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 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Fan favorite Hoy Jun Park traded to Pittsburgh Pirates

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Fan favorite Hoy Jun Park traded to Pittsburgh Pirates

Earlier today, the New York Yankees announced that Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders fan favorite Hoy Jun Park and fellow infielder Diego Castillo were traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for 28-year-old reliever Clay Holmes and his 5.57 career ERA. This was a great trade! …for the Pirates. Catcher Rob Brantly was sent back to Scranton to make room […]

 Rich Howells

Title Fight’s Wilkes-Barre mural may be covered by billboard as fans try to save ‘Hyperview’ artwork

Title Fight’s Wilkes-Barre mural may be covered by billboard as fans try to save ‘Hyperview’ artwork

In 2014, Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight worked with their friend and album cover artist John Slaby to create a reflective mural on the side of a building on South Main Street in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Located near the former Cafe Metro, a venue they often played with other breakout local bands like The Menzingers and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Marywood University in Scranton offers handmade art workshops from July 18-Aug. 21

Marywood University in Scranton offers handmade art workshops from July 18-Aug. 21

From a press release: Marywood University in Scranton is offering Continuing Education Summer Art Workshops during the months of July and August. These workshops include: Papermaking Workshop: Sunday, July 18 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. in the Paper Room on the second floor of the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts Participants will make pulp from recycled […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders’ extra innings fall short to Syracuse Mets

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders’ extra innings fall short to Syracuse Mets

Despite plenty of offense and a return to form for top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders lost three of their last four games to the Syracuse Mets in extra innings, including today’s 9-8 defeat at PNC Field in Moosic. The RailRiders split this home series three games to three but also lost a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Everhart Museum in Scranton hosts free admission day and Native American programs on July 17

Everhart Museum in Scranton hosts free admission day and Native American programs on July 17

From a press release: The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton will be hosting “Light on Culture: Free Admission Day” on Saturday, July 17. Entry will be free to the public all day from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with presentations and displays being featured from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Inspired by the museum’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fireworks, vendor village, mural art, and music set off First Friday Scranton on July 2

Fireworks, vendor village, mural art, and music set off First Friday Scranton on July 2

From a press release: Among the many local Fourth of July celebrations coming up this weekend, Lackawanna County will be sponsoring a fireworks display as part of the First Friday Scranton on July 2 starting at 9:30 p.m. The fireworks will launch from the Electric City Parking Garage (300 Spruce St., Scranton). In addition to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Martin Luther King, Jr. mural will be unveiled at First Friday Scranton on July 2

New Martin Luther King, Jr. mural will be unveiled at First Friday Scranton on July 2

From a press release: A brightly colored mural featuring iconic civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. has been turning heads on Mulberry Street in downtown Scranton since work on it began in May. As part of the First Friday Scranton art walk on July 2, the finished piece entitled “The Dream” will be unveiled […]

 Jason Riedmiller

POCONO NASCAR PHOTOBLOG: NASCAR Cup Series – Explore the Pocono Mountains 350

POCONO NASCAR PHOTOBLOG: NASCAR Cup Series – Explore the Pocono Mountains 350

“The fastest car doesn’t always win.” – Kyle Busch In the final laps of the Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 NASCAR Cup at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond on Sunday, June 27, the lead changed between yesterday’s winner Alex Bowman, Brad Keselowski, William Byron, and Denny Hamlin, but in a battle of fuel tanks, Kyle […]

 Jason Riedmiller

POCONO NASCAR PHOTOBLOG: NASCAR Cup Series – Pocono Organics CBD 325

POCONO NASCAR PHOTOBLOG: NASCAR Cup Series – Pocono Organics CBD 325

Alex Bowman and Kyle Larson ran neck and neck in the final laps of the Pocono Organics CBD 325 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond on Saturday, June 26 when a blown tire in the final turn cost Larson the race and led to an anticlimactic victory for Bowman. Basketball legend Michael Jordan, who recently […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders become colorful Vejigantes

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders become colorful Vejigantes

It was opening night for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ alter ego “Vejigantes” at PNC Field in Moosic on Thursday, June 17. Taking the name from a character in Puerto Rican folklore, the team played the game in these colorful uniforms as part “Copa de la Diversión” or “Fun Cup,” a “season-long event series specifically designed to […]

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