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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 […]

 Rich Howells

Italian circus pops up in Taylor Walmart parking lot from May 17-May 26 on first U.S. tour

Italian circus pops up in Taylor Walmart parking lot from May 17-May 26 on first U.S. tour

Scranton residents and shoppers of the Walmart Supercenter in Taylor may have noticed some large tents popping up in the parking lot over the last few days. It’s easy to assume that it’s just another flower tent or carnival that commonly set up next to local businesses and shopping centers, but what’s underneath here is […]

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Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre extends contract with Penguins, names new general manager

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre extends contract with Penguins, names new general manager

From a press release: The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority announced today that they have come to terms on contract extensions with the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins and SMG Management, keeping both organizations at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for the foreseeable future. “The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority was […]

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Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 27

Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 27

From a press release: You could win cash and prizes at the interactive stage production of the longest-running game show in television history when “The Price Is Right Live!” returns to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, April […]

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Blogger, author, and recovering addict Tiffany Jenkins speaks at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

Blogger, author, and recovering addict Tiffany Jenkins speaks at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

From a press release: Tiffany Jenkins is a wife, mother, author, content creator, and recovering addict. Best known for her blog, Juggling the Jenkins, and hilarious viral Facebook videos, Jenkins speaks shamelessly, openly, and honestly about her past and addiction, as well as her struggles with depression and anxiety. She will appear live at the […]

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With new info revealed by X-ray, see Everhart Museum’s mummy before Scranton exhibit closes on April 7

With new info revealed by X-ray, see Everhart Museum’s mummy before Scranton exhibit closes on April 7

From a press release: The Everhart Museum and Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton used modern technology to learn new information about the life of a centuries-old Peruvian mummy that has been taken out of storage to be briefly featured in the exhibition “Preserved: Traditions of the Andes,” which closes this Sunday, April 7. Dr. […]

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PostSecret exhibit shares anonymous postcard secrets at Misericordia in Dallas April 6-June 9

PostSecret exhibit shares anonymous postcard secrets at Misericordia in Dallas April 6-June 9

From a press release: Featuring a collection of postcards anonymously submitted from around the world, the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University in Dallas is presenting “PostSecretX,” an art installation that explores the impact of secrets, secret-sharing, and artistic expression of secrets among young adults from Saturday, April 6 through Sunday, June 9. The […]

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Women’s Day luncheon in Wilkes-Barre raises funds for Dress for Success Luzerne County on March 8

Women’s Day luncheon in Wilkes-Barre raises funds for Dress for Success Luzerne County on March 8

From a press release: Dress for Success Luzerne County and the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce are in the final planning stages of the inaugural International Women’s Day Celebration Luncheon. Proceeds from this event will provide financial support to Dress for Success, which provides career appropriate attire, job training, and educational opportunities that empower women […]

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