Editorial: 5/21/2015 Times-Tribune

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By trying to evade the most serious issue facing Lackawanna County’s future, Commissioner Jim Wansacz sacrificed his own immediate political future — a stunning development in a county where the status quo and complacency often win.

The political strength of the anti-dump movement also was evident in Dunmore. Vincent Amico, a largely unknown political newcomer who actively opposes the expansion, finished first by a wide margin in the race for four Democratic nominations to borough council.