My Corner, Your Corner: I admire those who can leave the comforts of Greater Pittston

My Corner, Your Corner: I admire those who can leave the comforts of Greater Pittston

For as long as I live, I’ll always wonder what life would have been like if I had moved out of Greater Pittston.Don’t get me wrong —...

November 4th, 2016 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Halloween memories still fresh in my mind

My Corner, Your Corner: Halloween memories still fresh in my mind

“Halloween is coming; the geese are getting fat, please put a penny in the old man’s hat!”Halloween has always been a fun day for ch...

November 4th, 2016 |  


Chamber Chatter: Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce planning for busy winter season

Chamber Chatter: Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce planning for busy winter season

The mission of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce is to enhance the growth and development of business and the quality of life in our community ...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Peeking into the Past: Wyoming man’s long quest to receive father’s World War I medals realized in 1992

Peeking into the Past: Wyoming man’s long quest to receive father’s World War I medals realized in 1992

Editor’s note: This Peeking into the Past column was first published in the Sunday Dispatch on Nov. 7, 2010.Question 1The City of Pittston recei...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Duryea Rec Board thanks donors for supporting Halloween party

Letter to the Editor: Duryea Rec Board thanks donors for supporting Halloween party

Editor:Members of the Duryea Rec Board would like to thank the generosity of the following organizations and/or personnel for their contributions to o...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Beyond the Byline: John P. Cosgrove was a great friend to me and to Greater Pittston

Beyond the Byline: John P. Cosgrove was a great friend to me and to Greater Pittston

I was a young reporter headed to our nation’s capitol for the first time.Prior to that, I had covered some big events, including Penn State foot...

October 23rd, 2016 updated: October 23rd, 2016. |  


My Corner, Your Corner: NEPA is a sea of beauty this time of year

My Corner, Your Corner: NEPA is a sea of beauty this time of year

With the trees changing colors, giving landscapes everywhere in Northeastern Pennsylvania their final hurrah, it’s time to admit summer is gone ...

October 21st, 2016 updated: October 22nd, 2016. |  


Letter to the Editor: Family of late Avoca Councilman Tom Fritz thanks community for recent benefit

Letter to the Editor: Family of late Avoca Councilman Tom Fritz thanks community for recent benefit

Dear Editor,There are no words great or eloquent enough that can thank all of our family, friends, and the Avoca community for the outpouring of suppo...

October 19th, 2016 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Technology changes, but the purpose stays the same

My Corner, Your Corner: Technology changes, but the purpose stays the same

Over the last few weeks, my daughter Tiffany has been bugging me to pull out the old videos I shot when the kids were young. Having videos of my kids ...

October 14th, 2016 |  


Peeking into the Past: Old photographic plate used in 1958 Sunday Dispatch tribute of Pope Pius XII

Peeking into the Past: Old photographic plate used in 1958 Sunday Dispatch tribute of Pope Pius XII

1948 – 62 Years AgoWest Wyoming Borough council members proposed a 5-cent-per-ton tax to be placed on coal in order to cover a budget shortfall....

October 14th, 2016 |