Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Rappers Aayu and King Magnetic show Pennsylvania pride in ‘State I’m In’

Once a hardcore punk musician, Bucks County indie rapper Aayu embraced hip-hip in 2007 and hasn’t looked back since. No matter what style of music Mark Ciccone created over the years, however, it was always made with a love for his hometown roots, which has never been more evident than in the new music video […]

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Dunmore developer launches new Gathering app to organize get-togethers, offers free beta testing

Dunmore developer launches new Gathering app to organize get-togethers, offers free beta testing

From a press release: Dunmore-based mobile app developer Cory Wolff has announced the launch of the Android and iOS app Gathering, a new way to schedule, plan, and pay for get-togethers with friends and family. Through the app, users can create and share “Gatherings” to help organize group trips, family reunions, vacations, and more. The […]

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Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

From a press release: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and five countries, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway on Monday, March 20 and, in its honor, welcomes back another springtime favorite, Peeps Italian […]

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PHOTOS: 2016 NEPA BlogCon at Penn State Worthington Scranton, 10/15/16

PHOTOS: 2016 NEPA BlogCon at Penn State Worthington Scranton, 10/15/16

In its fifth year, NEPA BlogCon held its first event in Lackawanna County, setting up a full day of networking and informative presentations about blogging, social media, and technology at Penn State Worthington Scranton in Dunmore on Saturday, Oct. 15. With a touching keynote speech by Indra Lahiri, Ph.D. and founder of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary […]

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NEPA BlogCon announces 2016 Blog of the Year winners, presentation and convention on Oct. 15

NEPA BlogCon announces 2016 Blog of the Year winners, presentation and convention on Oct. 15

From a press release: NEPA BlogCon has announced the winners of the 2016 Blog of the Year Awards. Winners of 13 categories including favorite blogs, vlogs, and podcasts will be awarded with the coveted Blog of the Year title for their respective category at NEPA BlogCon. Celebrating its fifth anniversary, NEPA BlogCon will be held […]

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Voting is now live for NEPA BlogCon’s Blog of the Year Awards through Sept. 30

Voting is now live for NEPA BlogCon’s Blog of the Year Awards through Sept. 30

From a press release: After asking for your nominations, NEPA BlogCon received hundreds of submissions of blogs, vlogs, and podcasts you love, so now the time has come to cast your vote for who you think should win a coveted NEPA BlogCon BOTY Award. To get down to finalists, NEPA BlogCon tallied the Top 5 […]

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Nominations now open for NEPA BlogCon’s Blog of the Year Awards; new categories added

Nominations now open for NEPA BlogCon’s Blog of the Year Awards; new categories added

From a press release: NEPA BlogCon has announced that nominations for the 2016 Blog of the Year Awards are now open. From now until next Thursday, Sept. 15, bloggers can nominate their favorite blogs, vlogs, and podcasts to be awarded with the coveted Blog of the Year title for their chosen category. This year, NEPA […]

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NEPA BlogCon announces 2016 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 15

NEPA BlogCon announces 2016 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 15

From a press release: Now entering its fifth year, NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, has announced both the start of ticket sales and selected speakers for this year’s event. NEPA BlogCon will make its return on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Penn State Worthington Scranton (120 Ridgeview Dr., Dunmore). Tickets are […]

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Dunmore poet Brian Fanelli releases new book ‘Waiting for the Dead to Speak’ on Sept. 12

Dunmore poet Brian Fanelli releases new book ‘Waiting for the Dead to Speak’ on Sept. 12

From a press release: New York Quarterly Books will be publishing a new collection of poetry, “Waiting for the Dead to Speak,” by Dunmore writer and English professor Brian Fanelli on Sept. 12. The book is now available for pre-order. “Waiting for the Dead to Speak” merges the personal with the political. In this, his […]

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5th annual NEPA BlogCon comes to Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 15

5th annual NEPA BlogCon comes to Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 15

From a press release: NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, is turning 5 this year and has grown tremendously since its start in 2012, hosting hundreds of attendees each year. Having received overwhelmingly positive feedback from sold-out audiences in past years, NEPA BlogCon will make its return on Saturday, Oct. 15 […]