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See ‘A Day in the Life of an Anthracite Miner’ through 1940s art tour in Scranton on Jan. 7

See ‘A Day in the Life of an Anthracite Miner’ through 1940s art tour in Scranton on Jan. 7

From a press release: To kick off Anthracite Mining Heritage Month, the Lackawanna Historical Society will host a program by local historian Charles Kumpas entitled “A Day in the Life of an Anthracite Miner: The Remarkable Coalmining Artwork of Remo Trieste Russo” at the society’s headquarters, the Catlin House, in Scranton on Sunday, Jan. 7 […]

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Lackawanna Historical Society hosts old fashioned Christmas in Scranton on Dec. 8

Lackawanna Historical Society hosts old fashioned Christmas in Scranton on Dec. 8

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society will host their annual Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at their headquarters, the Catlin House in Scranton. Stop by to see traditional Christmas decorations and enjoy wassail and sweet treats, stories, crafts, and music. This year, the Society will feature a special […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

From a press release: It’s almost halfway to Christmas, so the Lackawanna Historical Society will celebrate Christmas in July with a marketplace and movie screening at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Tuesday, July 25. Gates open at 7 p.m., and admission is $7. Get a jump on your Christmas shopping with the local […]

 Rich Howells

TRAILER PREMIERE: ‘Tray’ documentary focuses on the people behind NEPA pizza

TRAILER PREMIERE: ‘Tray’ documentary focuses on the people behind NEPA pizza

NEPA Scene was the first media source in Northeastern Pennsylvania to report on “Tray,” the upcoming documentary on the unique pizza that comes from NEPA and how it ties into the area’s residents and their heritage, a little over a year ago. Since then, we’ve stayed in touch with the local filmmakers to provide updates […]

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Circle Drive-In in Dickson City screens ‘For Your Eyes Only’ July 13, local history movies Aug. 3 and Sept. 1

Circle Drive-In in Dickson City screens ‘For Your Eyes Only’ July 13, local history movies Aug. 3 and Sept. 1

From a press release: Join the Lackawanna Historical Society this summer for evenings of classic films and fun at the historic Circle Drive-In in Dickson City. Each month, they will feature a different movie in a great retro atmosphere. On Wednesday, July 13, the society will celebrate the 35th anniversary of James Bond’s “For Your […]

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Sample Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey and learn the drink’s Pennsylvania history on June 24 in Scranton

Sample Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey and learn the drink’s Pennsylvania history on June 24 in Scranton

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society will introduce Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey to Scranton on Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. Wigle is a family-owned small-batch craft distillery that features local organic grains in their spirits. Meredith Grelli, co-owner of Wigle, will make a presentation on Pennsylvania whiskey at the Society’s headquarters at the […]

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Dan Yeager, who played Leatherface in ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D,’ returns to Scranton for Halloween events on Oct. 30-31

Dan Yeager, who played Leatherface in ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D,’ returns to Scranton for Halloween events on Oct. 30-31

From a press release: After stopping in Northeastern Pennsylvania last year for the Infect Scranton horror convention, actor and writer Dan Yeager, who played the infamous killer Leatherface in 2013’s “Texas Chainsaw 3D,” will return to the Electric City on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31 for various Halloween-themed events. His full schedule is […]

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Meet and discover NEPA authors at the Scranton Reads Book Riot on Oct. 11

Meet and discover NEPA authors at the Scranton Reads Book Riot on Oct. 11

From a press release: On Sunday, Oct. 11, the Lackawanna Historical Society will host the Scranton Reads Book Riot at 2 p.m. at the Catlin House (232 Monroe Ave., Scranton), where attendees can meet authors from Northeastern Pennsylvania and discover a new favorite. This local author fair will celebrate local history and local writers of […]

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Circle Drive-In screens classic James Bond double feature on Aug. 26 and Lizabeth Scott films on Sept. 20

Circle Drive-In screens classic James Bond double feature on Aug. 26 and Lizabeth Scott films on Sept. 20

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society is joining up with the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City to screen two great evenings of classic films in a classic setting. On Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Circle Drive-In will show a James Bond double feature – admission is (double “0”) $7 per person – marking the […]

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Tour historic Scranton homes and church with the Lackawanna Historical Society on June 28

Tour historic Scranton homes and church with the Lackawanna Historical Society on June 28

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society’s bi-annual Historic Hill House Tour will be held on Sunday, June 28 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. A Preview Party will be held on Friday, June 26 at the home of Ali Duffy and Jerard Butala. Included in the tour are Covenant Presbyterian Church and private residences at […]