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Paint Pittston Pink event causes mixed reactions
Elvis tribute artist years long search for kidney donor comes to an end
PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A story of perseverance as a local entertainer waited years to get a life-saving transplant and on Sunday, he says there’s good news that could save his life. Jimmy Tighe of Pittston, who is largely known for his tributes to Rock and Roll Legend Elvis Presley, waited years to find […]
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport Gets $500,000 Grant to Restore Service to Florida
AVOCA – Residents around the region will soon be able to fly to Florida from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport again. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced this week the airport is receiving a $500,000 federal grant to restore and support non-stop passenger air service to the Sunshine State. The airport...
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Shaq’s ‘Big Chicken’ eatery will expand into Central Pennsylvania
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WTAJ) — The battle of the chicken sandwich is still on and Shaquille O’Neal stepping onto the court in Pennsylvania with a Big Chicken expansion in the state. Big Chicken is a fast-casual chicken concept founded by NBA legend and Hall of Famer Shaq. The company announced big expansion plans through franchising […]
The Art of Harvesting Mushrooms
Discover the age-old tradition of mushroom picking in Luzerne County. This video takes you on a journey through lush forests, revealing the art of foraging. Learn how to identify edible mushrooms and keep this fascinating tradition alive.
Annual Brewsterhout party to benefit Osterhout Free Library
PA live! (WBRE) — Monday on PA live!, Rachel spoke with Michelle Riley from the Osterhout Free Library. The 14th annual Brewsterhout Party is fast approaching! The rooftop party has become a highly anticipated tradition each year, offering food, drink, and fun!. This year, the event will feature over...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of scranton, PA Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around scranton..
Church holds pet blessing in Lackawanna County
LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Archbald held a pet blessing and donation drive on Sunday in Lackawanna County. Organizers say it was a celebration of pets and their owners, and a reminder of all the animals who are neglected. Those who brought their animals could...
Luzerne County Arts & Entertainment Hall of Fame inducts local legends
PA live! (WBRE) — Monday on PA live!, Chris spoke with Alan Stout and Lindsay Griffin-Boylan from the Luzerne County Arts & Entertainment Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame exists so that the Luzerne County Community can feel proud of the successful artists and entertainers that hail from the area.
Eric's Grand Game Night in Wilkes-Barre
Join Little Eric for an unforgettable game night in Wilkes-Barre! Experience the thrill, excitement, and fun as the night unfolds with board games, laughter, and unexpected twists. Get ready for a heartwarming adventure that will leave you wanting more!
Area author sets book signing at Barnes & Noble
CLARKS SUMMIT — Clarks Summit author Keith Gilman recently published his fourth book, and this time it’s a horror novel. Gilman’s novel “Spirits of the Dead” tells the story of an ordinary man desperate to save his daughter’s life who ends up striking a bargain in hell with dire supernatural consequences.
Houdini Museum | Check It Out with Chelsea
SCRANTON, Pa. — Illusionist Harry Houdini has inspired more than stunts since his time performing in the late 1800s and early 1900s. And it's all on display inside the Houdini Museum on North Main Avenue in Scranton. "Houdini performed in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1915. He performed at the at...
Griffin Pond Animal Shelter hosts car show
LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — Griffin Pond Animal Shelter hosted its annual Mutts and Motors Car Show in Lackawanna County. The event included a car show, raffle, food trucks, and music. Trophies were given out to the top 10 cars. Folks could also meet some adoptable dogs from the shelter.
Everhart Museum will host Rakin’ in the Fun Day
Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. The Everhart Museum will welcome the fall season with Rakin’ in the Fun Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 7. In celebration of the cooler weather and vibrant Northeastern Pennsylvania foliage, the Everhart will host a day of free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and a variety of free activities and entertainment that highlight autumn traditions from noon to 4 p.m.
Zummo's Café kicks off fall with inaugural Autumn Festival
Scranton, Lackawanna Co. — It’s the first of October and Zummo’s Café in Scranton hosted their first inaugural Autumn Festival. Local vendors were able to sell inside and outside of the café to celebrate the season. FOX56 spoke with one local business that was giving...
Unveiling Scranton's Best: Top 4 Seafood Dining Experiences
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional seafood restaurants located in Scranton. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Celebrating honeybees at Nay Aug Park
Celebrating honeybees and the role they play in agriculture was the goal of an event at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday.
Wawa plans Wilkes-Barre Township location
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — It’s official: Wawa is coming to the former Blackman Plaza off of Route 309 in Wilkes-Barre Township. The plaza, which has been re-named Union Center, formerly housed a Kmart that has been vacant for years. Thomas Zedolik, township zoning and code enforcement officer, said he...
Fall-favorite pumpkin spice beer returns
Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Fall is here, with it, so too is the arrival of pumpkin spice and everything nice. Love it or hate it, pumpkin spice beer is creeping its way onto taps in virtually every brewery in the area. The brew, which is...