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Travelocity founder Terry Jones gives business speech at Wilkes University on Oct. 21

Travelocity founder Terry Jones gives business speech at Wilkes University on Oct. 21

From a press release: Terry Jones, founder of travelocity.com and founding chairman of kayak.com, will deliver the Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 21. Jones will deliver the lecture “On Innovation: Powerful Ideas to Create a More Innovative Organization” at the Dorothy Dickson Darte […]

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WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

From a press release: After going virtual last year, WWE is back on the road, and the Superstars of “Friday Night SmackDown” are coming back to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for one night only on Friday, Oct. 29 at 7:45 p.m. Universal Champion Roman Reigns and SmackDown Tag Team Champions […]

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Actor Clint Howard will meet fans at Spooky Summer film fest at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on June 12

Typically held in the fall, the NEPA Horror Film Festival is hosting a special Spooky Summer event at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, June 12, and with the warmer weather comes the ice cream man. Actor Clint Howard will be meeting fans, taking photos, and signing autographs starting at 3:30 p.m., […]

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Catch the Scranton Ripper in city-wide murder mystery game on April 24

Catch the Scranton Ripper in city-wide murder mystery game on April 24

From a press release: For the past year, you’ve been cooped up inside watching movies and television shows about serial killers. Do you think you have what it takes to catch one? “The Scranton Ripper” is a local spin on a detective adventure created by CluedUpp Games that is played outdoors all over the world. […]

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Glynn Lunney, legendary Apollo flight director for NASA and Old Forge native, dies at 84

Glynn Lunney, legendary Apollo flight director for NASA and Old Forge native, dies at 84

From a press release: Glynn Lunney, a legendary NASA engineer from Lackawanna County, died on Friday, March 19 at the age of 84. An employee of NASA since it was formed in 1958, Lunney was a flight director for the Apollo 11 moon landing mission, and he was lead flight director for Apollo 7, the […]

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Paul Capoccia named director of new esports program at Marywood University in Scranton

Paul Capoccia named director of new esports program at Marywood University in Scranton

From a press release: Paul Capoccia was recently named the director of esports at Marywood University in Scranton, a new program that was first announced in November. One of a select number of colleges and universities across the nation to offer a competitive esports program, Marywood is responding to the ever-increasing number of students seeking […]

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Scranton Fringe Fest hosts live performances in Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ video game Feb. 26-28

Scranton Fringe Fest hosts live performances in Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ video game Feb. 26-28

From a press release: Like many arts organizations, the Scranton Fringe Festival has had to get even more creative over the last year, hosting live streams and even shows behind glass. As the coronavirus pandemic and government restrictions continue in a socially and politically divided 2021, the Scranton Fringe is offering an escape to a […]

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Marywood University in Scranton launches competitive esports program in 2021

Marywood University in Scranton launches competitive esports program in 2021

From a press release: Marywood University in Scranton announced this week that it will become one of a select number of colleges and universities across the nation to offer a competitive esports program. Marywood is responding to the ever-increasing number of students seeking this option as the esports industry continues to explode throughout the country. […]

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Wilkes-Barre expands computer science education for young Luzerne County students

Wilkes-Barre expands computer science education for young Luzerne County students

From a press release: The CSforALL movement to bring computer science to all U.S. students marked a major growth milestone today. Along with 126 organizations, Wilkes-Barre Connect has made a new commitment to advance computer science education access and opportunity for youth across the United States at the 2020 CSforALL Commitments Showcase. “Our team here […]

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RiffTrax carves up cheesy horror movie ‘Jack-O’ in NEPA movie theaters on Oct. 21

RiffTrax carves up cheesy horror movie ‘Jack-O’ in NEPA movie theaters on Oct. 21

From a press release: The hilarious RiffTrax guys – Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fame – are back in select movie theaters to take a few funny stabs at a cheesy ’90s slasher, just in time for Halloween. On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m., they gives […]

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