Local History Columns
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2005:09:02 11:57:38 Rock 107 is a classic in more ways than one. WEZX became the “home of classic rock” on Feb. 20, 1980, when the station played Rush’s “Spirit of the Radio.” (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A The passage of a new state law that forced governing bodies to open their meetings to the public touched off controversy in Scranton 41 years ago. In early 1974, state legislators began discussing the Sunshine Bill. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Nearly a century ago, a group met at Moses Taylor Hospital to set up a club for World War I veterans. But they didn’t allow just anyone who served during the war to join their group. (read more)
Photo: Jake D.Stevens, License: N/A, Created: 2013:03:13 06:07:37 Lackawanna County proved to be big on books when a national drive began in 1942 to provide quality reading material to people serving in the armed forces. In the space of three months, residents around the county donated a whopping total of 18,751 books, (read more)