Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: New York Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu rehab at PNC Field

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: New York Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu rehab at PNC Field

New York Yankees third baseman DJ LeMahieu donned NEPA’s beloved SWB logo during his rehab start with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Saturday, May 25. Fans looking for signatures were in luck. The Yankees slugger was happy to oblige as he autographed hats and jerseys from the dugout. Local Little Leaguers on hand for pre-game warm-ups […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Sum 41 and The Interrupters at Santander Arena in Reading, 05/08/24

PHOTOS: Sum 41 and The Interrupters at Santander Arena in Reading, 05/08/24

On the first leg of their farewell tour, Sum 41 delivered a career-spanning setlist of all killer, no filler at the Santander Arena & Performing Arts Center in Reading on Wednesday, May 8, showing off both their pop punk and heavy metal sides as they have on their final studio album, “Heaven :x: Hell.” The […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Primus at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 05/06/24

PHOTOS: Primus at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 05/06/24

After nearly 12 years, experimental rock icons Primus returned to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for a sold-out concert featuring the classic band lineup of vocalist/bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander playing two full sets and an encore packed with their best work from early ’90s albums “Frizzle Fry,” “Sailing […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs. Cleveland Monsters at Mohegan Arena, 04/05/24

PHOTOS: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs. Cleveland Monsters at Mohegan Arena, 04/05/24

To quote Vizini, “Never go in with the Penguins when the playoffs are on the line!” OK, he didn’t really say that, but referencing “The Princess Bride” and the great Wallace Shawn is never a bad thing. Anywho… The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins entered Friday’s game needing a single win to qualify for the Calder Cup playoffs. […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: HighPoint.com 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond

PHOTOS: HighPoint.com 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond

Regaled with a chorus of expletive-laden boos, Denny Hamlin took the checkers under caution at the HighPoint.com 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond on Sunday. The victory was a milestone career 50th for Hamlin and made him the all-time leader at Pocono with his seventh track win. It was also the 600th win for […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: 2022 New York Comic Con at Javits Center, 10/06-08/22

PHOTOS: 2022 New York Comic Con at Javits Center, 10/06-08/22

Geek culture invaded New York City once again on the weekend of Oct. 6-9, and locals who see it all just about every day were once again turning heads and craning necks at the fun and truly bizarre cosplayers at the Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Pop culture fans donned everything from elaborate homemade […]

 Jason Riedmiller

POCONO NASCAR PHOTOBLOG: M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400

POCONO NASCAR PHOTOBLOG: M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400

On July 24, Denny Hamlin thought he made history with his seventh victory at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, but he soon ended up in the record books for a much different reason. After he and second place winner Kyle Busch failed their post-race inspections, Chase Elliott was declared the winner of the M&M’s Fan […]

 Jason Riedmiller

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Limp Bizkit ‘Still Sucks?’ Wilkes-Barre fans beg to differ at fun, crowd-pleasing concert

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Limp Bizkit ‘Still Sucks?’ Wilkes-Barre fans beg to differ at fun, crowd-pleasing concert

What does the ’90s most divisive band do when they’ve passed middle age? Well, they embrace their “Dad Vibes” and keep on rollin’, baby. On Saturday, May 7, following performances by $NOT, Wargasm UK, and Scowl, vocalist Fred Durst meandered onto the stage of the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township in […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Mountainfest with Spin Doctors and Verve Pipe at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 03/05/22

PHOTOS: Mountainfest with Spin Doctors and Verve Pipe at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 03/05/22

With weather just cold enough for skiing yet warm enough to enjoy an outdoor concert, Montage Mountain in Scranton hosted its seventh annual Mountainfest on Saturday, March 5. As Hershey-based brewery Tröegs Independent Brewing served up the beer, skiers and other winter sports enthusiasts hit the slopes or tried pond skimming in front of an […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Life of Agony and Dog Eat Dog at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 01/29/22

PHOTOS: Life of Agony and Dog Eat Dog at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 01/29/22

In 1993, when grunge ruled radio and MTV, there was an underground scene thriving in New York City, North Jersey, Northeastern Pennsylvania – hardcore punk, quickly known just as hardcore. It was a mix of equal parts punk rock and heavy metal, with the influence of hip-hop, but that’s an approximation. There was no real […]

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