Economy

45 Robot Deployment Systems in construction at Tobyhanna Army Depot

By Justin Eimers, Tobyhanna Army Depot Work has begun at Tobyhanna Army Depot on a system that officials say will add an extra safety blanket for soldiers in the field against the threat of improvised explosive devices and roadside bombs. Engineers and te

 
Op-Ed

Court Storming: Basketball and the Law

By Joshua Winneker University of Arizona Men’s Basketball Coach Sean Miller made several interesting comments recently following his team’s loss to Colorado and in reaction to the victor’s fans “storming” the court. Apparently frustrated, angry and tired

What does the team need from a project leader?

By Larry Puleo Recognizing the needs of our team members is a huge step in creating an environment where success is easier to achieve. A common problem facing aspiring project managers is the assumption that the authority to lead automatically translates

Heritage Tourism: The Region's Rich Architectural Heritage

By Natalie Gelb The Lackawanna Heritage Valley has a remarkable architectural history. Visitors often comment on the magnificent architecture in downtown Scranton. Beyond the city, throughout the many communities along the Lackawanna River, beautiful hous

Retirement: Facts

What should I do if I determine that my income during retirement won’t be enough to meet my retirement expenses? Fortunately, you may have no need to despair. The further you are from retirement, the more time you have to resolve the expected shortfall. E

A letter to Coke about its Slogan

By Dave Taylor Dear Coke, I know it’s been a long time since I’ve written, and I want you to know that I’m still a huge admirer of your brand. You’re the perfect example of a super brand that can seemingly do no wrong, an iconic global trademark with perh

Labor's Positive Effect

By U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright In 1980, Ronald Reagan, then the Republican party’s presidential candidate, declared, “Where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost.”  I believe this is a very telling statement of that time and o

It's time to modernize the voice of America's workers

By Rep. Tom Marino R-PA,10th District In 2008, Barack Obama said, “Politics didn’t lead me to working folks; working folks led me to politics.” One might interpret this statement as: working folks are the backbone of economy. However, after seven years of

A Letter From The Editor

I’m giving my age away here, but I remember when smoking was glamorous. Cigarette smoke was part of the background in Hollywood films. TV journalists punched out their stories on typewriters, with a cigarette burning, in an ashtray, next to them. My fathe
Management/Human Resources
Energy

Solar Cell Phone Charging Bench Donated to PEEC

The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) has installed a solar cell phone charging bench near the front entrance of its main education building, using a grant from PPL Electric Utilities. PPL has long been a partner to PEEC in teaching visitors, e

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