Rich Howells

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

Marywood University graduate and Hellertown resident Frank Winger, an accomplished young man known as much for his charisma, drive, business acumen, and compassion as he was for co-founding the annual College SnowJam at Montage Mountain in Scranton, unexpectedly passed away on Monday, Feb. 5. He was only 24. The tragic news comes just days before […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ScrantonMade Holiday Market at The Globe Store with Dishonest Fiddlers, 12/03/17

PHOTOS: ScrantonMade Holiday Market at The Globe Store with Dishonest Fiddlers, 12/03/17

After the major success of last year, the ScrantonMade Holiday Market returned for the second year to the old Globe Store in downtown Scranton, turning what is now the Lackawanna County Government Center into a nostalgic trip down memory lane for those who remember the holiday rush of department store shopping on Friday, Dec. 1 […]

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Jenny’s Corner gift shop in Scranton holds grand opening on Dec. 15

Jenny’s Corner gift shop in Scranton holds grand opening on Dec. 15

From a press release: The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center has announced the grand opening of a new small business, Jenny’s Corner, a gift shop specializing in home decor, handmade items, clothing, bags, furniture, vintage finds, and much more. Jenny’s Corner will be featuring local Scranton artists. “The goal is to pay it […]

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Ice skating outside Globe Store added to ScrantonMade Holiday Market Dec. 1-3

Ice skating outside Globe Store added to ScrantonMade Holiday Market Dec. 1-3

From a press release: After becoming a huge success last year, the old Globe Store will once again light up for the holidays on Friday, Dec. 1, kicking off the fifth annual ScrantonMade Holiday Market that runs through Sunday, Dec. 3. This year, a new feature has been added to the festivities – ice skating. […]

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Shop Pop-up for a Cause at Midtown Village in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30 benefits special needs children

Shop Pop-up for a Cause at Midtown Village in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30 benefits special needs children

From a press release: On Thursday, Nov. 30, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce will present its first Shop Pop-up for a Cause at Midtown Village in Wilkes-Barre from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sponsored by Vision Imaging of Kingston, this event will feature a holiday marketplace with unique holiday gifts, live carolers and entertainment, […]

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Globe Store lights up for Christmas on Dec. 1, kicking off ScrantonMade Holiday Market Dec. 1-3

Globe Store lights up for Christmas on Dec. 1, kicking off ScrantonMade Holiday Market Dec. 1-3

From a press release: After hundreds of people flooded Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton last year to see the old Globe Store lit up for the holidays, the Lackawanna County Commissioners will flick the switch again this Friday, Dec. 1. The evening’s activities will begin at 4:30 p.m. with holiday selections performed by the choir […]

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Lackawanna County hosts free marketing and branding workshop in Scranton on Sept. 14

Lackawanna County hosts free marketing and branding workshop in Scranton on Sept. 14

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council will present “Telling Your Story: A Workshop About Communicating Your Brand” for free at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., featuring a distinguished expert in the […]

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Greater Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July with sales and artwork on July 21

Greater Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July with sales and artwork on July 21

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Third Friday Art Walk, and the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association will host the second annual Small Business Christmas in July on Friday, July 21. All day, over 40 small businesses throughout Greater Wilkes-Barre will offer a special deal or discount at their store location, […]

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Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre climbs to 99 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre climbs to 99 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: Pollstar, the concert tour industry’s primary trade publication, has released its 2017 mid-year reports, and the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre once again ranks No. 99 worldwide, based on ticket sales for the first half of the calendar year. The mid-year report also reflects the Kirby […]

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Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre redesigns gaming floor and Timbers Buffet, adds Fusion Hybrid games

Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre redesigns gaming floor and Timbers Buffet, adds Fusion Hybrid games

From a press release: Since the opening of Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre in 2006, it has grown into one of the biggest gaming and entertainment attractions in the region. This spring, it will be keeping the momentum going with new enhancements to the property, including a redesign of the gaming floor, a remodel to […]

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