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Clothing swap makes for a sustainable and social Sunday in Scranton
Under a pavilion at Nay Aug Park this weekend, fashion was on display and up for grabs. “That’s a win!” Kenndra Ross said as she picked up a pair of white platform heels that were just her size. She took them, not necessarily for free, but in exchange...
Scranton Health Update: Is Cardamom good for you? Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Puja Uppal says, "...there's nothing wrong in looking for natural ways for weight loss. But, evidence is a must!" Doctor’s Expert Insights About the Benefits of Cardamom and Weight Loss in Pennsylvania. Know this: "...there's nothing wrong in exploring natural ways for weight loss. And,...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Scranton, PA
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.
Discover Scranton's Top 6 Pubs: A Guide to Unforgettable Nights
In this article, we explore six enticing pubs located in Scranton. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Scranton's new 'The Office' mural was painted by Philly artists
A mural celebrating "The Office" has popped up in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania thanks to a group of Philadelphia artists, immortalizing Dwight Schrute, "That's what she said" and several other symbols of the show. "The Office: The Story of Us" was designed and painted by the West Philly-based, female-led public arts...
Canines helping calm University of Scranton students
SCRANTON, Pa. — A sea of students surrounded dozens of dogs. This is the bi-annual pet therapy event put together by the University of Scranton's Center for Service and Social Justice. Organizers say this day on the calendar is one everyone on campus looks forward to. "You can really...
Line dancing | Check It Out With Chelsea
DUPONT, Pa. — If you are looking for something to get you out of the house on a Tuesday night, you can learn to line dance at the Dupont Hose Company at 308 Main Street in the borough. Line dancing takes place on the first and third Tuesday here...
Journey/Toto coming to W-B, Chevy Chase too
The FM Kirby Center in Wilkes Barre is getting ready for the holiday season. Comedy star Chevy Chase will be at the Kirby on Sunday, December 17 hosting the screening of the holiday classic "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" in which he starred. He will be joined by his wife Jayni (jane-ee) and there will be a question and answer session after the film. Tickets go on sale Friday morning at 10am on line at ticketmaster or Kirbycenter.org or at the Kirby box office.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt a Kittens Today in Taylor, PA
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 Taylor.
Residents invited to walk through pumpkin patch at Creekside Gardens
Residents invited to walk through pumpkin patch at Creekside Gardens.
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Rock legends Journey and Toto take Freedom Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on April 27
Following the success of the 2023 Freedom Tour, legendary rock band Journey announced a new round of shows today for their 50th Anniversary Freedom Tour featuring special guests Toto. The diamond-selling Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will take the stage in 30 cities across North America with their catalog...
Lights! Camera! Action on Helping Hands Society’s Fall Film Festival
PA live! (WBRE) — Tuesday on PA live!, Chris spoke with Nicole Warner from Helping Hands Society. Helping Hands Society is a non-profit organization working to provide educational and therapeutic services to special needs children in Luzerne, Carbon, and Lackawanna Counties. The society’s first ever Fall Festival is coming...
Electric City Rocks supports children in the performing arts
SCRANTON – Be a part of a night that resonates not just with music, but with purpose! Electric City Rocks presents an electrifying perfo
Chevy Chase to bring ‘Christmas Vacation’ screening, Q&A to Kirby Center
WILKES-BARRE — Legendary comedian Chevy Chase is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Dec. 17, with a screening of the holiday classic National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, followed by an in-person Q&A. Come out for an unforgettable evening of holiday cheer and laughs...
Greentown's Pub Scene: Two Unmissable Spots for Beer Lovers
This article presents an introduction to two notable pubs located in Greentown. Have you had the chance to visit either of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Dietrich Theater launches 20th annual film festival
TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING CO. (WOLF) — Friday was the opening night for the Dietrich Theater Film Festival. The festival goes until October 12. They'll be showing 21 films within that timespan, which includes classics such as "The Miracle Club" and "What's Love Got To Do With It." Tickets will cost...
NEPA GAYLA brings disco fever to WB
WILKES-BARRE — It’s like the Met Gala, but in Downtown Wilkes-Barre. That’s how folks described Saturday night’s 4th annual NEPA GAYLA, and the glitter, sparkles and extravagant outfits found on nearly every attendee sure did give the Met a run for its money. The event, which...
Nay Aug Park Hosts Annual Recovery Walk Amid Unfavorable Weather
Despite unfavorable weather, a large number of community members gathered in Nay Aug Park for the annual Recovery Walk. Organized by the Lackawanna Recovery Coalition, the event honored those individuals who are battling substance abuse. It was a striking display of unity in the ongoing struggle against addiction.
30,000 pounds of spilled bananas immortalized in song and story
Some songs are born out of joy, some out of heartbreak. Others are ripped straight from the headlines because they are so astonishing. FreightWaves Classics has covered the origins of songs that came about in just this way, like Casey Jones and his heroic act of self-sacrifice in a train accident and the Edmund Fitzgerald that sank in Lake Superior.