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 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 […]

 Ali Pica

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: Looking for real advice? Look no further

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: Looking for real advice? Look no further

So yeah, yeah, yeah, Ali, why should we listen to your advice? Are you sick of asking your friends for advice and they tell you just to “think positive” or “get over it?” Are you sick of people telling you what they think you want to hear? Are you sick of self-help gurus telling you […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Living history encampment, 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment Co. A, 09/21/14

PHOTOS: Living history encampment, 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment Co. A, 09/21/14

The 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment Company A held a living history event at the Swetland Homestead in Wyoming on Sunday, Sept. 21. The Civil War reenactment included drills, scenarios, the camp life of the soldiers, and a bake sale. The photos, taken by NEPA Scene photographer Robb Malloy, include interior and exterior shots of […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Quality time with Your Self

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Quality time with Your Self

Greetings, friends, How are you doing today? I hope you enjoyed last week’s topic and found an opportunity to navigate through familiar territory while noticing something new and beautiful about your environment. Much thanks to everyone that e-mailed me to share their experiences and stories! Today we are going to discuss the idea of spending […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: Music marketing? What?

PUTTING IN WORK: Music marketing? What?

When I was 26, I decided that I would leave the career I had spent my entire life in to pursue my passion for working in the music business. I had done well in the restaurant industry, but ultimately, it wasn’t what I loved. Although I’m not a musician, I can relate with loving something […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Introductions and everyday beauty

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Introductions and everyday beauty

Greetings, friends, and thanks for reading my debut column for NEPA Scene! This column will be focused on improving mindfulness and self-awareness with regards to mind and body. I’ll be covering a variety of topics, interviewing some amazing local and regional professionals/practitioners, and highlighting special events throughout the Northeast. I’ve always had an interest in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Meet Civil War generals at the Catlin House in Scranton

Meet Civil War generals at the Catlin House in Scranton

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society will be hosting members of the Confederation of Union Generals on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. for a wine and cheese reception at the Catlin House (232 Monroe Ave., Scranton). The generals will return to Scranton Oct. 4 for a train ride to East Stroudsburg with […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘What If? The Power of Possibility’ by Michele Dempsey Cunningham at TEDxScranton

TED Talks, or conferences that follow the motto “ideas worth spreading,” have become a global phenomenon since the nonprofit organization began posting them online for free in 2006. With the introduction of TEDx, which supports independent organizers who want to create TED-like events in their own communities, it was only a matter of time before […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘Urban Renovation through Co-working Spaces’ by Joe Casabona at TEDxScranton

TED Talks, or conferences that follow the motto “ideas worth spreading,” have become a global phenomenon since the nonprofit organization began posting them online for free in 2006. With the introduction of TEDx, which supports independent organizers who want to create TED-like events in their own communities, it was only a matter of time before […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Girls of NEPA release 2015 calendar at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Girls of NEPA release 2015 calendar at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

From a press release: The Girls of NEPA have announced the release of their 2015 calendar, holding their fourth annual calendar release party at Breakers in Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. The 13-month calendar features 15 of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most beautiful women with sponsorships from various area […]