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 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: YOLO? No no!

STRENGTH & FOCUS: YOLO? No no!

I recently had the opportunity to speak with a few teenagers, and during the course of the conversation, one of the teens began to brag about some wild adventures and ended the story with, “YOLO!” The statement “You Only Live Once” (YOLO, in pop culture) has been made popular to excuse sometimes foolish, irresponsible, or […]

 Ali Pica

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: What if I can’t stop asking, ‘What if?’

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: What if I can’t stop asking, ‘What if?’

“What if” writes: “I know sometimes we think, ‘What if I did this?’ or ‘What if that really happened?’ However, the ‘what ifs’ we say to ourselves are just like wishing or hopeful thinking. I have learned through personal experience as well as from my doctor to STOP with the ‘what ifs’ because it can […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna Historical Society hosts events on orphanage fire and railroad photos

Lackawanna Historical Society hosts events on orphanage fire and railroad photos

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society has announced two fall programs to benefit the Society in November. On Saturday, Nov. 8, the Society will host the premiere of a student documentary about the 1881 fire at that destroyed St. Patrick’s Orphanage. The program will be held in the auditorium at All Saints Academy […]

 Sara Pokorny

NEPA Scene among winners of 2014 NEPA Blog of the Year Awards

NEPA Scene among winners of 2014 NEPA Blog of the Year Awards

The 2014 NEPA BlogCon was held this past weekend at Misericordia University in Dallas, and afterwards, the NEPA Blog of the Year Awards were distributed, including one award to NEPA Scene. The winners were announced just before the annual convention on Oct. 9 via Twitter: Congrats to @lulacpolletter @nafsnep @nepascene @thewingmen1 on winning a #NEPABOTY! […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: The power of chiropractic with Dr. Dan Golaszewski

STRENGTH & FOCUS: The power of chiropractic with Dr. Dan Golaszewski

Greetings, friends, I’d like to take a moment to thank all of my readers who e-mailed to share stories and ask questions in regards to the weekly topics. I’m forever grateful to know that this column has been able to help, motivate, and inspire so many people in such a short amount of time since […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: 6th annual Bras Across the Bridge, 10/05/14

PHOTOS: 6th annual Bras Across the Bridge, 10/05/14

Waving your underwear around Wilkes-Barre is usually frowned upon, but once a year, the city makes an exception. The sixth annual Bras Across the Bridge event, hosted by 98.5 KRZ on Sunday, Oct. 5, was filled with breast cancer survivors and supporters stringing bras together across the Market Street Bridge and Kirby Park to form […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: Y’all got any more of them likes?

PUTTING IN WORK: Y’all got any more of them likes?

Please, I beg you, don’t buy likes or followers from bots or sketchy websites that offer “10,000 likes for only $12.” To start, people in the music industry know that those likes aren’t real. We can see it from a mile away because we deal with it everyday, and the people that matter like booking […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Harlem Globetrotters return to Wilkes-Barre to face ‘Washington Generals’ Revenge’

Harlem Globetrotters return to Wilkes-Barre to face ‘Washington Generals’ Revenge’

From a press release: The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family show to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. during the Harlem Globetrotters 2015 “Washington Generals’ Revenge” tour. The Globetrotters will face a […]

 Sophia Kowalczyk

PHOTOS: 5th annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show

PHOTOS: 5th annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show

Snow has been known to come early to NEPA, but Christmas arrives even earlier. The fifth annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show was held Sept. 26-28 at St. Michael’s Center (403 Delaware St., Jermyn), featuring over 25 vendors; Russian, Ukrainian, and American foods; hundreds of homemade desserts, and nearly 200 classic […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Find time to meditate and discover the benefits

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Find time to meditate and discover the benefits

Meditation is the way of quieting the mind, relaxing the body, and connecting to the universe – a most valuable practice for the true self and an activity whose benefits can only be appreciated by doing. Last week, we focused our attention inward and (re)connected with our Self. We’ll continue our journey this week as […]