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 NEPA Scene Staff

Wrestlers face off in live ‘Electric City Showdown’ at Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on May 14

Wrestlers face off in live ‘Electric City Showdown’ at Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on May 14

From a press release: This week, High Tension Wrestling announced that it will present a live professional wrestling event, dubbed the “Electric City Showdown,” at The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton on Saturday, May 14. The show, which will also be streaming live on Independent Wrestling TV, will feature former WWE talent Jayson Anthony […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First-ever ‘Scranton Showdown’ pits Lackawanna College against Marywood in esports competition on April 23

First-ever ‘Scranton Showdown’ pits Lackawanna College against Marywood in esports competition on April 23

From a press release: Today, the Lackawanna College eSports Department, in partnership with Marywood University eSports, announced the creation of the Scranton Showdown, a one-day live esports competition featuring both programs on Sunday, April 23. The event is free to the public and will take place inside the Peoples Security Bank Theater on the campus […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE SmackDown returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 13

WWE SmackDown returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 13

From a press release: It was announced today that WWE and the Superstars of “Friday Night SmackDown” will return to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Friday, May 13 at 7:45 p.m. Roman Reigns will go up against Drew McIntyre for the Universal Championship, and Ronda Rousey and Naomi will take […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders don custom jerseys, including Marvel uniforms, during 2022 season

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders don custom jerseys, including Marvel uniforms, during 2022 season

From a press release: As the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders prepare for the 2022 season, the team has unveiled its custom jersey nights slated for the upcoming schedule. The season begins on the road on Tuesday, April 5, with the home opener one week later at PNC Field in Moosic. In addition to the daily promotions already […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

They may have been a few days early for Halloween, but the colorful tights, big personalities, and dramatic theatrics of the WWE Superstars topped anything you could possibly see trick-or-treating that weekend. After going virtual last year, “Friday Night SmackDown” was finally able to return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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., […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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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