (read more)
Tuesday’s Times-Tribune included two stories by staff writer Patrice Wilding. One was a feature about a Greenfield Twp. gardening business. The other was her brother’s obituary. The gardening story was written before the Sunday death of Scranton Patrolman (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A A distraught father frets in a hospital waiting room as doctors fight to save his daughter’s life. (read more)

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