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‘Seinfeld’ star John O’Hurley meets fans at RailRiders game at PNC Field in Moosic on July 20

‘Seinfeld’ star John O’Hurley meets fans at RailRiders game at PNC Field in Moosic on July 20

From a press release: When the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders take on the Louisville Bats at PNC Field in Moosic this Saturday, July 20, they’ll also be stepping into the office of J. Peterman. Actor John O’Hurley, best known for playing Elaine Benes’ boss J. Peterman on the hit NBC sitcom “Seinfeld,” will be making an appearance […]

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Sands Casino and Event Center renamed Wind Creek Bethlehem under new ownership

Sands Casino and Event Center renamed Wind Creek Bethlehem under new ownership

Last month, Wind Creek Hospitality finalized the $1.3 billion purchase of the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, so the Lehigh Valley property has been rebranded as Wind Creek Bethlehem, including the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The 14,000-square-foot venue for music, comedy, sports, and other shows will now be known as the Wind Creek Event Center, […]

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Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre plans ‘Hot Summer Fun’ with giveaways, live entertainment, and more

Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre plans ‘Hot Summer Fun’ with giveaways, live entertainment, and more

From a press release: Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre is cooking up a summer to remember with the return of Hot Summer Fun. From Monday, June 17 through Sunday, Sept. 1, Momentum rewards card members can enjoy giveaways where they can win free slot play, cash prizes, a brand new summer toy, and more. Other […]

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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby team travels to Ireland to take on Dublin Roller Derby

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby team travels to Ireland to take on Dublin Roller Derby

From a press release: After months of fundraising, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby is heading to the Emerald Isle to represent Northeastern Pennsylvania in two roller derby bouts against the Dublin Roller Derby. Members of the league’s B-level travel team, the Low Rolling Deuces, have been preparing, fundraising, and practicing in the hope of squaring off […]

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Last Podcast on the Left hosts live show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Aug. 17

Last Podcast on the Left hosts live show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Aug. 17

From a press release: Fans of all things horrifying – from true crime and UFOs to the occult and paranormal – can relish the simultaneous chills and comedy of “The Last Podcast on the Left.” A morbid sense of humor and an open mind are required listening equipment, along with a sturdy constitution that can […]

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Support NEPA cancer patients with buzz cuts at Mick’s Buzz Off in Honesdale on June 29

Support NEPA cancer patients with buzz cuts at Mick’s Buzz Off in Honesdale on June 29

From a press release: Mick’s Barber Shop in Honesdale will host the fifth biennial Mick’s Buzz Off for Cancer on Saturday, June 29 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Ask family and friends to make a donation in exchange for your promise to have your hair buzzed, and if you can’t brave the buzz, you can sponsor […]

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Look up and learn Scranton history with free guided walking tours downtown June 8-Sept. 21

Look up and learn Scranton history with free guided walking tours downtown June 8-Sept. 21

From a press release: Have you ever really looked closely at the buildings you pass by every day? If you’re interested in learning about the history and architecture of downtown Scranton, the Lackawanna Historical Society will offer guided walking tours at 11 a.m. on Saturdays during the summer. These free tours will focus on the […]

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Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ Pride Series events across Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area throughout June

Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ Pride Series events across Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area throughout June

From a press release: Local LGBTQ+ activists Queer NEPA have announced a full month of events in June for the organization’s second annual Pride Series celebrating queer resilience and identity. Coinciding once again with national LGBT Pride Month, this year also marks the historic 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising of 1969, which was a […]

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Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

From a press release: Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed Thursday, May 23 as “1-4-3 Day” in Pennsylvania in honor of television personality Fred Rogers’ favorite number and has issued a challenge to all Pennsylvanians to show neighbors more kindness to one another. Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers, best known as Mister Rogers, regularly used 1-4-3 as […]

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First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

From a press release: After several years of talks, meetings, and planning, the inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair will finally be held on Wednesday, May 29 through Sunday, June 2 at Montage Mountain Resorts in Scranton. This celebration of the food, culture, and history of the Scranton area will bring families, friends, and cultures together […]

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