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Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council will present “All Eyes on You: Growing Your Social Media Audience” in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, July 15 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., featuring two distinguished […]

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Lackawanna County celebrates Irish culture with exhibit and panel at Globe Store in Scranton April 7-8

Lackawanna County celebrates Irish culture with exhibit and panel at Globe Store in Scranton April 7-8

From a press release: Irish traditions and folklore are steeped in the fabric of Lackawanna County. To celebrate this vibrant part of our community, the Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen Cummings are sponsoring a unique exhibit and panel honoring Irish culture. “The Face of Irish Music: Photographs by Robin Hiteshew” opens […]

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Learn ‘How the Arts Help Us Heal’ in free program at Scranton Cultural Center on April 1

Learn ‘How the Arts Help Us Heal’ in free program at Scranton Cultural Center on April 1

From a press release: The world of art impacts people in a number of different ways – socially, recreationally, and spiritually. Continuing in that vein, a panel of distinguished speakers from a variety of disciplines will examine the impact the arts have on healing. The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County […]

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Celebrate Women’s History Month in March with art, activities, and activism in Scranton

Celebrate Women’s History Month in March with art, activities, and activism in Scranton

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania Writers, Artists, and Musicians (W.A.M.), in conjunction with the Lackawanna County Commissioners, have announced the inaugural use of The Globe Gallery in downtown Scranton to celebrate National Women’s History Month. The first event the venue will host is a kickoff on Friday, March 3 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. in […]

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2017 Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients announced at Scranton Cultural Center

2017 Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients announced at Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen A. Cummings announced the 2017 arts and culture organizations and individuals who have received grant support for their various community projects, events, and activities on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Financial assistance was awarded in two forms: program stream grants and community project […]

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Arts community rallies as Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings looks to cut and control arts funding

Arts community rallies as Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings looks to cut and control arts funding

Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings is coming under fire for her public comments once again, this time regarding the county’s annual arts and education tax. Cummings, who founded the Scranton Tea Party before being elected the Republican minority commissioner in 2015, said at yesterday’s bi-weekly commissioners meeting in Scranton and in a Times-Tribune interview […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: The Globe Store lighting and ScrantonMade Holiday Market, 12/02/16

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: The Globe Store lighting and ScrantonMade Holiday Market, 12/02/16

Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton was flooded with hundreds of people, but it wasn’t the St. Patrick’s Parade. On Friday, Dec. 2, just after 5 p.m., the huge structure that once housed The Globe Store was lit up again with bright Christmas lights and decorated front windows, just like it was in the defunct department […]

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See The Globe Store in Scranton light up again on Dec. 2, then shop its Holiday Market through Dec. 4

See The Globe Store in Scranton light up again on Dec. 2, then shop its Holiday Market through Dec. 4

From a press release: The holiday season is officially upon us. The hustle and bustle of shopping, community events, elaborate decorations, and family gatherings all add to the aura this time of year. These activities are timeless in their meaning and significance. A fond memory of days gone by will be rekindled and shine brightly […]

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‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ screens for free during Holiday Food Drive at Lackawanna College on Dec. 6

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ screens for free during Holiday Food Drive at Lackawanna College on Dec. 6

From a press release: “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a holiday tradition and a cornerstone of the movie industry, will be screening at the Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College in Scranton on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sponsored by Lackawanna County, the movie is free and open to the public. […]

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Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Dec. 1

Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Dec. 1

From a press release: The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza on North Washington Avenue on Courthouse Square. The festive event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun. According to the Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick M. […]