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 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: How can I be more happy?

STRENGTH & FOCUS: How can I be more happy?

Recently, we discussed self-talk, more specifically the thoughts we think and the words we say to ourselves each day. What is it that you tell yourself? You know, when you speak, you are listening! We also talked about taking responsibility and taking control of your thoughts, emotions, and actions – being responsible for yourself and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Cypress (pit bull mix) and Anna (calico cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Cypress (pit bull mix) and Anna (calico cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, 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 […]

 Ali Pica

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: How to stay positive when everything seems negative

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: How to stay positive when everything seems negative

When it rains, it pours, and my life so far in 2015 has been raining misery. I lost my boyfriend, friends, dog, job, and may lose my apartment. It sounds like a great country song! Things could be worse, but they could be a lot better! I am not looking forward to the end result […]

 J. Bear Savo

BEHIND THE BLOCK: Advice for finding funds for the strip club (or whatever else you want)

BEHIND THE BLOCK: Advice for finding funds for the strip club (or whatever else you want)

Age ain’t nothing but a number… Don’t piss on me and tell me that it’s raining… You can’t put shoes on a jackass and call it a race horse… You may have heard these adages before, you may have not. Either way, these proverbs are applicable to many things in life, including the auction business. […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton ranked 4th most overindulgent city in the United States by credit website

Scranton ranked 4th most overindulgent city in the United States by credit website

Fittingly released just days after Scranton’s biggest drinking holiday, the annual St. Patrick’s Parade, badcredit.org ranked the Electric City as the fourth most overindulgent metropolitan area in the United States. Using data from the U.S. Center for Disease Control’s most recent “Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System” survey and the 2014 “State of Credit” report from […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Wilkes-Barre St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 03/15/15

PHOTOS: Wilkes-Barre St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 03/15/15

The Wilkes-Barre St. Patrick’s Day Parade may come a day after Scranton’s parade, but that doesn’t mean there’s any less effort put into the festivities or any less fun to be had. Kicking off with the Renal Race to fight kidney cancer earlier in the morning, NEPA Scene photographer Robb Malloy captured the colorful characters […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: The faces of the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade, 03/14/15

PHOTOS: The faces of the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade, 03/14/15

While the rain may have hurt the turnout a bit, the 54th annual Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade marched on through the streets of downtown on Saturday, March 14 as planned. Whether it was tradition or the search for good times on a gloomy day, green was donned and glasses were raised high throughout the city, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: March 17-23

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: March 17-23

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, March 17 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Give your health a makeover!

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Give your health a makeover!

We hear advertisements for makeover shows and programs all the time – everything from proms to the house you live in are given some TLC to become more vibrant and attractive. Sure, prom is important and the house we live in should have all the essential amenities, plus a few extra, but what about a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Eli (Rottweiler/German shepherd mix) and Kip (tuxedo cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Eli (Rottweiler/German shepherd mix) and Kip (tuxedo cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, 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 […]

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