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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 […]

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Mohegan Sun Pocono will open new terrace bar, taphouse, and virtual Topgolf suites in Wilkes-Barre in 2022

Mohegan Sun Pocono will open new terrace bar, taphouse, and virtual Topgolf suites in Wilkes-Barre in 2022

From a press release: Starting in late April, Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre will officially debut three new venues with the all-new outdoor terrace bar, Embers Terrace. This will be home to Adirondack-style seating, fire pits, live weekend entertainment, dining options, a unique drink menu, and more. Set to launch this summer in the old […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders host opening night FanFest and $10k contest on April 12

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders host opening night FanFest and $10k contest on April 12

From a press release: After a six-game trip to Syracuse to start the 2022 season, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders return to PNC Field in Moosic on Tuesday, April 12 for an opening night against the Norfolk Tides that is shaping up to be “off the rails.” The RailRiders front office will welcome baseball back to Northeastern […]

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Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Dalton hosts arts and crafts for all ages on March 7

Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Dalton hosts arts and crafts for all ages on March 7

From a press release: Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Dalton is hosting “Intuitive Art: Arts and Crafts,” an hour of creative art play for children and adults of all ages, on Monday, March 7 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Offering both structured group activity and independent time for participants to work at their own pace, the event […]

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Lackawanna Historical Society hosts Ukrainian pysanky-making workshop in Scranton on April 3

Lackawanna Historical Society hosts Ukrainian pysanky-making workshop in Scranton on April 3

From a press release: As many are currently thinking about Ukraine, the Lackawanna Historical Society will teach a traditional Ukrainian craft that also ties into Easter. Dating back to prehistoric Ukraine, folklore claims that pysanky, elaborately decorated eggs, can help ward off evil from overtaking the world. Intricate patterns are drawn on the eggs with […]

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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 […]

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Old Wilkes-Barre train station boards new life as Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

Old Wilkes-Barre train station boards new life as Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

From a press release: A 154-year-old building on the outskirts of downtown Wilkes-Barre that spent time as a historic train station and even a nightclub has reopened after more than a decade, welcoming residents and visitors alike as the new home of Visit Luzerne County. Opening to the public on Feb. 14, the remodeled office […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

From a press release: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are bringing back a familiar team mark in 2022. The club will once again use the “SWB” from the days of the Lackawanna County Stadium as an alternate logo. The logo will be featured on New Era road caps and new alternate jerseys during the upcoming season. The […]

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3BUDS opens third NEPA dispensary on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, offering ‘rare cannabinoids’

3BUDS opens third NEPA dispensary on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, offering ‘rare cannabinoids’

From a press release: 3BUDS, a “farm to table cannabinoid company specializing in Delta 8 and other rare hemp derivatives,” held a grand opening for their third dispensary on Jan. 11, the first of its kind on Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 3BUDS is a full service public dispensary offering high-quality hemp and cannabis derivatives, […]

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Lackawanna Historical Society presents story of mining ‘Labor Priest’ in Scranton play on Jan. 30

Lackawanna Historical Society presents story of mining ‘Labor Priest’ in Scranton play on Jan. 30

From a press release: As part of the annual January celebration of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month, the Lackawanna Historical Society will present an introductory Lackawanna County premiere of the one-act play “For the Least of Them.” The performance will be presented to a limited live audience at the society’s headquarters, the Catlin House (232 Monroe […]