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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor does hold water to the Second Amendment right of all Americans. DAVID O’LEARY
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
does hold water to the Second Amendment right of all Americans. DAVID O’LEARY ARCHBALD Shady reasoning Editor: Mayor Bill Courtright has seen the writing on the wall. An example is the recent piece of his campaign literature with its shady... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONdoes hold water to the Second Amendment right of all Americans. DAVID O’LEARY
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
does hold water to the Second Amendment right of all Americans. DAVID O’LEARY ARCHBALD Shady reasoning Editor: Mayor Bill Courtright has seen the writing on the wall. An example is the recent piece of his campaign literature with its shady... Read more
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Plan needed on‘meds, eds’Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright has said on the campaign trail that he sees “med
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright has said on the campaign trail that he sees “meds and eds,” medicine and higher education, as keys to the city’s future. He has not yet articulated a plan to flesh out that vision, however, even as the medical and... Read more
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Something should be donewill not rise next year, despite a $2.34 million deficit in the county’s tentat
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
will not rise next year, despite a $2.34 million deficit in the county’s tentative 2018 budget. (read more) Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright staunchly defended his use of a major political contributor as his key lawyer in the Scranton sewer and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Something should be donewill not rise next year, despite a $2.34 million deficit in the county’s tentat
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
will not rise next year, despite a $2.34 million deficit in the county’s tentative 2018 budget. (read more) Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright staunchly defended his use of a major political contributor as his key lawyer in the Scranton sewer and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Tunkhannock wine festival draws spirited crowdwill not rise next year, despite a $2.34 million deficit in the county’s tentat
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
will not rise next year, despite a $2.34 million deficit in the county’s tentative 2018 budget. (read more) Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright staunchly defended his use of a major political contributor as his key lawyer in the Scranton sewer and... Read more
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Chris Kelly: A mayoral mulligan?Article Tools If he could take a mulligan on the $195 million Scranton Sewer A
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Article Tools If he could take a mulligan on the $195 million Scranton Sewer Authority sale, Mayor Bill Courtright would do at least one thing differently. “I would have a contract for Ned,” Courtright said Friday at a meeting with the... Read more
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Courtright defends Abrahamsen hiring, feesScranton Mayor Bill Courtright staunchly defended his use of a major political
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright staunchly defended his use of a major political contributor as his key lawyer in the Scranton sewer and parking authority deals that earned the lawyer $400,000. During a Friday meeting with the editorial board of The... Read more
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High School Football Scores Week 8if elected to Congress. (read more) In perhaps his strongest defense of the Sc
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
if elected to Congress. (read more) In perhaps his strongest defense of the Scranton sewer system sale so far, Mayor Bill Courtright said Wednesday the $195 million sale rescued the city from a state takeover that would have led to massive... Read more
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Trump to issue stop-payment order on health care subsidiesif elected to Congress. (read more) In perhaps his strongest defense of the Sc
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
if elected to Congress. (read more) In perhaps his strongest defense of the Scranton sewer system sale so far, Mayor Bill Courtright said Wednesday the $195 million sale rescued the city from a state takeover that would have led to massive... Read more
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Scranton to analyze fill dumped at Crowley Parkcity council President Joe Wechsler said Thursday. The issue arose Tuesday dur
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
city council President Joe Wechsler said Thursday. The issue arose Tuesday during a press conference at which Mayor Bill Courtright announced a $300,000 renovation of the approximately 3-acre park at the northern end of North Washington... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Design flaws drive up cost of Harrison Avenue Bridge projectunforeseen vibration monitoring, winter maintenance, catch basin reconstruction
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
unforeseen vibration monitoring, winter maintenance, catch basin reconstruction and other lesser factors. Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright said he was unaware of the project’s cost overruns and the delay in finishing the project. He credited... Read more
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Scranton to analyze fill dumped at parkCity Council President Joe Wechsler said tonight. The issue arose Tuesday duri
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
City Council President Joe Wechsler said tonight. The issue arose Tuesday during a press conference where Mayor Bill Courtright announced a $300,000 renovation of the approximately 3-acre park at the northern end of North Washington... Read more
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Green Ridge neighborhood group hosts candidates' forumin the race for Scranton mayor, Republican Jim Mulligan tore into his opponent,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
in the race for Scranton mayor, Republican Jim Mulligan tore into his opponent, Democratic incumbent Mayor Bill Courtright, who did not attend. In the race for three seats on city council, four candidates drew distinctions in style,... Read more
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Courtright: Scranton sewer system sale necessary to avoid state takeoverArticle Tools In perhaps his strongest defense of the Scranton sewer system sa
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Article Tools In perhaps his strongest defense of the Scranton sewer system sale so far, Mayor Bill Courtright said Wednesday the $195 million sale rescued the city from a state takeover that would have led to massive tax hikes. At a forum for... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Chris Kelly: The mayor has met the enemy ... and it is himArticle Tools Bill Courtright baked in his suit and tie but beamed for the cam
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Article Tools Bill Courtright baked in his suit and tie but beamed for the cameras he summoned to Crowley Park in Green Ridge on Tuesday. The sky was blue. The sun was blazing. Courtright had good news and a gaggle of reporters and photographers... Read more
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Scranton mayor's announcement of park upgrades marred by questions about debrispark in Green Ridge shifted Tuesday when a resident asked about debris dumped t
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
park in Green Ridge shifted Tuesday when a resident asked about debris dumped there a year ago. Today, Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright announced a $300,000 plan to renovate Crowley Park, at the northern end of North Washington Avenue. He and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lawsuit could flush sewer salethe sale in December, rather than raised in court 10 months after the sale. Thi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
the sale in December, rather than raised in court 10 months after the sale. This isn’t just a matter of process, as Mayor Bill Courtright claimed in a recent campaign flyer. It’s a matter of millions of dollars of risks to Scranton and Dunmore... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Oct. 7, 2017towing companies that participated and to the American Towman Spirit Ride. Spe
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
towing companies that participated and to the American Towman Spirit Ride. Special thanks goes to Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright for presenting me with the key to the city on behalf of American Towman and thanks to the Lackawanna County... Read more
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YOUR OPINIONtowing companies that participated and to the American Towman Spirit Ride. Spe
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
towing companies that participated and to the American Towman Spirit Ride. Special thanks goes to Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright for presenting me with the key to the city on behalf of American Towman and thanks to the Lackawanna County... Read more
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Extra! Politician raps press; McDade’s first racecity police and firefighter unions routinely ripped the newspaper and PEL in ho
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
city police and firefighter unions routinely ripped the newspaper and PEL in hopes of getting him re-elected. Now, Mayor Bill Courtright is attacking the newspaper, and using the PEL’s own words to help him. First, a history lesson. Connors... Read more
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Around the Towns - October 1, 2017in The Times-Tribune. The commission also will meet Nov. 6 and Dec. 4, at the
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
in The Times-Tribune. The commission also will meet Nov. 6 and Dec. 4, at the same times and in the same rooms. Mayor Bill Courtright on Friday also issued a statement announcing Monday’s meeting. It has been a long time coming. In 2003,... Read more
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News - The Times-Tribunein The Times-Tribune. The commission also will meet Nov. 6 and Dec. 4, at the
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
in The Times-Tribune. The commission also will meet Nov. 6 and Dec. 4, at the same times and in the same rooms. Mayor Bill Courtright on Friday also issued a statement announcing Monday’s meeting. It has been a long time coming. In 2003,... Read more
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Lawsuit makes ‘Democratic unity’ an oxymoronrecently convened a get-together of Democratic Scranton city government candida
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
recently convened a get-together of Democratic Scranton city government candidates to preach unity. This meeting put Mayor Bill Courtright and Councilman Bill Gaughan in the same room. OK, OK, so we’re over dramatizing. They meet to talk city... Read more
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Scranton special counsel withdraws defamation lawsuit against councilmanperformed under a pair of oral contracts with the city for flat fees of $200,00
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
performed under a pair of oral contracts with the city for flat fees of $200,000 per transaction. A few days later, Mayor Bill Courtright released Abrahamsen’s documentation of time spent working on sewer sale matters. The Scranton Parking... Read more
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Letters to the Editor of Scranton, and therefore, ineligible to vote in the upcoming Scranton electio
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
of Scranton, and therefore, ineligible to vote in the upcoming Scranton election. It is sad, though, to think that Mayor Bill Courtright could win simply because he has been able to stockpile money for his re-election — when it appeared there... Read more
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YOUR OPINIONof Scranton, and therefore, ineligible to vote in the upcoming Scranton electio
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
of Scranton, and therefore, ineligible to vote in the upcoming Scranton election. It is sad, though, to think that Mayor Bill Courtright could win simply because he has been able to stockpile money for his re-election — when it appeared there... Read more
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State inertia crushes citiesago; a different council opposed it when Mayor Chris Doherty later tried to ful
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
ago; a different council opposed it when Mayor Chris Doherty later tried to fully implement a recovery plan. Now, Mayor Bill Courtright has proved himself to be a subsidiary of the employee unions. But as detailed in a fine new report by the... Read more
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Scranton police, fire overtime droppedfrom the $1.7 million citywide total overtime in 2015. “This is what we hoped
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
from the $1.7 million citywide total overtime in 2015. “This is what we hoped for, and we hope it continues,” Mayor Bill Courtright said. The mayor, police and fire officials attributed the decline largely to the renegotiated labor... Read more
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Scranton City Council advances legislation to buy downtown lotremediation if RSM would agree to buy the site. The plan for the city to buy t
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
remediation if RSM would agree to buy the site. The plan for the city to buy the lot now would resolve the suit, Mayor Bill Courtright said in a phone interview earlier Thursday. The $375,000 price is “reasonable,” said the mayor, noting that a... Read more
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Council advances legislation to buy Wyoming Avenue lotremediation if RSM would agree to buy the site. The plan for the city to buy t
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
remediation if RSM would agree to buy the site. The plan for the city to buy the lot now would resolve the suit, Mayor Bill Courtright said in a phone interview earlier today. The $375,000 price is “reasonable,” said the mayor, noting that a... Read more
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Around the Towns for Sunday, Sept. 17and Community Development created a Rental Rehabilitation Program, funded with
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
and Community Development created a Rental Rehabilitation Program, funded with $50,000 in federal grant money, Mayor Bill Courtright said. OECD seeks an owner of a property with up to four rental units to be the first participant. The... Read more
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Letters to the Editor Department, victim’s services, especially Jeanne Rosencrance, friends and exten
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Department, victim’s services, especially Jeanne Rosencrance, friends and extended family, St. Joseph’s Center, Mayor Bill Courtright, the Scranton Fire Department, the Pennsylvania State Police and Capt. Christopher Paris, Marley’s Mission,... Read more
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YOUR OPINIONDepartment, victim’s services, especially Jeanne Rosencrance, friends and exten
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Department, victim’s services, especially Jeanne Rosencrance, friends and extended family, St. Joseph’s Center, Mayor Bill Courtright, the Scranton Fire Department, the Pennsylvania State Police and Capt. Christopher Paris, Marley’s Mission,... Read more

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