My Corner, Your Corner: Strolling memory lane with others who lived there

My Corner, Your Corner: Strolling memory lane with others who lived there

Just when I started losing faith with my high school graduating class, it all changed last weekend.When my dad organized his class reunions, he had a ...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Maria Remembers: Sending rubber bands to Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Maria Remembers: Sending rubber bands to Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Reading and following Mother Teresa’s work from the 1960s with the “poorer than poor” people of her adopted homeland and then around...

September 9th, 2016 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Lots of familiar faces live on the West Coast

My Corner, Your Corner: Lots of familiar faces live on the West Coast

Living in Northeastern Pennsylvania and, in particular, Greater Pittston, there’s a tendency for people not to see this area for what it really ...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Greater Pittston is good at giving back

My Corner, Your Corner: Greater Pittston is good at giving back

With the exception of a rainy Sunday, I’d say the 2016 Tomato Festival was pretty successful.The new multipurpose building named after this year...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor: Sidari family thanks community for participating in annual benefit

Letter to the Editor: Sidari family thanks community for participating in annual benefit

Dear Editor,The Sidari family would like to thank the continued support of the local community for making the Fourth Annual Dr. Jen’s Hope Memor...

August 19th, 2016 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Another fruitful festival has come and gone

My Corner, Your Corner: Another fruitful festival has come and gone

After four days, 51 weeks of planning come to an end Sunday.I stopped by the Pittston Tomato Festival grounds on Wednesday evening out of curiosity. T...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Life Deconstructed: Revisiting our favorite Uncle Phil and his comments on helicopter parenting

Life Deconstructed: Revisiting our favorite Uncle Phil and his comments on helicopter parenting

Since my youngest child has matriculated, he assumes this means he’s advancing toward a life of complete independence and solitude, but with my ...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Peeking into the Past: Sports adversaries from Pittston schools reunite in Japan in 1953

Peeking into the Past: Sports adversaries from Pittston schools reunite in Japan in 1953

1953 - 63 Years AgoMrs. and Mrs. John Borini of Pittston Township had three sons serving in the armed forces. Pvt. Stephen Borini served with the infa...

August 17th, 2016 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Is it strange to celebrate a tomato? I think not

My Corner, Your Corner: Is it strange to celebrate a tomato? I think not

New York City celebrates New Year’s Eve on Times Square.Pasadena has the Tournament of Roses Parade.New Orleans has Mardi Gras.In Greater Pittst...

August 17th, 2016 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: What should I be when I grow up?

My Corner, Your Corner: What should I be when I grow up?

Figuring out what you want to do in life is never an easy thing.As early as middle school, guidance counselors asked my classmates and me what we woul...

August 12th, 2016 |