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 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: March for Our Lives protest in Washington, D.C., 03/24/18

PHOTOS: March for Our Lives protest in Washington, D.C., 03/24/18

Wherever you stand on the prevailing issue of gun control, there’s no denying that history was made with the massive March for Our Lives protest in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 24. Organized by students after a mass shooting with an AR-15 at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14 took the […]

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Meet ‘The Sandlot’ actor Patrick Renna during RailRiders game at PNC Field in Moosic on July 28

Meet ‘The Sandlot’ actor Patrick Renna during RailRiders game at PNC Field in Moosic on July 28

From a press release: “You’re killin’ me, Smalls!” The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Triple-A minor league baseball team and New York Yankees affiliate has announced “The Sandlot Night” will be held at PNC Field in Moosic on Saturday, July 28 in honor of the 25th anniversary of the beloved movie “The Sandlot,” presented by Dickson City Hyundai. […]

 Rich Howells

From wrestling to music, Back Breakers Training Center in Scranton now hosting all-ages concerts

From wrestling to music, Back Breakers Training Center in Scranton now hosting all-ages concerts

Art galleries and old storefronts have served as music venues for Scranton shows for decades, so why not a professional wrestling training facility? Located just on the outskirts of the downtown area, Back Breakers Training Center (1008 N. Washington Ave., Scranton) trains athletes for the big time in a 16×16-foot wrestling ring and hosts wrestling […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Stripe (Puerto Rican sato) and Noodles (dilute calico cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Stripe (Puerto Rican sato) and Noodles (dilute calico cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Pete (coonhound) and Arthur (Maine Coon mix)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Pete (coonhound) and Arthur (Maine Coon mix)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Athena (mountain cur mix) and Marty (gray shorthair cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Athena (mountain cur mix) and Marty (gray shorthair cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Emma (Puerto Rican sato) and Evelyn (white tabby cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Emma (Puerto Rican sato) and Evelyn (white tabby cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

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Activist organizes #queerNEPA event series in Scranton for LGBT Pride Month in June

Activist organizes #queerNEPA event series in Scranton for LGBT Pride Month in June

From a press release: Tim Maloney, a 25-year-old queer Muslim activist from the Wyoming Valley, has announced “#queerNEPA,” a new event series in Scranton that celebrates LGBT Pride Month. Taking place throughout June, this series will highlight some of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer voices of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Maloney also seeks to draw […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Lexi (German shepherd) and Murphy and Lilly (black kittens)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Lexi (German shepherd) and Murphy and Lilly (black kittens)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pa. Pain and Addiction Summit addresses opioid epidemic in Wilkes-Barre with NY Mets’ Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden on April 20

Pa. Pain and Addiction Summit addresses opioid epidemic in Wilkes-Barre with NY Mets’ Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden on April 20

From a press release: Leaders at the forefront of battling the opioid crisis will present at Wilkes University’s Pennsylvania Pain and Addiction Summit at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 20. New York Mets All-Star pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden will deliver the keynote address, detailing his road from addiction to recovery. During the […]