Brigid Edmunds-Lawrence, Times Leader

Brigid Edmunds-Lawrence

Times Leader

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Past articles by Brigid:

RailRiders game called off amid wet weather; flash-flood watch in effect

Back from a week-long road trip, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders had to wait another day to play at PNC Field in Moosic.The weather forced a quick postponement to the RailRiders’ game… → Read More

Brigid Says: Despite the rhetoric, we’re just here to tell the truth

When I found out I would be covering President Donald Trump and Lou Barletta last week, I was a little nervous.I didn’t know what to expect heading up to Mohegan Sun Arena, or how my colleagues… → Read More

Brigid Says: Millennials’ bad rap undeserved

Brigid Says: Millennials’ bad rap undeserved on Times Leader | It’s no secret that millennials get a bad rap.We’re constantly called lazy, spoiled, selfish, etc. It seems like almost every day a new article comes out telling the world another reason we’re horrible. Just turn to our… → Read More

Brigid Says: Is the honeymoon over? Not exactly

The most common question I get asked these days is “How’s married life?”It’s not an odd question given my newly-acquired marital status, but my answer is always the… → Read More

No stranger to controversy, Wyoming’s top cop faces theft charge

WYOMING — No stranger to controversy, borough Police Commissioner Michael J. Flanagan found himself on the other side of the law Thursday.Flanagan faces charges in connection with a computer… → Read More

Brigid Says: Sexual assault is never a joking matter

Brigid Says: Sexual assault is never a joking matter on Times Leader | Last week, Wilkes-Barre Area School board member Ned Evans found himself in hot water after a screen shot of a lewd comment he made on Facebook post he made was passed around social media.The post shows a headline using a slang… → Read More

Brigid Says: Time for Pennsylvania to take long look at legalizing pot

Now that I’m done writing about my last name, let’s talk about marijuana.It’s definitely a divisive issue, but one that the state can no longer ignore with what’s going on around the Northeast.In case you haven’t noticed, the Times Leader is in the middle of a multi-day… → Read More

Time to Toke: Recreational marijuana battle pits advocates against law, government

Editor’s Note: This is the first of an occasional series on the push for recreational marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania. It kicks off with four days of coverage, starting today, that will… → Read More

Brigid Says: The name game isn’t as easy as it sounds

Brigid Says: The name game isn’t as easy as it sounds on Times Leader | Shakespeare had it right in Romeo and Juliet when he asked, “What’s in a name?”“A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.”And while I’m not in the business of a budding romance with a… → Read More