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 Rich Howells

The Office Super Fan Festival at Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton postponed, new date TBA

The Office Super Fan Festival at Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton postponed, new date TBA

The Office Super Fan Festival, a brand new event celebrating the hit sitcom at The Marketplace at Steamtown and Levels Bar & Grill in downtown Scranton, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The convention, which will feature “The Office” cast members, screen-used props and wardrobe, trivia and cosplay contests, a disco party, Dundie […]

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‘WWE Raw’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed, rescheduled to ‘SmackDown’ on Oct. 30

‘WWE Raw’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed, rescheduled to ‘SmackDown’ on Oct. 30

From a press release: Today, the WWE announced that the “WWE Monday Night Raw” event originally scheduled for Monday, May 11 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been postponed and rescheduled to “WWE Friday Night SmackDown” on Friday, Oct. 30. All original tickets will be honored for the rescheduled […]

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‘WWE Raw’ is back and filming live at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 11

‘WWE Raw’ is back and filming live at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 11

From a press release: Today, the WWE announced the return of “WWE Monday Night Raw” to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Monday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. The flagship wrestling show is part of the longest-running episodic television program on cable TV and will air live from 8 p.m.-11 […]

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Misericordia University professors discuss race and superheroes in new book ‘All New, All Different?’

Misericordia University professors discuss race and superheroes in new book ‘All New, All Different?’

From a press release: Misericordia University professors Allan W. Austin, Ph.D., and Patrick L. Hamilton, Ph.D., will discuss their new book, “All New, All Different? A History of Race and the American Superhero,” during a Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library lecture and book signing on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. in […]

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‘Clerks’ star Brian O’Halloran serves as a celebrity bartender at Food & Fire in Moosic on Jan. 30

‘Clerks’ star Brian O’Halloran serves as a celebrity bartender at Food & Fire in Moosic on Jan. 30

From a press release: Just because he’ll serve you doesn’t mean he’ll like you. Actor Brian O’Halloran, best known for playing the character of Dante Hicks in Kevin Smith’s “Clerks” films, and “Mr. Hush” writer/director David Lee Madison will be celebrity bartenders at Food & Fire BBQ Taphouse in Moosic this Thursday, Jan. 30. O’Halloran […]

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Allentown Symphony Orchestra performs ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ live with film at PPL Center on Aug. 15

Allentown Symphony Orchestra performs ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ live with film at PPL Center on Aug. 15

From a press release: The Allentown Symphony Association will present “Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert,” featuring a screening of the complete film with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the PPL Center in Allentown. The Allentown Symphony Orchestra will perform, led by guest […]

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The Office Super Fan Festival debuts at Marketplace at Steamtown and Levels in Scranton July 24-26

The Office Super Fan Festival debuts at Marketplace at Steamtown and Levels in Scranton July 24-26

Despite ending in 2013 after nine seasons on NBC, “The Office” is just as popular as ever, but it has been years since Scranton celebrated the hit comedy show with a convention in the home of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. That all changes in 2020 with The Office Super Fan Festival, a brand […]

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Watch ‘Doctor Who’ Season 12 premiere with live Q&A in NEPA theaters on Jan. 5

Watch ‘Doctor Who’ Season 12 premiere with live Q&A in NEPA theaters on Jan. 5

From a press release: After traveling through space and time, the TARDIS is returning to movie theaters nationwide for a special one-day-only appearance. On Sunday, Jan. 5 at 2 p.m., Whovians across the nation can gather at their local cinema to see the “Doctor Who” Season 12 premiere episode, followed by an exclusive early unveiling […]

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Comics on the Green in Scranton hosts signing with Image comic book artist Natasha Tara Petrović on Nov. 30

Comics on the Green in Scranton hosts signing with Image comic book artist Natasha Tara Petrović on Nov. 30

From a press release: It was announced today that illustrator and comic artist Natasha Tara Petrović will visit Comics on the Green in downtown Scranton for Small Business Saturday to promote her new graphic novel, “Ophiuchus,” from Image Comics. On Nov. 30 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., she will meet fans and autograph her work at […]

 Rich Howells

BMC Toys in Scranton blows up Kickstarter goal to make first plastic army women figures

BMC Toys in Scranton blows up Kickstarter goal to make first plastic army women figures

In September, a story about a 6-year-old girl’s heartfelt handwritten letter went viral when it was picked up by major media outlets. After playing with some green army men she picked up from an arcade, young Vivian Lord wondered why there were no female toy soldiers. That’s a fair question in 2019, and while most […]

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