“Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter.” “100% certain.” “As sure as I am talking to you now.” These statements, from a victim of sexual assault, will be forever remembered as the words of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford in her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Democrat Matt Cartwright has been representing Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District since 2013. That district includes the cities of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre.
Could Indian Head access be used?
In reference to the issue in the September 13 issue by Fritz Mayer, “Local firefighters want Pond Eddy access point to remain”:
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Every year, the Sullivan County Historical Society presents deserving individuals with the honor of “History Maker” and “History Preserver” awards.
MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Public Library has been nominated by Sen. Pat Toomey for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
I recently met some old grammar school friends in Jim Thorpe, PA for a tour of the town and a possible rail trip along the scenic Lehigh Gorge. Our friend “Pocono Bob” lives there, and warned us the town may be busy. Busy was not the word for it; the town was packed.
Voter turnout for the New York State primary was impressive by recent historical standards. Some 1.5 million New Yorkers went to the polls, more than twice as many as voted in the midterm primary in 2014, suggesting an electorate that is more engaged than in the past, and more likely to participate in the election in November.
Just how “strict” are some of these interpretations?
The dew this morning is glistening on the spider webs in the grass. The sun outlines the delicate webs with dewdrop jewels and makes what, as children, we called “fairy tablecloths.”
Merakey, formerly known as NHS human services, announced last week that at the end of October it will close most of its facilities in Northeast Pennsylvania, and that will have an impact on clients in Wayne and Pike counties among others. The company says the closures will impact about 2,400 patients and 150 employees.