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 NEPA Scene Staff

NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

From a press release: Michel Martin, weekend host of “All Things Considered” on NPR, will be at The Royal Theater at the University of Scranton’s McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. to host the final installment of NPR’s “Going There” live event series – “Civics 101: What […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bubba and Dolly (bonded senior dogs) and Dennis (orange tabby)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bubba and Dolly (bonded senior dogs) and Dennis (orange tabby)

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 […]

 Rich Howells

Break the Barrier indie wrestling festival smashes into GSW Arena in Old Forge on June 11

Break the Barrier indie wrestling festival smashes into GSW Arena in Old Forge on June 11

“WWE SmackDown Live” sold out the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township last year (with “WWE Monday Night Raw” coming back this June), and smaller promotions like Big Time Wrestling have stopped in the area over the years (like those classic CYC matches), so it’s safe to say that wrestling is as […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Milo (collie mix) and Lacey (gray and white cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Milo (collie mix) and Lacey (gray and white 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

‘The Price is Right Live!’ will come on down to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 14

‘The Price is Right Live!’ will come on down to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 14

From a press release: You can win cash and prizes at the interactive stage production of the longest running game show in television history when “The Price is Right Live!” comes to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, plus applicable fees, go on sale this […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Rojo (husky/cattle dog mix) and River (striped tabby cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Rojo (husky/cattle dog mix) and River (striped 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 […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Reaper’s Revenge ‘Halfway to Halloween’ party at The Leonard in Scranton, 04/29/17

PHOTOS: Reaper’s Revenge ‘Halfway to Halloween’ party at The Leonard in Scranton, 04/29/17

Anyone who has been to Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Attraction in Scranton knows how passionate the organizers, actors, and crew are about Halloween, so it’s no surprise that they didn’t wait until the leaves started changing this year to dress up and get down. “America’s best haunted attraction” hosted a “Halfway to Halloween Hullabaloo,” a dance […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Pablo (Shar Pei/pit bull mix) and Juliette (longhair kitten)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Pablo (Shar Pei/pit bull mix) and Juliette (longhair kitten)

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

Steamtown National Historic Site generated $7.4 million in economic benefits for Scranton area in 2016

Steamtown National Historic Site generated $7.4 million in economic benefits for Scranton area in 2016

From a press release: A new National Park Service report shows that 99,600 visitors to the Steamtown National Historic Site in 2016 spent $5,403,500 in communities near the park in downtown Scranton. That spending supported 86 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $7,432,400. “NPS Centennial initiatives, […]

 Rich Howells

Reaper’s Revenge hosts ‘Halfway to Halloween’ dance party at The Leonard in Scranton on April 29

Reaper’s Revenge hosts ‘Halfway to Halloween’ dance party at The Leonard in Scranton on April 29

With four frightening horror attractions spread over 65 acres in Scranton, delivering 90 minutes of terrifying entertainment to thousands of people, the cost to run and maintain Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Attraction, dubbed “America’s best haunted attraction,” every fall must be pretty high. To raise funds for the attraction’s talented makeup team, whose work seems to […]