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 NEPA Scene Staff

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train arrives at Steamtown NHS on Thanksgiving

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train arrives at Steamtown NHS on Thanksgiving

From a press release: The Steamtown National Historic Site will partner with the Canadian Pacific Railway to host the company’s 2014 Holiday Train on its journey to stock food shelves and pantries across the United States and Canada. The Holiday Train will visit Northeastern Pennsylvania on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27 from 5:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m.; […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: The music business is over

PUTTING IN WORK: The music business is over

In the 1890s, there were traveling vaudeville shows that went from city to city, performing and singing songs for the public to enjoy. Of course, it’s the 1890s, so the only way for them to hear their favorite songs again is if they play them themselves. A few days after seeing a show, they would […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: NYC Village Halloween Parade, 10/31/14

PHOTOS: NYC Village Halloween Parade, 10/31/14

New York City’s Greenwich Village held its 41st annual Village Halloween Parade on Friday, Oct. 31, the largest parade of its kind worldwide. Started in 1974 by mask maker and puppeteer Ralph Lee as a simple walk from house to house, the parade now stretches over a mile with over 60,000 participants in costume and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena holds annual public skate for Toys for Tots on Dec. 9

Mohegan Sun Arena holds annual public skate for Toys for Tots on Dec. 9

From a press release: The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre will open its doors for public ice skating on Tuesday, Dec. 9 in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Anyone bringing an unwrapped toy or making a $5 contribution to Toys for Tots is permitted to skate. […]

 Lora Kormos

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

Halloween is a time for trick or treating, spooky costumes, haunted houses, and the annual airing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” And with the holiday landing on a Friday this year, it was the perfect excuse to don a pair of cat ears and get into the Halloween spirit while getting ready to […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: A day of Natural Health

STRENGTH & FOCUS: A day of Natural Health

For this week’s installment of Strength & Focus, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Donna LaBar, a Nutritional Healing Coach and co-organizer of the Natural Health Clinic, a special one-day forum focusing on educating the public about a variety of topics relating to health and wellness. The free event, which will […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: A special invitation from Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey

STRENGTH & FOCUS: A special invitation from Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey

If you’ve been following my column for the past few weeks, then you know my feelings towards incorporating meditation into our daily lives. If you were not already familiar with this column, I’d invite you to read some previous features especially: “Find time to meditate and discover the benefits,” “Quality time with Your Self,” and […]

 Ali Pica

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: How can I convince my spouse that I saw a vision from God?

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: How can I convince my spouse that I saw a vision from God?

“Visions” writes: “Hey dear! My question is, ‘How do you convince a spouse that God gave you a vision when he doesn’t quite believe?’” Dear “Visions,” First, my question to you is, “Why does it matter whether your spouse believes you or not about having a vision from God?” My second question for you to […]

 Sara Pokorny

Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash brings out the best costumes for $1,000 prize

Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash brings out the best costumes for $1,000 prize

Will it be a 7-foot tall Transformer that wins the grand prize? Perhaps it’ll be the working iPhone? One never knows when it comes to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ annual Boo Bash, at which the aforementioned costumes were actually present in past years. The Third Annual Boo Bash Costume Party will be held this […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: The company we keep

STRENGTH & FOCUS: The company we keep

How important is the company we keep? How influential is the company we keep? Does our company consist of positive, motivated, encouraging, and supportive individuals, or mostly the opposite? Let’s consider this simple statement: “At least I’m not the only one…” How many times have we heard this before? How many times have we used […]

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