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Hexagon Project celebrates 15 years of activist artwork with Scranton exhibit on Sept. 10

Hexagon Project celebrates 15 years of activist artwork with Scranton exhibit on Sept. 10

From a press release: If the years 2020 and 2021 have taught people anything, they have reminded everyone of the importance of community and the reassurance that, even when they cannot gather in person, they are able to experience the power of connection with others through technology. The Interdependence Hexagon Project, like so many nonprofits, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Sale pitches 3rd immaculate inning, tying Sandy Koufax

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Sale pitches 3rd immaculate inning, tying Sandy Koufax

Nine pitches, nine strikes, three outs… the immaculate inning. On April 18, 1964, Sandy Koufax threw his third perfect inning, the most by any pitcher. That is until Aug. 26, 2021 when Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale took the mound against the Minnesota Twins to record his third immaculate inning, tying the Hall of […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Checking in with Hoy Jun Park with the Pittsburgh Pirates

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Checking in with Hoy Jun Park with the Pittsburgh Pirates

Ahoy, matey! Since being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates and promoted to the Majors, former Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders offensive standout Hoy Jun Park has continued to produce results, as seen here at PNC Park last weekend. The lefty is hitting .235 in 51 at bats with one home run, five RBIs, and four runs on 12 […]

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VIDEO: Everhart Museum acquires historic Scranton paintings by Dunmore artist John Willard Raught

VIDEO: Everhart Museum acquires historic Scranton paintings by Dunmore artist John Willard Raught

From a press release: The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art has unveiled five paintings by Impressionist landscape artist and Dunmore native John Willard Raught (1857-1931) that were recently acquired by the Scranton museum. These works, which were obtained from the estate of a regional collector, will be on view in the John […]

 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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