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Leadership Wilkes-Barre hosts batik art fundraiser for Verve Vertu Art Studio in Dallas on Feb. 8

Leadership Wilkes-Barre hosts batik art fundraiser for Verve Vertu Art Studio in Dallas on Feb. 8

From a press release: Verve Vertu Art Studio is an arts apprentice studio located in Dallas, Pennsylvania developed in conjunction with the Deutsch Institute in Scranton. It focuses on tapping into the creative energy of individuals living with emotional, physical, and intellectual development disabilities. Verve Vertu (Verve, meaning high energy, and Vertu, meaning excellence in […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders daily promotions for 2020 season announced

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders daily promotions for 2020 season announced

From a press release: With opening day just over 80 days away, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have announced their daily promotions for the 2020 season. The Yankees Triple-A affiliate begins their 2020 campaign at PNC Field in Moosic on Thursday, April 9 against the Buffalo Bisons with a 7:05 p.m. first pitch. Geisinger Sunday Family Fundays […]

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Kids can meet T. rex and more at ‘Dinosaur World Live’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14

Kids can meet T. rex and more at ‘Dinosaur World Live’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14

From a press release: Direct from the West End of London, “Dinosaur World Live,” the interactive children’s theatre show that brings dinosaurs to life on stage, is jetting across the Atlantic for a major tour of the United States, including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, March 14 at 3 […]

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See Penguins hockey with post-game rock concerts at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Jan. 31-Feb. 1

See Penguins hockey with post-game rock concerts at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Jan. 31-Feb. 1

From a press release: Hockey fans who want to hear some live music and music fans who would like to catch a hockey game will be able to enjoy it all in one special weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will host the team’s first-ever Post-Game […]

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Marywood University hosts TEDxScranton talk with 13 local speakers on March 7

Marywood University hosts TEDxScranton talk with 13 local speakers on March 7

From a press release: Everyone transforms in one way or another. What perspectives do you come out with when you reach the other side? TEDxScranton will share 13 different viewpoints with the theme of “metamorphosis” at the School of Architecture on the campus of Marywood University (2300 Adams Ave., Scranton) on Saturday, March 7 from […]

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The Pietasters headline free Carve 4 Cancer Winter Festival at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Feb. 8

The Pietasters headline free Carve 4 Cancer Winter Festival at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Feb. 8

From a press release: The Carve 4 Cancer Winter Festival is coming back to where the first festival took place, Montage Mountain in Scranton, and it promises to be bigger and better than ever with a banked slalom course, rail jam, après ski party, beer release, drink specials, and free live music all day, along […]

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Pennsylvania declares January ‘Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month,’ resorts offer discounts all month

Pennsylvania declares January ‘Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month,’ resorts offer discounts all month

From a press release: Gov. Tom Wolf has officially declared January 2020 “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month” in Pennsylvania, with the Senate also making a proclamation. For the entire month, members of the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association are offering special discounts on learning packages, which makes it affordable and convenient for first-timers to get […]

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Celebrate ‘The Death of 2019’ with sexy Noir Nights masquerade party at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 31

Celebrate ‘The Death of 2019’ with sexy Noir Nights masquerade party at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 31

Not everyone wants to celebrate the holidays with the same old traditions, so for those looking to kick off 2020 in an unconventional way, Noir Nights is set to return to Stage West in Scranton on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Created by The Strange and Unusual owner and former Motionless In White member Josh Balz, this […]

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Chewy.com expands with new Archbald distribution center, creating 1,000 jobs in Lackawanna County

Chewy.com expands with new Archbald distribution center, creating 1,000 jobs in Lackawanna County

From a press release: Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that Chewy, a popular online destination for pet supplies, will expand its operations into Lackawanna County. The company has pledged to invest upwards of $35 million into the expansion and create at least 1,000 new full-time jobs in Archbald and retain 2,401 existing jobs over […]

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Scranton Electric Building adds colored lights in windows for the holidays, hosts unveiling on Dec. 20

Scranton Electric Building adds colored lights in windows for the holidays, hosts unveiling on Dec. 20

From a press release: If you’ve recently walked though Courthouse Square in the evening, you may have noticed something different about the Scranton Electric Building. The windows on each floor below the iconic Electric City sign are filled with colorful moving lights, just in time for the holidays. The project was sponsored by Electric City […]

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