NEPA Scene Staff

Northeast Environmental and Technology Center developing in Mayfield for tech and biomedical entrepreneurs

Northeast Environmental and Technology Center developing in Mayfield for tech and biomedical entrepreneurs

From a press release: NEET Center Associates LLC has announced the acquisition of the former Lackawanna Business Center in Mayfield to redevelop the 95,000 square foot mixed use building into the Northeast Environmental and Technology Center (The NEET Center). The redevelopment of the existing building into The NEET Center will provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Squirrel Girls Tech Camp teaches young girls new technology in NEPA in July and August

Squirrel Girls Tech Camp teaches young girls new technology in NEPA in July and August

From a press release: NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, has announced the locations and dates for this year’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education day camp, Squirrel Girls Tech Camp. Squirrel Girls Tech Camp offers the opportunity for girls in grades 4-6 to explore STEM topics in an encouraging, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wilkes-Barre Chamber opens tech and multimedia THINK Center and launches Connect service

Wilkes-Barre Chamber opens tech and multimedia THINK Center and launches Connect service

From a press release: On Wednesday, April 20, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce officially opened the Wilkes-Barre THINK Center, a state-of-the-art technology workshop and multimedia center at its Innovation Center building in downtown Wilkes-Barre. “The nearly 6,000 square foot facility provides individuals with the tools and support they need to turn a concept into […]

 Rich Howells

Great Scott! The heavy future of art, technology, and business in Scranton and NEPA

Great Scott! The heavy future of art, technology, and business in Scranton and NEPA

The “Back to the Future” trilogy is iconic in so many ways, but for artist and web designer Kyle Ruane, it’s all about the shoes. To promote “Great Scott!” – a “BTTF”-themed art show at his business, Coalwork, in Scranton – the co-owner came up with a series of bright but simple illustrations that show […]

 Rich Howells

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: Is Pennsylvania, greed, or pessimism responsible for hitchBOT’s demise? It’s complicated

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: Is Pennsylvania, greed, or pessimism responsible for hitchBOT’s demise? It’s complicated

Philadelphia has been treated as poorly as its infamous reputation by the media for the unfortunate death of hitchBOT, a social experiment with the kind of outcome that science fiction has warned us about time and again. By association, all of the United States has been criticized as well for being too violent, cold, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA BlogCon announces speakers and opens ticket sales for Sept. 12 in East Stroudsburg

NEPA BlogCon announces speakers and opens ticket sales for Sept. 12 in East Stroudsburg

From a press release: With four years of sold-out audiences under its belt, 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, Sept. 12 from 9:45 a.m.-4 p.m. at the East […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Annual blogging, social media event NEPA BlogCon comes to East Stroudsburg University on Sept. 12

Annual blogging, social media event NEPA BlogCon comes to East Stroudsburg University on Sept. 12

From a press release: Organizers for the Pocono region’s only blogging and social media conference, NEPA BlogCon, have announced that its fourth consecutive event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9:45 a.m.-4 p.m. at the East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Hoeffner Science and Technology Center. Having received overwhelmingly positive feedback from sold-out audiences […]