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 Rich Howells

City of Scranton is looking for local artists to redesign its flag before March 20, 2020

City of Scranton is looking for local artists to redesign its flag before March 20, 2020

Looking for a fresh start after former mayor Bill Courtright plead guilty to three felony public corruption charges in 2019, Scranton began 2020 by swearing in the city’s first female mayor as well as its first openly gay member of City Council. Today, Mayor Paige Cognetti announced the Electric City’s next step towards a new […]

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‘The Office Night’ with Brian Baumgartner among Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 2020 theme nights

‘The Office Night’ with Brian Baumgartner among Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 2020 theme nights

From a press release: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have announced their 2020 theme nights at PNC Field in Moosic. The new season opens on Thursday, April 9 at home against the Buffalo Bisons, and the RailRiders have added a bevy of theme nights and special guest appearances to their already announced daily promotional schedule, bobbleheads, and […]

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Marley’s Mission hosts 10th annual Blue Ribbon Gala at Hilton Scranton on Feb. 15

Marley’s Mission hosts 10th annual Blue Ribbon Gala at Hilton Scranton on Feb. 15

From a press release: Marley’s Mission, a nonprofit organization in Clarks Summit that provides equine-based therapy free of charge to children who have experienced trauma, will host its 10th annual Blue Ribbon Gala at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. This black tie optional evening of fun, […]

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‘Jurassic World’ dinosaurs come to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 19-22

‘Jurassic World’ dinosaurs come to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 19-22

From a press release: The Jurassic World Live Tour, an exhilarating and unpredictable live family entertainment experience, will bring the wonder and thrills of the “Jurassic Park” films to generations of fans at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, Nov. 19 through Sunday, Nov. 22. The highly anticipated show […]

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Scranton Fringe Fest moves Big Gay StorySlam to June 6 for LGBT Pride Month at Scranton Cultural Center

Scranton Fringe Fest moves Big Gay StorySlam to June 6 for LGBT Pride Month at Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: Breaking out of the long-running Scranton StorySlam series, the Big Gay StorySlam is a celebration of LGBTQ+ voices, welcoming members of the community to share their stories of triumph, disappointment, humor, and heartbreak with supportive audiences. The joy of a StorySlam is that any kind of yarn can be spun, so […]

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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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