By BRUCE FRASSINELLI
Special to The TIMES NEWS
This year, as I observe my 50th year in the communication business, I recall with a certain embarrassment my incredible boldness that took me in this career direction.
It was May 1966, and after six years of working in radio, I applied for the opening of Monroe County bureau chief of The Express (now The Express-Times), a 50,000-circulation afternoon daily in Easton.
The veteran reporter, who had held that position for more than 10 years, had decided to go back to college to become a teacher.