Rich Howells

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Jane Train, Nick Coyle, Stay Loud, Kohner Rice, Dour, American Buffalo Ghost, and more

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Jane Train, Nick Coyle, Stay Loud, Kohner Rice, Dour, American Buffalo Ghost, and more

Every day, so much great original music is being created and performed in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but the average resident may not know it or be able to keep up with it all. NEPA Scene would need 10 times the resources we have now to cover everything thoroughly, so rather than gloss over the hard work […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Berwick musician Nick Coyle joins Cold as new guitarist, will work on upcoming record

EXCLUSIVE: Berwick musician Nick Coyle joins Cold as new guitarist, will work on upcoming record

A new year brings new opportunities, and local singer/songwriter Nick Coyle is embracing his. The Berwick native, who was formerly in Lifer, The Drama Club, and Stardog Champion, is the current frontman of Death Valley Dreams and also plays in his own solo project, Electracoustica. Additionally, he composes music for television and film production company […]

 Brad Patton

New book digs up dark secrets of Sheppton mine disaster, NEPA’s ‘greatest urban legend’

New book digs up dark secrets of Sheppton mine disaster, NEPA’s ‘greatest urban legend’

Mocanaqua author signing books in Berwick, Wilkes-Barre, and Pottsville

As a lifelong resident of Northeastern Pennsylvania, music journalist and author Maxim W. Furek has always been interested in finding out what really happened during the Sheppton mine disaster. And since he didn’t see anyone else delving into the mystery of the August 1963 disaster, he decided to take on the subject himself. Furek, a […]